Stroll along with the featured guests on the informal Quilt Walks. Share in their design ideas, how-to tips and delightful stories about the quilts, quilters and quilting as you walk through dazzling collections. FREE with your General Admission ticket.
A Quilt Walk Through Quilting as Desired
Join Mary Kerr on a Quilt Walk Thursday and Friday at 11:00
Stroll through the charming vintage quilt tops recently quilted by some of today’s best long arm quilters. Mary shares the stories about these rather unremarkable vintage tops that became something magical in the hands of contemporary quilt artists! Enjoy the unique marriage of the old and new as the lines that divide the quilt worlds blur. www.MaryWKerr.com
Downton Abbey Mystery Quilt-Along
Join Ebony Love on a Quilt Walk Thursday at 3:00, Friday at 4:15 and Saturday at 2:00
Join Ebony Love for a tour of the quilts from Love Bug Studios’ Mystery Quilt Along featuring Andover’s Downton Abbey collections for Lady Mary, Lady Sybil, Lady Edith and, of course, the Dowager herself. Channel the elegance of Downton itself as you stroll through the quilts and learn about the quilters, the quilt-along and become inspired to create that Downton Abbey elegance and intrigue in a your own quilt.
Sizzix Shape-Cutting Machines & Dies
Join Ebony Love on a Quilt Walk Friday at 11:00
Whether you’re new to quilting or you’re more experienced, Sizzix Big Shot Machines and Dies make quilting & appliqué faster and easier than ever. Sizzix dies cut with precision for many years of use with no sharpening ever required. Create the shapes you want most from everything from silk and cotton to denim and wool – even up to 8 layers at once! (Quantity of layers to cut determined by thickness, fabric and intricacy of shape.) Explore the impressive array of projects and discover the difference Sizzix can make with your creativity. To learn more, visit Sizzix.com.