Quilters Newsletter April/May 2011
The April/May issue has gorgeous, challenging quilts and fascinating articles to pique your interest and break you out of your winter blues!
Deborah Vollbracht's mesmerizing cover quilt is a fun, two-sided puzzler–you'll find the complete pattern inside! We continue our examination of antique French beauties with an in-depth look at Kathryn Berenson's collection of subtle stuffed and white corded quilts, Broderie de Marseille.
Our Meetin' Place artist Barbara J. West shares her storytelling through fiber. A love of fast cars and quilting are a winning combination for Jeanetta Holder: The Indy 500 Quilt Lady. Readers' Quilt Show features the top entries from the 2010 contest and auction of the Alliance for American Quilts. Janet Jo Smith's Workshop teaches you how to airbrush fabric for stunning effects, while Nancy Mahoney's Easy Lesson uses classic rick rack in a fun new way. Spring is in the air, and Tina Curran's Sunkissed Blossoms will have you tripping off to the quilt shop for a basket of beautiful florals. Start Brother against Brother No Longer, our new Civil War series quilt. Have a piece of fabric you just can't cut? You won't have to if you tackle the challenging Pheasantville! If you've been following along with Garden Delight, we'll reveal part 3 of 6– make eight blocks and you're halfway done with the 2011 mystery quilt!