Episode 183: QuiltCon Contro!

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What did you think of the QuiltCon Best of Show quilt? It’s certainly stirring up debate in the quilty world! For pix of the winning quilts, go here.

Finished my first donation quilt!



The back, which came out unintentionally wonky. Fortunately, I don’t mind wonky:



Here’s the VFW Star quilt, with and without the surprise border (a surprise to me, anyway). Of course, I’ll finish the border of wonky strips to run the length of the side. ETA: In case you were wondering, the quilt isn’t squared. I’m Miss Playful, remember?









Thanks to Gretchen at 120 Blocks for sending me a link to the page on her website about group quilting:


Another article about quilts and politics: http://www.readingeagle.com/ap/article/social-issues-get-blanket-coverage-at-quilt-event&template=mobileart

Check out the videos from last summer’s Sacred Threads exhibit. Thanks to the Quilt Alliance for making these available!


Check out Jinney Beyers handpiecing on Craftsy:


Great new podcast from the fabulous Fons girls, Mary and Marianne! Be sure to listen to Quilt Your Heart Out at your earliest possible convenience! http://quiltyourheartout.com/

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Thanks for listening!