We love Alex's fabric line, RED, from RJR Fabrics. Here she's created an adorable pattern, Snip, which is available for download on the RJR site. Isn't the scissor border great?
It's almost time for Road to California and TQS will be there! Stop by the booth and say "Hi!" If that isn't enough, Alex and Ricky will be teaching this year.
On Friday – Beautifully Quilted and Fabric A to Z – Class 50019R
On Saturday – Scrap Crazy and Studio Dream Tours – Class 6018R
On Friday - Improvisational Patchwork, Kool Kaleidoscope & Convergence Quilts - Class 5018R
On Saturday - Rhapsody Quilt and Machine Quilting Overload - Class 6017R
Some of you might remember when we found all of these license plates in the Road to California parking lot in 2010. Once again showing that creativity has no bounds, we present Quilters Hit the Road.
Superior Threads has some great reference guides to help you with your quilting. Everything from "How Tensions Works" to "How Much Thread Does it Take to Make a Quilt?" and the very popular "Thread Selection Guide."
Take a look and learn:
Crossroad is the "cover girl quilt" for Sally's book, Borders, Bindings & Edges. It was designed and machine pieced by Sally in 2003 and was quilted by Kathleen Pappas of Los Angeles, CA. It has a sampling of various borders including a sawtooth border, a checkerboard border, a dogtooth border and a final "plain" mitered border.
Vivaldi by Moonlight, created by Sandra Leichner of Albany, OR, won Best of Show at Road to California 2015. This wholecloth original quilt was quilted on a domestic machine. Sandra created the dragonflies using hand embroidery.
Take a peek at a few of the winners for 2015 AQS QuiltWeek® – Albuquerque. Click here to head on over the AQS site to see photos of some of the quilts and a list of all the winners.
Want to see some of them close up?
Dreamtime, by Antonia Hering, winner of the Best Hand Quilted Award, can be found here as a TQS Zoom Quilt.
The Birds' Perspective - Life at the Water's Edge, by Ann Horton, winner of the Best Original Design Award, can be found here as a TQS Zoom Quilt.
These fabulous Jinny Beyer place mats require only a border print! On her website she offers the free pattern and a whole bunch of fabric that would be perfect for the job. Click here to go to Jinny's site.
You might want to watch her video, Using Border Prints, in the TQS Classroom. Click here to go the video.