Works in Progress

First Communion Dress

I've been busy sewing for quilt market this past month but those projects are starting to wrap up. In the meantime, I am sneaking a few minutes here and there to work on my daughter's First Communion dress. I am working with satin and lace. Need I say more? You know what I am talking about. It … [Continue reading]

Podcast Today

Pat Sloan American Patchwork and Quilting radio Amy Friend guest

Today's the day! Tune into American Patchwork and Quilting Radio today at 4:00 EST. I will be talking to Pat Sloan about paper piecing, BasicGrey, To Boston with Love, etc.! … [Continue reading]

Seam Rippers Available

Seam Rippers

I am about to start listing this batch of handturned seam rippers in my shop! … [Continue reading]

American Patchwork and Quilting Radio Show

Pat Sloan American Patchwork and Quilting radio Amy Friend guest

Pat Sloan has invited me to chat with her next Monday on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio. If you would like to listen, follow this link. We … [Continue reading]

Melon Ice

Melon Ice by Amy Friend

I'm happy to finally be able to share this quilt with you. It was made last fall and is called Melon Ice.  It appears in the May 2014 issue of … [Continue reading]

Help the MFA Celebrate Quilts and Color

Amy Friend

  The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston would like YOU to help them celebrate the opening of Quilts and Color.   They are going to be sharing a … [Continue reading]

Selvage Whirlwind Complete!

Selvage Whirlwind by Amy Friend

I am so excited to share my completed Selvage Whirlwind quilt today.  It turned out just the way I had hoped and I love it!  I think shots of quilts … [Continue reading]

Seam Rippers Available

Handturned Acrylic Seam Rippers

Another batch of handturned acrylic handled seam rippers are currently being listed in my Etsy shop. … [Continue reading]

To Boston with Love Returns!

To Boston with Love

To Boston with Love has returned to the MFA, Boston!  I am still so grateful that I made that call to the MFA last year to ask if they might hang the … [Continue reading]

A Preview of Quilts and Color

Log Cabin, Barn Raising Variation Quilt	Mrs. Herrick	American, Massachusetts, 1879	Foundation pieced top of cotton and silk in variety of structures including silk velet with silk embroidery, silk plain weave 	backing quiltied to unknown material	*Pilgrim / Roy Collection	*Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Today, I had a wonderful experience. I was invited to the press preview for Quilts and Color: The Pilgrim/Roy Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, … [Continue reading]