Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Meet Quilter Grace Howes in interview with Kiala Givehand

I've been interested in artists books of late and amazed by Kiala Givehand's Book in A Day video series.  On her YouTube channel is a 40-minute interview with sistah quilter and art journal maker Grace Howes of Red Barn Studios.  Enjoy!

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Not Fade Away - Sharing Quilt Stories in the Digital Age - July 18

 Not Fade Away: Sharing Quilt Stories in the Digital Age is a biennial conference presented by the nonprofit Quilt Alliance. The conference is for all who care about documenting, preserving and sharing the stories of quilts and their makers. It will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015 in Herndon, Virginia, near Washington, D.C. The conference, sponsored by eQuilter.com, Sacred Threads and the International Quilt Study Center & Museum, will feature lectures, workshops, networking opportunities and more! 

Conference attendees can choose two workshops from the following topics:
  • Self-Publishing for Quilters with Kyra Hicks.
  • Label It. Today! with Leslie Tucker Jenison and Michele Muska.
  • Create Your Own Adventure: Using the Q.S.O.S. Project Database with Christine Humphrey
  • How to Conduct Q.S.O.S. Interviews with Pauline Macaulay and Emma Parker 
  • Untapping the records and resources of the Quilt Index with Mary Worrall
Online registration available on the Quilt Alliance website here: http://www.allianceforamericanquilts.org/support/NFA2015tickets.phpEnjoy!