fbpx

Quilt Blocks for Ukraine

Claudia Pfeil is asking quilters to send her 8 1/2” blocks in blue and yellow, the colors of the Ukrainian flag, and she will make them into quilts for refugees/children who are fleeing Ukraine. This blog has been updated with new information as of March 14, 2023.
Continue reading
5

DAR Museum: Sheets Don't Sew Themselves - Calculating the Sewing in Pre-Industrial Women's Lives

Join the DAR Museum, February 14, 2023 at 12pm (Eastern) for their Virtual Tuesday Talk, Sheets Don't Sew Themselves: Calculating the Sewing in Pre-Industrial Women's Lives.

Continue reading
0

Quilters' Save Our Stories with Alex Anderson

That's right, our very own Alex Anderson has participated in the Quilters' Save Our Stories (QSOS) program and talked about her history of being a quilter, along with sharing the story of her quilt Mud, all in front of a live audience at the Houston International Quilt Festival in 2011.

Continue reading
1

Artist Stories with Lisa Walton featuring Kestrel Michaud's Quilt "Not Today"

Last Sunday we featured Kestrel Michaud's award-winning quilt, Not Today, which won First Place in the Pictorial Small category at Houston 2022. Today we are featuring an episode of Lisa Walton's Artist Stories that focuses on that wonderful quilt, the detailed process behind how it was made, and looks at more of Kestrel's other incredible multi-piece quilts.

Continue reading
1

Detail Photos From the 2022 Yokohama Quilt Show

We recently featured Victoria Stone's trip to the 2022 Yokohama Quilt Show in Japan to get a look at the amazing quilts on display. Now, we have detailed and up-close shots of some of those quilts for you to view. You'll be able to see the textures and quilting so well that it will be just like you're visiting the show alongside Victoria.

Continue reading
1

A Look at the 2022 Yokohama Quilt Show

Patricia Belyea of Okan Arts is going to be a guest next year on The Quilt Show. Her experience in quilting has dealt mainly with the Japanese side of things and has herself visited the Tokyo Quilt Show. With there no longer being a Tokyo Quilt Show, the Yokohama Quilt Show has sprung up and taken its place and one of the members of Patricia's Okan Arts team, Victoria Stone, took the trip to Yokohama, Japan to check it out.

Continue reading
1

Quilters' Save Our Stories with Ted Storm van Weelden

This week's subject for the Quilters' Save Our Stories (QSOS) program from the Quilt Alliance is a master of quilting, Ted Storm van Weelden. Her quilt, Nocturnal Garden, was named a Masterpiece quilt in 2006 and is the work she is discussing here with Jana Hawley as part of her story, along with "her background as a textile teacher and her desire to know more about quilting."

Continue reading
0

Gee's Bend's Historic Quilting Meets Modern Fashion

The women of Gee's Bend, Alabama have produced some amazing quilts over the years and now even Amazon has taken notice. In their 2022 Amazon Fashion Gift Guide they are featuring six women from Gee's Bend in a fashion photo shoot.

Continue reading
0

Quilters' Save Our Stories with Roberta Horton

Many of our Quilt Show Legends have taken part in the Quilters' Save Our Stories (QSOS) program from the Quilt Alliance, including Yvonne Porcella and Eleanor Burns. Today we are featuring another, Roberta Horton, one half of the dynamite quilting duo that she made up with her sister Mary Mashuta. In this interview, she talks about her quilt, Frau Horton"her creative process in both choosing fabrics and turning these fabrics into quilts", and "her hometown's influence on her quilt designs, and her relationship with her sister."

Continue reading
0

Quilters' Save Our Stories with Sandra Leichner

In today's installment from the Quilters' Save Our Stories (QSOS) program from the Quilt Alliance, we are focusing on TQS guest Sandra Leichner. In her story, she discusses her phenomenal Pharaoh quilt, and shares how "she began quilting and her creative and technical processes in her quilting, including her favorite aspects of quilting, her ability to hand quilt as well as machine quilt, and her personal quilting style and influences."

Continue reading
0

Quilters' Save Our Stories with Judy Mathieson

Master of the Mariner's Compass, and treasured guest of The Quilt Show, JudyMathieson is the interviewee for this week's Quilters' Save Our Stories (QSOS) program from the Quilt Alliance. In her talk, Judy discusses her quilt,Bristol Stars"her signature traditional quilt design, the "mariner's compass" design," and so much more. What's fun about the quilt featured in this interview is that it was featured in Judy's episode of The Quilt Show and talked about with Alex and Ricky.

Continue reading
0

Quilters' Save Our Stories with Pepper Cory

In this Quilters' Save Our Stories (QSOS) interview, Pepper Cory "relates how she started quilting, and how she makes her living within the quilting world." While describing that journey, she talks about her quilt, Starry Night, and how it came to be. Along the way, Pepper also "describes her work space in her studio, as well as her process for selecting fabrics and creating the quilts. She talks about the importance of the International Quilt Festival and other cultural and business moments for that world."

Continue reading
0

Quilters' Save Our Stories with Joe Cunningham

This week's guest that we are sharing from the Quilters' Save Our Stories (QSOS) program from the Quilt Alliance is a special one. It's Joe Cunningham, who was the very first guest on The Quilt Show over fifteen years ago. In this interview, he shares his quilt, Tree Everlasting"which he made in 2001 as part of his musical exploring the life of Joe Hedley from England, who lived in the early 19th century." He also "describes his evolving philosophy of the intersections among quilts, art, and tradition."

Continue reading
1

How to Purchase Tickets for Festival of Quilts

Get inspiration from textile galleries, see hundreds of competition quilts, and take advantage of shopping opportunities galore @TheFestivalofQuilts in Birmingham, England! Here's how to get tickets.

Continue reading
0

Quilters' Save Our Stories with Cynthia England

Two-time TQS guest and picturesque pictorial quilt maker Cynthia England is the subject of this week's Quilters' Save Our Stories (QSOS) program from the Quilt Alliance. In it, she talks about not one, but two quilts, Piece and Quiet, one of her serene forest pictorial quilts, and Power of Houstoncelebrating the city of Houston and the International Quilt Festival, which she made with Libby Lehman and Vicki Mangum.

Continue reading
1

2022 Cherrywood "Graffiti" Challenge Winners

The 2022 Cherrywood Challenge winners have been announced! This year's them was Graffiti and all the paint splattering fun that went along with it. Take a look and see who won for being both messy, precise, and everything in between for this challenge all about color, words and the impact they can have.

Continue reading
1

Quilters' Save Our Stories with Georgia Bonesteel

We have another TQS Quilt Legend sharing her story for this week's interview from the Quilt Alliance's Quilters' Save Our Stories (QSOS) program. In it, Georgia Bonesteel talks about her quilt, A Porsche Problem"made for the "Alzheimer's: Forgetting Piece by Piece" exhibit, inspired by her aging father, and her early quiltmaking years."

Continue reading
0

Quilters' Save Our Stories with Suzanne Marshall

Ricky Tims teaches us time and again every other week on The Quilt Show, but who taught Ricky Tims? That would be Suzanne Marshall, who is the subject of this week's interview from the Quilt Alliance's Quilters' Save Our Stories (QSOS) program. In it, Suzanne discusses her quilt, Bed Bugs, and "how she began quilting and her growth as a professional quilter."

Continue reading
0

Quilters' Save Our Stories with Paula Nadelstern

Three-time Quilt Show guest Paula Nadelstern just loves her kaleidoscope quilts and has an ongoing series of them. In this interview from the Quilt Alliance's Quilters' Save Our Stories (QSOS) program, Paula shares the story of kaleidoscope quilt number twenty, better known as Kaleidoscopic XX: Elegant after Maths, in her interview with QSOS from over twenty years ago (how appropriate).

Continue reading
1

Enter The Quiltfolk Dogs Quilt Contest

"Enter a picture of your dog quilt and/or a picture of your dog with a quilt for a chance to be featured in Quiltfolk’s fetching new special edition: Quiltfolk Dogs!" - Quiltfolk

Continue reading
0