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Show 505 - Fabric of Life Challenge

Featuring: Challenge Show

Posts On: August 31, 2009

TQS members joined with Carol Schillios and Fabric of Life to create quilts from fabric made by women in Mali. The challenge extended our design capabilities and increased our awareness and sensitivity for women around the world. Discover who won and see the designs created by Ricky, Alex, and some surprise participants. As an added bonus, Ricky and .?. show how their designs were created. You will then see how to paper piece a Compass design. This is a show brimming with design, color, and heart.

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From Chapter One:

Alex and Ricky explain the Fabric of Life Challenge.
Alex shares her challenge piece and demonstrates the blanket stitch
Alex’s fabric line, Whisperings, with P&B Textiles
Superior Threads used: Brytes and Master Piece
Caryl Bryer Fallert
Top stitch 100 needle
Three in One Snippers and Steam a Seam: to order - Click Here

From Chapter Two:

Ricky shares how he met the challenge by “Connecting the Dots”
Ricky’s fabric, Rhaposodie Coloree, line with Red Rooster Fabrics
Caveman DVD: to order - Click Here
Ricky Tims Stable Stuff: to order - Click Here
Art Studio Threads by Superior: to order - Click Here
Libby Lehman

From Chapter Three:

Sue Garman joins TQS and shows how she solved the challenge
Fabric of Life

From Chapter Four:

TQS Fabric of Life Challenge finalists


Carol Schillios joins TQS and shares about her pet project, Fabric of Life
Ricky and Alex share the 6 finalists from the TQS Fabric of Life Challenge/ Helping Hands.
To view all entries - Click Here
Travel Channel
Grand Boubou
Jacquard Fabrics
Niger and the Ivory Coast

From The Afterset:

A gallery of Sue Garman’s work: to order patterns - Click Here
Music by Ricky Tims: to order Heart and Soul - Click Here



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