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The Quilt Show Newsletter - March 23, 2022

A Quilt Inspired by Baskets, Thank You to Our Sponsors, Fashions of the Gilded Age, Make a Quilted Easter Basket, Nature's Pace Fat Quarter Bundle, Puzzle

Welcome to Wednesday - March 23, 2022
Featured Quilt - Basketwork Inspires Beauty

SquashBlossom Basket by Noreen Borys was featured in the Artisan Cotton Fabric Challenge at Quiltcon 2022 and was very apropos for the show as it was inspired by work at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, which is where the show was held. Noreen says, "This quilt was inspired by the intricately woven baskets created by the Tohono O'odham Native American tribe that are displayed in the Heard Museum in Phoenix. I designed my own simplified version of a SquashBlossom basket and used the Windham Artisan Fabrics to create the piece."
Thank You To Our Sponsors
We Couldn't Have Done It Without Them!

We had so many wonderful sponsors for International Quilting Weekend. We wanted to thank just a few more. And click through, because there's just a little hint about an announcement in the next few days.
Fashions of the Gilded Age
How Did One Dress During This Period?

Have you been watching The Gilded Age on HBO? Here's a presentation from the DAR museum that gives you an accurate historical perspective on the time and the clothing of the era.
WeAllSew Tutorial: Quilted Easter Basket
Something To Put All Of Your Eggs Into

With Easter coming up sooner than you think, it's time to start prepping those Easter baskets. But you can't make an Easter basket without the some work first, right? That's why Minki Kim over at WeAllSew has got you covered with this tutorial on how to make a fun and fresh Quilted Easter Basket to both collect your eggs and store your holiday goodies.
In The Store - Nature's Pace Fat Quarter Bundle
Keep Up The Pace With This Bright and Buoyant Bundle

Bright and bold grunge batiks inspired by seasons in nature abound in the Nature's Pace Fat Quarter Bundle from Robert Kaufman.
Each bundle contains thirty-six 18" x 21" fabric pieces that 100% cotton and 100% beautiful as well (in case you couldn't tell from the photos).
The Quilt Show Puzzle: An Array of Beautiful Colors
"Aurora" by Michael James

This quilt was created in 1978 by the talented Michael James, our 2013 TQS Quilt Legend. It is called Aurora and measures 96" x 108". Aurora is part of a series of sky-themed quilts and is an abstract composition which breaks through the traditional idea of a drunkard's path block. Michael was inspired by the French painter/designers Robert and Sonia Delaunay and the quilt is in the collection of the International Quilt Museum
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See more of Michael's quilts in 2013 Quilt Legend Michael James.

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