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Chris' Quilting Space · 4d 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 · 1W 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 · 3W 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 ...
Chris' Quilting Space · 4W ago

Go Team!

Even if you’re not a Packers fan, I’m sure you’ll get a smile out of the following story. Marilyn brought this wonderful t-shirt quilt to show and tell in my Open Lab last semester.It was be...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

Madison Quilt Expo – 2017

This year’s Quilt Expo did not disappoint. The crowds were even bigger than last year! The quilts were spectacular! The vendors well stocked and oh, so tempting! What a great show! I especia...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

A Great Quilting Tip

Every so often I just have to share a great idea I’ve learned from another quilter! This past June Jan Bretzel was the speaker for Patched Lives Quilt Guild. Her quilts were joyful and inspi...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

Seminole Piecing – Part 3

Last week I shared a picture of 3 Seminole Indian dolls Tomi Fay Forbes brought to my Seminole workshop. Just look at the lovely piecing in the skirts! I asked Tomi to please share their sto...
Chris' Quilting Space · 2M ago

Seminole Piecing – Part 2

Two weeks ago I introduced one of my latest quilting fascinations – Seminole piecing. This week I’d like to share pictures from the class I taught on this technique at the Wisconsin Museum o...
Chris' Quilting Space · 2M ago

Landscape Quilts – Child’s Play!

I’ve been playing with a new version of my Repliqué technique – and it’s great for making picture perfect landscapes. My Washington grandkids just went home after a 2 week long visit 🙁  . Ha...
Chris' Quilting Space · 2M ago

Seminole Borders

I’ve had the wonderful privilege to teach at the Madison Quilt Expo every year since it began. After each show I begin thinking of what new project or technique I should share the following ...