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The Quilt Show Newsletter - June 15, 2022

Fabric Sale Ends Soon, See a Mulitple Award-Winning Quilt, Linda Sullivan's Decorative Machine Stitches, Storing Quilts with Lilo Bowman, Learn From Quiltipedia, Petite Butterflies Quilt Kit, A "Pickle" of a Puzzle

Welcome to Wednesday - June 15, 2022
Featured Quilt - Chowing Down the Competition

Amish Chow Chow by Nancy Simmons won Third Place - Large Quilts: Stationary Machine Quilted (sponsored by Husqvarna Viking) at AQS Quiltweek. Nancy's quilt is no slouch though, and has already racked up other awards too, including Best Pieced at the Vermont Quilt Festival (VQF) @Home 2021 Show and The BERNINA 1st Runner-Up Best of Show at the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza National Quilt Competition 2021. As for Nancy's design process on this quilt, "My original design consisting of tiny blocks was inspired by the bright PA Dutch Colors found in the Hex signs and the vegetables and jars of colorful jams & relishes at the Amish farm markets in my area..."
Check Out Linda Sullivan's Decorative Machine Stitches
Dynamite Decorative Stitches on Display

This week's show has Linda Sullivan demonstrating her easy raw edge machine appliqué using decorative machine stitches. The wide variety of stitch patterns she uses add dimension to the pieces being stitched in place.

And if these decorative machine stitches caught your eye, then make sure to check out Hayley Grzych's webinar all about Custom Quilting with Decorative Stitches.

Learn from Linda by watching How to Do Wonky Piecing and Easy Machine Appliqué with Linda Sullivan.
Alex LIVE: Storing Quilts With Lilo Bowman
Utilizing Your Space for Optimal Quilt Storage

Love Your Creative Space author, Lilo Bowman, joins Alex to talk about ways to store your quilts. Many of the ways we currently store quilts are wrong and can shorten their lives. So how should you store your quilt in a big room and in a small space?

Alex is LIVE TODAY Wednesday, June 15, 2022 @ 10am PST, 1pm EST, and 6pm London time. All classes are recorded so they can be viewed later.
Did You Know That We Have Our Very Qwn Quilting Encyclopedia on The Quilt Show? AKA Quiltipedia
Your One-Stop Shop For Quilting Knowledge

It's your way to find a quick definition and picture of quilting terms, styles and techniques. Want to know more? We have provided helpful links for everything in Quiltipedia. Watch our shows - Learn in one of the classrooms -  See more pictures in See Quilts and even a link to The Quilt Show Store. All designed to help you quilt today!  
In The Store - Petite Butterflies Quilt Kit
"And Butterflies Are Free To Fly"

Butterflies are symbols of change, transformation and rebirth, and an omen of good luck. This beautiful Petite Butterflies Quilt Kit featuring Sienna by Studio RK is sure to bring some of that goodness into your life!

Finished quilt size: 54 1/2" x 64"
Ends tomorrow - June 16th!

Save 20% on all fabrics in our store with the code FABRICFUN20. Don’t wait to shop - items are selling out!
The Quilt Show Puzzle: A Nice Pickle to Be Stuck In
"Pickle Promenade" by Sharon Schamber

Pickle Promenade by Sharon Schamber is an embroidered appliqué quilt by Sharon. Sharon has a love for the traditional Pickle Dish design and this was a great inspiration in designing the quilt.

See more of Sharon's quilts in
How to Do Appliqué and Fusible Binding with Sharon Schamber | Embroidery Stitches with Tom Russell.
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