Thank you to all UFO and Make Mine Modern Club members who attended the studio tour this week! My hope is that you took home at least one new, creative idea you can use in your own space at home! And I hope you enjoyed the show-and-tell from your fellow Club members - I know I did! Here are some of the pictures taken during the studio tour of my long-arm quilting room and my sewing room (yes, I have two rooms!) If you have any questions, please ask!
February is a great month to talk about Red and White quilts! This style of quilt, using just the two solid colors, was at it's height of popularity in the 1880's through the 1920's, although certainly quilts of this style were made well before and after that period. The red color, dyed with a concoction of madder (an herb) and a bunch of other caustic (and kind of gross) items, was a lively red that was very colorfast. It was a natural dye that was very time consuming to c