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The Quilt Show Newsletter January 7, 2022

Award-Winning South Korean Quilt, More BOM Tips and Barbara Black LIVE, Learn from Quilters Hall of Fame honoree Bets Ramsey, Get Organized for the New Year, "Garden Party Down Under" Puzzle 

Weekend Fun - January 7, 2022
Featured Quilt - Award-Winning South Korean Quilt

Songkwangsa Temple by Mikyung Jang won Third Place in the Pictorial category at Houston 2021. Mikyung says, "Songkwangsa Temple is one of three typical temples in South Korea. I feel calm when I go there. I would like to express the beauty of temple by thread drawing."
Barbara Black's 2022 BOM Tips for Month 1, Part 3
The Third Set of Tips Is Here!

They say that the third time's the charm, and in this case that means the last set of tips from Barbara Black for completing Month 1 of Garden Party Down Under. In this blog, Barbara shows you an alternative technique for doing a paper pieced border instead of the needle-turn hand appliqué method that Irene Blanck uses.

REMEMBER, there are SIX downloads this month under the patterns/documents tab, so make sure to get them all! And don't forget to watch Barbara's helpful videos as well.
The Quilt Show LIVE: Barbara Black Discusses Month 1
Tips and Tricks for Starting the 2022 BOM - Garden Party Down Under

Whenever a new Block of the Month begins it helps to have a lot of information. Barbara Black has prepared tutorials, videos, and instructions to help you along the way. In this video, she gives great advice on how to get started, answers questions that have arisen, and gives you shortcuts to understand what is necessary and what you can do in other ways. Great information about a great quilt project.

Barbara is LIVE TODAY, January 7, 2021 @ 10am PST, 1pm EST, and 6pm London time. All classes are recorded so they can be viewed later.
Textile Talks: Quilters Save Our Stories Interview with Bets Ramsey
Hear the Tales of a 98-Year-Old Quilters Hall of Fame Honoree

The Quilt Alliance has conducted a brand new Quilters Save Our Stories (QSOS) interview with Merikay Waldvogel and Bets Ramsey, as part of the Textile Talks series.  Bets is a 98-year-old quiltmaker, writer, curator, educator and 2005 Quilters Hall of Fame honoree, and is best known for her documentation, teaching and curating work, but Merikay’s interview reveals what an accomplished and prolific artist Bets is (still).
Get Organized For The New Year!
Have Fun Organizing With These Great Storage Tools

Organize in style with boxes, bins & baskets that are so pretty you won't want to hide them away. Choose from a Red Metalplus Toolbox, a Gray Kraft Caddy, a Meori Pencilcase, and much more. Whatever you need to organize, there is something to store it properly and beautifully!
The Quilt Show Puzzle: Barbara's Version of The Quilt Show BOM 2022
"Garden Party Down Under" by Barbara Black

Barbara says her version of Garden Party Down Under has her own personal "vibe" and she also incorporated some "Optional Alternative Techniques", like pieced borders instead of needle turn hand appliqué borders. These "Optional Alternative Techniques" are available on the site as Barbara has provided PDFs and videos if you'd like to try them as well.

See more of Barbara's quilts in Block of the Month Quilt 2022 Garden Party Down Under by Irene Blanck with Barbara Black.
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