Unique Science-Themed Quilts by PaleGray Labs
When an animated film creator and science author join forces with a monster-sized robot quilting machine experimental embroidery emerges upon their blankets. Nina Paley (writer and director of "Sita Sings the Blues") and Pop Sci columnist Theodore...
City Quilt Throw
Haptic Lab is reinvigorating the age-old tradition of quilting with its intricate City Quilt Throws. The Brooklyn-based studio hand-stitches roadways, rivers and city blocks onto plush 60" x 72" cotton blankets, resulting in stunning quilts perfect...
Louise Gray Quilts for Modern Interiors
Louise Gray, a Minneapolis-based homeware brand, is seeking to reinvigorate quilting with motifs designed to complement modern interiors. Co-founder Alexandra Gray Bennett invoked an old family name to bring new life to a traditional American...
One of a Kind byBorre Quilt
When Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek—who is fond of using scrap material in his works—came across a former tie factory in Milan, he discovered a large trove of unused silk necktie fabrics. In a collaboration with textile designer Borre Akkersdijk, he...
The brainchild of industrious entrepreneur Kristen Wentrcek, Brooklyn-based Wintercheck Factory focuses on repurposing remnants to a new stately form. The one-off 212 Deadquilts are handcrafted from "printed fabrics unearthed from textile warehouses...
Folk Fibers Indigo Wholecloth Collection
Maura Grace Ambrose is known chiefly as a sage of 21st-century quilting. From her home in Austin, Texas, the young Savannah College of Art and Design graduate hand-sews gorgeous, oversized quilts from scraps and new materials, injecting the traditional...
Denyse Schmidt Quilts
by Tisha Leung With techniques firmly rooted in American quilting, Denyse Schmidt's modern interpretations reference 19th century whole-cloth quilts and cold-weather petticoats for a collection of intriguing one-off quilts on display at Ralph Pucci...
The modern grid system helped revolutionize urban life, but we generally make less of its effect on quilting. Noting parallels between the intersecting streets of Brooklyn and and the stitching across a quilt, Emily Fischer of Haptic Lab decided to...
Hawaiian Quilt Masterpieces
Hawaii's geographic isolation is a blessing and curse. Though often lacking the attention of their continental neighbors, the separation helps fosters a distillation and refinement of native style. In the late 19th century, western traders brought...