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See Barbara Black In "Woman's World" Magazine!

Look who we spied in Woman's World Magazine this week - our own beloved Barbara Black! Pop on over to our blog and learn how Barbara got healthy by losing 110 lbs. We are so proud of her!

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Quiz 3: Earn Extra Entries into International Quilting Weekend Contest - Who is the Quilt Artist?

Want to earn an extra entry into our International Quilting Weekend Contest (March 15-18, 2024)? Name the artists who created this quilts.

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Quiz 2: Earn Extra Entries into International Quilting Weekend Contest - Do You Know Color?

Want to earn an extra entry into our International Quilting Weekend Contest (March 15-18, 2024)? Let us know if you know color by taking the quiz.

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Quiz: Earn Extra Entries into International Quilting Weekend Contest - Sewing Machine History

Want to earn an extra entry into our International Quilting Weekend Contest (March 15-18, 2024)? Take the Sewing Machine History quiz.

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International Quilting Weekend 2024 Grand Prize

What is the Grand Prize for International Quilting Weekend 2024? Here's a Sneak Peek!

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PMA x Cloth & Company - Gee's Bend Edition​​

Last week we featured an exhibit of Gee's Bend quilts that were on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. In the same gallery was a collection of furniture covered with digitally reproduced designs of those quilts. Learn about this exclusive furniture collection celebrating the work of Mary Lee Bendolph, Delia Bennett, Annie E. Pettway, Loretta Petway, and Magdalene Wilson of Gee's Bend.

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The Quilters' Survey - Let Your Voice Be Heard

From C&T Publishing"Take the survey for your chance to win an exciting prize! Your voice will be heard by the leaders who drive innovation in the quilting industry. Make your voice heard by taking the 2024 Quilter's Survey. Opt into the drawing at the end of the survey, and you will be eligible to win one of several $50 gift cards ($3,000 total) as a thank-you for sharing your time and opinion."

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Christa Parker Named New Manager of Special Exhibits at Quilts, Inc.

From Quilts, Inc."Quilts, Inc., producers of International Quilt Festival and International Quilt Market, announced today that Christa Parker has been named the new Manager of Special Exhibits. While Becky Navarro—who previously held the position and has retired—will take a new part-time role as Sponsorship Coordinator." Find out more about these two wonderful additions to Quilts, Inc. by clicking below.

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The Surprising Genius of Sewing Machines

Have you ever thought about how your sewing machine works? Well, short of you taking it apart, how would you know? This informative video from Veritasium explains the history of and the inner workings of a standard sewing machine so that you will know how it works and appreciate all it does to help you be a great quilter.

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Our 2024 Holiday Gift to You - FREE Masterclass Shows!

Tired of making cookies, wrapping packages, or trekking through the snow? Join us here at The Quilt Show for some relaxation and learning. From 12/24/2023 until 1/2/2024, we are opening up to everyone for FREE our Masterclass series of shows. You can learn all you ever wanted to know about quilting from some of our top talented teachers.

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BERNINA Holiday Presser Feet Video 2023

From BERNINA"Did you make the nice list this year? Then the BERNINA presser feet are sure to fill your stockings with great gifts! Our camera team was lucky enough to observe their secret Christmas activities. Have fun watching!"

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What Is The Pantone Color of the Year 2024?

On Friday we revealed the Kona Cotton Color of the Year for 2024. Now, Pantone has unleashed their Color of the Year for 2024 as well. Did you guess the color on Friday? Do you already know what Pantone's is? Their Color of the Year is "a warm and cozy shade highlighting our desire for togetherness with others and the feelings this creates" Click through to find out what it is!

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What Is The Kona Cotton Color of the Year 2024?

It's that time of the year. The Kona Cotton Company has revealed its Color of the Year for 2024. Any guesses as to what it may be? We'll give you a hint, it shares its name with a drink.

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What is the Most Famous Quilt Pattern?

We asked Google, "What is the Most Famous Quilt Pattern?" The results show we have some further training of our non-quilting brethren to do. So what was the answer??? 

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The Top 10 Modern Bridges to Inspire Quilters - The Millau Viaduct

Capt'n John's trek to discover Modern Bridges that will inspire quilters has taken him all over the world and his trip has ended in the South of France where he's reached The Millau Viaduct. Quilters will appreciate how this bridge brought cultures together. Also, the size of this bridge and the complexity of its construction make this a bridge that only a Baltimore Album Quilt maker can understand…

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The Top 10 Modern Bridges to Inspire Quilters - The Gateshead Millennium Bridge

On his second trip to England for his journey of Modern Bridges that inspire quilters, Capt'n John came across The Gateshead Millennium Bridge in England. How did inspiration strike John for this bridge? It reminded him of the beneficial qualities of any good quilt in your home, useful, beautiful, and gives off a simple appearance that is anything but simple.

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The Top 10 Modern Bridges to Inspire Quilters - The Ruyi Bridge

Capt'n John's search for Modern Bridges that will inspire quilters has brought him to China's Zhejiang province and the majestic Ruyi Bridge. Have you ever seen a quilt and wondered, "How'd they do that?" This bridge will have you asking the same question. As is very common with many of today's quilts, it combines the traditional with the modern.

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The Top 10 Modern Bridges to Inspire Quilters - The Ponte della Costituzione Bridge

Capt'n John's search for Modern Bridges that will inspire quilters has brought him to Venice, Italy this week for a trip across the Ponte della Costituzione Bridge, or in english the Constitution Bridge. How does this bridge inspire the design aspirations of today's quilters? Read on to find out!

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The Top 10 Modern Bridges to Inspire Quilters - The Helix Bridge

Imagine walking across a bridge that is not only functional but also a work of art.* Well, you don't have to imagine anymore because the Helix Bridge in Singapore is exactly that. This iconic landmark has captured the hearts of locals and tourists alike since its construction in 2010. Learn more about this fascinating bridge and take a look at the photos, we think its look might just inspire some of your quilting designs. (*Don't you find that can be true of quilts as well? You can make a beautiful quilt (aka work of art) that also functions as a cover for your bed.)

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The Top 10 Modern Bridges to Inspire Quilters - The Golden Bridge

We've heard of providing a helping hand for someone, but the Golden Bridge in Vietnam looks to be doing a lot more than just that. In his research for Modern Bridges to inspire quilters, Captn' John found that some said there was not a real need for this bridge, due to its cost and grand design. But we hope that you can agree with the beauty of the final result that art for its own sake, in this case, is enough.

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