By Mary Beth Krapil Another QuiltCon has come and gone. This year's show was held in the lovely, historic town of Savannah, GA. Gnarled twisted trees, some hundreds of years old; cobbled-stone streets and people who make hospitality an art form added to the city's charms. Inside the Savannah Civic Center [...]
The contest is now over. Thank you to the more than 700 people who left comments congratulating Electric Quilt on their 25th anniversary. The winner of the copy of Electric Quilt is Debbie St. Germain. We congratulate her and know she will love being able to design with Electric Quilt. Debbie has a [...]
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Every quilt and quiltmaker has a story. But are we documenting those stories along with the quilts we own or create? That's the mission of the Quilt Alliance -- to document, preserve, and share the stories of quilts and quiltmakers. To help fund this mission, the Quilt Alliance is once again hosting Quilters Take [...]
Since 2010,American Patchwork & Quilting has been challenging quilters, crafters, and sewers across the country to help reach the goal of donating 1 million pillowcases to local charities.Since inception, more than 687,000 pillowcases have been recorded on the challenge website. Handi Quilter is proud to be a sponsor of the Million Dollar Pillowcase Challenge, [...]
The nonprofit Quilt Alliance presents a contest, exhibition, and auction of small wall quilts every year. Handi Quilter is a contest sponsor and is currently hosting the exhibition in our gallery. The 2016 contest was for all quilters, who were encouraged to submit regardless of their style (traditional, modern, art) or technique (longarm, hand quilting, [...]
Just look at what we get to enjoy each day as we walk in the Handi Quilter front door! Yes those are some of quilt artist Luke Haynes' Clothing Portrait and larger-than-life-size self-portrait quilts. Luke is an architect turned quilter. He comes from a strong art and design background that informs his quilt work [...]
We have been in our larger office space for nearly two years. In preparation for Spring Quilt Market in Salt Lake City last month, we decided to add some eye candy to our building. You can see the "before" photo above. And here's what it looks like now! Perhaps you'll recognize some of the [...]
We have just completed the fourth annual Handi Quilter's Academy: Quilting Elevated, our premier educational event focused on machine quilting. This year we welcomed more than 150 quilters, who chose from 63 classes -- both hands-on and lecture-demo. We had an international group -- including five from Spain, four from Australia, and one from [...]