4 BIG Happenings at Quiltmaker This Week | Quilty Pleasures Blog

INSPIRATION, EDUCATION, CHALLENGE & EXPLORATION
are ALL happening at Quiltmaker this week!

#1 From Photo Inspiration To Quilt Inspiration

IMG 9943 150x150 4 BIG Happenings at Quiltmaker This WeekCheck in on Tuesday for Erin Russek to tell us about ways we can use colors from a favorite photo to create color inspiration for a quilt.

#2 Self-Directed Learning and Free Motion Quilting

Come back Wednesday when Tricia Patterson is continuing her self-directed education on free motion quilting on a domestic sewing machine. She’ll tell you about two classes she has taken from CraftU: Express Lane to the Free-Motion Quilting Highway with Angela Huffman and one of the classes from the Sulky series, Fearless Free-Motion Stitching for Beginners with Eric Drexler.

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#3 How About Brown Now?

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Confetti Cottons Color Brownie by RBD Designers for Riley Blake Designs

What do you think of brown? Is brown too boring for you? Don’t know what to do with brown? Tricia was so totally in awe of our new co-worker Anissa Arnold‘s use of brown for her quilts that she decided to take on the challenge and fun of using brown in a new series, About Brown, starting Friday.

#4 The Quilts Left Behind

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Saturday Morning Quilt Break with Mary Kate

Before heading out to the shops on Saturday, kick back and explore with Mary Kate Karr-Petras to hear about the quilts she has found in thrift shops, both the ones she brought home and the ones she left behind—and, why they might have ended up there in the first place.

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