The Thread: News From the Q-niverse

June 3, 2014

Austin Fashion Week Showcases Indie Talent What do you get when you add fabric, thread, ingenuity and creativity to an already creative southern city? You get Austin Fashion Week, which has earned a place as the 42nd most influential global fashion capital. (And the only one from Texas!) It showcases independent designers from all over [...]

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Block Builders that might have been…..

May 28, 2014

In our May June 2014 issue, we presented you with our top five favorite entries to our Block Builder feature in every issue. We thought you might like to see just how hard it is for us to pick and choose just five. (That is our maximum, some issues we only have room for two [...]

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Showing Off the Baby

May 15, 2014

Hello! This is Megan, your intrepid reporter coming to you from Quilt Market in beautiful downtown Pittsburgh! It’s been drizzling and raining all day, but that didn’t stop lots of shop owners and industry professionals from heading over to the convention center for Schoolhouse. What is Schoolhouse, you ask? The day before the Market show [...]

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To Market! To Market!

May 13, 2014

Pittsburgh, are you ready? A whole buncha people who drool over fabric and love to create are hitting your fair city, and yes, we Gen-Qers will have our place in the horde. For those who don’t know, Quilt Market is the bi-annual industry trade show open to quilt shop owners, fabric and pattern designers and other related [...]

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Quilting With Code (And Some Giveaways)

May 8, 2014

Quilting, math and science have a lot to do with each other, as you’ll see in our just-released May-June 2014 issue. In Trendology, we write about the whole quilting-STEM connection. (That’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, for all you who don’t have a schoolkid at home.) And we also spotlight Libs Elliott and her computer-code designed [...]

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Stitch ‘n Swap Blog Party…Last Blast!

May 6, 2014

“Wrap it up,” they told me, and so I will. We’ve so enjoyed the last few weeks of blog partying for Stitch ‘n Swap, reading all the posts from our fellow contributors in this collective book about fun, quick and colorful ideas for swap-able gifts! And we’ve also loved all the support and great comments [...]

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In the Q-niverse: Quilts and Color exhibit at the Boston Museum

May 1, 2014

Our friend, Donna Morales-Oemig, kindly agreed to attend a press event for the recent opening of Quilt and Color: The Pilgrim/Roy Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. The following is her firsthand account of what she experienced at this special exhibit. Quilts and Color: The Pilgrim/Roy Collection by Donna Morales-Oemig. Boston tourism [...]

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The Party Goes On! More Stitch ‘n Swap Coming Your Way…

April 29, 2014

By Vicki Tymczyszyn So, when I first learned that we (the GenQ staff and friends) were going to do a book on swaps, I was so excited! Not just because I had some ideas, but I couldn’t wait to see what else our friends had up their sleeves. You see, I’ve been involved with quilt [...]

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Stitch ‘N Swap Blog Party!

April 24, 2014

Here at Generation Q Magazine, we’re all about community. We know that without our community, we would not still be here, against all the odds, continuing to play with you. You make it fun for us to do what we do: playing with fabric and sharing our findings and creativity with you. That’s what our [...]

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Between the Covers: Generation Q Magazine May/June issue!

April 23, 2014

The latest issue of Generation Q is out and about, people! And gracing our May-June 2014  cover is Jake’s daughter, Samantha Finch, sporting a lovely smile and snuggling up to some great pillows created by our pal, designer Melissa Peda! Now, word has it that said daughter Sam was not thrilled (read: had a snark [...]

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