Join the Quilt Alliance for this week's Textile Talk, a Quilters’ Save Our Stories (QSOS) interview with printmaker, surface designer, textile artist, and author Jen Hewett. Lisa Woolfork, founder of Black Women Stitch and the Stitch Please podcast, will serve as the QSOS interviewer. Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at 2 PM EDT.
This week's Textile Talk features a quilter you're probably familiar with. That's right, Carole Lyles Shaw, who was just our guest on The Quilt Show, is now the guest of the Quilt Alliance and participating in Quilters' Save Our Stories (which we also feature in our Sunday Newsletters). Join them and learn "why every community should use this grassroots documentary project to save the stories of quilters." Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at 2 PM EDT.
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!
The Quilt Alliance is featuring another Quilters' Save Out Stories interview as part of their weekly Textile Talks. This week's subject is Bonnie K. Hunter, who has been a guest of The Quilt Show and is "the head, heart and hands behind Quiltville.blogspot.com and the new retreat center Quiltville Inn." Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
For this Wednesday's Textile Talk, "Join the International Quilt Museum for a discussion with Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi about her outstanding collection of quilts featured in the newly opened exhibition, Uncovering Black History: Quilts From The Collection of Carolyn Mazloomi." Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
Coming up in this week's Textile talk is a conversation between Pat Kroth, Linda Kim, and Deborah Boschert (who's been a guest right here on The Quilt Show). Join these three artists from the SAQA Global Exhibition sustainABILITY for an hour of art and inspiration! Register today and watch when this episode airs thisWednesday, November 9, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
This week's Textile Talk is all about Crafting The Vote. "Sponsored by Surface Design Association (SDA), Crafting the Vote presents three different approaches to thinking about voting, elections, and the legislative process." Register today and watch when this episode airs thisWednesday, November 2, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
Have you been following along with the Quilters' Save Out Stories segments in our Sunday Newsletters? Whether you have or haven't, now is the perfect time to jump in as the Quilt Alliance is featuring one as part of this week's Textile Talks. The interview will be with Suzy Williams, founder of Suzy Quilts, who "is rooted in a deep love for the heritage and tradition of quilting and a desire to craft unique, contemporary textiles." Plus, stick around afterward for a live Q&A. Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
This week's Textile Talk is an overview of Laura Petrovich-Cheney's work and her combining of two mediums, quiltmaking and woodworking. Learn how even though her designs may be different from the traditional quilt or sculpture, the "result is the same - an object of beauty and comfort, a pieced-together whole from scraps that tells a story of hope and resilience." Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
This Wednesday's Textile Talk is a conversation with Argentinean-American artist Tamara Kostianovsky who "will discuss 15 years of work and reflect on the inspirations, techniques, and concepts that make up her elaborate textile sculptures." Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
On this week's Textile Talk, the Quilt Alliance welcomes HollyAnne Knight, the "founder of String & Story, an online platform for learning free motion quilting and other machine quilting skills" for a conversation "about technology, the evolution of HollyAnne's career, and of course, quilts!" Register today and watch when this episode airs thisWednesday, August 3, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
The Textile Talk this week centers on the Legacy quilt, made to "tell the story of 400 years of Black Culinary Icons." Hear how the vision for this beautiful and quite large (14’ x 30’) quilt was brought to life. Register today and watch when this episode airs thisWednesday, July 27, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
Discussing artwork featured in the Schweinfurth Art Center's exhibition, this week's Textile Talks gathers Excellence in Fibers artists, Adrienne Sloane, Tony Williams, and Gray Caskey for a conversation that provides "a snapshot of the current landscape of American culture." Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
This Wednesday's Textile Talk will be a conversation between three of the artists featured in SAQA's upcoming SAQA Global Exhibition Haven, the premise of which is, "All living creatures need a safe place to heal, regroup, rest, or retreat. Do you nurture your loved ones in a special place? Do you create a haven for others in need? What is your haven?"Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
In this week's Textile Talk, listen to some award-winning quilters from the FUTURE TENSE 2022 exhibition speak on the "future of contemporary fibers by presenting the very best work being made by students in the field today." Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
Join SAQA for an exciting look at the upcoming virtual Sustaining Through Quiltmaking exhibit that will be coming to Quilters Take a Moment later this year in this Textile Talk. Register today and watch when this episode airs this Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 2 PM EDT.
"During the April 2022 AQS QuiltWeek event in Paducah, KY, AccuQuilt Cutting Expert, Pam Heller, was able to visit the Flood Wall and speak with the lead project artist, Char Downs." Char is responsible for painting the quilt mural on the Flood Wall, with hopes to have the entire wall covered in painted quilt murals.
"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