Lori DeJarnatt

Lori DeJarnatt

Reruns: Quilts Inspired by the Past

Friday, March 5, 2021

I have recreated many antique quilts, thankfully using modern technology and full lighting! The little quirks that I find in antique quilts are so charming. I couldn’t possibly bring home every antique that I fall in love with, so I am compelled to recreate my own. Being inspired by the quilters that have stitched before me, I know I will never run out of ideas. Reproducing these gems is the next best thing to owning the originals.

About the Speaker:

My name is Lori DeJarnatt and I’ve been quilting since 1993 when I took my first class. Hardly a day goes by that I do not put needle and thread to fabric. I enjoy all styles and types of quilting but my passion is studying, interpreting and reproducing antique quilts.


I was involved in Oregon’s Quilt Documentation Project when it was in the beginning stages. Two of my patterns have been published in Primitive Quilts and projects and I have been part of a group project for a special edition of McCall’s Quilting. I was most recently highlighted in the Designers Spotlight in American Patchwork and Quilting magazine.

My blog, Humble Quilts, is very active with 3,600 followers and at their insistence I now host a Humble Quilts Facebook group with 2000+ members. My blog has been highlighted in Quiltmania magazine.


My online quilting activities have kept me busy for the last few years. I have hosted several doll size quilt swaps with quilters from all over the world. I’ve led many successful and fun quiltalongs, reproducing antique quilts in small versions. These group projects motivate other quilters to stay on task with a specific pattern and/or encourage quilters to explore and work through their own idea and create unique projects for themselves.


I love getting together with other quilters and am very enthusiastic about sharing my quilts.

Workshops offered by speaker:

No workshops available