Pine Burr Quilt by Tara Faughnan, 2015
I have long been enamored with Pine Burr quilts (it's the official quilt of Alabama), and this is my second attempt at making one. This is such a heavy quilt, that I had to make it in pieces and... more
Party Arbor by Jenna Brand, 2015
This quilt was started in Sherri Lynn Wood's Scrap Doodling class at Quiltcon 2015. The free-form, improvisational process created the first tree shape, and I chose to continue making these fun... more
Dunes by Jenna Brand, 2015
"Dunes" is based on a traditional clamshell quilt, but with curved color splashes improvisationally pieced into the scallop shapes. The color palette was inspired by the beautiful Sleeping Bear... more
Double Wedding Ring by Tara Faughnan, 2015
I was inspired by a pair of amazing double wedding quilts by an unknown maker, in the collections of Bill Volckening and Roderick Kiracofe. I wanted to hand piece this quilt as an homage to this... more
Lazy Gal by Tara Faughnan, 2015
I started this quilt last year in a class with the ladies of Gee's Bend. Made from old clothes and solid cottons. Hand quilted.
Milky Way by Jen Sorenson, 2015
I designed this paper pieced quilt after visit Peru this summer. One night as I was hiking the Inca Trail I experienced the most breathtaking, unreal view of the Milky Way that really moved me. I... more
Every Which Way by Jen Sorenson, 2015
I love a traditional flying geese block, but I enjoy mixing it up and exploring new ways to use flying geese. In this quilt I decided to mix it up and use a paper pieced block that I designed,... more
"Moonlit" Sticks and Stones by Deborah Ross, 2015
The minute I saw the challenge fabrics I thought about a dark night and moonlit trees and stones. I started the design process with sketching ideas. The quilt is pieced using insertion strip... more