Lana Bastes Memorial Quilt Project

Lana Bates Memorial Quilt: Spring Florals QAYG, Quarter One Project Update

All month I worked on the Spring Florals Quilt, the first quilt in the Lana Bates Memorial Quilt Project, piecing applique and stitching the floral and butterfly elements in place. Honestly, I have not worked too much in the quilt as you go (QAYG) style, so it was a fun departure. This article is the …

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Lana Bates Memorial Quilt Project: Spring Florals QAYG – Quarter One Project Plan

The first quilt I plan to tackle for the Lana Bates Memorial Quilt Project is the one I believe was intended to be a quilt as you go (QAYG). With quilt as you go quilts, the backing and binding are worked on with each square, essentially making several (dozen) miniature quilts which are then all …

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Quilts for a Cause: the Lana Bates Memorial Quilt Project

One of the first encounters I had with quilts as an art form was when I was about 10 or so. I remember in the foggy way of a several-decades-old memory just snippets of the experience. Walking through the pavilion hall with my mother and aunt, we browsed the hanging textiles as though they were …

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