We want to celebrate the life of Richard Tims, Ricky's beloved father. Richard was a grandfather, great-grandfather and dedicated quilter.

Ricky interviewed his Dad and showed some of his quilts in this clip from Show 211 in 2008.

Class is Now Open to Everyone

Lynn's book, Patchwork Math Using Quilting Design Components, is available in the TQS Shop. Learn how to create a flawless square-in-a-square block. Click on the photo to go to class!  Lynn's classes are free to all members.

Learn Quilt Block Names With This Fun Game

Do you know the name of this block? Jinny's game will help you learn.



TQS Current Show
With Louisa Smith

Show 1705 - Louisa Smith's Double Vision

Free Taping Tickets Available Now! October 2015

A New 2 Hour Class For You! Feather Fundamentals

FREE for Star Members! Renae Allen demonstrates how to quilt essential feather patterns, with nine basic but gorgeous designs found on the Skillbuilder 2 practice panel.  Renae has designed a "Practice Panel"  to help you improve your technique by tracing the designs.The practice panels are available to anyone.


Buy the Kit and Get A FREE 1-Yr Membership to TQS

Photo by Gregory Case Photography

 Come join us as we make Blooms For Julie, our dazzling Summertime Quilt Project. Click here for more info.


Latest Quilt Puzzle

"Garden at My House" is a wonderful, whimsical quilt by Becky Goldsmith.  Star Members can watch Becky in Show 1704: Color Challenges and a Quickie Quilt.

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Jinny's Memory Match: Puzzle 36

Can you name this block? We couldn't until we played the game and found out.

Finish That UFO(s)!

Sometimes a quilt project just doesn't speak to you anymore.  Maybe you are not sure where or how to continue, so it's languishing in the closet, taking up space.  No need to worry; we have some ideas that just might be the spark to get you going on those UFOs!

Photo by Gregory Case Photography

  Maybe the piece just needs an interesting border...
Wendy B. Berns
has some ideas (Episode 1304)

Photo by Gregory Case Photography

What about some three-dimensional interest? 
Ricky Tims says free-motion couching (Episode 1106) is fun, fast, and easy.

Photo by Gregory Case Photography

Are your random blocks in need of a home?  You could try a few small tabletop or wall-size quilts
that include large areas of neutral space, which is great for straight-line quilting the Jacquie Gering way (Episode 1202).


Stop paying for individual classes one at a time. 

Join TQS and have access to EVERY ONE of our 200 Teachers for ONE LOW PRICE!


TQS BOM 2015 - Month 9 - Pressing Tips & Tricks for Everyone

Alex and Ricky share some great pressing tips & techniques which will help you when ironing all those half-square triangles in Month 9 of the TQS BOM 2015 - My Country House.

Click the button below to get the pattern for Month 9, available September 1, 2015.


Julie's Tips, Tricks, & Techniques - Binding 3

Sometimes you just need to finish that quilt. Julie has a quick method for sewing your binding by machine.  Stay tuned until the end for her bonus tip!

Want to learn more about binding?  Julie has more to share in her classroom.


A Free Pattern for Everyone, A Special Class for a Few

Remember days of Charms lollipops and catching lighting bugs?  Alex's new quilt, "Flower Pops," brings back those childhood memories. 

  • You can download the pattern, or better yet, join the class with Alex at Alden Lane. FLOWER WOW!-ER will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 9-4pm – $99 and includes lunch. There are still a few spots available. 

Flower Pops by Alex Anderson



Superior Threads is Having a Sale!

Join Superior Threads for Mother Superior's 29th Birthday Specials. Through today, August 31, only!

Their MonoPoly reduced-sheen monofilament is only $6.38 a spool and is wonderful for invisible appliqué and quilting.

Click here to shop for MonoPoly.




Their Twist Spools are only $5.67 and are an exciting blend of science and creativity. Available in 50, two-color combinations, Twist adds amazing texture and color depth to embroidery projects. Give your embroidery projects a new sense of life by using Twist for shading and texture.

Click here to shop for Twist.




Razzle Dazzle, designed with our Ricky Tims, is available for only $4.96 a spool. Razzle Dazzle is a bold and decorative polyester thread for bobbinwork, couching, and reverse quilting. Available in 25 colors and wound on 110-yard spools, Razzle Dazzle is iron and dryer safe on medium heat.

Click here to shop for Razzle Dazzle.

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