About World Quilter

I follow my husband around the world, and I carry my load of fabrics with me. In every country, I quickly find kindred souls, quilters, of all nationalities, who laugh and read and share their skills generously with one another, challenging one another to more and better quilting. And in every country, my collection of fabrics grows – horrors!

18 thoughts on “About World Quilter

  1. Sandy Evanko says:

    I was looking for a good illustration of Stack and Whack, and got caught up in looking at the beautiful quilts displayed on your sight. I have had the best fun just looking and seeing what others have accomplished. Fantastic site. Thanks, Sandy

  2. worldquilter says:

    Thank you, Sandy!

    Stack and Whack is so easy that sometimes it is underrated. My best friend loved the fruit stacks, and I found something similar I can hardly wait to whack.

    It tickles me because you really don’t know how it is going to work out, but I love the results! I love it so much I think I’ll be teaching it again soon to a whole new group of beginners.

    Others on our guild will be working on more advanced projects with hexagons. Wooo Hoooooo!

  3. AJ says:

    I grew up that way, my family traveled from country to country because of my father’s job. I loved that lifestyle and now that I’m grown I miss that ability to visit other countries.

  4. worldquilter says:

    It was the same for me, only it continued when I got married, lucky me!

  5. Sheila Butler says:

    First time I have looked at your web site but it lookes great.

  6. worldquilter says:

    Thank you, Sheila, welcome!

  7. Cori says:

    I found your website and I am in love with your quilts! You are very talented! I hope to keep up on all your post!

  8. worldquilter says:

    Yhank you for your kind words, Cori! 😉

  9. mukta says:

    Hi,i am residing in Kuwait.I would like to know if there are any good teachers of quilting her.
    Thank you.

  10. worldquilter says:

    Yes! There are, Mukta (and I am sorry it has taken me so long to respond to your question!) There is a group of men and women who love textile arts, and they belong to the Kuwait Textile Arts Association. There is a sub-group that specializes in quilting – I think they had over 70 members last year. Imagine! 70+ quilters in Kuwait!

    They have learn-to quilt classes, beginning and intermediate, and best of all, you also attend meetings monthly – they have day meetings and night meetings – and you clear from fellow quilters, too. It is a GREAT group, with people from nations all over the world.

  11. Evelyn says:

    Hey my dear I came across your blog today love your Doha fish. Look forward to seeing you in the Fall.

  12. worldquilter says:

    See you soon, insh’allah, my friend. 🙂 I hope all is well with you.

  13. Sam says:

    I think your ribbon friendship star (Yusef’s) is the most beautiful quilt I have ever seen! I would love to play off it for a wedding gift I am starting. Would you please share your pattern and any helpful tips?
    Thanks so much!

  14. nigel says:

    Beautiful work! Very good to read a blog that supports locally maed crafts….many of our artists are quilters or into rug hooking and felting. http://blog.sidestreetstudio.com/wood/10-reasons-why-you-should-buy-local-arts-crafts/

  15. worldquilter says:

    Sam, the ribbon star is a simple nine patch. Center is a square, all the others are half squares. In the corners, the color faces outward. The only caveat I give is to do each block separately, and make sure all the ‘star’ half squares are going in the same direction, so the ‘ribbon’ (background) will flow. Have fun. 🙂

  16. worldquilter says:

    Beautiful crafts, Nigel, very lovely.

  17. Marit Badham says:

    Hello, I am newly arrived in Kuwait and trying to contact quilters. The KTAA seems to have abandoned their email address. Would be grateful if you had any contacts you could pass on.

    • worldquilter says:

      KTAA is starting up again this month; I think the quilters start mid-September. Check with Sadu House. Have you discovered the fabric souks? Hang out there, mornings are best, and when you see women looking at cottons, ask if they are quilters. You will find them!

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