Innovative Quilts, Traditional Values

Bringing innovative techniques for imaginative traditional quilts to quilters of all skill levels.
Cutting and piecing made easy to create patterns which appear complex and stunning.

  • Irregular Furrows
  • Bainbridge Delft
  • Celestial Garden
  • Ruthís Quilt
  • Dragonfly Dance
  • Tropical Matrix
  • Retro-Radiation
  • Brideshead Radiance
  • Almost Modern Jacobís Ladder
  • Bears come out at Night

Welcome to, website of quilt artist, teacher and author Maggie Ball. I’m glad that you are here and hope you will enjoy browsing the pages. I love to teach and would be delighted to travel to your quilt guild or quilting event to share my passion. Check out my offerings of workshops, lectures, books and patterns, read about my outreach work with quilters in Mongolia, and view my gallery of quilts and videos. Please make return visits for blog offerings and click the Facebook icon to visit my page to become a friend.

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Check out my new You Tube videos of my template-free Kaleidoscope technique. It's easy, fast, and accessible for quilters of all skill levels. There are three videos. The first demonstrates the cutting and piecing for template-free Kaleidoscopes, the second handles the on-point setting with instructions for the half-blocks on the sides, and the third shows how the technique may be expanded to make the Op-Art Kaleidoscope blocks.

I'm excited to be offering on-line shopping including instantly downloadable PDFs of my patterns. 

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