It's a fabric lover's dream as co-host Alex Anderson "anchors" aboard the USS Yorktown with a boatload of inspiration and tips for creating sensational and successful scrap quilts. From building a healthy stash, to choosing a scrap-worthy block, to establishing and implementing a viable "plan" — Alex touches all the bases. (Our self-described "queen of pinning" even demonstrates a quick-and-easy, no-pin technique for piecing the Bowtie block.) Then join us for an enlightening field piece on how a group of Egyptian artisans, known as The Tentmakers of Cairo, are adapting their traditional talents to the world of quilting.
Alex talks about fabric selection for creating a successful scrap quilt.
How to choose the appropriate block for a scrap quilt and tips and tricks to piecing the Bowtie block.
Alex shares her scrap quilts and teaches the lessons of each.
TQS gets an inside look at The Tentmakers of Cairo.