Monthly Archives: February 2014

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How to Make Sashiko Pot Holders

Learn to make stunning Sashiko-inspired pot holders with fiber artist and sewing educator Ellen Osten. In this Craft Daily video, you will learn how to: Translate the Sashiko pattern from a square to a pot holder Construct a grid for the Sashiko pattern Choose fabrics that are appropriate for a Sashiko-inspired pot holder Take an…

Prairie Pinwheels Quilt Show 2014

Date and location: August 16 and 17, 2014. Saturday, 10:00 am.-4:00 p.m. and Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.Carl Sandburg College, Building D entrance, 2232 S. Lake Storey Rd., Galesburg, Ill. (MAP) Description: NQA-judged quilt show with 175+ quilts on display. Bed turning, General Store, treasure chest, vendors, raffle quilt and much more. Same weekend as Heritage Days…

Bennington Quiltfest 2014

Date and location: September 13-14, 2014; Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Mount Anthony Union Middle School 747 East Road Bennington, Vermont (MAP) Description: New and vintage quilts, demonstrations, door prizes, quilt raffle, challenge quilts, special exhibit, food service, vendors. Featured Quilter and lecturer: Michelle Scott. For more details, visit www.benningtonquiltfest.com.  

Cabin Fever Quilters 2014

Date and location: September 26-27, 2014, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 4907 Landes Street, Port Townsend, Wash. (MAP) Description: Presented by the Cabin Fever Quilt Club of Chimacum, Washington. More than 150 quilts, plus vendors and demonstrations. Food available on site. For more information on Cabin Fever Quilters or the show, go to our…

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Learn to Make a New York Beauty Quilt with Pattern

Quilters don’t always sit at home piecing patchwork; a lot of us, including Marianne Fons and Mary Fons, love to get out and see the world. This quilt was inspired by a fabulous trip to New York City. Jodie Davis and Diane Tomlinson walk you through the construction of this quilt in this quilting tutorial.…

Huntingdon County Quilt Show 2014

Date and location: Friday, April 25, 2014, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Huntingdon Community Center, 310 5th Street, Huntingdon, Pa. (MAP) Description: The 23rd Annual Huntingdon County Quilt Show is sponsored by the Redbud Quilt Guild of Huntingdon County. Quilt registration date is Thursday April 24,…

White Oak Womens Exchange Quilt Show and Boutique 2014

Date and location: Friday, Nov 7, 2014, 10am-6pm and Saturday, Nov 8, 2014, 9am-3pmWaverly United Methodist Church, 115 W. Main St., Waverly, Tenn. (MAP) Description: FREE and open to the public, Quilt Show and Boutique. Over 100 Quilts! Exquisite handmade Boutique items, music, snack area. Vote for “Viewers Choice” in 4 categories: Small Quilt, Bed…

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Make a Maxi Dress in One Afternoon!

Learn how to make a maxi dress by following the measuring instructions to match your figure perfectly without a pattern. This dress is easy to make by simply sewing in a straight line. Also, expert Brett Bara will teach you all about shirring to make construction even easier. In this Craft Daily video, you will…

Red River Quilters Quilt Show: A Sea of Quilts 2014

Date and location: Fri., October 3, 2014, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., October 4, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 5, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.Riverview Hall, 600 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, La. (MAP) Description: 200+ quilts in judged show; demonstrations, door prizes, special exhibits, merchant mall, quilts and quilted items for sale. Silent auction of quilted items benefits…

Fields of Color! 2014

Date and location: April 12-13, 2014. Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, noon-4 p.m.Newman High School 2445 19th SW Mason City, Iowa (MAP) Description: North Iowa Quilters Guild 15th Bi-Annual Show. Door prizes, vendors, boutique. For more information, visit http://niqg.webs.com  

Chino Valley Quilters Fall Harvest of Quilts 2014

Date and location: October 3, 2014, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and October 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Del Rio Elementary School, 1036 N Road 1 W, Chino Valley, Ariz. (MAP) Description: This biennial fundraiser includes a beautiful quilt expo & member’s boutique, vendor fair, raffle baskets, hands-on demonstrations, giveaways, and our featured local quilter and artist: Kay Wentworth.…

Pine Tee Quilt Guild 2014

Date and location: May 3 and 4, 2014Grass Valley, Calif. (MAP) Description: Our 30th Anniversary Show, “Springtime in the Pines,” features three buildings of quilts and multi-media textile art, vendors, country store, silent auction, raffle baskets, special exhibits, door prizes & live music. Our featured artist is award-winning Lynda Lasich. For more info, visit www.pinetreequiltguild.com.  

Fibre Content 2014

Date and location: September 9-16, 2014. Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday & Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.Burlington Arts Centre 1333 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, Ontario, Canada (MAP) Description: Fibre Content 2014 is a juried exhibition of contemporary fibre art showcasing a wide range of fibre art, studio quilts and mixed media work…

Win an APQS longarm quilting machine with all the options worth $21,695

Our friends at APQS brought back the much-anticipated APQS Longarm Giveaway earlier this month and this time they’re giving away a Freedom longarm machine equipped with all the bells and whistles. To sign up for the contest, visit the APQS site – and remember, you can enter once per day until June 30 to increase…