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On the Set with Rosie Deleon-McCrady - Episode 1509
October 24, 2014
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Alex and Ricky are joined on the set by Texas quiltmaker, embroiderer, businesswoman, and teacher Rosie Deleon-McCrady  Also in Episode 1509: Seeing Red: Ramp Up Your Redwork! is a visit to the fabulous River Walk and historic Drury Plaza Hotel in San Antonio Texas.

Not a Star Member?  It's only 21 cents per show! INCLUDING ACCESS  to the "Onlline DVD" Machine Quilting Lessons by Renae Allen. 
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TQS Quilt of the Day
October 24, 2014
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Wonky Block
Quilt #: 1020895  Added on 04/03/2012
Owner: Dean Robinson
Made By: Dean Robinson
Year Made: 2011 - Certain
Located In: St. Petersburg, FL United States
Description Statement:
This quilt is a play on a traditional pattern Also it is a play on complementary colors. This quilt is stretched over canvas stretcher bars and is 3" deep.

Hexie Storage
October 23, 2014
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Looking for a way to sort all those hexies you've been making lately?  TQS member QuilterLynn gives a nod to Libby Lehman and organizes (by color) her little gems and notions in a Superior Thread organizer.  What a clever girl!!

Do you have a clever way to store some of your projects?  Let us know. Click here to head on over to Show & Tell and enter your storage system into the "Getting It All Together" area.


Quilter's Quips & Tips: The City Quilter is Giving Away 10 City Bundles™
October 23, 2014
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Time is running out - don't forget to enter!

TQS recently visited The City Quilter in NYC while in town for Quilters Take Manhattan.  Dale Riehl, the owner of the shop, said he would be happy to give away ten of their City Bundles™ (each consists of six fat quarters of their NY-themed fabrics), to ten lucky TQS Members.  Watch the video to learn more about The City Quilter and its NY-themed fabrics.

Winners will be selected at random. The contest begins October 10 and ends October 24, Midnight PST.


Visit The City Quilter at www.cityquilter.com.



TQS Quilt of the Day
October 23, 2014
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Wings Of Dreams (Art)
Quilt #: 1020908  Added on 04/05/2012
Owner: Dana Lynch
Made By: Dana Lynch
Year Made: 2012 - Certain
Located In: Olive Branch, MS United States
Description Statement:
This is one of two quilts made in 2012 that tell a story of my life. It is an original design made of Ricky Tims hand dyed fabrics, with machine applique, and done with King Tut thread. I quilted it with my Gammill, Lily The Longarm.

Enter to Win!
October 22, 2014
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Tired of sewing the same old blocks? Here’s what you’ve been waiting for: a bonanza of 75 modern quilt blocks from best-selling modern designer Elizabeth Hartman.

You’ll love these fresh angular designs inspired by city life, and the mix-and-match possibilities are endless! Elizabeth gets you started with 6 complete sampler quilts to sew. Each block is shown in 3 different fabric palettes. The book includes easy-to-follow cutting charts and instructions for every block. Some have full-size freezer-paper templates. Change up blocks, sizes, or fabrics to embark on a limitless exploration of modern style.

Hot off the presses and sure to be a huge hit, TQS has FIVE copies of this great new book and you could win a copy of your own!!!





Libby Lehman Fundraiser/Auction - Inspired by Libby Quilts
October 22, 2014
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Starts today!

The auction will be held at  www.InspiredByLibby.com.

Clara Lawrence created a wonderful video to highlight the beautiful quilts that have been Inspired by Libby and created as an auction fundraiser to help Libby Lehman with her medical expenses.  This collection also includes three quilts created by Libby's mother, Catherine Anthony.

The silent auction quilt made by Clara Lawrence is also in this video. It will be available to bid on in person at the International Quilt Show in Houston from Wed, October 29 through Sunday November 2.

Please note. All quilts (except for Catherine Anthony's) will continue onto the AQS Show in Paducah in April 2015. After that show, they will be shipped to their new owners.

The auction will be held October 22 through November 5, 2014. 

Click here for a Libby Update.


TQS Quilt of the Day
October 22, 2014
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Vortex Variation
Quilt #: 1023486  Added on 10/10/2014
Owner: Deborah Timby
Made By: Deborah Timby
Year Made: 2014 - Certain
Located In: Portsmouth, RI United States
Description Statement:
Using a purchased pattern for the center, I added my own corners using the designs of two Japanese manhole covers.

Best of Show Houston 2013 - Melissa Sobotka - Chihuly's Gondola
October 21, 2014
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Did you remember? Here is the Handi Quilter Best of Show 2013, Chihuly's Gondola, by Melissa Sobotka!  Who will win this year?  Stay tuned!

Look below for a Quilt Alliance for a "Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Melissa Sobotka" about her award-winning quilt. 




And The Winner of Libby Lehman's Pinatina I is...
October 21, 2014
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A truly heartfelt thank you goes out to everyone who contributed to Libby Lehman's Medical Fund and who were also entered to win Pinatina I created by Libby herself.  We were overwhelmed with thousands of entries.  But the final winner is....

Debbie Goldshot from Beaver Creek, Ohio



Quilt Show Essential Bag
October 21, 2014
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Are you going to the Houston Quilt Festival?  Last week we shared a project for keeping that all essential camera close.  But, do you have a place to put your nametag and all of the other little bits you collect while walking the show?  Why not make your own quilt show essential bag we found at The Seasoned Homemaker. Wear it around your neck so your hands are free to do lots of fabric fondling.



Jinny Beyer's Memory Match: Level #30
October 21, 2014
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Challenge your knowledge of quilt blocks as we continue with Jinny's Memory Match Game. Click on the puzzle to start the game.



TQS Quilt of the Day
October 21, 2014
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Introspection - The Inner Journey
Quilt #: 1023493  Added on 10/17/2014
Owner: Jan Reed
Made By: Jan Reed
Year Made: 2014 - Certain
Located In: Grass Valley, CA United States
Description Statement:
A Mountain Art Quilters challenge inspired this piece that came to represent the ever-multiplying and evolving creative ideas that live inside the mind of an art quilter, just waiting for a reason to be turned into a quilt. The rainbow colored eye represents the colors we get to “play” with.

Quilter's Quips and Tips: Grape Escape
October 20, 2014
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Several people have asked if it would be possible to provide precut / prefused circles for Alex's pattern, Grape Escape (50" x 50") - and yippee - they are here!

The kit has over 600 circles in 8 luscious purple fabrics that Alex hand chose for you! The pattern calls for just under 600 - the kit has just over 600. The cost is $24.95 (special savings - normally $29.95). Also, if you have an Accuquilt Go (woot-woot) - there is a custom die available. Imagine how much time it would take if you had to cut them all out by hand...

Click here to order circles, order pattern, or accuquilt die.


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