quilting

Just in Time for the Int'l Quilt Festival Houston: "Who You Callin' a Fat Quarter?"

Just in time for the International Quilt Festival Houston is coming up October 29 - November 3 at the George R. Brown Convention, we've created a Featured Collection of Quilting and Needlecraft eBooks, "Who You Callin' a Fat Quarter?" on OverDrive.

Quilters Unite!

QuiltIf quilting and visiting with other quilters is your thing, then you are in luck! Each Tuesday, the Northwest Branch hosts Quilting Bee. Gather with fellow quilters as they work on their own projects. It’s a great time to visit with others with a similar interest.

Everyone meets from 1:00 PM 5:00 PM in the meeting room. We’ll see you there!

Get Your Quilt On

This Thursday June 5th, the Kingwood Branch Library will be the gathering place for a Fun4Seniors excursion to the historic Texas Quilt Museum in La Grange.  If you’re interested in historical accounts of the craft, try Gone to Texas by Betsy Chutchian.

If you can’t make it to the museum, try the Lone Stars titles by Karey Bresenham, a fixture of the Texas quilting scene, or Gee's Bend: the Architecture of the Quilt, a collection of African American quilts from Alabama.

Quilting Bee

Be at the Bee! Our very own Quilting Bee will be held here at the Northwest Branch starting Tuesday April 24, 2012 @Quilt, Quilting Bee 2pm.  The Bee will continue to be held every Tuesday @ 2pm.  You are welcome to bring your projects, share your ideas or come in and learn a new craft.  

The process of quilting uses a needle and thread to join two or more layers of material to make a quilt. This sounds easy enough. I'm in!  

Texas Quilts You Gotta See

Lone Stars IIII don't know how to quilt, but I can certainly appreciate the skill it takes to make some of the quilts found in Lone Stars III: A Legacy of Texas Quilts, 1986-2011 by Karoline Patterson Bresenhan and Nancy O'Bryant Puentes.  You'll be surprised by how non-traditional & ey

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