RWQ Press

A running list of places that RWQ has been mentioned!

Are you a magazine, publisher, blogger or crafty person who’s mentioned Ryan and his work?  Please pass the link along by emailing him here.

Simple Quilts & Sewing #123 Spring 2012 – Ryan’s quilt, Natural Elements appears on page 41 with complete instructions to create this big block quilt.  Perfect for graduations and special occasions, the original quilt features fabrics by Parson Gray (David Butler) called Curious Nature.  To obtain a copy of the magazine, please send an email refrencing the issue (#123) to

Pillow POP: 25 Quick-Sew Projects To Brighten Your Space – Author: Bostic, Heather.  This installment of the Design Collective series is stuffed full of pillows! Make a distinctive statement with eye-catching modern designs—choose from 25 different 18” to 20” square pillow projects to decorate your home. Pull out your favorite fabrics and have fun stitching up something new to adorn your bed or favorite chair. Popular blogger and modern sewist Heather Bostic brings you a sensational selection of pillow projects. Try different techniques like paper-piecing, quilting, embroidery, and appliqué. 20+ designers with fresh, modern style offer something for everyone at any skill level.  Ryan Walsh is a contributor and his pillow, Fresh Bloom, appears on page 104.

Pretty in Patchwork: Holidays: 30+ Seasonal Patchwork Projects to Piece, Stitch, and Love – Author: Adams, John Q. Patchwork is popular among online sewers and quilters alike, and our new Pretty in Patchwork series features all the pretty things that can be made with a variety of patchwork techniques. The second book in this series focuses on handmade holiday items, presenting over 30 beginner to intermediate projects to decorate, give, organize, or simply celebrate the season. Think pieced polar bear and penguin pillows, merry patchwork-letter bunting, reusable patchwork gift wrap, a too-cute patchwork pillowcase and matching hedgehog stuffy, stockings, tree skirts…and lots more! The collection also includes several quilts (from full-size to lap-size to a baby quilt), plus five mini patchwork ornaments for quick and fun crafting. The book includes a robust basics sections, plenty of color step-by-step illustrations to explain the projects, and color variations throughout to illustrate how the projects can be altered for year-round display and use. Ryan Walsh and Charlie Scott’s project titled “Trees All Around Tree Skirt” appears on page 64.

Sew to Swap: Quilting Exchanges Online and in the Mail – Author: Grace, Chrissie. The traditional quilt swap is being reinvented by Modern Quilters. Chrissie Grace and her contributors explore the different types of swaps with 10 different quilt projects. Each project is stepped out with clear, concise illustrated instructions on making the quilt as well as setting up a swap for that particular quilt. Each project features a photographed skills tutorial that will help the reader in making the quilt project, and will increase their skill set for use in future projects. The community aspect of quilting is brought to the book by the incorporation of popular swappers and bloggers insights into this exciting realm of shared art.  Ryan Walsh is a contributor.

Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 4 – Here’s a brand new volume of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks to add to your collection. Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Volume 4 is the best yet!. Included are 100 exclusive new blocks from amazing designers with a special five page “Designer’s Gallery” featuring quilts made by several designers using their blocks. Look for new all-over quilting designs as well as settings and yardages to join multiple 12″ blocks into stunning quilts. The blocks feature different techniques and styles including applique, foundation piecing, simple piecing, embroidery and more. Ryan Walsh and Charlie Scott’s block titled “X-Blox” appears on page 64.

2 other titles pending.

03.2010 – Featured reviewer for C&T Pub: Cozy Modern Quilts
07.2010 – Bundles of Joy Tutorial mentioned on Quilting Gallery
08.2010 – Mentioned in “Blogs We’re Watching” in Quilters World Magazine
09.2010 – Featured Crafter on the Fat Quarterly Blog
11.2010 – Bliss Mug Rug Tutorial mentioned on One Pretty Thing
12.2010 – Patchwork Squared Pattern “11th Hour” featured on Fat Quarterly

01.2011 – Named “Blog of the Week” by the Sewing Directory!
03.2011 – Guest judge on Project Quilting
03.2011 – Featured block tutorial for Bloggers Block-a-palooza
04.2011 – Contributor project appears in Issue 5 of Fat Quarterly
05.2011 – Patchwork Squared mentioned on We All Sew (Bernina USA)
06.2011 – Named as one of the “Top 55 Quilting Blogs” in Quilter’s Home Magazine
07.2011 – Mentioned as a “Blog to Read” in British Patchwork & Quilting Magazine
07.2011 – Cross Your Heart Tute is a “Top 5” Valentine’s project on Fav Quilts
07.2011 – Eye Spy Moster Pillows mentioned on Cut Out & Keep Blog