Julie Rodgers

Dollhouse Quilts | Art Quilts

in this Quilty pleasures we take a look at miniature quilts made for dolls houses. Some are shown as up close quilt patterns and other images show the quilts on doll house furniture. Hexagonal Quilts are a bit hit here.

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Healing Nature of Quilts | Art Quilts

There are man reasons why people quilt. Like, perhaps, all forms of handwork, quilting seems to incite introspection, dreams, memories, and much more as our mind and soul become immersed in the process of making something. We will look at how quilting can heal in this issue of Quilty Pleasures by Julie Rodgers.

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Portable Patchwork | Art Quilts

Portable Patchwork: The Women Pioneers of the Original Quick & Easy Quilting Method by Pamela Weeks is a book that explores the history of “quilting as you go” techniques and provides the reader with a modern connection to this perennially popular pastime.

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Harriet Powers

Harriet Powers | Art Quilts

This Quilty Pleasures reveals the story behind the historical figure Harriet Powers. She was considered to be one of the most skilled quilters known. Our columnist discusses her place in history and the quilt techniques she is famous for.

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Holiday Quilting

In this issue of Quilty Pleasures, Julie Rodgers discusses seasonal quilts and gives us inspiration to make us think about designing our own.

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Quilt Block of the Month

Have you ever purchased, or taken part in, a quilt block of the month project? I have not but think the idea is so fun. I love the idea of block of the month when you are, perhaps, in a slump and do not know what to quilt next, but know that you want to make something! They are also a way to learn new approaches to quilting and often, as it involves groups, it is a way to quilt along with others no matter where you live.

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