Among Brenda's Quilts

Testing a Pattern for Terry Atkinson and a Terrific Trip

Simple, Fun & Quickly Done is a new book by Terry Atkinson. During a weekend trip to Niagara Falls I tackled one of the projects in the book. Here's my review.

Written by Brenda Miller — March 19, 2017

Plan Your Winter Sewing Projects


Class in sessionChanging seasons means new activities, from getting the garden ready for cold weather to choosing new sewing projects. I can't help you with your garden, but new sewing projects? Yes, yes, and yes.

Written by Brenda Miller — October 17, 2016

Teaching and Tulips


A trip to the Ottawa area included classes at Quilty Pleasures and Sew For It! for four different bags, plus a trunk show.

Written by Brenda Miller — May 17, 2016

Canadian Quilts on Display in Taiwan

The Canadian Group Art QuiltsThis art quilt show held by the Taiwan Art Quilt Society was an opportunity for artists to contribute by revealing global environmental issues through quilting, exploring creativity from life and humanity, sowing seeds of hope and restoring the Earth’s ecology. Here are some pictures of quilts on display from The Canadian Group.

Written by Brenda Miller — May 17, 2016

Meet the Quilt Artists: Elizabeth (Liz) McNally

Liz McNally is one of a group of Canadian quilt artists who created pieces for a quilt show in Tawain. Find out about her background and the inspiration behind her creation: Past Elegance.

Written by Brenda Miller — April 04, 2016

Meet the Quilt Artists: Suzanne Edkins

Suzanne Edkins is one of a group of Canadian quilt artists who created pieces for a quilt show in Tawain. Find out about her background and the inspiration behind her creation: Protect Our Kelp!

Written by Brenda Miller — March 22, 2016

Meet the Quilt Artists: Judith Elder-McCartney

Judith Elder-McCartney
Judith Elder-McCartney is one of a group of Canadian quilt artists who created pieces for a quilt show in Tawain. Find out about her background and the inspiration behind her creation: Global Warming - Save Our Planet.

Written by Brenda Miller — March 22, 2016

A day at the studio

Michelle gives you a taste of what goes on behind the scenes at Among Brenda's Quilts & Bags.

Written by Brenda Miller — March 07, 2016

Meet the Quilt Artists: Thea Rijkhoff

Thea Rijkhoff is one of a group of Canadian quilt artists who created pieces for a quilt show in Tawain. Find out about her background and the inspiration behind her creation: Community - My Little Village

Written by Brenda Miller — March 07, 2016

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I'm Brenda, and I love designing patterns that help you create beautiful, functional bags and quilts.

These patterns are unique, well-illustrated, simple to follow, and fun to sew.

We also carry my own line of bag zippers, finished designer bags, bag hardware kits, specialty fabrics, and notions, so you're able to easily find what you need to do a superb job on all of your ABQ projects.

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