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Spring 2013

Finally designed some tiles…

This past week I realized that I was wasting a lot of time drawing and redrawing potential patterns for my tile/garment project so I finally chose an arrangement and went … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Anni Albers

Anni Albers, “Material as Metaphor’” in Selected Writings on Design: “How do we choose out specific material, our means of communication? “Accidentally.” Something speaks to us, a sound, a touch, … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Berit Mogensen Lopez

Berit Mogensen Lopez is a Danish designer with a background within art, fashion and textiles which also becomes visible in the pictures that she makes exclusively for Stilleben. Each picture … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quilts and Quiltmaking in America 1978-1996

Sabe and Donna Choate standing in front of quilt draped on fence [Quilt by Conna Choate], 1978 Lone Star Quilt detail, Zenna Todd, 1978 String Quilt, Carrie Severt, 1978 Quilted … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

American Quilts

Lone Star, Maker unknown, Possibly Eastern Pennsylvania, 1850-60 Diagonal Flying Geese, Sarah K. Headly, Pennsylvania, 1838 Wild Goose Chase Variation, Maker unknown, Possibly New York, 1850-70 Delectable MountainsVariation, Maker unknown, … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quilt Blocks

Images from: 849 Traditional Patchwork Patterns: A Pictorial Handbook by Susan Winder Mills

February 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meg Callahan

Caddo Quilt Raised in the great state of Oklahoma, Meg Callahan went on to study at the Rhode Island School of Design where she discovered her interest in the value … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · Leave a comment