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Quilt Stories with Lisa Walton featuring Leslie Tucker Jenison's Quilt "Interstital"

Lisa Walton, textile artist and past President of SAQA, talks with Leslie Tucker Jenison about her quilt, Interstital, learns about her process and inspirations, and even gets a glimpse of her studio. It's all here on another great episode of Quilt Stories.

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Quilt Stories with Lisa Walton featuring Birgit Schüeller's Quilt "The Sprinter"

Did you catch Birgit Schüeller's fantastic quilt, The Sprinter, in Friday's Newsletter? Well today Lisa Walton, textile artist and past President of SAQA, talks to Birgit about The Sprinter and the amazing detail and work that went into making this wonderful quilt. Learn all about her great quilt in another installment of Quilt Stories.

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A Conversation with Nancy Crow

The International Quilt Museum presents a conversation with Nancy Crow. Recorded in 2020 as part of their Virtual First Friday series, the IQM talked to Nancy about her exhibit, Drawings: Monoprints and Riffs, which "showcases two types of contemporary quiltmaking" by Nancy.

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Color Duets: Kaffe Fassett and Erin Lee Gafill

Kaffe Fassett and his niece Erin Lee Gafill have a new exhibit on display at the Monterey Museum of Art capturing their weekends working together in Big Sur and "pulls back the veil, revealing the inspiration, craft, and environment that bring new artworks into being." (Photo: Monterey Museum of Art)

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When a Quilter Gets Married - Pokey Bolton's Wedding

During Alex's LIVE on Wednesday she talked about going to Pokey Bolton's wedding. Pokey's wedding was a joyous event, and she has graciously allowed us to share some pictures of the wedding with you. We were honored to be there and wish Pokey and Patrick all the best!

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Quilt Stories with Lisa Walton featuring Sue de Vanny's Quilt "On Reflection - Cape Town Harbour Fenders"

Did you see Sue de Vanny's amazing quilt, On Reflection - Cape Town Harbour Fenders, in Sunday's Newsletter? Well, now Lisa Walton, textile artist and past President of SAQA, is here to talk with Sue about the quilt and the processes she uses to create her art. It's time to roll on down and check out another great Quilt Stories.

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Have You Seen The Sewing Bird?

This bird will put your sewing skills to shame. Watch the video and find out why! Plus, see a quil that Sue Graham made of the sewing bird!
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How Do You Get Rid of That Stain?

Let's thank the Girl Scouts for showing us this great site which tells us how to remove just about any kind of stain.
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Country Kimono Project Completes Set of Over 200 Designs for Every Nation at Tokyo Olympics

"Back in 2017, Japanese international outreach organization Imagine Oneworld started the Kimono Project, with the aim of creating a unique kimono pattern for every country on Earth. The designs would be developed in cooperation with that country’s embassy and embody influences from and references to their unique cultures, histories, and natural and architectural beauty."

 

(Photo and Quotes: soranews24.com)

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Win Tickets to Quilters Take a Moment 2021

The Quilt Alliance is giving away two tickets* to Quilters Take a Moment 2021! Were you a winner?

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Six Ways to Ruin a Quilt with Quilting

Lori Kennedy wants you to get over your fear of ruining your quilt with machine quilting. She highlights six ways to ruin a quilt and follows up with ways to avoid that ruination. I think we all want to avoid...

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Quilt Stories with Lisa Walton featuring Tania Tanti's Quilt "The Beginning"

Lisa Walton, textile artist and past President of SAQA, talks with fellow Australian quilter, Tania Tanti about her quilt, The Beginning, her painted quilts, her inspirations, and so much more. Go down under on a new installment of Quilt Stories.

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Superior Threads' Bad Habits Quilters Need To Quit

Superior Threads suggests that there are some things that quilters should stop doing. Do you have any of these bad habits? Learn what practices Superior recommends you should quit doing.

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Quilt Stories with Lisa Walton featuring Her Own Quilt "Knocking on Heaven's Door"

Lisa Walton, textile artist and past President of SAQA, discusses her latest quilt, Knocking on Heaven's Door, and explains how she made it and the inspiration behind it. This quilt was made as part of her work with the international textile group - Cloth in Common. It's all right here on another great installment of Quilt Stories.

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Textile Talks: Crafting with Technology

Join Dr. Nithikul Nimkulrat, Olivia Valentine, Lee Jones, along with moderator Khadija Aziz, today as they consider how hand and machine contribute to the potential of crafts in a discussion on crafting with technology.

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"Sew & So..." Podcast with Michael C. Thorpe

BERNINA USA recently shared this wonderful podcast on college basketball player turned quilter Michael C. Thorpe. Discover how everything, including quilting, impacts him to allow him to see the unlimited possibilities that life has to offer.

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Quilt Stories with Lisa Walton featuring Maggie Vanderweit on Choosing an Icon

Lisa Walton, textile artist and past President of SAQA, talks with Maggie Vanderweit about her quilts involving chairs. They discuss how the chair is Maggie's icon, and how to choose your own quilting icon. Don't sit still and watch this next installment of Quilt Stories.

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The Sew Yeah Show: Will It Sew?

Sometimes sewing over a needle can completely stop a machine in its tracks. The Sew Yeah Show wanted to see if their machine would still work after a little demolition. What does that mean? Find out by watching the video. (Alex found it hysterical.)

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Virtual Quilt Exhibition with Lisa Walton 2021

Lisa Walton from Sydney, Australia was invited to exhibit at the Quiltfestival in Groningen, Netherlands in 2020 but due to COVID it was unfortunately cancelled. She was invited to exhibit virtually in 2021 and this is her Exhibition.

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"Bisa Butler: Portraits" - Exhibition Stories

Now that you know that the exhibit has been extended to September 2021, listen to Bisa Butler talk about the inspirations behind some of her work as she tours her own exhibit, Bisa Butler: Portraits, at the Art Institute of Chicago.

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