Episode 591: QuiltCon Recap
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QuiltCon is the largest modern quilt show in the world. The show hosts lectures and classes, a vendor hall, and quilt display which showcased 600 modern quilts! Beth and Doris share their observations from attending the show. They share some fun examples of quilts that are pushing the boundaries of quilting, things they noticed that were popular, and what everyone was wearing! Doris chats about the quilt the central Iowa guild submitted to the show and the story about how the design was created. They talk about the Log Cabin challenge American Patchwork & Quilting sponsored and how the winners are determined. Beth shares some history of the modern quilting movement.
Link to the Kelp quilt that Doris mentioned their guild used as inspiration for their entry.
Podcast episode where we chatted with Chris from Modern American Vintage.
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Visit the QuiltCon website to see all the award-winning quilts and find information about the judging process.
Visit The Modern Quilt Guild to find a guild in your area. Order a catalog of all the quilts here.