A Note from Vivika: Please allow me to introduce--or re-introduce--you to modern quilt artist Thomas Knauer. A self-described "math geek," Thomas began combining math, aesthetics, and concepts at an early age (his high school had a weaving studio!). He taught design Drake University and the...
There's a saying, "It doesn't matter where you start, it matters where you finish." Looking at the quilting scene today, I'd say the first part of that quote, at least, applies to our craft. 'Life in the City' by Sheila Frampton Cooper. My quilting style has evolved over...
I'm past the stage where I am making baby quilts for my children. This picture shows the first baby quilt I ever made-for my baby Sam (now 13 years old). I love that this quilt is worn and stained. I love that it is well-used and cherished, and that it carries my special message to my baby boy written...
23 Apr 2012
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If you opened up your GPS or Google maps and did a search for the intersection of traditional and modern quilting, I bet the pin would drop right on top of Malka Dubrawsky. Malka has an amazing eye for taking basic patchwork quilt blocks and giving them a fresh and contemporary spin using color and freehand...
18 Nov 2010
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