August 24, 2017

Quilters come with strings attached

By Kristen Banks Quilters come with strings attached. Now I’m not talking about the fact that they pull at your heart strings with their amazing kindness. […]
August 17, 2017

Clear eyes, full heart, can’t lose

By Kristen Banks I’ve sewn all sorts of things throughout the years. I’ve made curtains, clothes, costumes, shoes, quilts, and car interiors just to name a […]
August 10, 2017

A winning smile and a great personality

By Kristen Banks Several years ago when I first started quilting, I got a lot of snickers from my friends. When someone would ask me what […]
August 3, 2017

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

By Kristen Banks People usually laugh at me when I say I’ve never seen an ugly quilt. They feel like I’m being disingenuous. Often times after hearing […]
July 27, 2017

The summer I lost my marbles and found a Yo-Yo

By Kristen Banks It was the summer of ’98. I was just out of high school and was really interested in learning to quilt. I had […]
July 19, 2017

What if your UFO turns out to be E.T.?

By Kristen Banks You probably started reading this thinking it was going to be about Unidentifyed Flying Objects and Extrateretrials. Not so. In the quilting world, […]
July 13, 2017

Say What?

By Kristen Banks I recently found out that I am a “Xennial”. What does that even mean? Technically It means people born between 1977 and 1983. […]
July 6, 2017

Time spent quilting is time well spent

By Kristen Banks I’ve recently had the distinct pleasure of teaching my Mom to quilt. In most cases, that would be the opposite scenario, with the […]
June 29, 2017

Quilt Sisters

By Kristen Banks A friend of mine once told me that everyone has a “group”. Everyone has a group that they feel at home with, can […]