Here’s How To Get Instant Access

I´m Already Registered!! Maybe I just need to login???
4 Free Shows, Daily Blog & Slideshows with Free Membership
200+ Shows, Classrooms & Online DVDs with Star Membership

Show 910 - At-ten-tion! Art Deco Quilts, Front and Center!

Featuring: Don Linn

Posts On: November 7, 2011


Admittedly "drug to a show of blankets" by his wife, Don Linn discovered a whole new world in quilting. The quilt artist, teacher, and author - now known as Mr.Quilt among friends and fellow quilters - describes how he began by quilting for others on a longarm machine, and soon moved to designing his own work. He shares his current passion for Art Deco with a show and tell of his quilts, and demos the "how-I-did-its" of his quilt, Flying High, inspired by this episode's location, the United States Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel in Colorado Springs. Alex adds to the learning with a lesson on how to make "chicklette sticks" (you'll need to watch to understand!), and Alex and Ricky view the Academy's weekly parade formation of 4,300 cadets and enjoy a Chapel tour with Cadet Teddy Reicks.

Show Information

From Chapter One:

TQS visits the United States Air Force Academy in CO Springs, CO . and Alex teaches a matchstick technique she is working with.
Jean Wells
Sonya Lee Barrington

From Chapter Two:

Don Linn aka Mr. Quilt, joins us and shares his story and quilts.

From Chapter Three:

Don teaches how to design and construct his U.S. Air Force Academy quilt
To order Don´s books - Click Here
Dover Books

From Chapter Four:

We get a personal tour of the Academy including from Cadet Teddy Reicks – son of quilter Jill Reicks
Pine Needles Cedar Rapids Iowa

Add comment

Buy our 2020 Block Of The Month Kit Afternoon Delight

Top 10 Reasons to Join the Quilt Show!

(Click on the box next to the YouTube logo to enlarge the screen.)

Learn about Apliquick appliqué tools!
Watch Show 1912
with Rosa Rojas (free!)

Apliquick Rods

Apliquick - 3 Holes Microserrated Scissors

 Apliquick Ergonomic Tweezers