Friday, March 14, 2014

Your chance to check out

I’m in episode 901 of
If you have never watched the online television show “The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims,” now is your chance! Alex and Ricky are celebrating International Quilting Day beginning today – Friday, March 14 — through Sunday, March 16.

Everyone who signs on to will have free access to more than 160 shows featuring some of the top quilting instructors in the world. It’s the perfect way to watch and decide if you want to subscribe (I think you will; it is a fabulous value for everything you get.)

You can also enter a prize drawing for a chance to win wonderful fabrics; the grand prize is a Bernina 550QE!

You can start with my show, Episode #901. I demonstrate a traditional needleturn block, and a small art quilt, both featuring nests:

New thread sketching article in Quilting Arts magazine!

I have an article in the new issue of Quilting Arts magazine! If you don’t subscribe, you can order the April/May 2014 issue here. The article includes instructions and a pattern for making “Red-Spotted Purple” (below). I’m writing a series of articles on thread sketching for beginners; the second installment is scheduled for the next issue, June/July 2014.

“Red-spotted Purple”
19.75" x 16.75"
Copyright Susan Brubaker Knapp 2013