Category Archives: Books

February 18, 2015

A National Treasure

By Donna di Natale I just got back from a trip to the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky. Wow! That’s the museum in a nutshell: Wow! As its name states, it is a national museum, representing quilters from across the country. It has more than 41,000 visitors a year. Touring exhibits give more than Continue Reading

February 6, 2015

Star Bright

By Edie McGinnis Astronomers aren’t the only people who have a passion for stars. When it comes to quilting, stars are one of the most frequently seen patterns used for making quilts. We use four-pointed stars, five-pointed stars, six- and eight-pointed stars, and you might even find some crazy ones that have seven points or Continue Reading

January 22, 2015

Bobbins’ Bargains Takes a Trip Down Memory Lane

Mrs. Bobbins is a big fan of fan quilts – and she wants you to be one, too. She is always one to find a good deal out there in the quilt world. Now she brings her amazing talents to you … with her weekly Bobbins’ Bargains! Every Thursday, Mrs. Bobbins will select one of Continue Reading

January 16, 2015

A Stunning Art Quilt

By Edie McGinnis There are quilts in this world that speak. Not only do they speak, they shout. Some shout about injustice in our world, some about women’s rights or lack thereof, some make political statements and some knock your socks off because of the incredible talent displayed by the artistry of the quilter. Marilyn Continue Reading

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January 15, 2015

Bobbins’ Bargains Takes a Fond Look Back

This week, Mrs. Bobbins celebrates the heritage of quilting. She is always one to find a good deal out there in the quilt world. Now she brings her amazing talents to you … with her weekly Bobbins’ Bargains! Every Thursday, Mrs. Bobbins will select one of our books and offer it to you at a Continue Reading