Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Quilters in Bikaner

A friend of mine texts me in the middle of her trip to Bikaner, Rajasthan. I was in the village and the women on one family makes quilts. I thought of you, she says. Here is her only picture with the family and look at the quilts they are sitting on. Aren't they lovely! I need to make a trip sometime and meet these people.

Sumana's Caption on Facebook (posted with permission): Playing at a village called 4KPD at the residence of Waris Ali, a senior Ustad. 
To my right are his sons, Riyaz Ali and Ali Sher. The women of the family were incredibly talented and so warm !

Monday, August 30, 2010

Finally... and Indian Quilter who blogs! Yaay!

Found and Indian Quilter who blogs!!!! Shruti Dandekar. Check her out at 13 Woodhouse Road.

More Online Resources

Day Style Designs

Leah Day Quilting

Came by a fantastic blog today: 365 Days of Free Motion Quilting Designs. Leah Day has been sharing a free motion quilting design everyday this year. Very cool. Must check out.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Quilters - the musical

Excuse my ignorance but I really get excited with everything new I learn about quilting. . I was looking for a video on how to sew a log cabin block and stumbled videos of a    production of Quilters. See here and read about it here.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

And another...

I was on Facebook and one of my friends posted that she was quilting!!! I'm so excited! She's on her very first quilt for her little boy. I'm so glad.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Disappearing Nine Patch Quilt

Finally! My second quilt top. This has taken way too long. I haven't been sewing much over the past few weeks. I'm not too happy with the colors. Making do with what I have at home for now. I think I should have left the printed fabric out. But I didn't have too many options at the time. Anyway, you live and you learn I guess.


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