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January 29, 2021 The Quilters Hall of Fame

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 The Quilters Hall of Fame

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 The Quilters Hall of Fame

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 The Quilters Hall of Fame

All of these lovely quilts were made by Marie Webster Quilt Guild member Vicky Jones.

January 19, 2021 The Quilters Hall of Fame

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

January 13, 2021 The Quilters Hall of Fame

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 The Quilters Hall of Fame

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…

December 30, 2020 The Quilters Hall of Fame

Even in this unusual year, the holiday rush is taking place. So, no Honoree this week, but a heart-felt wish for merriment and light from my house to yours.  And a virtual tour. I’d like to welcome you to my home and share my holiday spirit with all my quilting friends. I live in an…

December 16, 2020 The Quilters Hall of Fame

After last week’s shopping spree, I am making good on my promise to write about a live Honoree. I don’t know which is harder: the live ones often have great internet links, but I never know how they’ll react to what I say; the ones who have passed are harder to track down for info,…

December 9, 2020 The Quilters Hall of Fame

I was going to tell you about a living quilter this week, but there’s something time sensitive I need to address.  As I write this, there are only 19 more shopping days until Christmas! But don’t worry; The Quilters Hall of Fame is here to help.  Have you browsed the online store?  If not, I’ll…