Author Archives: Maria Michaels Designs

A New Tool – Curvalicious!

Cheryl Lynch quilt designer, teacher, artist, and author, has developed a tool that quilters will enjoy and have lots of fun with it. She has given it a perfectly enticing name too –  Curvalicious! Here is what Curvalicious looks like. Here is a sample of what you can create with it. To learn all about it, how to use …

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$1 ePattern Sale from Martingale!

Martingale is selling ePatterns for only $1 each! This offer is only good through March 19, 2014, so be sure to take advantage of it! Click here to view them all. I simply couldn’t resist this one. It will make a darling gift come Christmas! The pattern is Frolicking Frosties Wall Quilt by Mary Hickey. …

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Last Chance to Participate!


Olympics – Quilt Style

Admittedly, these are summer Olympics and it is the Winter Olympics that are going on right now, but the topic is still timely. Thought you would enjoy seeing a winning quilt from the Festival of Quilts 2012. It won Best of Show at the time and was submitted by the “No Name Quilters”. If you …

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It’s All in How You Say It!

 ARBITRATOR:  A cook that leaves Arby’s to work at MacDonald’s. BERNADETTE:  The act of torching a mortgage. AVOIDABLE:  What a bullfighter tries to do. BURGLARIZE:  What a crook sees with. COUNTERFITTERS:  Workers who put together kitchen cabinets. ECLIPSE:  What a British barber does for a living. HEROES:  What a guy in a boat does. MISTY:  …

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Cats and Quilts

  You have met Lily on these pages before. Isn’t she a beautiful Cornish Rex? Just look at her lovely photo taken during the Christmas Season! Like all cats, she loves quilts. The table runner she is sitting on depicts Cardinals. Though it looks real this Poinsettia is not, so no possible harm can come …

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Niagara Falls Frozen!

With the extreme cold parts of Canada and the United States have been experiencing, parts of Niagara Falls have frozen! Click here for the spectacular photos! FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+StumbleUponLinkedinTumblrDigg

Passing It On

We quilters all want to pass on our skills to younger generations. It is very heartening to know that it is actually happening. Young Zoe, at the age of 8 wanted to learn to sew. She was making a stuffed animal – a squirrel in this case – and needed more fabric. Zoe went next …

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1,000 Quilts!

Yesterday, we reached the grand number of 1,000 quilts listed, then surpassed it by day’s end! Do help us celebrate by telling everyone about Quilts for Sale‘s achievement and sharing it on Facebook, Twitter, and everywhere! The quilt that brought us to 1,000 is Silly Monkeys by quilter Selina Kuyp. Below are some closeups of …

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Free! 4-Month Subscription to The Quilt Pattern Magazine!

The Quilt Pattern Magazine (TQPM) will soon be going into its 4th year and it has a wonderful offer for new subscribers! What is it? A free 4-month subscription with no strings attached! No strings whatsoever! If, at the end of the 4 months you love TQPM as much as we think you will, you …

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