Month: August 2020

August 25, 2020 tqhf1 No comments exist

I have an item of housekeeping before I write about this week’s Honoree. A shout out to Dale Drake, who edits my rough drafts so you don’t have to be subjected to word salad, half-cut pastes and poor grammar.  I try very hard to grammatically follow the rules, but she always finds something that can…

August 18, 2020 tqhf1 2 comments

I wondered when I’d get a chance to say “It’s not rocket science” here.  And then I came across Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi.  This Honoree has a PhD. in aerospace engineering! But as intriguing as that might be, it’s not what she’s known for among quilters. Dr. Mazloomi is an author who has written a dozen…

August 18, 2020 tqhf1 No comments exist

In our continuing conversation, Jack Edson talks with Deb Geyer about his fabric collage of Ellen Carey and what to expect in his Fabric Collage Workshop.  Workshop Saturday, September 26, 2020, 10am – 5pm Registration cost: $50 Jack’s formula: “Take things you love, cut them into hundreds or thousands of pieces, and put them back…

August 11, 2020 tqhf1 No comments exist

I told you last week that we received a quilt donation from Honoree Donna Wilder, but maybe you don’t know who she is.  Well, if you know Kaffe Fassett, Tula Pink, Kathy Doughty, and Jane Sassaman, or if you drooled over last Fall’s collection from the original (William) Morris Company, you should know Donna.  She…

August 4, 2020 tqhf1 1 comment

In addition to writing this blog, I am also a member of the Quilters Hall of Fame Collections Committee.  At our annual meeting a few weeks ago, something came up that started me thinking about quilt collecting.  The Collections Committee reviews potential donations and recommends to the Board which items to add to our Permanent…