Q.S.O.S. Spotlight

In 1967, the United States Congress officially named Memorial Day as a day to celebrate and remember men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Services. For many years, quiltmakers have been making quilts to honor those…

Matching Game Winners!

The winner of our Match the Quilt to the Alliance Board Member contest is….Jessica Salter of Crafty Cat Studio!! Thanks to everyone who played! Here are the quilts with artists revealed. A. Medallion Quilt. c.1830. Quilts of TennesseeAllie…

Q.S.O.S. Spotlight

Today’s Q.S.O.S. Spotlight is on Charles Wunderlich, a retired member of the US Air Force who began quilting after leaving the service. Charles shared with Kay Jones how he began quilting in his interview conducted 13 years ago today. “Kay…

Q.S.O.S. Spotlight

Today is Mother’s Day throughout most of the northern hemisphere, so it seemed fitting to feature moms for today’s Q.S.O.S. Spotlight post. There are plenty of mentions of mothers throughout the Q.S.O.S interviews, but I noticed that many of…

Q.S.O.S. Spotlight

We’re doing something different today for this Sunday’s Q.S.O.S. Spotlight . April is National Poetry month, and the Q.S.O.S. archives are full of quilts inspired by poems. Today we’re featuring 3 quilts alongside the poems that inspired them….

Q.S.O.S. Spotlight

Today, in honor of springtime finally arriving and the Easter and Passover holidays, we’re shining our Q.S.O.S. Spotlight on a story about the healing and comforting power of quilts from Millie Wark of Massachusetts. In her Q.S.O.S. interview,…