Heidi learned from Darlene Zimmerman how to take things you've found and put them to good use. Heidi found these bowtie blocks (which featured her favorite Iowa State colors) and put them together in this quilt, Bowtie.

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BowtiebyHeidiKaisand - 36 Pieces Non-Rotating

BowtiebyHeidiKaisand - 100 Pieces Non-Rotating

BowtiebyHeidiKaisand - 289 Pieces Non-Rotating

BowtiebyHeidiKaisand - 36 Pieces Rotating

BowtiebyHeidiKaisand - 100 Pieces Rotating

BowtiebyHeidiKaisand - 289 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: John Anderson


GWEN MARSTON: Abstract Quilts in Solids showcased the work of Gwen Marston at QuiltCon 2016. This quilt is Liberated Square within a Square from that exhibit.

LiberatedSquarewithinaSquarebyGwenMarston - 36 Pieces Non-Rotating

LiberatedSquarewithinaSquarebyGwenMarston - 100 Pieces Non-Rotating

LiberatedSquarewithinaSquarebyGwenMarston - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

LiberatedSquarewithinaSquarebyGwenMarston - 100 Pieces Rotating

LiberatedSquarewithinaSquarebyGwenMarston - 300 Pieces Rotating


Heidi has another passion besides quilting...she collects tractors. This particular quilt, The Tractor Ride, tells the story of her travels around the state of Iowa at the frenetic pace of 12 miles per hour on her tractor.

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TheTractorRidebyHeidiKaisand - 36 Pieces Non-Rotating

TheTractorRidebyHeidiKaisand - 100 Pieces Non-Rotating

TheTractorRidebyHeidiKaisand - 289 Pieces Non-Rotating

TheTractorRidebyHeidiKaisand - 36 Pieces Rotating

TheTractorRidebyHeidiKaisand - 100 Pieces Rotating

TheTractorRidebyHeidiKaisand - 289 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: John Anderson


This block is a bit unusual. Depending on how you look at it and how you change the values, it takes on a completely different look. What do you think it's called? Play the game and find out.



Rooster Weathervane reflects Heidi's love for chickens...right down to the selection of fabrics.

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RoosterWeathervanebyHeidiKaisand - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

RoosterWeathervanebyHeidiKaisand - 99 Pieces Non-Rotating

RoosterWeathervanebyHeidiKaisand - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

RoosterWeathervanebyHeidiKaisand - 35 Pieces Rotating

RoosterWeathervanebyHeidiKaisand - 99 Pieces Rotating

RoosterWeathervanebyHeidiKaisand - 300 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: John Anderson


Heidi just loved the way the flowers were "bouncing" around on this quilt's, background which gave way to the name Dancing Tulips.

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DancingTulipsbyHeidiKaisand - 36 Pieces Non-Rotating

DancingTulipsbyHeidiKaisand - 100 Pieces Non-Rotating

DancingTulipsbyHeidiKaisand - 289 Pieces Non-Rotating

DancingTulipsbyHeidiKaisand - 36 Pieces Rotating

DancingTulipsbyHeidiKaisand - 100 Pieces Rotating

DancingTulipsbyHeidiKaisand - 289 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: John Anderson

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