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

A Beach Quilt

A while ago I presented a program for Common Threads Quilt Guild in Sussex, WI. One of the quilters in attendance was a woman named Colleen. During show & tell she shared a delightful “Row b...
Chris' Quilting Space · 2W ago

A Divas Barn

A short while ago I received a comment to my blog from a quilter named Michelle. She wrote that she belonged to a group that had a challenge in which they made not one, but two slice quilts ...
Chris' Quilting Space · 3W ago

Paper Backed Fusibles – A Side by Side Comparison

If you’re a quilter, at some point you will probably find a need for a paper backed fusible. At one time I was a traditional quilter who thought using fusibles on my quilts was in some way “...
Chris' Quilting Space · 4W ago

Evelyn’s Latest Crossings Quilt

When my friend, Evelyn, sent me the 4-patch block she’d made for my birthday, she also sent a picture of her most recent project. It’s a “Crossings” quilt she calls “Market Day”. I love it. ...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

Do You Hand Quilt?

Last weekend Mike and I did a road trip to Elkhorn, WI for an estate sale. I had received this mass email from a woman named Angela: “My mom, who was a devoted quilter, recently passed away ...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

Two Compass Journeys

I’ve had two students do some pretty terrific things with my Mariner’s Compass technique recently. I hope you enjoy the quilts and the stories. Story #1 I’ve known fiber artist, Mary Alice H...
Chris' Quilting Space · 1M ago

Fabric of Survival

My friend Nina emailed me shortly after reading about the Sister City challenge on my blog. In her email she wrote about two topics I think you’ll find interesting. The first was related to ...
Chris' Quilting Space · 2M ago

What is a Fiber Artist?

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, and I’d like to share my thoughts with you. I am no longer a member of the Milwaukee Art Quilters, but I am part of a new fiber art group in the M...
Chris' Quilting Space · 2M ago

Goose Oops!

Double oops! Sorry for the error. Please click here for the March 20th post – “Do You Handquilt”!   Here’s Goose Oops! Before I admit to a recent mistake, I have to share what happened this ...