Design Inspiration

I was in Chicago for work and had a meeting at The James Hotel. There is a lot of great art throughout the property, but this piece definitely caught my eye in terms of quilty inspiration. Called “Cascade Scales” it is made primarily of plywood that is dyed and sealed and then attached with cord.…

Maine Quilts Annual Quilt Show

I have always wanted to visit the Pine Tree Quilter’s Annual quilt show but it rarely works out with our vacation schedule. This year we got lucky and the timing worked out.  It is a very nice show with a good variety of quilting styles and construction methods. They boast over 600 quilts and more…

Quilt Shop Review – Selbstegmacht

What is one to do when your flight to Dusseldorf is early and the client can’t meet ahead of time. Find a local quilt shop of course.  As the signs would suggest, this was really more of an old fashioned sewing machine and supply shop that has added fabric over the years.  Beyond machines for…