Monthly Archives: January 2014


Make a Baby Blanket with a Serger Machine

Experiment with an embroidery machine and a serger to create a keepsake baby blanket. Learn how to make a baby blanket with one of the best instructors, Rebecca Kemp Brent! In this tutorial, you will learn how: Style and function come together during the sewing process To cut and create ruffles as edging using your…

25th Annual Cruso Quilt Show

Date and location: August 22, 2014, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., and August 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Canton, North Carolina Description: Features include hundreds of quilts on display, many for sale, antique bed turnings, demonstrations, vendors, and so much more!  


Quilt Magazines: The Agony of An Error

  Donna, this one’s for you. I got an email the other day from a delightful lady who alerted me to a possible error in the Jan/Feb ’14 issue of Quilty. Here’s what she had to say — and I’ll tell you right now, she was right. “I decided to make the quilt entitled Twists…

Sunflower Journey Quilt Show 2014

Date and location: March 29, 2014, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Mar. 30, noon-4 p.m.Abilene, Kansas Description: Quilt show presented by End of the Trail Quilt Guild. Merchant Mall, Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Lunch Available, Quilt Appraiser (by appt, Sunday only) For more information, contact Tammy Maher, 785-479-2332.  

Redbud Quilt Guild Show 2014

Date and location: May 23-24, 2014Anderson Center for the Arts, 32 West 10th Street, Anderson, Ind. (MAP) Description: We invite everyone who loves quilting or quilts to attend our biennial quilt show. For details, visit our website:  

Superstars – Traditional to Modern 2014

Date and location: October 4-5, 2014, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. dailyUAW Hall, 1795 Lafayette St., Janesville, Wisc. (MAP) Description: Featured Quilter, Raffle Baskets, Quilts, Quilt Appraisals and Vendors Admission: $5, Children 12 & under Free More Information at: or email rvqguild (at)  

Touching Stars Quilt Show 2014

Date and location: April 26, 2014, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and April 27,  10 a.m.-4 p.m.North Kingstown High School, 150 Fairway Drive, North Kingstown, R.I. (MAP) Description: Every other year the Narragansett Bay Quilters’ Association (NBQA) hosts a large quilt show. This great Rhode Island event, the TOUCHING STARS Quilt Show features over 300 member quilts,…

Salon 2014

Date and time: May 29, 2014, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. May 30, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. May 31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 1st, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.Collège André-Grasset 1001 Crémazie Blvd. East Montréal, QC (MAP) Description: Courtepointe Québec Quilts invites you to attend Salon 2014. This provincial quilt show will include bed quilts, wall-hangings, art quilts, youth quilts, and quilts based…

Quilts: From Inspiration to Creation 2014

Date and location: Sept. 26-27, 2014, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sept 28, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.WNC Ag Center Expo Building Ashville, N.C.( Just off I-26, across from the Asheville Regional Airport.) (MAP) Description: 32nd Annual Asheville Quilt Show. Over 250 quilts from all over the U.S. More than $8,000 in prize money; $1,000 prize for Best…


Sew It All, Volume 7: Mary + Ellen = Potholder Magic!

Do you know Sew It All? Sew It All is a show on PBS and a magazine, too. Created and hosted by the lovely, delightful, and talented Ellen March, Sew It All strives to help sewists everywhere a) get better at what they love to do and b) get inspired by great projects. Sew It…

Eureka Montana Quilt Show (EMQS) Diamond Year 2014

Date and location: August 2, 2014, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.Eureka, Montana (MAP) Description: Join us as we decorate our town for the 10th year. Hundreds of quilts on display and for sale decorating our buildings from the Historical Village continuing up Dewey Avenue. Our show is supported by the generous business community. Go to for…


Pane by Pane

Using simple squares and rectangles, Tony Jacobson came up with a queen size design to showcase this forest fabric. And, lucky for you, no fussy cutting is required! Finished Size: 70″ × 89″ Finished Blocks: 8 (7½” × 15″) small blocks and 16 (15″ × 15″) large blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Tony Jacobson Quilt…


Meadow Lily

Try Kim Diehl’s fast and easy machine appliqué technique. You’ll end up with an heirloom look without all of the tedious hand appliqué. Watch Fons & Porter’s quilting video tutorial, Sew Easy: Invisible Machine Appliqué for help making Meadow Lily’s appliqué shapes. Plus, this project is fat quarter friendly, so grab your fat quarters and get going!…


Butterfly Centerpiece

Set your summer table with this quick and easy centerpiece, the perfect beginner project. It features appliquéd butterflies and French knots at the end of the antennae. This project is fat quarter friendly. Finished Size: approximately 12″ diameter Rating: Easy To learn more about Patrick Lose, visit our Designers page.