I haven’t been to class in several weeks but these amazing ladies keep quilting their hearts desire. Enjoy a few quilts completed and in progress. I miss these ladies when I’m not there.
Yes We Have Class Saturday, September 8
…just come early for parking and before the Parade starts. Remember they’ll be closing some of the streets. Let’s also help celebrate the awesome World Champions Little League Team. We are so proud. Now enjoy a re-post of this quilt from Eriko of Niigata.
No Class Saturday…
Due to Hurricane Lane the Iolani Palace will be closed until Monday. Everyone please stay safe. We’ll see all of you next week. Enjoy a few pictures of our amazing quilters.
I just call it Pua Hauoli. The Happy Flower
Yes, it’s the Sun Flower, Quilted by long time Honolulu resident Takako Jenkins and designed by John Serrao. Another keeper.
High Above The Tree Lives the Octopus.
Sometimes thinking out of the box brings about some amazing designs. John’s designs usually range from the traditional to the whimsical. While I love anything he designs it’s the whimsical that makes me pause, admire and smile. This amazing Octopus Tree design is given its unique characteristic by Pat Gorelangton. While John always makes the…
June Miyasato – We Will Miss You
Our hearts are heavy. Next week we’re going to be saying “Until We Meet Again” to our dear friend June Miyasato. If you’ve ever taken a Poakalani Hawaiian Quilting Class then you know June. An integral part of our quilting classes June volunteered and taught along side of us at the Missions Houses Museum, Queen…
We’re so proud of Linda…
Congratulations Linda for finishing your amazing Ulu(Breadfruit) Quilt. It is truly beautiful a reflection of you. John loves it too and sends his aloha and mahalo for completing one of his designs.
Don’t Forget NO Class July21
See all of you back on July 28. Until then enjoy this amazing Pineapple and Hibiscus applique quilt that was just cut and laid out for basting. Once the applique is complete and all the raw edges are turned under the pattern will reveal its amazing design. Look at those colors. Another amazing design…
Schedule Change – Class back on for July 28 & Ethel’s Quilt
Being away from classes two weeks in a row can be difficult so we’re happy that due to a cancellation we’re able to meet on July 28 for our regularly scheduled class. No class on July 21 but we’re back on July 28. Ethel’s Quilt. Also thank you to Kathy Yee for sending us a…
No Class Tomorrow July 8
No Class tomorrow July 8. Sorry for the last-minute changes please mark you calendar. Also Mark your calendars No Class July 21 & July 28. The Iolani Palace is very busy with summer activities. See you at class next week.
No Class July 21 – Prince Lot Hula Festival
We’ll see everyone back at class on July 28.
Loulu Palms can be found right outside the Kanaina Building where we quilt every Saturday at the Iolani Palace but not many people know that the Loulu Palms made beautiful and intricate Hawaiian fans. This quilt was designed for the Loulu Palm and Fans and also for Mie who will give this quilt its spirit. …
…It just makes me smile. Congratulations Dawn, what an amazing quilt of colors. Quilt Designed by Dawn Cooper, Quilt Patterns Designed by John Serrao.
Quilts That Comfort
It has always been our belief that every quilt tells a story. Stories starring not only the recipient of the quilt but also the quilter, and we must remember the designer with his magic pencils who creates the story on paper in the form of a Hawaiian Quilt Design. Hawaiian Quilts tell stories of love,…
Dolphins found on beach in Italy.
Sabine of Germany taking a picture of her finished quilt on the beach in Italy. Not sure which is more beautiful the quilt or the background. No the quilt is. It’s beautiful Sabine and I have your next pattern in the mail, another dolphin design. Design by Poakalani/John Serrao