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.
Debby Schnabel, aka The Healthy Quilter, has a great recipe for Mac and Cheese that "weighs in" at only 250 calories a serving. Debby was also featured this week in our Transform Your Quilting 2 program. She can cook and she can sew. What a treasure.
As quilters, we all know that we are creative, but are we the same kind of creative person as a painter, sculptor, or writer? Adobe Creative has made a quiz for you to take that will show you just what kind of creative you are. Plus, when you're finished, it will generate a fun little avatar that will show off your creative nature!
For more than 30 years, Richard “Cheech” Marin, the iconic comedian and actor, had established himself as a preeminent collector of Chicano art when he was approached by officials from the City of Riverside, CA, and the Riverside Art Museum about turning his massive collection into a museum. Find out his response and more about The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture of the Riverside Art Museum.
Do you know what Matchstick Quilting is? Learn all about this "tight linear style of quilting" and one of its earliest innovators, Cassandra Beaver, who currently has four pieces in the permanent collection of the National Quilt Museum, in this informative article from WeAllSew.
After filming her show, Mary McCauley sent a very special thank you which Shelly Heesacker, The Quilt Show's producer, got to open and wanted to share with all of you.
The Quilters Hall of Fame Celebration this year celebrates its 30th Anniversary with its newest set of inductees, Diane Gaudynski and Heritage Honoree Florence LaGanke Harris. These two ladies, one a master of machine quilting and the other a pioneer of quilt journalism in the 1920s, will both be inducted next week. Congratulations Diane and Florence!
Do you love the WeAllSew Tutorials? Do you love your BERNINA? Do you just love quilting? If you answered yes to any of those questions then do we have an opportunity for you. BERNINA is offering an open call to anyone who wants to become a BERNINA and bernette Brand Ambassador for 2022. Find out if you fit the bill by clicking through!
Pam Holland, a dear friend of The Quilt Show and one of our earliest guests, has won the prestigious Rajah Award in Australia. "This award will acknowledge an outstanding contribution to quilting in Australia, whether it be a contribution as a quilting teacher, designer, author, historian, guild worker, retailer, etc or a combination of work in several of these areas." Click through to read Pam's heartwarming statement about what it means to her to win this award.
"During the April 2022 AQS QuiltWeek event in Paducah, KY, AccuQuilt Cutting Expert, Pam Heller, was able to visit the Flood Wall and speak with the lead project artist, Char Downs." Char is responsible for painting the quilt mural on the Flood Wall, with hopes to have the entire wall covered in painted quilt murals.
Due to a delay in game, or maybe a leak in the roof, Alex was unable to play this ideo this video of college basketball player turned quilter Michael C. Thorpe that she loved so much. Well, now we have the video for you to view directly. Enjoy!
We previously featured a segment on The Sewing Machine Project, the wonderful organization that helps to provide sewing machines and sewing tools to help create partnerships, strengthen community, and nurture the creative spirit in the world of sewing. Now, you can watch this video of Sewing Machine Project founder Margaret Jankowski and see how this great organization is making a difference.
Most quilters have probably been to a quilt shop at least once in their quilting careers, but they probably haven't visited one like this (and not just because they can't fit into it). Jodie Davis is both a quilt lover AND a cuckoo clock lover and wanted to combine her passions, which resulted in the Quilt Shop Cuckoo Clock.
We searched the internet for something quilt-related to Friday the 13th. We found something scary and ridiculous, The Quilt of Hathor, an episode of "Friday the 13th: The Series" in which a cursed antique is a quilt. When you sleep under it, you dream of your enemy’s death, only for your enemy to die as you dream it.
That's right, Textile Talks is having its 100th episode. To celebrate the occasion, they are turning the mic over to their sponsors and other members of the quilting world to learn how Textile Talks has made a difference over the last two years worth of shows. The 100th episode airs this Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.