More about the December #398 issue and Our Contributors

Brrrr!: page 80. Susan Kass Johnson designs fabric lines for Avlyn and is the design department coordinator for Possibilities in Denver, Colorado, where she is a photo stylist for the books published by that company. She can be contacted at 1300 Cathedral Rock Dr., Sedalia, CO 80135; jarrecreek@aol.com.

Sandi Fruehling does longarm machine quilting for hire. Contact her at 15906 E. Lehigh Circle, Aurora, CO 80013; fruehl@aol.com.

Easy Lesson: page 56. For more about Sandi Irish and her patterns, visit irishchain.com.

Los Hilos de la Vida: page 36. Email Karen Musgrave at karen@freespirit designs.com.

To find out more about the book or the DVD about Los hilos, to donate money or supplies, or to schedule an exhibit, call Molly Johnson Martinez at 707-895-3277 or email mollyjm@mcn.org.

The Alliance for American Quilts is a nonprofit organization dedicated to collecting the stories that historic and contemporary quilts tell about our country's diverse people. Visit quiltalliance.org.

Meetin' Place: page 26. To see more of Kathy McNeil's work, learn about her lectures and classes, purchase patterns for machine, hand, or fusible applique, or buy blank note cards featuring her award-winning quilts, visit kathymcneilquilts.com.

On the Cover: page 72. Carol Taylor teaches nationally and internationally. Contact her at ctquilts@rochester. rr.com. Her website caroltaylorquilts.com has a quilt gallery, information about her workshops, and links to other art quilters.

On the Road Again: page 42. Linda Schmidt is an acclaimed quilter and teacher. To learn more about the techniques she used to create the pieces in this article, sign up for her Elements in Fabric class at quiltuniversity.com.

Look for the products Linda uses to create special effects at your local quilt shop or at the following websites: artglitter.com; equilter.com; bonniemccaffery.com; ladeda.com; dharmatrading.com; dickblick.com; prochemical.com; skydyes.com; stumpsprom.com; mkbrody.com; decoart.com.

Photo Finish: page 98. Cindy Vermillion Hamilton is the author of Medallion Quilts: Inspiration and Patterns (American Quilter's Society, 2006). Look for it at your favorite quilt shop or online bookseller.

See Cindy's antique Georgia Medallion quilt and the reproduction she made in the May 2007 issue of QN.

Power Stitching: page 58. Products used to make the blocks in this month's column include: fabrics from the Sweet as a Rose collection by RJR Fabrics, rjrfabrics.com; thread by Robison-Anton, robison-anton.com; Sulky stabilizers, sulky.com; embroidery designs by OESD, embroideryonline.com; 505 Spray and Fix temporary fabric adhesive, sprayandfix.com; Bernina Artista 730E, berninausa.com.

Readers' Quilt Show: page 32. Visit theartquiltassociation.com to see AQuA members' quilts.

Sandra Hoefner presents trunk shows and workshops on figurative narrative art quilts and her piped applique technique (see "Quiltmaker's Workshop" in our January/ February 2002 issue); 970-464-9112, shoefner2003@yahoo.com.

Sandra Starley teaches hand applique, presents a trunk show, and is available for appraisals; gingham@frontiernet.net, starleyquilts.blogspot.com.

Textural Rhythms: Quilting the Jazz Tradition: page 48. Carolyn L. Mazloomi is a historian, independent curator, and quilter. She wrote Threads of Faith (Museum of Biblical Art, 2004) and Spirits of the Cloth: Contemporary African American Quilts (Clarkson Potter, 1998) before writing Textural Rhythms: Quilting the Jazz Tradition and publishing it through her company, Paper Moon Publishing, in 2007. In 1985, Carolyn founded the Women of Color Quilters Network; carolynmazloomi.com, papermoonpublishing.com, wcqn.org.

To schedule an exhibit of "Textural Rhythms: Constructing the Jazz Tradition," call Smith Kramer Travelling Exhibitions at 800-222-7522 or visit smithkramer.com.

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