In this podcast interview, artist Heidi Parkes talks about her career as an art teacher and how she transitioned to an art practice creating quilts and teaching quilting.
In this podcast episode, improvisational quilter Zak Foster talks about building a community of creativity online, creating memorial and burial quilts, and his commission for the Met Gala.
In this podcast interview, Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Co. discusses how she and her family built one of the largest retailers for quilting fabrics and pre-cuts in the US through the power of YouTube.
The stories behind what we make as crafters provide a richness that imbues our handwork with meaning. Capturing and preserving those stories for quilts is the mission of the Quilt Alliance, and is a goal of their upcoming virtual event, Quilters Take a Moment.
Every year for the past ten years Premier Needle Arts has conducted The Quilter’s Survey in order to understand the quilting market, assess its size and growth potential, and to collect data about the typical quilter and her consumer behavior. Here are the 2021 results.
The Modern Quilt Guild pivoted many months ago, making the decision to hold QuiltCon online. Taking place last weekend, 7,000 people registered for QuiltCon Together and it was a highly successful virtual event. Meg Cox brings us this report.
The 2020 quilting trends survey conducted by Premier Needlearts reveals the size of the market and shifts in consumer behavior over the last three years.
In this podcast episode, quilt designer Amy Smart talks about how she’s built her business including self-publishing patterns, writing books, teaching nationally, and writing a highly successful blog for over a decade.
Carolina Moore had an idea for a quilting notion so she partnered with a major distributor to get it manufactured and into shops.
What It’s Like to Be an Artist-In-Residence: My Experience at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
Being an artist-in-residence at a museum is a terrific opportunity to expand your skills artistically and professionally, particularly when it comes to the social and community aspects of your practice. Quiltmaker Tricia Royal shares her recent experience at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles.