Megan Fiely's Profile
Do you love quilts or at least love looking at quilts? Cool! Me too. I started sewing a long time ago, but was always overwhelmed by the idea of quilting. My perception was colored by the image of 10 amish women gathered around quilt-stretcher, stitching everything by hand. Romantic, but totally terrifying. That is, until one cold winter night when I was feeling irritated with an ugly green poly-fleece blanket and decided to fire up the sewing machine and make myself something of higher quality.
I have two main areas of inspiration: American Arts and Crafts and Mid-Century Modern. I try to integrate both aesthetics into my work. Mid-Century is fairly easy given the current fabrics that are available/popular. Arts and Crafts is more of a challenge for quilting - since the architects, designers etc. from that era would've preferred a tapestry or a whole cloth textile over a quilt. I'm…
- Born on April 12
- Joined September 3, 2011