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

Joining us for Quilt Festival in Houston? If you're in the Houston area, or staying outside of our host hotels, be sure to check out Houston METRO's Park & Ride locations, routes, and fares...and leave the driving to them! More info at link in profile.

Something fun and colorful to start your weekend..."Sammy's Delight" by Anne Marcellis. See it in the exhibit "In the American Tradition: Classics" at Quilt Festival in Houston!

Learn tips and tricks for fabulous machine appliqué as you create your own wallhanging. Kathy Dunigan will show students a super simple prepared edge technique in her class "Papercuts Baltimore Album Style Wallhanging - Design Your Own Machine Appliqué" at Quilt Festival Houston!
More info at Quilts.com

Bumbles were originally made as Victorian baby toys. Judith Baker Montano has created a Crazy Quilt bumble in the shape of a rooster that makes a wonderful pincushion or ornament, and will teach you how to make these fun items in her class "Crazy Quilt Chicken Bumble" at fall Quilt Festival!
More info at Quilts.com

Do the curved blocks of the New York Beauty intimidate you? Join Ana Buzzalino to learn techniques that will ensure your blocks are perfect every time in her class "New York Beauties Pillow" at Quilt Festival Houston!
More info here at Quilts.com

Today is National Do Something Nice Day! We challenge each of you to perform at least one random act of kindness! #dosomethingniceday

We love the work of artist Maya Chaimovich! Maya uses recycled clothing and materials to create her unique quilts. See the solo exhibit of her work, "Along the Road" at Quilt Festival in Houston!
Pictured works: "Twinkling Stars," "Photo Album," and "Moon Light Reflection."

Are you a knitter (or want to learn)? The talented Stephanie Jezierski is teaching a number of knitting classes at Quilt Festival Houston, including "Perfect Slipper/Clog Socks," "Asymmetrical Crochet Wrap," and "Classy Cowl." More info at Quilts.com

Less than two weeks to pre-enroll for Quilt Festival Houston classes...including "Cat's Eye - Pieced or Appliquéd" with Ebony Love! Mix and match orange peel shapes and take the fuss out of cutting and piecing curves with four easy to learn techniques, including die-cut shapes and mock-lique. More info at Quilts.com

We’re excited to have an entire exhibit of work from Hollis Chatelain at Quilt Festival Houston! “Stories of West Africa” is a tribute to the people of West Africa and includes 15 quilts that portray the rich African culture, showing the everyday life and the strong sense of community and family unity. The background of each quilt was inspired by the beautiful fabrics omnipresent in West Africa.

Featured quilts by Hollis Chatelain: Pounding Millet, Whistle Blower, Fabrics for Sale, and Market Ladies.

Tickets are $20, and include buffet dinner and entertainment. Cash bar also available. Purchase link in profile!

Have a great weekend, everyone!