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Beth Wheeler, teacher, artist, and author, demonstrates how to create a fabric work of art using photo images, computer and your machine.  Beth's straightforward techninque for creating images on fabric is sure to inspire you to create your own works of quilting art. ALSO One lucky TQS member will win a signed original Beth Wheeler art quilt (for details go here). In addition, Alex demonstrates binding technqiues, Ricky takes us on a field trip to his Dad's studio and the TQS treasure chest opens for the first time! To watch the show click here.

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Lucky you Ricky - you got to quilt! In Livermore CA I have been dealing with much greater matters! It seems that there is always a problem which keeps me from quilting -Hey TQS members what is your distraction that keeps you from quilting?

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Today I got to quilt! I envy some of you who get to quilt more than I do. Others of you can relate to me - you get excited when the opportunity arises. I had a few phone calls that were necessary and i had to take the new dog, Mabel, out to do her business a couple of times, but all in all, I GOT TO QUILT TODAY! The extra good news is that I think it will be someting a LOT of folks will like. Here's a sneek peek. What do you think I have up my sleeve?

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The Quilt Show Season One DVD is ready to ship. We are THRILLED with how it turned out! Click on the Shoppe to purchase your DVD today. A limited number are available from this first printing. Order yours now!

TQS Star Members (the Star discount is given at checkout)
  • Series One Star Subscribers can purchase the Series One DVD for only $19.95 (limit one at this price). This is a special, first-season discount that won't be repeated. Thank you for being with us from the start. All subsequent Series One DVD orders are $49.95, less your standard 5% Star Member Shoppe discount.
  • Series Two and Three Star Subscribers can purchase the Series One DVD for $24.95 (limit one at this price). All subsequent Series One DVD orders are $49.95, less your standard 5% Star Member Shoppe discount.

Remember, TQS Star Members always receive an extra 5% discount on all shoppe purchases.

Non-TQS Star Members (Basic Members)

*Non-TQS Star Subscribers (Basic Members) can purchase the Series One DVD at regular pirce, $49.95. Consider becoming a Series Subscriber and get your DVD for the Star Member price listed above.

The TQS DVDs are sure to be collectors items. Start now to begin collecting all the series. The TQS Series One DVD contains the complete thirteen Series One episodes on four disks. Each episode runs between 40 minutes to and hour. TQS celebrats the lifestyle of quilters everywhere. This entertaining and informative DVD set is like having private lessons with the industries top quilters in your very own resource library.
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Whenever I catch a moment or two to shut out the world to quilt - SOMETHING happens - (thank you Alden Lane for saving the day!) Anyone got a stump grinder?

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Message:
"I'm lucky enough to have an entire bedroom for my sewing room. I need some advice on cleaning it up and keeping it clean
HELP!"

OK - TQS members, inquiring minds want to know what tips do you have for Cheri (and the rest of us)?

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We have received several inqueries about Beth's wash away paper and other cool tools (show 210 - to watch go here) - for ALL shows, use the "Find Out More" section below the environments (just scroll down) on the page where you watched the show. Easy as that! Click here to see these resources.

 

 

 

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Let's hear it for SEW DAY! A few times a year i have the delicious opportunity to sew ALL DAY LONG with my buddies Marlene, Susan and Deb - Everyone arrives mid morning and then sews until late afternoon. All topics are open for discussion and a laugh or two is guaranteed. Deb and Marlene worked on applique' and Susan trimmed off snips and tails of threads from the back side of her latest quilt. As for myself - I worked on a CHALLENGING free form style qult - of which we all gave our ten cents worth regarding the layout and design (thank you!!!). The really cool thing about our group is that we met many years ago via the Internet - and would have probably not ever met otherwise. If you have a sew day, tell us about it!

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Masters: Art Quilts: Major Works by Leading Artists, curated by Martha Sielman, has just been released by Lark Books.  The book features 8-12 works by each of 40 art quilt masters from around the world. 

The artists that are featured include: B. J. Adams, Pamela Allen, Eszter Bornemisza, Elizabeth Brimelow, Pauline Burbidge, Cher Cartwright, Hollis Chatelain, Kyoung Ae Cho, Jette Clover, Jane Burch Cochran, Linda Colsh, Judith Content, Michael A. Cummings, Chiaki Dosho, Noriko Endo, Nancy Erickson, Caryl Bryer Fallert, Jeanette Gilks, Jenny Hearn, Inge Mardal & Steen Hougs, Inge Hueber, Wendy Huhn, Michael James, M. Joan Lintault, John Lefelhocz, Terrie Hancock Mangat, Katie Pasquini Masopust, Therese May, Carolyn Mazloomi, Miriam Nathan-Roberts, Velda Newman, Clare Plug, Yvonne Porcella, Jane Sassaman, Deidre Scherer, Joan Schulze, Susan Shie, Ann Woringer, Charlotte Yde and Ita Ziv. 

You may peruse the reviews and learn more about the book by clicking here.

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                                                                                                     Photo by Gregory Case

Beth Ferrier, quilt artist, teacher, Episode 210 guest, and self-described appliquist will be our special guest in chat room "Featured Guest" tomorrow at 4:00pm Pacific/7:00pm Eastern.  Beth is going to share more tips on how to be successful with your machine applique.  Be sure to join us for an hour of great information.


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