Quilting Conversations With Trendsetting Designers for Quilt Enthusiasts

Back by popular demand, comes Season 3 of The Quilting Hour! Every 2 weeks the LIVE one-hour conversations will explore quilting techniques and creative trends, focussing on a specific theme or technique. Expert quilter Lee Chappell Monroe of May Chappell will host the special guests and guide the conversation to be sure you learn the most you can on the theme of the week. Of course, there will be time to ask questions so come ready to participate. 

If you miss the LIVE event, don’t worry because the discussions will be recorded and accessible to watch at your leisure. So pick a discussion topic you want to learn more about, or better yet, sign up for the entire series! Read more about the topics and guests for Season 3 below.

Season 3 Episode Topics and Guests

Inside Fabric Design: Creating the Surface

Let’s explore one of the best parts of quilting- the fabric! You’ll hear directly from the artists who create our stashes. We will explore organic options, the design and printing process, and where they find inspiration. The world of quilting cotton is vast, but often a mystery to quilters; find out more about your go-to designs. Special guests Samarra Khaja, Jen Moore of Monaluna, and Heather Givans of Crimson Tate

LIVE event on May 13th at 12pm PT


Dip Your Needle into Improv

For some, improv feels like a free expression of creativity, but the freedom seems daunting for others. We will hash out the best way beginners can start and keep the inspiration alive for experienced improvers. From cutting to color to stitching, these experts will guide your journey in improv. Special guests Cheryl Arkison and Cindy Grisdela

LIVE event on May 27th at 12pm PT


Going Full Circle with Dresdens

They’re so much easier than expected! Dresdens carry a dramatic punch in the quilting world and have a long history. We will discuss traditional dresden construction, modern ideas for construction, and the tips, tools, and tricks for easy, accurate piecing. From perfect points to multiple appliqué techniques, you’ll hear about all things dresden. Special guests Susan K Cleveland of Pieces Be With You and Candyce Grisham

LIVE event on June 10th at 12pm PT


Outside the Seam: Exploring New Corners of Quilting

Ever find yourself in a creative rut? Or do you just want new challenges? Our experts will talk about finding new ideas and inspiration in the world of quilting. From the endless ways to look at precuts to using patterns as a jumping-off point, these experts are your guides to keeping your creative spirit full. Special guests Amy Ellis of Amy’s Creative Side and Cheryl Brickey of Meadow Mist Designs

LIVE event on June 24th at 12pm PT


Capture This: Photographing Your Quilts

Learn all about the best practices for capturing your creation! From tips on lighting and gear to the best backgrounds for staging your quilt, we will discuss every step of the process. Whether you’re using a fancy camera or a smartphone, you will gain confidence in recording your makes. Special guests Kitty Wilkin of The Night Quilter and Shelly Moore of Ma Tante Quilting

LIVE event on July 8th at 12pm PT


Wearable Art: Using Quilting in Clothing

Quilted jackets have become all the rage, from fashion magazines to Instagram. Sometimes you’re repurposing a quilt, and sometimes you’re starting from scratch. Either way, wearing a quilted garment feels like a warm hug. Find out more about wearing your love of quilting on your sleeves! Special guests Eliane Bergmann of Patchwork & Poodles and Samantha of Purple Sewing Cloud

Live event on July 22nd at 12pm PT

The Quilting Hour: Season 3

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    Inside Fabric Design: Creating the Surface

    LIVE event on May 13th with special guests Jen Moore, Heather Givans, and Samarra Khaja.

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    Dip Your Needle into Improv

    LIVE event on May 27th with special guests Cheryl Arkison and Cindy Grisdela.

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    Going Full Circle with Dresdens

    LIVE event on June 10th with special guests Susan K Cleveland and Candy Grisham.

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    Outside the Seam: Exploring New Corners of Quilting

    LIVE event on June 24th with special guests Amy Ellis and Cheryl Brickey.

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    Capture This: Photographing Your Quilts

    LIVE event on July 8th with special guests Kitty Wilkin and Shelly Moore.

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    Wearable Art: Using Quilting in Clothing

    LIVE event on July 22nd with special guests Eliane Bergman and Samantha of Purple Sewing Cloud.