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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It has long been recognized that the creation of quilts can have numerous personal and communal benefits; Fine Cell Work is a social enterprise founded on the belief that prison rehabilitation is one of them. This program teaches stitching to inmates, 80% of whom are men who spend anywhere from 20 to...
Naturally, I’m feeling very grateful today. Thanksgiving is such a wonderful excuse to just pause and appreciate not only the big things—family, friends, good health—but the seemingly smaller ones as well. Today, I’m thankful for everything from the leftover turkey sandwich I’ll...