Atlanta Modern Quilt Guild Display

The ladies of the Atlanta Modern Quilt Guild have been holding their monthly meetings at Whipstitch, and have been gracious enough to loan us some of their beautiful mini-quilts to hang in the shop.  The color and warmth they’ve added has been awesome, and I’ve been enjoying getting to see them up close and examining […]

New Beginnings

Here in the Steamy South, school goes back in August.  I assume that’s because June is lovely and breezy and August is sweltering and intolerably hot, so why waste June in the classroom when you can while away the hottest days of August there, in the A/C?  So yesterday, I packed my eldest off with […]

Humbling Generosity in Coordinating Fabrics

I arrived at the shop on Monday to find a gift bag on the counter.  I asked if it was a birthday gift for Diana, our intrepid shop manager, and she informed me it was for me!  Yippee! And then I opened it.  An unexpected gift is always lovely, but to find a handmade quilt, […]

Rainbow Around the Block Project, with Anna Maria Horner

This past month, enormous and devastating floods hit Nashville. The media didn’t give them a whole lot of attention, which made many of us think the effects were minimal.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Most of the city’s downtown was under water, and thousands of families lost their homes.  The clean-up is ongoing, […]