June 6, 2018

Quilting in Space (you can't make this stuff up...)

Oh, this is too good.

Back in 2013, astronaught Karen Nybert, while aboard the International Space Station, made a video about "quilting in space"...

Here's the video: (click here to view)

She really got me laughing when she said "I can say one thing with certainty — it's tricky."

She challenged other quilters to come up with star blocks to be combined with hers into a quilt which she intended to complete and present at the 40th anniversary International Quilt Festival in Houston in 2014.

And did it happen?  It sure did!

Here's the story about the quilt:  (click here to view)

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