Friday, March 26, 2010
Do you see the kiwis in the ferns? My stitch group used the fabric I sent to them from New Zealand to make a wonderful wall quilt for me. Made by Nan Doljac, Sara Chappell, Sue Thomsen, Marie Meyen, Sandy Morgan Cockrum, Carolyn More, Kathie Baldwin, and Carlotta Hemphill. Quilted by Sandy. Kathe Dougherty
Sunday, March 21, 2010
Friday, March 19, 2010
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Sunday, March 14, 2010
Oriental Poppy by Barbara Brackman and Pamela Mayfield
Download a pattern for the block and border applique by clicking here:
Links to Rose Kretsinger's work and the quilts of Emporia
Rose is a member of the Quilters Hall of Fame. See their biography page.
Her quilts are at the Spencer Museum of Art. http://www.spencerart.ku.edu/collection/
Search at top right for Kretsinger and you will see art by her mother, her daughter and Rose.
See a page devoted to Rose Kretsinger's quilts
Related quilts on view on the KS State Historical Society's Cool Things page.
PBS did a video about quilts mentioning Emporia's quilters
Quilts inspired by Rose Kretsinger and the Garden Quilt
See Iowa quiltmaker Thuy Nguyen's quilts copied from and inspired by the Kretsinger quilts.
Jennifer Chiaverini, Return to Elm Creek.
Margaret Docherty, Birds n Roses
A version of the Antique Rose in McCall's Quilts
Iris Wreath in Barbara Brackman's Making History: Quilts & Fabric from 1890-1970
Emporia Rose, a set of 8 patterns from Sunflower Pattern Co-operative. Out of print.
Iris Wreath by Ilyse Moore
Posted by Barbara Brackman at 1:09 PM
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Friday, March 5, 2010
Thursday, March 4, 2010
This is a hand-painted textile from the Luangwa Valley in Zambia. It is 19 inches square. I backed it with an African printed cotton, machine quilted, and bound it for the mini-quilt auction at the Kaw Valley Quilters Guild show in April 2010. Carol Gilham Jones, March 4, 2010