Inspiration: Gerry H

Gerry H of Colorado commemorated the state of Arizona with this block for the Crazy Quilt Journal Project. There is so much to love here, whether or not you’re from Arizona. I especially love the variety of seam treatments used … Read More ...

What to do with a pretty button

Perhaps, like me, you lust for the luxe hand-painted mother-of-pearl buttons by Gerry Krueger of Older Rose, but you’re not sure how to use them to greatest advantage. Gerry shows several excellent applications of her beautiful work, including this gorgeous … Read More ...

Inspiration: Joy McC

This block makes me so happy. I love the little kitteh button at the center, the cluster of white daisies trying to outgrow a corner, the ribbon tulips, the beaded snapdragons…Oh, heck! I love it all! Joy McC of New … Read More ...

Sign up to learn from SharonB

SharonB of Pin Tangle has opened registration for her first couple of online classes for next year: Encrusted Crazy Quilting (starting February 13) and Sumptuous Surface Embroidery (starting March 7). Sharon is known for presenting interesting, thorough instruction in a … Read More ...

Inspiration: Claudia W

I can’t stop looking at this beautiful block by Claudia W of Austria for the Crazy Quilt Journal Project. First, it’s my favorite color combination in the world. Second, the intensively stitched details bring me back again and again … Read More ...

‘Havana’ by Jane LaFazio

Jane LaFazio is creating a series of art quilts incorporating photos of her trip to Cuba. The first, Havana (shown here), is lovely as a whole and remarkably delicate when examined up close. You’ll love Jane’s series of macro photos … Read More ...

Happy birthday, Ati!

Ati of Ati on the Crazy Road created this crazy-quilt block as her July entry for the Crazy Quilt Journal Project. What does this sweet stitchery represent to her? A celebration of her 70th birthday! Congratulations on kicking off another … Read More ...

Inspiration: Cyra L

First impression of this block by Cyra L of New Zealand for the Crazy Quilt Journal Project: sweet simplicity, great color combination. But the design is so intrinsically interesting and dynamic, a first impression is not enough. It cleverly propels … Read More ...