Category Archives: History

November 16, 2014

Block 11 Now on Store Site

Here is the eleventh block in Kansas City Star Quilts’ 2014 block-of-the-month project, a tribute to those who served in World War I. This block is called Mother’s Dream. Where Poppies Grow … Remembering Almo commemorates the Great War, which started a century ago, in July 1914. Denniele O’Kell Bohannon of Louanna Mary Quilt Design Continue Reading

November 5, 2014

A Rocky Mountain Dream

By Donna di Natale My husband’s birthday was last month, while I was at International Quilt Market in Houston, so as soon as I got home, we headed to Colorado for a little R&R and birthday celebration. We both love going to the mountains, especially to Rocky Mountain National Park, simply to relax and breathe Continue Reading

July 20, 2014

Block 7 on store site

Here is the seventh block in Kansas City Star Quilts’ 2014 block-of-the-month project, a tribute to those who served in World War I. This block is called French Star. Where Poppies Grow … Remembering Almo commemorates the Great War, which started a century ago, in July 1914. Denniele O’Kell Bohannon of Louanna Mary Quilt Design Continue Reading

July 9, 2014

Rescue Me

By Donna di Natale The other day, I was going through some of my quilt collection, looking for a particular quilt, when I chanced upon a special one. It is actually one of my favorites, but is in poor condition and so doesn’t get displayed as often as some of my other quilts. One rainy Continue Reading

July 2, 2014

Measuring Up

By Donna di Natale Growing up, most of my clothes were homemade. First my mother sewed for me, then she taught me to sew. Eventually, I made my own clothes. I even made my prom dress my junior year. Store-bought clothes were a luxury. Going to the store to pick out patterns and fabric was Continue Reading