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Chris' Quilting Space · 6d ago

Compass Gifts

After last week’s post announcing our upcoming cruise around Hawaii, I received an email from Becky. She wanted to be added to the list of “those interested in more information about the tri...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1W ago

Sew We’re Going Again!

Our cruise from Quebec to Boston was so much fun we couldn’t wait to plan our next adventure. It didn’t take us long to decide on the destination: We’ll be flying into Honolulu and cruising ...
Chris' Quilting Space · 3W ago

Quilt Artist Extraordinaire!

Would you believe the person who made this stunning quilt is visually impaired? It’s title is “Pips on Point” and it was made by my dear friend Lisa Giesfeldt. Here’s a detail picture to mak...
Chris' Quilting Space · 3W ago

Visually Impaired Quilting 2

I met Mary years ago. She had broken her wrist and wasn’t able to cook for herself. At that time I was delivering Meals on Wheels and was blessed to have her added to my list. We both share ...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

Visually Impaired Quilting

I have three friends who make wonderful quilts in spite of the fact they are visually impaired. Maria suffers from Psuedo Tumor Crebri which is internal hypertension of the brain, and she ha...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

Tape Tricks

I recently taught a workshop on the Hunters Star pattern. We were making a 16 block wall hanging and everyone had the blocks near completion by the end of class. At the end of class we laid ...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

Fiber Finds and Inspiration

Here’s one final post inspired by our recent quilting cruise, this time focusing on the items and information we found that could be used in future projects. Sometimes scenery is my greatest...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

“Quilting” at Sea

Quilters often ask me what makes a cruise a quilting cruise. Well it certainly isn’t that all 2500 people on the ship are making a quilt. But our group (which numbered 43 this trip) had fun ...
Chris' Quilting Space · 2M ago

Quilters at Sea

I just returned from our “Sew We Go – Quebec to Boston” quilting cruise. Wendy and I accompanied a group of 43 quilters, husbands, and traveling companions on a wonderful adventure during Ca...
Chris' Quilting Space · 2M ago

Welcome Home Quilt

Have you ever entered a quilt into a contest in which it traveled for a period of time? In 2015 I entered the Madison Quilt Expo’s “Fall Leaves” quilt challenge. Part of the entry agreement ...