Jinny Beyer, legendary quilter, prolific artist, and genuine friend of The Quilt Show, is retiring. She has decided to put her rotary cutters to bed to spend more time with her family and enjoy some things she has still yet to do in life. Learn about her extraordinary career and read her full statement by clicking through.
While everyone knows that The Smithsonian has wonderful museums celebrating history, aviation, science, and so much more, did you know that they have a fantastic quilt collection as well? They take great care in preserving the history and story of many different kinds of quilts. Come take a look behind the scenes and see a truly stunning collection! (Photo: Mary Hise Norton's Silk Quilt, 1825 - 1850. Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History)
In this episode, we have SEVEN Know-It-Alls. Seven?! YES! We have a very special guest: Alex Anderson of The Quilt Show! Fairs, Frakturs, Fylfots, & Favorites are all fair game and ALL the Know-It-Alls weigh in on these topics for another lively and informative conversation.
Natalya Khorover makes amazing quilts based on a customer's input, for example photos of their homes, dogs, etc. You know she has to be good when Victoria Findlay Wolfe (Show 2002) and Pokey Bolton (Show 2711) ask to have one of her creations. See Victoria's home and Pokey's art barn created from repurposed items turned into beautiful quilts.
"A new algorithm automates the notoriously complicated—and often frustrating—process of figuring out the order of steps in advanced quilting patterns." How does it do it? Read on to find out! (Photo Credit: Mackenzie Leake)
Go behind the scenes and tour the studios of some of the quilting world's best quilters. See where Jean Wells, Tonye Belinda Phillips, Valori Wells, and Betsy Rickles make their stunning quilts and get some insight into creative process as well!