Loose Threads: Stories to Keep Quilters in Stitches

Loose Threads: Stories to Keep Quilters in Stitches

by Helen Kelley
     
 

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One of the countrys best-loved quilters shares her observations on the whys, wherefores, and wonders of applying needle to fabric and creating a world.

A collection of amusing, moving, and invariably wise essays from Helen Kelleys beloved "Loose Threads" column (a favorite of readers of Quilters Newsletter since 1983), this treasury comes together much like the

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One of the countrys best-loved quilters shares her observations on the whys, wherefores, and wonders of applying needle to fabric and creating a world.

A collection of amusing, moving, and invariably wise essays from Helen Kelleys beloved "Loose Threads" column (a favorite of readers of Quilters Newsletter since 1983), this treasury comes together much like the exquisite quilts Kelley creates: painstakingly pieced and stitched to convey not just a moment and its meaning, but the care and craft of quilting that lasts longer than thread holds out. Gathered in book form for the first time, these pieces form a lovely patchwork that will certainly keep.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Helen Kelley's death on

September 1, 2008

marked an enormous loss for the quilting community. Loose Threads becomes a poignant reminder of all that we loved about her and her words of wit and wisdom. These essays will inspire and entertain you no matter where you are in your quilting journey.”—Quiltmaker, Winter 2008

“One of the country's best-loved quilters, and columnist in Quilters Newsletter since 1983, shares her observations on the whys, wherefores, and wonders of applying needle to fabric and creating a world in this collection of amusing, moving and invariably wise essays gathered in book form for the first time. These pieces form a lovely patchwork that will certainly keep.”—Decorating Digest/Craft & Home, December 2008

Quiltmaker
Helen Kelley's death on September 1, 2008 marked an enormous loss for the quilting community. Loose Threads becomes a poignant reminder of all that we loved about her and her words of wit and wisdom. These essays will inspire and entertain you no matter where you are in your quilting journey.
Decorating Digest/Craft & Home
One of the country's best-loved quilters, and columnist in Quilters Newsletter since 1983, shares her observations on the whys, wherefores, and wonders of applying needle to fabric and creating a world in this collection of amusing, moving and invariably wise essays gathered in book form for the first time. These pieces form a lovely patchwork that will certainly keep.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760332030
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
07/15/2008
Edition description:
First
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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From the Publisher
“Helen Kelley's death on September 1, 2008 marked an enormous loss for the quilting community.  Loose Threads becomes a poignant reminder of all that we loved about her and her words of wit and wisdom.  These essays will inspire and entertain you no matter where you are in your quilting journey.”—Quiltmaker, Winter 2008

 

“One of the country's best-loved quilters, and columnist in Quilters Newsletter since 1983, shares her observations on the whys, wherefores, and wonders of applying needle to fabric and creating a world in this collection of amusing, moving and invariably wise essays gathered in book form for the first time.  These pieces form a lovely patchwork that will certainly keep.”—Decorating Digest/Craft & Home, December 2008

Meet the Author

Helen Kelley, of Minneapolis, MN, is America’s most popular quilting columnist and has written for Quilter’s Newsletter for over twenty years. She is a master quilter and has taught and lectured across the country. Helen’s “Renaissance Quilt” was chosen as one of the 100 Best Quilts of the Twentieth Century. She is the author of Every Quilt Tells a Story and Helen Kelley’s Joy of Quilting and is the 2008 inductee into the prestigious Quilter's Hall of Fame.

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