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Alex Anderson LIVE: An Unexpected Turn - Health Update

Alex wants to share her story about her recent diagnosis of breast cancer. She says if you have not kept up with your testing because of COVID or any other reason, get tested. She hopes her story can influence others to get help and care and help you understand the process.

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A Note from Alex

Alex shares an unexpected turn of events in her life.

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See Kaffe Fassett's Exhibit at Houston 2013

Guess what? Today is Kaffe Fassett's actual birthday! In honor of the man of the hour, we dug up this great interview that Alex had with Kaffe at his exhibit for his book, Shots and Stripes, with Liza Prior Lucy, who also joins the interview, at the 2013 Houston International Quilt Festival. Take a look and see all the wonderful quilts, it'll be like a birthday present for yourself!

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See Alex Anderson's Embroidered Buttons

Our viewers were asking to see up-close shots of the vintage and contemporary buttons that Alex embellished in our show with Colette Dumont. Well, here they are and they are just fabulous. Take a look for yourselves!
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On The Set with Colette Dumont and Alex Anderson

Complex, colorful, and thousands of hand-stitched beads are Colette Dumont’s trademark when it comes to creating her award-winning quilts. Take a sneak peek at this week's show as Colette shares tips for making your own Lamé bias tape and beaded edging for a quilt. A dig through her mother’s button box led Alex to find fun and creative ways to embellish a quilt with button embroidery.
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Trailer 3111: How to Do Stained Glass Quilts with Lamé and Beaded Borders with Colette Dumont | Button Embroidery with Alex Anderson

Debuting November 20, 2022: On the next Quilt Show, Colette Dumont from Quebec, Canada is someone you're going to want on your radar. Her quilts are beyond dazzling, and she has a number of best-of-show awards to prove it.

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Are There Kittens In Your BERNINA Sewing Machine?

Alex Anderson doesn't have a kitten on the keys, she has kittens in her BERNINA sewing machine. What does that mean? Watch the video and find out!

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Piecing Palooza Featuring Alex Anderson

Join Alex and a host of piecing experts for Piecing Palooza on Tuesday, August 23, 2022. This four-hour event with over a dozen live sessions, a panel discussion, and keynote speaker Alex Anderson will help you become an expert piecer! Click through to learn all the piecing fun that's going down and how to get tickets!

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Trailer 3103: Improv String Quilts and a History of Japanese Textiles with Teresa Duryea Wong | Using Appliqué to Mask a Mistake

Debuting July 31, 2022: On the next Quilt Show, when our guest Teresa Duryea Wong saw a Japanese exhibit at the International Quilt Festival, she was so mesmerized that she spent the last eight years doing deep research on the magic and history of Japanese Textiles. And now she's bringing her knowledge here to us to share what she's learned.

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Longarm Cat Toys

Alex's new kitten, HiDee, is a number of things. Small, cute, fun. But is she helpful when it comes to sewing on the longarm? Alex found out when she went to work on her latest quilt. See how HiDee helped Alex along.

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Quilters' Save Our Stories with Alex Anderson

That's right, our very own Alex Anderson has participated in the Quilters' Save Our Stories (QSOS) program and talked about her history of being a quilter, along with sharing the story of her quilt Mud, all in front of a live audience at the Houston International Quilt Festival in 2011.

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And the Kitten's Name is...

We asked the viewers to help us name the new kitten. Joyce Cates came up with the answer... 

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Name the Kitten, Win a Prize

Alex's new kitten needs a name. Tell us your choice and we will pick a random entrant to win a Quilters Select 6" x 24" Ruler. Click through to learn more and find out the rules.

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The Quilter On Fire Podcast with Guest Alex Anderson

"My special guest is Alex Anderson! Laughter is plentiful in this in-depth interview with the one and only Sweetheart of Quilting. OK yes, there are many sweethearts in quilting, but Alex has risen to the top for decades with her caring, happy demeanour and this interview "simply" makes my heart sing. That's an old school pun on her first show." - Quilter on Fire

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What is the UFO Situation?

As an April Fool's prank last week we asked people if they would like to win the opportunity to have Alex or Ricky finish their UFO. In the process, we asked a few questions about their projects. Take a look at some of their answers.

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Have Alex or Ricky Finish Your UFO

UFO quilts can keep you from making something new. They can hold back your creativity. What is the fastest way to get that UFO done and out of the way? Let someone else do it for you. How about Alex Anderson or Ricky Tims? Enter Here for your chance to have a pro finish your quilt.

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Women's History Month with Women of C&T Publishing

March is Women’s History Month and C&T Publishing is celebrating with its staff and authors! They asked the women of C&T to reflect on their careers in the publishing industry, dreams, and aspirations, and what Women’s History Month meant to them. And someone you may have heard of is participating. Yes, our very own Alex Anderson talks about what Women’s History Month means to her and so much more.

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The Quilt Show Puzzle: "Grape Escape" by Alex Anderson

Do a puzzle of Alex Anderson's quilt, Grape Escape.

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The Quilt Show Puzzle: "Hungarian Rhapsody" by Ricky Tims

Do a puzzle of Ricky Tims' quilt, Hungarian Rhapsody.

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The Quilt Show Puzzle: "Heart Blossoms" by Ricky Tims

Do a puzzle of Ricky Tims' quilt, Heart Blossoms.

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