Challenge block–Modernizing a Traditional Block (in this case, Fox and Geese):
From Jenny Beyer’s book, The Quilter’s Album of Patchwork:
Transparency grid sheets, hiding in plain sight:
The Broken Star block, under the grid:
Charity Quilt top:
Check out textile artist, Amy Meissner:
Check out the International Quilt Study Center and Museum. Who wants to take a field trip?
Video on Ken Burns’ quilt collection at IQSC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiMeCgaVF3o
More about 100 Wishes Quilt: http://100goodwishesquilts.blogspot.com/2012/09/origins-of-one-hundred-good-wishes.html
Just finished reading Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan. My bookclub was split on it, but I thought it was great. https://www.amazon.com/Manhattan-Beach-Novel-Jennifer-Egan/dp/1476716730/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1523554354&sr=1-3&keywords=manhattan+beach
Also recently finished: The Driest Season by Meghan Kenney.
For you quilt history buffs out there, you can listen to the audiobook of Marie Webster’s Quilts: Their Story and How to Make Them, courtesy of Librivox. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3-I8e98gOk
See you next time!