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,…
They come from near and far. Different cultures and ideas but we all have one thing in common the love for quilting. The Hawaiian quilters of Poakalani & Co. perpetuating a fragile art and culture.
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
No Class June 9 – Kamehameha Day
We’ll see everyone back at class on June 16. In the mean time enjoy this beautiful Wisteria quilt designed by John for our Junko. I can’t wait to see it quilted.
Why? Because we love the ocean.
Yes the ocean has been the theme these past few weeks because it translates into some beautiful and amazing designs. Great job Rava I can’t wait to see it quilted. Isn’t it great to see our younger generation quilting Hawaiian. I’m loving it!
Out To Sea…
Jennifer’s quilt will keep her busy when she’s out at Sea working and giving this quilt it’s soul. Flying Squid, Flying Fish and other sea life. Amazing and Beautiful.
John’s The Quilt Designer
While I was in Tokyo my brother John Jr traveled from Las Vegas to visit with “Superman” John Sr. John Jr. also an amazing artist added his small touches to this beautiful Rose design. Both patterns are beautiful and it’s nice to have two generations of artist in the family
Pictures from our quilting class two weeks ago.
Quilt Class 03-31-18
What a way to end the month. New quilts being cut and basted and ready for Applique. A surprise visit from Kumu Kimi of Nagoya and a showcase of all her quilts. It was a great Show and Tell Day at class.
Busy Classes But So Much Fun
Crazy Fun At Saturday Quilting Class
Honolulu Festival 2018
Please enjoy a few pictures from our Quilt Exhibit 2018. It was amazing and beautiful. I wish I had the time to tell you about every quilt and quilter they’re all so special to our class. Please forgive me if I forgot to post some quilts as well as quilters.. I did my best. Enjoy….
It Was A Huge Success
…all because of these amazing quilters. All of you please take a bow. You made this the best Honolulu Festival Quilt Show Ever. Thank you for your help and continued support of the Poakalani Quilting Legacy. We love all of you and we’re now going to start planning for 2020. Special Thanks to JTB and…
The Next Generation of Quilters
John broke his old record of designing patterns in our Saturday Class. Six new 45″ x 45″ designs for the next generation of quilters. Great Day and John had a good day.
Seeking Enlightenment – The Bodhi Tree
It is believed that under the Bodhi Tree Lord Buddah received enlightenment, but finding a Bodhi Tree in Hawaii is quite rare. So John with creative assistance from Doris created this Hawaiian quilt pattern of the Bodhi Tree. Doris believes that quilting this design will bring her peace and tranquility. An amazing design for an…
Sometimes it’s all about the Quilters “Lucky Charm”
About a month ago John created a series of circular full size 90″ x 90″ Hawaiian quilt designs. His intention was to place it on the commercial market for sale but after designing this particular circular Hawaiian Fish Hook pattern he said it’s already spoken for someone special. So when we were packing for the…