Where Are Ricky and Alex?

How Much is Steven Spielberg Selling His Yacht For?

Alex and Ricky are in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. They are teaching at the Ricky Tims Super Seminar. So what did the crew do the day before the seminar? And the answer about Steven Spielberg's yacht is in the short slideshow. 

Click on the picture to start the slideshow and see the store Once Upon a Quilt and Steven Spielberg's yacht.

 

Visit Tula Pink's Historic Home and Studio

Tula Pink bought an old farmhouse outside of St. Louis and turned it into a showcase for her work.

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With Janna Thomas


Show 1803 - It's All in the Border

STITCH PLACEMENT TUTORIAL FROM LAURA WASILOWSKI

Laura was asked how she decides on the hand embroidery stitches used on her small art quilts. Here is a  tutorial on stitch placement which shows you how to use it to create the focal point in a design.

 
 
Star Members can watch Laura in Show 303: Fearless Fusing and Show 1009: "Stamp Out" Fabric.
 
(photo: Laura Wasiloski)

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The Quilts of Janna Thomas

Janna Thomas finds much of her quilting inspiration in flowers and antique stitchery designs.  Her lovely quilts reflect this inspiration.

Star Members can watch Janna in Show 1803: It's All in the Border.

 

Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

 

Would You Make a 27-foot Quilt? Terrie Hancock Mangat Did

Terrie Hancock Mangat's quilt, "Medicine Bough Mountain Retreat, 2015" is a 27-foot, 3-part quilt.  Terrie uses color, texture, pattern, zippers, scraps, and even carabiners that are used for mountain climbing.  The quilt has just been hung in the Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, NM.

Click here for more information regarding Terrie's quilt.

Star Members can watch Terrie in Show 708: Surface Delights.

Click here to visit Terrie's Home and Studio.

Click here to visit Terrie's quilting retreat.

(photos: The Harwood Museum of Art and Liz Neely)

Here's a closeup.

 


 

 

 

International Quilt Festival Call for Entries

In the next two months, the IQF will begin accepting submissions for three exhibits debuting at Quilt Festival in Houston, November 3-6, 2016!

To give you some idea of what theses exhibits are about, here are entries from previous shows (the themes are the same for 2016).

"Hands All Around"
A showcase for current international quilt design.

Registration open: February 1
Deadline to enter: April 20



"In Full Bloom"
An exhibit of floral-themed quilts in all styles.

Registration open: March 1
Deadline to enter: April 29

"Tactile Architecture"

A long-running exhibit of architectural-themed quilts.

Registration open: March 15
Deadline to enter: May 26

 

Tutorial: Quick and Easy English Paper Piecing...REALLY Quick!

Laura from Sew Very Easy shows you a super simple way to English Paper Piece using pre-cut shapes and NO basting.  She also uses Quilters Select Appi-Stick to its full advantage.

NY Times: "Quilts With a Sense of Place, Stitched in Oakland"

The NY Times has written a wonderful article about the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland.  Read about the 80 women, and occasional man, who are part of a number of guilds across the country dedicated to furthering the quilt tradition in black American culture.

Also learn about “Neighborhoods Coming Together: Quilts Around Oakland,” a citywide exhibition of more than 100 quilts opening this week in a variety of locales.

 

Where Are Alex & Ricky? (& How Much is Steven Spielberg Selling His Yacht For?)

Alex and Ricky are in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. They are teaching at the Ricky Tims Super Seminar. So what did the crew do the day before the seminar? They took the water taxi and cruised by amazing houses and boats. Steven Spielberg is selling his yacht, and the answer "for how much" is in the short slideshow.

Click on the picture to start the slideshow and see the store Once Upon a Quilt

and Steven Spielberg's yacht.

 Below is Michael Bloomberg's yacht.

 

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