I used to be a Classical archaeologist, excavating in Israel and studying ceramics in Rome for months at a time. I didn’t come to quilting until the end of my graduate school career, when I visited my grandparents the last spring break before I decided to leave the academic hamster wheel after 4 years. Well, […]
Modern Quilts, Traditional Shows: My Interview with Scott Murkin, Part 2
This is Part 2 of my interview with Scott Murkin. In Part 1, Scott talked about his own background as a quilter and Certified Judge by the National Quilting Association, and the judging process for shows. The rest of his interview is below, and touches on modern quilts in traditional shows: Now that the categories have […]
Why Quilts Matter will be at QuiltCon!
The more I learn about my craft, the more it becomes obvious to me that knowing quilt history is crucial. In addition to the story the maker has when they put it together the first time, I also believe every quilt has a life and story of their own once they are “released into the wild”. […]