Innovative Quilts, Traditional Roots

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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Latest News

Italy Textiles & Crafts Tour - May 2019

Join Maggie, (tour hostess), to share the passion for exploring fabrics, costumes, lace, embroidery, buttons, culinary, art, culture, history, wine and la dolce vita! Further information.

Quilters without Borders - Piecing together a better future for Mongolian women

Quilter's Newletter Magazine published an article that I wrote summarising and illustrating this project - read here.

Sewing with Nancy interview on Nancy's Corner - Mongolian Quilting Center update

I had a Skype interview with Nancy Zieman talking about the Mongolian Quilting Center. This is now airing on PBS stations around the nation (Program #2903). Watch the video

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