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.
- Irish Chain VariationThe Irish Chain Variation is basted and in my hoop. The pattern is also finished and in our Etsy ShopThe directions let you make a 2 color version (blue and white) or a 3 color version (red, green, and white). If you like strip piecing....... this is for you!Now that... Read more »
- We hope all your holiday plans are going smoothly. Both Polly and I are home bound (me by sub zero temperatures) and working on projects. I hope to have pictures of my "in progress" quilt soon. Today I am starching and cutting strips.Here is what has been happening lately.....There was... Read more »
- Lake EffectMy Lake Effect quilt is quilted and bound. It was expertly quilted by Kari Ruedisale - thanks Kari!I wanted to get a picture outside, but the weather wouldn't cooperate.We have the pattern in out Etsy shop HERE.We are also taking reservations on the complete kit HERE. The kits will ship... Read more »
- Snowfall Winners!Thank you everyone for saying such nice things about SnowfallThe 3 winners are.....Becky SYarnspinner13MoosecraftEmail me at firstname.lastname@example.orgI did get some English paper piecing done this weekend. Maybe by next weekend I'll have Lake Effect all done.Laters,Laurie... Read more »
- Snowfallhttps://www.youtube.com/embed/0k0daLI_6As?feature=player_embeddedThis is Snowfall - our new collection with Moda Fabrics. We hope you like it.We are just back from Houston were this was debuted. Here are some more pics from Houston.This is what Lake Effect will look like shortly. I have the top and bottom border to still put... Read more »