Hawaiian History of Quilting
Most of you know I spent some time teaching in Hawaii last month! Well, I brought back a solid tan and a new understanding of Hawaiian quilting and it’s origins. I thought I would share what I learned with you :) Hawaiians learned to quilt and sew from the first Christian missionaries. The first Hawaiian quilting circle was held early in 1820 on the decks of the ship Thaddeus with the royal wives of two reigning chiefs in attendance. Prior to the arrival of the missionaries, Hawaiian…
Sowing the Seeds of Hawaiian Quilting with Poakalani and Co.
All Hawaiian quilts, no matter the technique or approach, fundamentally tell a story. Poakalani and Co. is the story of Poakalani and John Serrao’s legacy.
Quilts by Kathie
Well I can't quilt quilts yet but have managed to do some table runners the last couple of days. Got the frame set one notch higher than I usually start with. I can quilt one runner then roll the backing and do one more. Since there is so small amount of fabric and batting it is easy to roll and doesn't task my hand. I know I won't be ready to do any quilts for the next couple of weeks at least but nice that I can get some of my craft show runners quilted. I quilted these two patriotic ones…
BLOG - Mary Elizabeth Kinch
King Kalakaua's Kahili Maker unknown. Made in Nawiliwili, Kauai Island, Hawaii late 1920's to early 1930's. From the Hawaiian Quilt Resear...
Sashiko & Applique Quilt Gallery Photos and Inspiration for Your Next Quilt Project
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Honolulu Festival 2018 - Hawaiian Quilting With Poakalani & Co.
Please enjoy a few pictures from our Quilt Exhibit 2018. It was amazing and beautiful. I wish I had the time to tell you about every quilt and quilter they’re all so special to our class. Please forgive me if I forgot to post some quilts as well as quilters.. I did my best. Enjoy. [...]