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Summer Destination: Colonial Williamsburg

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.06.2016 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I was recently invited to serve on the board of the Colonial Williamsburg Art Museums. I had known of the museums since my time at Williams College a...

Pi Day Anthem: Mathematics, Art and Beyond

John Sims | Posted 03.14.2016 | Science
John Sims

The Circle is one of the most divine structures of all. Even in its definition, as all the points in the plane equidistant from a center point, there ...

Artist Turns Heavy Metal T-Shirts Into Slightly Frightening Quilts

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.17.2014 | Arts

The world of textile art is an interesting place. We've seen knitted zines, woven pixels, Fiona Apple lyrics as tapestry and a very phallic take on fa...

Everything A Feminist Needs To Know About Quilting

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts

Quilting is a craft we usually associate with the American collective. Unless you have a mother, grandmother or other distant female relative who mast...

Risen From the Ashes: Phoenix Quilts Distributes Handmade Blankets to Wildfire, Hurricane Victims and Now, Families in Newtown, Connecticut

Clarissa Burt | Posted 02.22.2013 | Impact
Clarissa Burt

According to mythology, every 500 to 1000 years, the Phoenix dies in a fire in its nest and is reborn into a young bird from its ashes. It is from this story that Julie Anderson chose the name and the motto for her blog, "Phoenix Quilts."

Michael Cummings - 30 Years of Quilt-Making

Kyra E. Hicks | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts
Kyra E. Hicks


A Catalog of Quilts

Kyra E. Hicks | Posted 05.09.2012 | Arts
Kyra E. Hicks

"I advise anyone considering making a catalog to go for it. 'Nothing beats the heck out of a failure, but a try.' It costs nothing to try it. I'd say make sure you take quality pictures of your work."


Peter Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Peter Clothier