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Kathy's quilt, Audobon's Christmas, won 1st Place AQS Paducah 2012, Plus the Viewers Choice Award. It celebrates one of her favorite winter scenes; many types of birds feasting together at their bird feeders. Their diverse colors seem more brilliant against the snowy white.

Learn more from Kathy in her online course coming to TQS January 1, 2018.

Star Members can watch Kathy in Show 1802: Fearless Quilting and Fabulous Results.

AudubonsChristmasbyKathyMcNeil - 36 Pieces Non-Rotating

AudubonsChristmasbyKathyMcNeil - 100 Pieces Non-Rotating

AudubonsChristmasbyKathyMcNeil - 289 Pieces Non-Rotating

AudubonsChristmasbyKathyMcNeil - 36 Pieces Rotating

AudubonsChristmasbyKathyMcNeil - 100 Pieces Rotating

AudubonsChristmasbyKathyMcNeil - 289 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: Mary Kay Davis

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Here's a beautiful block from this week's game. Wouldn't this make a wonderful quilt? Play the game and find out its name.

When you are playing the game, if you get the wrong answer, the correct answer is highlighted in green.

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We've strayed a bit from our usual puzzle this week. Instead of an entire quilt, we created a puzzle featuring a close-up of the work of Judith Baker Montano.

Star Members can watch Judith, our TQS 2017 Quilting Legend, in Show 2113.

TextileArtDetailbyJudithBakerMontano - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

TextileArtDetailbyJudithBakerMontano - 96 Pieces Non-Rotating

TextileArtDetailbyJudithBakerMontano - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

TextileArtDetailbyJudithBakerMontano - 35 Pieces Rotating

TextileArtDetailbyJudithBakerMontano - 96 Pieces Rotating

TextileArtDetailbyJudithBakerMontano - 300 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: Mary Kay Davis

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Mel's "Orange You Glad I Got the Blues" was included in a promotional blog post for the San Jose Jazz Festival and was part of the "Jazz Impressions" exhibit at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles.

Star Members can learn about Mel and her quilts in Show 2112: Creating Improvisational Patchwork and Modern Molas & A New Spin on an Antique Quilt.

OrangeYouGladIGottheBluesbyMelBeach - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

OrangeYouGladIGottheBluesbyMelBeach - 96 Pieces Non-Rotating

OrangeYouGladIGottheBluesbyMelBeach - 299 Pieces Non-Rotating

OrangeYouGladIGottheBluesbyMelBeach - 35 Pieces Rotating

OrangeYouGladIGottheBluesbyMelBeach - 96 Pieces Rotating

OrangeYouGladIGottheBluesbyMelBeach - 299 Pieces Rotating

 

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Mel's quilt, Owl You Need is Love, was part of the 2014 Hoffman Challenge Travel Collection. She made good use of the pattern in the fabric in creating her feathered friends.

Star Members can learn about Mel and her quilts in Show 2112: Creating Improvisational Patchwork and Modern Molas & A New Spin on an Antique Quilt.

OwlYouNeedIsLovebyMelBeach - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

OwlYouNeedIsLovebyMelBeach - 99 Pieces Non-Rotating

OwlYouNeedIsLovebyMelBeach - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

OwlYouNeedIsLovebyMelBeach - 35 Pieces Rotating

OwlYouNeedIsLovebyMelBeach - 99 Pieces Rotating

OwlYouNeedIsLovebyMelBeach - 300 Pieces Rotating

 

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Mel's "CREA-TV" was a finalist in the Be Creative! Quilt Challenge.

Star Members can learn about Mel and her quilts in Show 2112: Creating Improvisational Patchwork and Modern Molas & A New Spin on an Antique Quilt.

CREA-TVbyMelBeach - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

CREA-TVbyMelBeach - 99 Pieces Non-Rotating

CREA-TVbyMelBeach - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

CREA-TVbyMelBeach - 35 Pieces Rotating

CREA-TVbyMelBeach - 99 Pieces Rotating

CREA-TVbyMelBeach - 300 Pieces Rotating