Monthly Archives: August 2012

RIP Sergio Toppi

Sergio Toppi has passed away. He was an awesome comic book artist and cartoonist, but most of all he was a gentleman and a friend. This is the quilt quiltersmarito’s wife gave him at the end of 2011: “Omaggio a Toppi”.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

“Dear, take a look…”

“…. at this website, it has your same title: quilter’s husband… take a look, you might like it, I say it for you, just take a look, come on….”

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Quilting Italian masterpieces

From the wonderful Villa Torlonia’s stained glass by the early XX century artist Duilio Cambellotti, this is a quilt that makes me proud to be a quilter’s marito:

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

It’s raining pins, hallelujah!

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

“Any quilting books, please?”

(Ding)
Buongiorno!
Good morning, do you have any quilting books, please?
Sorry?
Quilting books, books about quilts, patchwork, sewing, women, you know?
Oh yes, keelt-ing! ….Umm… this is the shelf, please check yourself: about keelt-ing maybe not, but on sewing, fabrics, tapestry, carpets, for sure!

This is called frustration. But it happens you have luck, and the brilliant gift is done:

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Quilts are everywhere

When you are quietly reading a comic book, and suddenly your attention goes to a coloured something instead to the complicated hard boiled plot… well, 99% you are a quilter’s marito.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Padu…what?!

Does Paducah mean anything to you and you shave daily?

Well, we are friends and we don’t even know it.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized