Kelly Clarkson tells the story of a woman who finds an unfinished quilt project at an estate sale and rallies hundreds of quilters across the country to turn the unfinished piece into a work of art in memory of the original quilter. Watch how it all happened and see the finished quilt.


Play Jinny's Memory Match game and find out the name of this lovely block.



We think Kim's sign says it all about her quilt, The Intergalactic Quilt Festival at the George R. Brown.

This quilt was on display as part of the Fantasy Whimsy exhibit at the Houston International Quilt Festival 2019.







As winter begins, take a few minutes to enjoy the beauty of a Summer Garden, a quilt by Jean Wells.

See Jean's quilts and beautiful gardens in Show 2513.

SummerGardenbyJeanWells - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

SummerGardenbyJeanWells - 99 Pieces Non-Rotating

SummerGardenbyJeanWells - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

SummerGardenbyJeanWells - 35 Pieces Rotating

SummerGardenbyJeanWells - 99 Pieces Rotating

SummerGardenbyJeanWells - 300 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: Kristin Goedert


As winter begins, take a few minutes to enjoy the beauty of a Summer Garden, a quilt by Jean Wells.

See Jean's quilts and beautiful gardens in Show 2513.

Original Photo: Kristin Goedert


Today we continue our selection of quilts recently displayed at the Spring Paducah 2019 show featured as part of The 14th Quilt Nihon Exhibition. The exhibit is described as:

"Organized by the Japan Handicraft Instructors' Association, the Quilt Nihon Exhibition is one of the most prestigious international quilt contests in Japan. The exhibit features 42 quilts from the "Innovative Traditional" category, which will later be exhibited at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art."

Please enjoy the twenty-ninth quilt from the exhibition by Mineko Inoue.

Title of Quilt: Playing with Hearts

Quilter's Name: Mineko Inoue

Dimensions: 86" x 86"


Quiltmaker, fabric designer, teacher, and speaker, Mary Elizabeth Kinch is co-author of two best-selling books, Small Blocks, Stunning Quilts and Small Pieces, Spectacular Quilts. Every year she features 12 Quilts of Christmas. This year she has chosen to focus on Amish quilts. To see the quilts, click on Learn More. When you scroll down, be sure to click "older posts" to see the earlier quilts.

Watch Mary Elizabeth in Show 1502: Small Pieces, Big Impact .

(Photo from Mary Elizabeth Kinch blog - 12 Quilts of Christmas #5)

Can you guess why Sue Garman called the TQS BOM 2020 Afternoon Delight? Click here for the answer.
And speaking of Afternoon Delight, the Introduction Packet is now available online. It features fabric requirements and tips for appliqué, along with links to recommended products.


Whether you are buying a gift for someone, or if someone needs a last minute gift for you, click the "GIFT" button below. If you are joining or renewing, click the "JOIN or RENEW" button. Either way, Alex wants to wish you Happy Holidays and encourage you to quilt in 2020.




It's time for a Holiday Favorite: Ricky's Christmas Concert! Ricky and Kat Bowser make the holidays come alive.

Watch the videos and lights or just play it in the background. Your December will be brighter and your smile bigger.

Click here for Ricky's music CDs.

Buy our 2020 Block Of The Month Kit Afternoon Delight

Top 10 Reasons to Join the Quilt Show!

(Click on the box next to the YouTube logo to enlarge the screen.)

Learn about Apliquick appliqué tools!
Watch Show 1912
with Rosa Rojas (free!)

Apliquick Rods

Apliquick - 3 Holes Microserrated Scissors

 Apliquick Ergonomic Tweezers