I completely love cooking. It flexes my artistic muscular tissues in the identical approach quilting does. In the future whereas I used to be watching a aggressive cooking present, I questioned if I might theme a problem round cooking. What would that appear like? The Quiltmaker July/August 2023 challenge is the end result. From a quilt impressed by touring wineries to a tote bag to hold your groceries, there are numerous scrumptious initiatives in retailer!
Let’s Get Cookin’ with the July challenge of Quiltmaker journal!
Natalie Crabtree determined to dip right into a beloved stash of materials she collected whereas residing in Japan for her quilt Sushi Date. Impressed by favourite eating places visited together with her husband, Joel, Natalie used easy quilting methods to create the look of nigiri and maki. In a second design we couldn’t resist, Natalie and Joel teamed as much as design a wine-inspired quilt, Lake Erie Vineyard.
We love that they selected quite a lot of wine-inspired materials—from champagne to zinfandel and each rosé in between! Ramona Sorensen created a sassy quilt impressed by her mug assortment. Mug Rug Love is colourful and made with so many enjoyable methods, you actually received’t get bored making this wall hanging. We predict this quilt would look implausible hanging above a drink station in your kitchen.
Sushi Date designed by Natalie Crabtree, quilted by Stephanie Crabtree
Lake Erie Vineyard designed by Joel and Natalie Crabtree, made by Natalie Crabtree, quilted by Stephanie Crabtree
Denise A. Buchwalter-Losczyk made a desk topper and matching placemats impressed by her favourite vegetation in her backyard. She selected materials that match her kitchen and used appliqué, conventional piecing, and a contact of handwork to make this cheerful décor. Abigail Dolinger made us an cute Grocery Tote bag—the right place to follow your piecing or machine quilting—and it’s sensible, too. I do know you’ll adore it. And don’t miss the designer Q&A with Tanya Denyer by Jenni Grover. Tania’s food-inspired quilts are whimsical and thought frightening!
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I hope you take pleasure in this challenge of Quiltmaker journal as a lot as I loved selecting the quilts and placing the difficulty collectively.