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Art Quilt Collector: Dawn Allen

As an art quilter, collecting and admiring art quilts comes part and parcel with the passion. This fall, I vowed to support the Studio Art Quilt Associates Auction for 2015. With 358 members submitting work, this is a mind boggling bounty of techniques and voices...
Trends of Quilt National 2015

Trends of Quilt National 2015

A flash sale on Southwest Airlines suddenly snapped my long held daydream of visiting a Quilt National exhibit in Athens, OH. Owning several of the exhibit catalogs is never the same as seeing art in person. How I thoroughly treasured my afternoon dose of reality at...

Road Trip: Quilt National 2015

Ohio may not be everyone’s ultimate summer destination, but I’ve always wanted to visit a Quilt NationalĀ at the Dairy Barn in Athens. This juried biennial exhibit reflects cutting edge art quilts from around the world. Videos where the artists talk about...

My Ignite Craft Boston 2015 Video

Huzzah for the fine board members and volunteers of the Common Cod Fiber Guild! Not only did they hold another fantastic Ignite Craft BostonĀ in January, but their video recordings are up! Here’s my 5 minutes of quick enlightenment on the different ways to quilt...
Ephemera and the design process

Ephemera and the design process

In celebration of Boston Design Week, I had the pleasure of visiting the Morse Study Room to view selections from the Print and Drawings Collection. Meghan Melvin, Sharf Curator for Design, selected a variety of ephemera that represent the stories and secrets of...

New York Fashion Week Knitwear Finds

It’s cold. I’m cold. The Chinese New Year has begun. I’m ready for spring knitting, but here comes the season of fashion weeks for NEXT fall. I need these today! RT @tomandlorenzo: .@annasui #FALL2015 Fab and fun. Entire collection later today. #NYFW...