What’s New in Craft: Quilted Shoes

Shoes made from a sneaker kit with quilted panels sewn in are trending in quilting right now. Check out some of these great quilted projects that you can wear on your feet!

Podcast Episode #210: Heidi Parkes

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.

Podcast Episode #204: Zak Foster

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.

Podcast Episode #203: Jenny Doan

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 Size of the Quilting Market: Quilting Trends Survey Results 2021

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.

Show Report: QuiltCon Together

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.

Quilting Trends Survey Results 2020

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.

Podcast Episode #169: Amy Smart

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.

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