Monday, May 13, 2019

2019 Free Motion QAL: Giveaway Status & Events...

Thank you, thank you -- and Wow!   
We're so excited and completely overwhelmed with all of the amazing Quilt Along entries -- thank you all so much for stitching along with us and for sending us images of your entries.   

It's so very rewarding to see your stitching and hear your stories.

We owe you an apology for the delay in choosing and announcing the random winners.  

It's a crazy time of the year preparing samples for International Quilt Market and we're behind with getting the giveaway entries chosen and announced. 

Rest assured -- as soon as we come up for air after Market we'll choose and publish the winners. 

Here are a few reasons I've been crazy busy.... 

On my plate for Market were 6 feather samples using 6 different weights of Aurifil thread.
Here are a couple I completed and sent off to Kate (from Aurifil) to be bound.
(Can you believe I didn't get pictures of all of them -- it's crazy!)
See my curled feather YouTube Tutorial here ==>  Curled Feather
I also designed, appliqued and quilted a new crib quilt for World of Susybee using the Mama Lal Dresden Plate panel (you can see more images on my Facebook and Instagram accounts).
Oh, and I must mention this darling Mama Lal pillow prepped for Market too!
I completed late this morning.
I also prepped materials for 
I'm teaching and lecturing at Missouri Star immediately following Quilt Market.
It's so exciting!
I lectured at MSA for Aurifil in 2018 too.
What an amazing time.
Here are a few images:
 I love Jenny and her family and awesome team!
The walk of fame included a badge for each designer.
So, while I ask for your patience for the winners to be announced, be sure to tune into my Instagram and Facebook accounts for updates from International Quilt Market and from Missouri Star Academy.

You may want to stay tuned for a fun announcement from Wendy and I -- we just may be hitting the streets of Hamilton, MO together this fall {wink, wink}!!
We can't wait to share. 

Happy Stitching!

Learn more about how to use various thread weights in these Facebook Live Sessions
hosted by Aurifil at International Quilt Market: 

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  1. Karen, those are beautiful, and quite inspiring! I think I need to make some FMQ feather pillows! What fun you are having, enjoy & thank you!

  2. Curved feathers are gorgeous and such an inventive and imaginative take on feathers. Karen and Wendy, your depth of talent is amazing!