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Quilt Festival  International Quilt Festival in Houston and Chicago. #QuiltFestival

We love the light and shadow that quilt artist Amy Cavaness captures in her quilt, "Balustrade." See it in the "Tactile Architecture" exhibit at Quilt Festival in Houston! #quiltfestival #tactilearchitecture

“Junkanoo” is a parade in the Bahamas—a flourish of color, culture, and celebration. In her "Junkanoo Jems" class at Quilt Festival Houston, Linda Hahn will bring that same explosion of color to foundation piecing! Discuss foundation options, chain piecing, the fundamentals of foundation piecing, and Hahn’s tips and tricks as you work through this quick-to-stitch project.
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One of the most unique exhibits we'll have at Quilt Festival in Houston this year is Cathy Wiggins' "Quilted Leather Art Saddles." Each of the works included were constructed using quilted leather panels, and then shaded for added dimension. Here, we have "Bentley and Saddle."

Who’s excited?!? 🙋‍♀️

Among the exhibits at this year's Quilt Festival in Houston will be "Inspired by Elvis," an exhibit of 40 of quilts created by fiber artists from around the world to celebrate Elvis Presley, and curated by Donna DeSoto. Included is this depiction, "Elvis: A Portrait" by Debra Gabel. #elvispresley #elvis #artquilt #quiltfestival #inspiredbyelvis

One of many gorgeous quilts you can see from textile artist @lorraineturnerartist in the exhibit “My Heart’s Common Thread” at Quilt Festival Houston! This one is called “Adoration.” ❤️

We’re sad to hear that one of music’s greatest voices passed away today. In honor of the Queen of Soul, we’d like to share this incredible quilt. “Aretha” by Jeanne Knudsen. #arethafranklin

Learn shortcuts and ideas for appliqué as you create this lovely Baltimore Album style block in Kathy Dunigan's class "Birds and Flowers with Blue and Yellow Urn--Baltimore Album Style Block or Wallhanging" during Quilt Festival Houston!Dunigan teaches you her prepared appliqué method of leave-in foundation product, but any method is welcome. Great for beginners and advanced stitchers.
More info at Quilts.com

Happy Friday everyone! Here's an oldie but a goodie...always makes us laugh!

Learn how to embellish your work in the style of the kings and queens of ancient times and create an appliqué peacock. Sign up for Mugdha Dongare's "Peacock in Royal Embroidery with Zardosi" class during Quilt Festival in Houston!More info at Quilts.com.

Let's take a walk in the park! Detail from the quilt “Plaza San Martin" by Karen McCarty. See it in the new "Landscapes" exhibit at Quilt Festival in Houston!

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