Bauhaus Mini

Amy FriendComplete Quilts, mini quilt, solids14 Comments

Recently, I asked my former colleague, Victoria Solan, for some suggestions for modern inspiration to use in my quilting. She recommended Bauhaus 1919-1933; Workshops for Modernity by Barry Bergdoll and Leah Dickerman. Well, before I even opened the book, I was inspired to somehow replicate the cover image by Joost Schmidt from … Read More

Nine Patch Variation WIP

Amy Friendquilting, solids13 Comments

  I have been working on a new quilt recently and thought I would share a couple of pictures here that I have previously shared only on Instagram. This is the top as it was about to be basted.  Honestly, it’s pretty square!  The angle was just really off because I … Read More


Amy FriendArt Gallery Fabrics, mini quilt, quilting, solids9 Comments

As I made my Melon Ice table runner recently, I was reminded of how much I like the diamond shape. I wanted to explore it a little more in a minimalist design using large scale piecing.  I drew several diamond designs and settled on this one.  While it is a … Read More

Sizzix at Quilt Market

Amy Friendquilt market, Sizzix, solids11 Comments

I had the pleasure of joining the Sizzix team in their booth for Quilt Market this past weekend.   This was the booth!  For those of you not familar with the Fabi, it is the latest Sizzix die cutting machine.  Basically, it is a redesigned Big Shot made to appeal … Read More