Stroll along with the featured guests on the informal Quilt Walks at Georgia Quilt Show. Share in their design ideas, how-to tips and delightful stories about the quilts, quilters and quilting as you walk through dazzling collections. You’ll get to know these talented personalities as you learn more about the quilts. A Walk is sure to inspire your next quiltmaking project! FREE with your General Admission ticket.
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, award-winning quilter, designer, video educator, author, die-cutting diva and owner of Love Bug Studios hosts a dymanic tour of the sensational quilts Sizzix. Ebony will share her perspectives and tips for making quilts more beautiful with die-cut pieces.
Thursday at 4:15 and Saturday at 11:00
Longarm Quilt Gallery
Nationally-acclaimed longarm quilt artist Lisa Sipes
started longarm quilting before she ever learned to cut, piece or press a quilt top! That experience taught her why the no-no’s are no-no’s and how to prevent them. Lisa shares the real story behind the spectacular quilts in the longarm gallery and shares some ideas for making your quilts more beautiful and satisfying.
Thursday at 11:15 and Friday at 1:15
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting Scrappy Quilts
Every quilter has a stash of scraps, and creating a quilt with bits and pieces is always a fun challenge. Jean Nolte
, Editor of Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting
, shares the back story on the quilts entered in the 2013 Scrappy Quilt Contest. Each one is sure to inspire you go dig into your scrap stash at home!
Friday at 10:30
The pages of Quilty
magazine spring to life as Mary Fons
Editor and host of Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting
PBS-TV series, leads you on a stroll through the Quilty Collection. Learn what draws Mary to a quilt and hear the stories behind the designers, the patterns, the colors, the quilting and the quilters. And just where does Spooly get all those great tips?
Friday at 3:00
15 Minutes of Play
Join quilt artist Victoria Findlay-Wolfe
and learn how her 15 minute process takes an idea from the start all the way through to the final design. See how to make improvisational decisions and makes quilts of your own design. This personal walk gives great insight into how to push your own limits of creativity.
Saturday at 1:00
Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA)
Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) quilt artist Frieda Anderson
guides you through “Deux”, a collection that captures the expression of the artist’s individuality spoken through technique, color palette, subject matter, materials, or a combination of all of the above. The individual voices truly shine through, including Frieda’s own voice in the two pieces she created for this stunning exhibit.
Friday at 11:15