QuiltCon will be a virtual event in 2021 called QuiltCon Together due to concerns about hosting a large international event with COVID-19.
QuiltCon 2020 featured new leadership, engaging speakers, vendors, and the best of modern quilting. Read our show recap for a vendor and quilt show trend report, interviews with new MQG leaders, information about future QuiltCon events, and more.
During QuiltCon 2019 Modern Sewciety recorded two live podcasts in collaboration with Craft South. Called Modcasts, the two shows sold out quickly and featured an all-star panel of guests. Andrea Tsang Jackson was there and brings us this report.
The torrential rains that washed out roads and closed schools in Nashville, TN could not dampen the enthusiasm of visitors to QuiltCon 2019 at the Music City Center from February 21 – 24. Arriving at the airport, you could already pick up on the excitement, as friends met up for their weekend of fiber fun. Even strangers could recognize fellow quilters among the crush of travelers. Tina Curran was there and brings us this report.
Quilters have continued this tradition of statement quilts using their voice, and their hands, to express themselves in clear and evocative ways.
QuiltCon 2017 took place last weekend, February 23-26, 2017. Presented by the Modern Quilt Guild (MQG), QuiltCon is the largest modern quilting show of its kind. This year’s event took place at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center in warm, sunny downtown Savannah, not far from the campus of the Savannah College of Art and Design. This is the fourth QuiltCon. Here’s our report on the show.
On today’s episode of the Craft Industry Alliance podcast, we’re talking about quilting, painting, and living a creative life with my guest Melissa Averinos. Melissa Averinos paints, makes quilts, and writes craft books. She won a Judge’s Choice Award at QuiltCon 2015 for her quilt ‘face #1’ and won Best In Show at QuiltCon 2016 […]
The Modern Quilt Guild’s yearly event, QuiltCon, is a consumer conference with a quilt show, classes and lectures, and a sewing supplies marketplace, but it’s also a great event for craft professionals. Mandy Liens provides insight from a professional, yet non-vendor point-of-view.