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American Quilter – sneak peek


So my sister wrote a book.  It was released a couple of weeks ago.  (If you’ve been under a rock and didn’t know this, see the previous post).  Her publisher, The Kansas City Star, sent a copy of her book to AQS.  AQS then asked Trisch to write an article for their magazine, American Quilter.  Trisch asked if I would like to quilt one of the quilts for the magazine.  Of course I said “yes!”

After finding out that our FedEx delivery person needs some glasses I received the quilt top and back a few weeks ago.  (The package was delivered to a neighbor whose house number doesn’t look anything like mine.  Last week he tried to deliver someone else’s package to me but I saw the addressee on the package before signing for it.  But I digress.)

Now that I’ve taken you around the block with my story I’ll tell you that I completely enjoyed working on this quilt!  I had a couple of frustrating moments but I learned from them.  I cannot show you the whole quilt yet, but it is beautiful!  I love the colors she used too!

As promised, here are a couple of pictures of the quilt.

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This will be in the Winter 2014 issue of American Quilter.

Accentuate the Negative


Accentuate the Negative by Trisch Price


As many of you know Trisch is my sister.  She just received several copies of her book a couple of days ago.

In her book she explains how to use negative space to enhance quilt design.  I haven’t actually read the book yet but I’ve seen all of the quilts and they are fabulous!

I was up close and personal with one of the quilts for about a week.  Trisch asked me to quilt one of them.  I had a choice of 3-4 quilts and when I saw this one I knew exactly how I would quilt it.  It is called Hopscotch.


Here are a couple of close-ups.


As you can see the top section of the quilt is very light and almost blends in with the background.  I used several different fillers for each of the sections.



The background of the quilt is completely filled with spirals.

Here are some in-progress pictures

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You can learn more about the book and see more of the quilts at