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Show 405 - Quilting in the "Green"

Featuring: Valori Wells

Posts On: March 2, 2009

We are all doing our part to "go green"... and the quilting community is no exception. Quiltmaker, author, and fabric designer Valori Wells shows how to make a quick-and-easy, reusable fabric grocery tote, and - as a bonus - shares other "quilty" items, such as coverlets and stuffed animals, that you can create to enhance your home or to give as gifts. To continue the "green" theme, Bunny digs into the TQS Treasure Chest and comes up with a variety of eco-friendly products for quilters. Finally, check out Ricky's technique for adding lush texture to your quilts with bobbin trapunto work.

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Links to Artists:

Valori Wells (Valori Wells Designs)

Ricky Tims

From Chapter One:

Alex learns how to make a go green grocery tote with Valori Wells. Then, Valori demos a circle appliqué with freezer paper.

From Chapter Two:

Valori offers a look at her work and shares life style projects to create.

From Chapter Three:

Ricky demonstrates mock bobbin trapunto.

From Chapter Four:

Alex and Bunny Rose from Groveland, CA open the TQS Treasure Chest to find:

  • Mountain Mist Eco Craft Corn Batting
  • Harmony Art Organic Cotton
  • Laundry Detergent, Fabric Fragrance, and Laundry Sheets from The Good Home Company

Afterwards, Valori answers questions from the audience.


Valori talks about how she juggles her work (book writing, pattern making, the Stitchin' Post) and family life.

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