Laurie is known for the quilts she creates and Polly hooks a rug to match. They have shared and taught their unique folk art style and aesthetic in the United States and in France – occasionally teaching together. Their fabrics have been rendered in quilting-weight cottons, classic twills and plaids and pure over-dyed wools. combined all these loves into fabrics that include 100% cotton prints, Classic twills and 100% over-dyed wools.
Polly and Laurie are the authors of several best-selling books – Victory Girls, The Spirit of Sacagawea, American Summer: Seaside Inspired Rugs & Quilts, Folk Art Friends; Hooked Rugs and Coordinating Quilts, Everyday Folk Art: Hooked Rugs and Quilts to Make, Modern Primitive Quilts: Redefining Country Style and Americana Rugs.
They have been also been featured in numerous magazines – national and international – including: Quiltmania, Country Home, American Patchwork & Quilting, McCall’s Quilting, Victoria, and Architectural Digest.
- BLOCKHEADS 2 - Week 45This week's block is brought to you by Betsy Chutchian and it's a winner! You can get the directions HERE. I hope to start putting all these blocks together this weekend. Hope to, because things here just got real with finalizing new patterns and getting new fabric shipped from the… Read more »
- BLOCKHEADS 2 - Week 44Sorry about last week's non-post. I just did an iOS update and the photos were not cooperating. I think everything is fine now. Here is Blockhead 2 - block number 44Here she is before she got her haircut. This week's block is brought to you by Vanessa Goertzen of Lella… Read more »
- BLOCKHEADS 2 - Week 42It's week 42 and this block is brought to you by Carrie Nelson. You can find the directions HERE.The countdown has begun..... only 10 more blocks!I'm writing this post Tuesday evening and I will post it early Wednesday morning. I have to go out and about today - and I… Read more »
- BLOCKHEADS 2 - Week 41This week's block is brought to you courtesy of Me And My Sister. You can find the instructions HERE Like quite a bit of the country, we got snow this weekend. And frigid temperatures too. Sadly, today we are getting rain. Maybe I'm in the minority, but I'd rather have snow… Read more »
- BLOCKHEADS 2 - Week 38This week's block is brought to you by Lisa Bongean. You can find her instructions HERE.Things here are unexciting, but productive. The Christmas tree is down and put away for another year and I'm knee deep in paper work getting the taxes ready for the CPA. Inventory is next. Whoo-hoo!Gibby… Read more »