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The Quilt Show Newsletter - March 6, 2022

First Place Improvisation at Quiltcon 2022, Accuquilt Prize, Sewing Machine Project, St. Patrick's Day Wall Hanging Tutorial, Heat Resistant Template Plastic, Riane Elise Puzzle

Sunday Smiles - March 6, 2022
Featured Quilt - First Place Improvisation at Quiltcon 2022

They say a broken clock is right at least twice a day, but this one is right (and better) in so many more ways. Annie Hudnut's quilt, Broken Clock, won First Place in the Improvisation category at Quiltcon 2022. Annie says, "Broken Clock is one of my all time favorite quilts. I was experimenting with "steampunk" inspired elements. Made during the early days of the pandemic, there was a Kona Pepper shortage so I combined the pepper that I had with dark black. I loved the effect. This was a challenging quilt to engineer because I have a hard time wrapping my brain around working on the diagonal."
International Quilting Weekend Prize - Accuquilt
What Did Accuquilt Donate to IQW?

It's a Ready. Set. GO! Ultimate Fabric Cutting System valued at $549.99. This time-saving device is loved by all. It's easy to use and a great help to those of us with arthritic hands.
The Sewing Machine Project
A Heartwarming Cause to Promote Quilting

The Sewing Machine Project is an 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. Learn more about their cause and what they're doing to help.
WeAllSew Tutorial: St. Patrick's Day Wall Hanging
A New Holiday Decoration For Your Home Awaits

With St. Patrick's Day a little more than a week away, it's time to start getting those green decorations ready. And what better way to do that than to make one for yourself! Pat Bravo at WeAllSew has a fun tutorial to make a St. Patrick's Day Wall Hanging that is shaped like a four-leaf clover. Just whip one up and you'll have all the luck you need (and you won't get pinched either!)

In The Store - Karen Kay Buckley's Perfect Heat Resistant Template Plastic
Make Your Own Templates for Appliqué in Any Shape!

These plastic sheets by Karen Kay Buckley are just the thing for making appliqué templates that will give your prepared-edge appliqué pieces nice crisp edges. Run them through a copier or trace your designs by hand on either side of the plastic with a permanent marker.

Karen Kay Buckley's Multipurpose Scissors are recommended for cutting.

The Quilt Show Puzzle: See The Quilt Through The Trees
"Pines" by Riane Elise

Pines was made completely by hand and is featured in Riane's latest book, Quilting By Hand. Hand pieced and hand quilted, no machines were used at all in the making of this quilt. Riane says that it is a modern take on a block that we all know and love.

See more of Riane's quilts in Hand Quilting from the Modern World with Riane Elise | Five Steps to Jump Start Your Studio Organizing with Lilo Bowman.
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