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Weekend Fun-New Show Trailer, New Puzzle Style, Printing on Fabric, Try an 830

Quilt Show Newsletter
Jul 16, 2010
http://www.thequiltshow.com Weekend Fun

Quilting in the Digital Age - Episode 702 - Lura Schwarz Smith and Kerby Smith

LuraJoin Lura Schwarz Smith and her husband Kerby Smith in a behind the scenes slideshow.  This episode was taped at the lovely Alden Lane Nursery in Livermore, CA, home of Quilting in the Garden every September.  

The talented duo demonstrate how to adjust photos on your computer to create crisp, clear images on fabric.  You'll also learn how to enhance images with a variety of media, including oil pastels, pencils, and inks.  Get your creative juices flowing, click here to enjoy the Behind the Scenes slideshow. 

As a special treat, Ricky gives a personal concert for the owner of Alden Lane.

Click on the picture to see a short trailer.

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1441_bernina_inspirational_stitches.jpgBernina Video - Inspirational Stitches
The latest video from Bernina features Inspirational Stitches.  In this video, Nina and Jennifer show you a stunning quilt by Sarah Vedeler.  She has a unique take on embroidered applique using simple shapes and beautiful stitches.

Click on the photo to watch Inspirational Stitches and don't forget to take a look at all of the many videos Bernina offers to our TQS members.

Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero  -  Printing on Fabric
In Jeanie's latest video, you'll learn to crop your pictures to the correct size.  Using Photoshop she'll walk you through the steps of shaping and resizing your photos for the pillow project. This is lesson 4 in the series, if you need a refresher, don't forget you can always go to the Classrooms and watch previous lessons.

Jeanie will answer any of your questions in the Forum, just head near the bottom under "The Classrooms."  Here's a shortcut to the forum

Jeannie cropping


Top 100 Puzzle - The Garden - Josephine (Emma) Craig
This week's Top 100 Puzzle, The Garden, by Josephine Craig, is presented in an entirely new format with many more options for you to try. You have the ability to change the shape of the pieces, shuffle the pieces, or even have it solve the puzzle for you.  This 1930's applique masterpiece will knock your socks off!


What Happens When An Automobile Ad AgencyTakes On a Sewing Machine?
1441_bernina_820_bobbin.jpgWant to try out the Bernina 820 or 830 in the comfort of your own home?  Here is your chance. 

This fun website has pictures, videos, and revolving machines to show you all about these great quilting tools.

1441_simulator.jpgYou can even download a simulator and  then click on the sewing machine's screen to try out different stitches and functions. 

 It's a kick and gives you a chance to see what can be done.  When you are on the site, Click on "Test Drive" to download the simulator.

National Barn Quilt TrailBarn Quilt
On Tuesday, July 20, AccuQuilt will be unveiling the winning Barn Quilt block design on their headquarters in Nebraska.

To learn more about how Barn Quilts came into the national consciousness, AccuQuilt has given us a brief history of the National Barn Quilt Trail.  Learn how one woman started a movement that is sweeping across the country, one barn at a time.

Click here to watch the video.

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