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10 Ways You Know You’re a Quilter

Posted by on Sep 22, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

You know you’re a quilter when….

  1. You see quilt patterns in carpet, wallpaper and bathroom tiles.
  2. Your rotary cutter slips and your first thought is to avoid getting blood on the fabric.
  3. You dream quilt designs.
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How to Ruin a Quilt Show

Posted by on Oct 6, 2012 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

(Ruin it for the other people attending, I mean!)

  1. Criticize the quilts aloud as you view them.
  2. Drag a rolling cart or case to trip others.
  3. Dominate the time of the white-glove ladies by asking to see the back of every quilt.
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My Top 10 Reasons to Acquire a Fabric Stash

Posted by on Aug 26, 2012 | 0 comments

By Jo Sewinggeek

(Not in any order, just random — like my stash, sewing room and mind.)

  1. Non-fattening
  2. Doesn’t harm my body
  3. Keeps me warm in a power outage in the middle of a winter storm.
  4. Gives my non-quilting friends a feeling of security. They think that they are normal compared to me.
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Courses at the Quilt Police Academy

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

  1.  Criminal Offenses:  Use of 100% cotton is required by statute on all quilt components; finished quilts must be hand-quilted at 12 or more stitches to the inch; non-compliant quilters will be subject to verbal abuse by the investigating officer.
  2. Traffic Violations:  Turned/”birthed” or tied comforters, panels and “cheater cloth” are not quilts at all. Officers will learn to identify and educate offenders.
  3. Parking Enforcement:  No quilter shall create UFO’s; each quilt must be completed before another is begun. Innocent intent or ignorance of the law is no excuse.
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10 Reasons to Quilt Instead of Mending

Posted by on Jul 26, 2012 | 0 comments

By Janelle CahoonQuiltcentric
  1. There are no three-corner tears in quilt-making.
  2. Who said shirts need every button?  They’re better used for quilt embellishment instead.
  3. Rag quilts are loved by thousands; frayed hems can be too.
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