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.

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

Welcome to, website of quilt artist, teacher and author Maggie Ball. Unfortunately, I have had to retire as a traveling teacher due to ovarian cancer, but I continue in my creative endevours and will accept commissions. I’m glad that you are here and hope you will enjoy browsing the pages. Check out my 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. 


Latest News

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.

Baby quilts for Mongolian newborns

Thank you to all of you who made baby quilts for Mongolian babies. Over 100 baby quilts were blessed at St. Barnabas Church! See pictures.  Unfortunately, I have had to cancel my trip to Mongolia but my two travel companions are still going to assist at the Third International Mongolian Quilt Show celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Mongolian Quilting Center and to help distribute the baby quilts.

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. Watch the video

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