In Defense of Handmade by Thomas Knauer, quilted by Lisa Sipes, was exhibited at QUILTCON 2013. In Defense of Handmade was also featured as a Zooom Quilt here at TQS.
For more with Thomas, check out his book, Modern Quilt Perspectives: 12 Patterns for Meaningful Quilts which teaches you that inspiration can come from truly anywhere.
Star members can be learn more about Lisa Sipes in Episode 1506 - Two Amazing Women and the Power of Quilting.
Lisa Sipes quilted Victoria Findlay Wolfe's wonderful Modern quilt, Double Edged Love, which was the recipient of Best in Show at the inagural QUILTCON 2013.
Star members can be inspired by Lisa in Show 1506: Two Amazing Women and the Power of Quilting.
Learn more about Victoria Findlay Wolfe in Show 2002: Look Out! Double Rings and Curves Ahead and in Show 1404: Jump Start Your Creativity with 15 minutes of Daily "Play."
The puzzle quilt is from Yoko Saito's Scandinavian Quilts book. In the book, Yoko explores traditional Swedish designs and crafts and translates them into her own unique style.
Star Members can learn more about Yoko Saito in Episode 1505: East Meets West: Season Your Quilts with a Japanese Flavor featuring Priscilla Knoble.
The TQS puzzle is a Block of the Month featured in Yoko Saito's book, Houses, Houses, Houses! Yoko says, "Two houses are in each month's design. Working steadily, your town will be finished within a year. "
(quilt photo by Gregory Case)