Month: January 2021

January 29, 2021 tqhf1 No comments exist

Happy 50th Anniversary to the Abstract Design in American Quilts, at New York City’s Whitney Museum of American Art mounted in 1971 by our Honorees, Gail van der Hoof and Jonathan Holstein. If you want a review of these two quilt pioneers and their impact on the quilt world, check the links below.  In the…

January 27, 2021 tqhf1 No comments exist

These quilts were all made by Marie Webster Quilt Guild member Phebe Smith. Phebe is one of the founding members of the guild.

January 23, 2021 tqhf1 1 comment

I don’t know about you, but January is a time for me to draw in, reflect, and simplify. This has become especially true this year since the pandemic is still limiting my social life and activities. So, I’ve been thinking about quilting in the days before we had so many gadgets and tools, and that…

January 19, 2021 tqhf1 10 comments

All of these quilts were made by Marie Webster Quilt Guild member Kathy Boxell; a very prolific quilter!

January 13, 2021 tqhf1 1 comment

A somewhat belated Happy New Year to you all.  I’m looking forward to so much in 2021; we’ll see. Before I write about this week’s Honoree, I want to do a follow up on Mary McElwain.  We had a comment from someone whose mother had shopped at the McElwain store and bought a kit which…

January 12, 2021 tqhf1 2 comments

All of these quilts were made by Marie Webster Quilt Guild member Julie Spangler; a very colorful quilter! This sampler quilt was the result of a quilt challenge with a group from Sunnycrest United Methodist Church in the 70’s.  One of my sisters, Gloria Yoars and Marie Webster Quilt Guild member, Barb McClure, also participated…