The Quilt Show welcomes Alethea Ballard, a middle school teacher for 16 years, but one who doesn’t like to play by the rules when it comes to her art. Alethea shares her collage techniques for large scale prints to help tell a story in her work. She also has a great technique for finishing and hanging her completed pieces.

Then Tami Pfeil comes back to TQS to talk about floor canvases, and shares examples of fast, easy, and striking designs, while also providing some sewing tips.

Watch Alethea and Tami in Show 2602, when it debuts Sunday, January 12, 2020.


We are starting off the New Year with a new show featuring Barbara Black and the TQS BOM 2020 Afternoon Delight. Barbara talks about working with Sue Garman and has tips for making Shoo Fly blocks and doing machine appliqué. Also in this show, Alex demonstrates how to prepare hexies and how to apply Swarovski crystals to create a wall hanging.

Watch Barbara in Show 2601, when it debuts Wednesday, January 1, 2020.

Jean Wells is the founder of the Stitchin' Post in Sisters, Oregon, and author of over thirty books. She welcomes Alex and Ricky to her home for a tour of her garden and provides a walkthrough of the many quilts she has made. Throughout the show, Jean expresses her love for the process of color exploration, gives a tour of the Stitchin' Post, shares a mini-history lesson of the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, and then gives her own thoughts on all the different things she has accomplished in her long lasting career. Here is a peek. 
Watch Jean in Show 2513, when it debuts Sunday, December 15, 2019.

TQS gets another visit from "Down Under" as New Zealand quilter Sheila Christensen stops by. On this show, Sheila offers up fun and exciting ways to utilize the versatility of the triangle with her triangle patchwork technique. From there, she uses these techniques to show how to create a Star Tip block involving triangles in a row-by-row assembly method.

Wrapping up the show is a fashion free-for-all as Tami Pfeil visits to demonstrate all the different types of apparel and accessories you can make out of unusual fabric, culminating in an audience member fashion show.

Watch Sheila and Tami in Show 2512, when it debuts Sunday, December 1, 2019.


Meet Jayme Crow, an eclectic quilter and fabric designer for Island Batiks, who dabbles in many different styles. In this show, she shares a fun technique for creating a strip design using batik fabric with zero waste. She also shares her diamond shaped Boondoggle ruler and the basics of cutting and assembly with the ruler to make an infinite variety of quilt designs.

Also in this show, Alex talks about straight line quilting and how to avoid the "stop and start" process. She also shows off her Bubble quilt where she machine appliquéd circles onto the quilt after it was quilted.

Watch Jayme in Show 2511, when it debuts Sunday, November 17, 2019.

Susan Cleveland is back for her 4th appearance on The Quilt Show. This time she takes the Dresden Plate block to a whole new level with fussy cutting, arches, piecing, and interlocking parts. Using her Dynamic Dresden Ruler she gives you ideas for new ways to create these fun and interesting blocks. You'll also get a peek at her latest book which has 7 new projects. Susan also gives you tips for stitching in the ditch and finishing the edges of your quilts.

Watch Susan in Show 2510, when it debuts Sunday, November 3, 2019.

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