Traditionally, a pantograph is a single motif that is repeated on the quilt
from side to side and top to bottom (photo 3).
Hanif Ali, a quilt
maker said, during peak season I used to make at least five quilts
From 1931 through 1940, the Omaha World Herald sponsored quilt
contests, in which some males participated, to promote the syndicated quilt
pattern series it regularly published.
Pre-Civil War American quilts
revealed European influences, as Bets Ramsey and Merikay Waldvogel point out: "For the most part, quilt
patterns came from family and friends and were shared in letters that crossed oceans, mountains, and plains.
The criteria are originality of the design, representation of the photo in the quilt
as well as excellence in creation and use of materials.
Druhen said that once she has an image created for her quilt
, she pieces it together, although she often, though not always, does some additional threadwork before quilting the piece.
makers said they eagerly wait for this time of the year as they are dependent on quilt
Once a month on Sunday afternoons, people from the area get together to quilt
and focus on the children and their families.
Other vendors agreed that quilt
appeal now encompasses consumers beyond those who are looking for a country-crafty feel in their bedrooms.
Where I come from, any quilt
is an heirloom, and even a tatty old thing is passed on and appreciated and loved, so I was shocked," she reveals.
It will be a reminder to me that we do live in the richest country--rich in love for our fellow humans--where a person would make this terrific quilt
for someone she will probably never meet.
From a perspective of size alone, a lone quilter can find the basic acts of putting together a large quilt
top, batting, and backing sandwiches a daunting task.
Drivers are taking note of a colorful new crop sprouting up all across rural America--king-size quilt
blocks mounted on back-road barns.
When John Serrao sits down to design a quilt
for a quilt
-maker, he knows this quilt
is intended for a cherished loved one.
What got me hooked on quilting was what the quilt represented," said Crissa DuCharme, owner of the Patchwork Penguin quilt
shop in Tujunga.