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Chris' Quilting Space · 2d ago

Schnibblework 4 – Making New Yardage

This week I’m posting from Florida on a wonderful trip visiting family with my cousin Debbie. Fortunately I had this week’s post ready to go: It was great fun to realize that piecing scraps ...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1W ago

Schnibblework 3 – Diamond Cutting

To make the bright schnibblework star in my previous posts, I used a technique I developed a few years ago for cutting accurate diamonds. I’m quite sure I didn’t post about it then – so I th...
Chris' Quilting Space · 2W ago

Schnibblework 2 – Scrap Piecing

As I was taking the winter quilt off the bed this week (and just in time – the 90° days have arrived), I realized it also contained an early piece of Schnibblework. This quilt was made in a ...
Chris' Quilting Space · 3W ago

Schnibblework Scrap Quilts

This past weekend I taught for a lovely group of quilters in Morris, IL. During our lunch break in the Saturday workshop we got into an interesting discussion about scrap quilts. My definiti...
Chris' Quilting Space · 4W ago

Continuations

I had some fascinating responses to last week’s post about quilts in other countries. There was one in particular I want to share – with pictures, but before I do, I have a few items to shar...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

Do They Make Quilts There?

This past Friday I received an email from a woman named Krystyna. Here’s what she wrote: “Hello, I am half Estonian, born in the US and would love to connect to my heritage through quilting....
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

Keeping the Little Pieces Organized

I learn so much from the students in my Open Labs at WCTC. A while ago Marilyn started working on a very popular animal pattern: Each animal is adorable, but the number of pieces per block w...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

Flillows and Star Wars

In honor of Star Wars day this past week (May the 4th be with you!), I decided it would be fun to do a Star Wars post. I think I’ve included a little something for everyone. Here goes: Our s...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

Inspired and Enthused

On the road again – from Paducah back home to Wisconsin. The weather isn’t nearly as nice. Here’s a picture as we cross the “flying geese” bridge heading north. But oh, what a wonderful trip...
Chris' Quilting Space · 2M ago

Paducah or Bust – 2017

Greetings from central Illinois. I know I’ve done this before, but I still find it amazing that I can post to my blog on my laptop, from a truck cruising down the highway at 70 mph, while us...