Getting Ready for the Edmonton Festival of Quilts

Part 11: Quilts and Colour and the Newfoundland & Labrador block When it comes to quilting, playing with the colour palette is one of the most delightful aspects. But even with all the fabrics available today it still is sometimes a challenge to  get it just right. It must have been a challenge 150 years ago! Nature… Continue reading Getting Ready for the Edmonton Festival of Quilts

Getting Ready for the Edmonton Festival of Quilts

Part 10: Log Cabin and the Yukon block The Log Cabin design has been popular since the 1850’s reflecting the log cabin structure and its central importance to home on the frontier. The design represented the struggle of conquering the wilderness. The small central typically red square symbolized the stove or fireplace of the home. Yellow… Continue reading Getting Ready for the Edmonton Festival of Quilts