Photo Memory Quilts
By Lesley Riley
Katherine Stewart Wilson - Grandma's Hands
Katherine has a lot of memories to share. I was captivated by her stories, especially the last one about her current project.
Clare Murray Adams - Row Row Row Your Boat
Clare discusses her switch from quilting to mixed media, transparency, layers, transfers and more.
Gina Louthian-Stanley - Navigating
As a high-school art teacher, Gina excels in may art styles and mediums but has a newfound love of fabric as evidenced in the quilt she has shared with us in the book. Find out how she embraced the challenge with this new-to-her medium.
Patty Kennedy-Zafred - Catch & Release
Quilter, Patty Kennedy-Zafred, willing shares the ups and down, ins and out of creating her award winning quilts.
Nanette Zeller - Thread Painting a Portrait Photo
Have questions about thread painting, coloring on fabric and photos with colored pencils or learning new techniques? Nanette shares all her tips and tricks from the art quilting toolbox she's been filling.
Lindy Trenholm - A Book, A Letter, A Garden and a Girl
Hear the story of Lindy's "not-a-quilt" quilt and her very exciting art and work background.
Beverly Smith - Under Grace
Beverly shares her quilt inspiration, process, techniques and the connection between the church on the quilt, her studio, and an amazing discovery.
Christine Vinh - A Quiet Oasis
Christine's quilts are often made from photos and memories of her travels, from Indonesia, to the Smithsonian Garden in Washington, DC. Yes! It's the quilt on the book cover!
Wen Redmond - Shared Remembered Moment
Discover more about Wen's unique approach to combining photos and fabric to create her evocative quilts.
Michelle Umlauf - The Chickadee
Michelle likes a good adventure, whether it is in her Jeep, Edgar, or working on an overlock sewing machine to create a unique fabric for her memory quilt. She doesn't shy away from learning something new and then teaching it to others. Discover more at Sewingmachineartistry.com.
Susan Brubaker Knapp - The Graduate
The host of Quilting Arts TV shares the details and techniques used to create the quilt she contributed to the book.
Al Krueger - Muscle Man
From past to present, Trapunto to digital and AI (artificial intelligence) art, I - Al and I cover a wide range of topics, including his current project.
Bobbi Baugh - Looking Below the Surface
Anne Sonner - My Grandmothers
Anne never knew her grandmothers, but got to know them well after discovering a wealth of photos, scrapbooks, information and ephemera. A quiltmaker for 40 years, she knew what she had to do - make a quilt!
Lorie McCown - Remembrance
A formerly trained artist, Lorie has a love for textiles and storytelling. She has wonderful insight into finding your voice, too.
Susan Price - Blessed are the Piecemakers
Sue shares her inspiration, techniques and process in the pieced quilt created to honor her mother, a factory piecemaker.
Judy Gula - Birdwatching
Judy Gula owns a wonderfully popular brick & mortar quilt shop with a far-reaching online presence. Yet she still finds time to make quilts, stitch and teach. You'll find out how it all began and where she finds time for her personal creative projects.
Whitney Dahlberg - Reflections
Whitney's approach to art-making comes from a deep perspective and is strengthened by her practice as an Art Therapist.
Margaret Abramshe - Thin Man
A former high school art teacher, Margaret gives us an informative and funny lesson or two on her painted photo quilts.
Photo Memory Quilts Sneak Peek
An interview podcast hosted by Lesley Riley to accompany the book, Photo Memory Quilts: Contemporary Heirloom Quilts to Showcase Ancestry, History & Treasured Times by Lesley Riley.