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The Quilt Show Newsletter - May 9, 2022

Playful Pup Makes Award-Winning Work, Cute Characters with Olesya Lebedenko, Guo Pei: Embroidered Dreams, Neutral Blooms Lesson 6, New Bundles in Store, Memory Match, Steampunk Puzzle

Newsletter - May 9, 2022
Featured Quilt - Playful Pup - Awarding Winning Work

Eat Your Veggies by Pauline Salzman won Second Place in Small Pictorial Wall Quilts at the AQS show in Paducah 2022. It is a typically adorable dog quilt from Pauline, who thanks Mindy Wilson for the photo. You might just recognize this playful pup with a mouthful of carrots in your own home.
Watch a Show with a Lot of Character(s)
Join in the Fun with Olesya Lebedenko

If you think being a quilter builds character, wait till you meet our next guest. Olesya Lebedenko has come to The Quilt Show all the way from Ukraine, by way of Canada, and she is indeed building characters, really sweet, happy little characters. Olesya has a passion for small projects you can finish quickly and can feel both pride and joy in. Learn her intriguing paperless piecing technique, or how about creating a fox zipper key holder for a friend. We're creating a lot of fun with Olesya and we think you'll be inspired too!

Learn from Olesya in Paperless Piecing with Character and 3-Dimensional Animals with Olesya Lebedenko.
Alex LIVE: Neutral Blooms Lesson 6
Why Does Alex Prefer the Apliquick Method of Appliqué?

It's time to prepare the flowers for Neutral Blooms. This is finished appliqué and Alex likes to use the Apliquick Method. This way she doesn't burn her fingers with the iron or get sticky fingers from glue. Alex used to like the starch method, but has changed over to using the Apliquick tools. Find out why.

Alex is LIVE TODAY Monday, May 9, 2022 @ 10am PST, 1pm EST, and 6pm London time. All classes are recorded so they can be viewed later.
Guo Pei: Embroidered Dreams
Learn More About this Fascinating Designer

"Through flashbacks, evocative imagery, and narration by Guo Pei, this film tells the designer’s story in her own words—from growing up during China’s Cultural Revolution and dreaming of beautifully embroidered dresses to presenting her designs on runways across the globe. An interview with curator Jill D'Alessandro takes you inside the “Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy” exhibition at the Legion of Honor for a closer look at Guo Pei’s extraordinary designs and the impact she’s had on the fashion world. “Guo Pei: Embroidered Dreams” is produced in collaboration with the designer, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, award-winning director Kargo Chen, and NOWNESS." - Legion of Honor
In The Store - New from Art Gallery Fabrics
Periwinkle Fat Quarter Bundle

This fun collection features sunglasses, shoes, and flowers in pinks, oranges, soft blue and navy, and is perfect for a summer vacation quilt.
Jinny Beyer's Memory Match Game
What goes great with a bowl of cereal in the Morning? Playing Jinny Beyer's Memory Match Game while you eat it! Each block is as vibrant and colorful as the day Jinny made them. Can you give a name to each one?
The Quilt Show Puzzle: Channeling Your Inner "Punk"
"Steampunk" by Robbi Joy Eklow

Here is Steampunk from Robbi Joy Eklow. The steampunk sun design in this quilt is featured prominently in many of Robbi's other quilts in different variations and forms.

See more of Robbi's quilts in How to Do Fusible Applique with Robbi Joy Eklow | How to Square Up a Quilt.
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I was lucky enough to meet Olesya at her The Quilt Show taping. She is fun, energetic, and endlessly inventive. She has found new ways to make tiny-tiny piecing possible, and easy. I am so impressed with her thinking out of the box, using...

I was lucky enough to meet Olesya at her The Quilt Show taping. She is fun, energetic, and endlessly inventive. She has found new ways to make tiny-tiny piecing possible, and easy. I am so impressed with her thinking out of the box, using pinking shears to manage tiny piecing. Really! And her turning method is equally inventive. Add her pride in her Ukrainian Heritage was palpable, as we all pray, and support Ukraine's struggle to exist. Thank you for your two year effort to get her to the US post Covid. Her demonstration of her special skillset was so interesting. I love this show, experts teach us, those many tricks that make sewing easier and we all have more to learn. I learn something new with each episode, and am introduced to artists I m ay not have know about before.

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