Intertwined Lives by Lynn Kline, 2015
I reworked a block I designed earlier this year for the Cirrus Solids BOM challenge. The woven glitz fabrics show how we, individual people, are different colors and have different features, and how... more
The Other Side by Carson Converse, 2015
I was thinking a lot about why we work so hard to get "somewhere" while making this quilt. Life can feel like an uphill battle, yet we don't always pause to think about what is on the other side.... more
Road Work by Debbie Grifka, 2015
"Often, when I design quilts I start with a shape in mind. In this case it was a ring. After playing with colors and lay outs and settling on this one, it reminded me of those stacks of huge pipes... more
Forever by Debbie Grifka, 2015
I've always been drawn to designs that make secondary circle patterns. Forever was inspired by a ceiling in Biltmore House and such classic quilt patterns as Double Wedding Ring and Orange Peel.... more
Putting on the Glitz by Tami Levin, 2015
The Michael Miller challenge fabrics reminded me of the glitz from Art Deco designs. Keeping that in mind I wanted the overall look to be on pointe. The squares were a bit too static which is why I... more
Songs of a Distant Lancaster by Tami Levin, 2014
I've always admired the saturated colors of Amish quilts because of the graphics and boldness, especially bar and chevron quilts. With my favorite solids I pieced a controlled improvisation of the... more
Score for Showing Up ~ Disco by Sherri Wood, 2014
Freestyle improvised mashup of template-free layered curves and ruler-free strip piecing. Featured in The Improv Handbook For Modern Quilters.
Log Pyramid by Linda Jankauskas, 2015
This quilt uses log cabin techniques around a center triangle instead of a square. I used the EZ triangle template to create the center square and to even out the corners of each level of the... more