Category Archives: Books

March 23, 2015

For Your Reading – and Quilting – Pleasure

Our latest offerings include a beautiful art book by designer Ann Loveless, who won $200,000 for one of her quilts. Also new is a nostalgia-packed book by renowned quilt historian Gloria Nixon. Our new modern book by the mother-daughter duo of Jo Kramer and Kelli Hanken is packed with inspiration. And our latest cross-stitch book Continue Reading

March 23, 2015

Mrs. Bobbins

For more quilty laughter from Mrs. Bobbins, get The Big Book of Bobbins by clicking here! Just $16.95!

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March 13, 2015

From Dreams to Reality

By Edie McGinnis I think it was about eight years ago that I decided to retire from The Kansas City Star. I left with a contract and pretty much kept right on working but doing my job from home. It was a pretty cushy deal to be able to sit around in my jammies with Continue Reading

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