• Red & White – Quilter’s Delight

    The theme for this years Clark County Quilter’s Spring Quilt Show was Red & White – Quilter’s Delight. Here is a pretty quilt titled: Ma’s Paws. It was pieced by Lynn Miller, quilted by North Coast Quilter and bound by Mary Ellen Vesneski.

  • Red & White Crazy Shortcut Quilt on YouTube

    For all my quilting friends here is a YouTube video technique by Marguerita McManus author of the book “Crazy Shortcut Quilts”. She will show you how to take strips, sew them into blocks and finish the blocks, even before they are completed as a quilt. Without furthe ado… enjoy!

  • Grandma’s Attic

    Grandma's Attic

    Discover the online home for GrandmasAtticQuilting.Com.  Its a great place for quilters, stitchers, embroiderers, fabric lovers, and anyone else who loves the Fiber Arts. If you get a chance, visit the shop in Dallas, Oregon.

    I’ll let you in on a little secret: Grandma Rachel created our QuiltRed CD with help from our program designer. It includes 12 red & white pieced quilt projects, 12 redwork quilt projects, 3 redwork pillow projects and 13 full-size redwork embroidery patterns. QuiltRed™ was inspired by the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” campaign, which focuses attention on heart health, encouraging women to take good care of their hearts.

    Have a Heart Sampler

    Say I Love You over and over again with Grandma’s Sweethearts Redwork
    Sampler Club
    . Embroidered hearts, designed and/or adapted by Grandma Rachel
    from vintage redwork patterns, are easy to stitch and fun to create. Each month,
    you’ll receive the fabric and floss you need to create an embroidered heart
    block, plus information from FabShopNet’s Quilt Red program with tips for
    keeping your own heart healthy and strong.

    Look what else I found on her website:

    Gram’s Delicious Apple Pie

    6-8 tart
    Apples. Peel, core and slice. Use a mix of Apples for texture and flavor.
    1/4 cup Brown Sugar
    1/4 to 1/2 cup white Sugar depending on taste.
    1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
    1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
    1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
    1/4 teaspoon Clove
    1/8 teaspoon Salt

    Place sliced apples in a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients and toss gently. If the apples are dry, add two or more tablespoons water or apple juice. Arrange slices in prepared pie nine inch plate. Dot with butter. Cover with upper crust. Prick. Brush top of crust with one egg white that has been beaten and
    sprinkle with sugar. Place pie in hot oven 450 degrees for ten minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake until done — 45 to 60 minutes. If the edges of the crust brown too quickly, cover them with aluminum foil.

    Text, picture and recipe courtesy of Grandma’sAtticQuilting.com.

  • Red, White, and Sometimes Blue

    Martingale & Company has gathered a stunning group of red-and-white, blue-and-white, and red-white-and-blue quilts to create this book. There’s something in it for everybody; from a quick to piece wall quilt to a large bed quilt.

    The “Heart’s Desire” wall hanging above (pg. 30) finishes at 25 1/2″ x 25 1/2″. There is a special energy created by using one or two bold colors plus white in a quilt. The combination is clean and direct, with a fabulous graphic punch. This book has great instructions and beautiful pictures to inspire your next quilting project!

    Find this great book at your local independent quilt and fabric retailer.

  • Needle Me This – Quilt for Charity

    The gals and customers at Needle Me This Quilt Shop in rural Yancey County, North Carolina, contributed red and white blocks to make this queen-sized quilt they have named “And Red All Over…”. It will be raffled off on Dec. 21. Tickets are 1 for $2.00 and 3 for $5.00. The proceeds will help support a local charity “Operation Feed A Child Bags” sponsored by a local church group in their county. The intention is to provide food for a child over the weekend, until they can get back to school for nutritional meals during the week.

    Needle Me This Quilt Shop provided the Moda white tone-on-tone for the backing.
    “And Red All Over…” is as beautiful on the back side as it is on the front.

  • Cup of Blossoms Quilt Pattern by Laurie at Rose Cottage

    The quilt hanging on the wall with the inner border framed in red is called ‘Cup of Blossoms”. Laurie Bird, who owns the quilt pattern company – Rose Cottage is seated in her booth at 2011 Spring Quilt Market in Salt Lake City, UT . The quilt on the table is called ‘Lattice Garden’. Cup of Blossoms is a lovely red and white quilt with a few other colors sprinkled in for good measure. Ask for this pattern at your local independent quilt and fabric retailer.

  • Mission: Impeccable by Kumiko Frydl

    This Mariner’s Compass was featured by International Quilt Festival at Quilt Market in Salt Lake City, UT. It’s called Impeccable and was created by Kumiko Frydl of Houston, TX. Kumiko used foundation paper piecing, reverse applique, silk ribbon embroidery and free motion machine quilting. The compass has 128 points.  This quilt was a 2010 Road to California Showcase Winner.  Find the supplies you need for red and white quilts at your local independent quilt and fabric shop.

  • Dragonfly Garden by Benartex


    For touch of nature and a somewhat Asian feel, use this cool dragonfly batik in a QuiltRed quilt . Pictured is Dragonflies magenta #0195722B by Benartex. Find Benartex fabrics at your local independent quilt and fabric retailer.

  • Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red & White Quilts

    “Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red & White Quilts” is on display at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City through March 30. This is the largest display of privately owned quilts ever displayed in New York. For her 80th birthday, New York quilt collector, Joanna Rose enlisted the firm, Thinc Design, to come up with a quilt show unlike any other. Their futuristic approach appears to spiral quilts to the ceiling and gives visitors a three dementional view. Check out additional pictures of the quilts at Marth Stewart’s blog. The Martha blog  ”Up Close and Personal,” featured these beautiful quilts and her crew filmed a segment for the Martha Stewart Show.  Rose has a collection of 1300 quilts. All 651 of her red and white quilts are on display.

  • Storm on the Red Sea Quilt – by Katherine Gardner

    Katherine Gardner made this beautiful red and white quilt and named it “Storm on the Red Sea”. I found images of this quilt on the International Quilt Festival facebook page. You can find wonderful red and white fabrics to create your own red and white quilt at your local independent quilt and fabric retailer.

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