Birth Flower for the month of December the Narcissus symbolizing loyalty and generosity. Other Birth Month Flowers can be found on the Free Cushion tab. Designed by John Serrao
Month: December 2014
Kimi’s Christmas Wreath 2014 – Beautiful, Amazing and Stunning. Kimi is one of our Kupulau(Master Certified Hawaiian Quilt Instructor) she teaches in Nagoya, Japan and an expert not only in Hawaiian quilting but also Hawaiian quilt designing.
Sunflower pattern designed using the 1/4 fold instead of the 1/8 fold. This type of fold is used more often when creating patterns for the 45″ x 60″ wall hanging and the 60″ x 90″ twin size bed.
Merry Christmas From The Poakalani Ohana (Family)
The Poakalani Family wishes all of you a very Merry Christmas and an amazing New Year. …and to all of our quilters thank you for an unbelievable year. From our March Quilt show at the Honolulu Festival to our daily classes everyone has been only kind and wonderful. Thank you for helping us…
Bored on Molokai
Yuko I just had to post your photo from Facebook to my website. Bored on Molokai but look at those amazing Hawaiian Quilt Pillows. They are beautiful. You need to open a shop. Yuko originally from Japan now lives with her husband on Molokai Island. She is a Poakalani Certified Instructor and amazing friend.
Hawaiian Cushion Pillows
Prior to 1972 only large Hawaiian Quilt patterns could be found. When you attended your first quilting class a large queen size pattern and even king size patterns was your first introduction to Hawaiian quilting. In 1972 John and Poakalani decided to design smaller patterns for the beginner quilter. Inspired from the larger quilt patterns from Poakalanis grandmother the…
Flaming Lily – Zimbabwe’s National Flower
The Flaming Lily, Zimbabwe’s National Flower, a vine that loves to crawl and hang. Unfortunatley it’s becoming extinct due to it’s recent popularity. 45″ x 45″ Design and Copyright John Serrao
Cherry Blossoms – Reverse Applique
Cherry Blossom Quilt by Certified Instructor Kimi Kumagai shows another type of Contemporary Hawaiian quilting technique called reverse applique. While reverse applique is used in traditional Hawaiian quilting to accent flowers and leaves in this quilt it is only reverse applique that is shown. The Beautiful Cherry Blossoms slowly falling under the evening sky. Designed…
Home for Winter
Every winter the whales come home to Hawaii. This quilt depicts their long journey home to warmer waters. 45″ x 45″ Designed by John Serrao Personal Design
Poakalani Christmas Party December 13
Aloha to our Quilting Family and I hope everyone had an amazing Thanksgiving but Christmas is just around the corner and you know what that means… It’s time for our annual Poakalani Quilting Class Christmas Party. Please mark your calendar, it’s next week Saturday December 13th at 10:00am at the Old Archives Building. No class…