Recycling

Marianne Jaentschi

Marianne Jaentschi

Among the quilters who know Marianne a little, she is well-known for her imaginative and clever ideas about how to remodel discarded clothing into beautiful, useful and sometimes very funny items...

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Download for the Easy Denim Cushion

The Easy Denim Cushion

Yippee! The first Quilt around the World pattern is also available as PDF download... (04 September 2011)

Scraps and Shirttails I & II

Scraps and Shirttails I & II

... One of the quilters who reminds us of the original purpose of patchwork is Bonnie K. Hunter. Bonnie has been quilting since the 1980s and focuses on scrap quilts made from old shirts, denim and other used textiles. Besides keeping her website quiltville.com and her blog quiltville.blogspot.com active, she has written three books about fabric recycling for Kansas City Star Books. Two of these books are the subject of this book review... (18 July 2011)

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Vom Hemd zum Quilt (From Shirt to Quilt)

Date: 
12. May 2011 (All day) - 8. July 2011 (All day)
Location: 
Garching, Greater Munich Area, Bavaria, Germany
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Quilts by Marianne Jäntschi:

From old stuff, make something different!

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Quilts by Marianne Jäntschi:

From old stuff, make something different!

Shirts, sweaters, jeans, curtains, bicycle tyres...

... are transformed into...

Wall quilts, bed quilts, bags of all kinds, slippers, aprons,...

You will be surprised!

Venue:

Stadtbücherei Garching (Library of Garching)

Bürgerplatz 11

85748 Garching

Germany

The Easy Denim Cushion

Easy Denim Cushion

The Easy Denim Cushion is the result of a very spontaneous brainwave connected with an old Denim shirt and the lack of a zipper... (27 April 2011)

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Patchworks de matières - Patchwork from various materials

Date: 
11. September 2010 (All day) - 8. May 2011 (All day)
Location: 
Husseren-Wesserling, Alsace, France
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The Écomusée Textile which has been part of the Écomusée Parc de Wesserling since 1996 makes room each year for an exhibition dedicated to contemporary patchwork and quilting. Since September 2010, the work of seven artists is presented who were asked to combine fabric with recycled materials.

Parc de Wesserling
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The Écomusée Textile which has been part of the Écomusée Parc de Wesserling since 1996 makes room each year for an exhibition dedicated to contemporary patchwork and quilting. Since September 2010, the work of seven artists is presented who were asked to combine fabric with recycled materials.

The picture shows a part of the beautiful gardens belonging to the Écomusée Parc de Wesserling.

Venue:

Écomusée Parc de Wesserling

Rue du Parc

68470 Husseren-Wesserling

France

The Happy Bag

The Happy Bag

This bag should be more aptly named ”The bag that makes Jutta happy and makes Johann roll his eyes“...

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