Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Festival of Quilts Roundup 2015 Part 1

What a fantastic show it was at Festival of Quilts at the NEC last week. Thank you to everyone who stopped by.

We were fortunate to have a photographer - Bolu on the stand for four days. Here are some of her photos.

For those of you who couldn't make it to the show we hope you enoy them. More to follow....


Nate from Handi Quilter and Lynda Jackson our Longarm Educator


Sandy and Hilde made two joint quilts after meeting at Festival last year. They submitted one of them and it won a Highly Commended and Judges Choice!

Hilde van Schaardenburg our Handi Quilter Ambassador and Sandy Chandler from Curvemaster


Hilde and Sandy's joint quilt based on Dresden Plate templates from Curvemaster

Sweet Sixteens lined up for teaching with Angela Walters

Alan and Hilde hanging up Hilde's quilt

The Curvemaster Presser Foot for sewing curved seams

Hilde and Sandy

The Dresden Plate using the Curvemaster Foot and Templates

Sweet Sixteens set up for teaching

Close-up of one of Angela Walter's Quilts


Glide Thread (Yum!) on the Grace Stand

Books by two of our teachers in 2015 at The Cotton Patch Studio

Rulers for Longarm and Midarm Quilting

The Rowan Stand

Piecing using the Curvemaster

Seam Rollers for Piecing


The new Qnique Midarm Sewing Machine from Grace

Prepping the Rowan Stand


The new Handi Quilter Infinity and Avante

Angela Walters, her husband and Liz from The Cotton Patch

Geoff from The Cotton Patch and Nate from Handi Quilter

Kaffe Fassett and Nik from The Cotton Patch

Kaffe Fassett, Brandon Mably and Nik

Ellie and Margaret prepping the stand

Liz and Geoff from The Cotton Patch

Alan getting the Pro Stitcher ready for action




Hilde and Nate with Hilde and Sandy's quilt.





Jean and Geoff Sewell from The Cotton Patch with Annelize Littelfair and Angela Walters

Jean and Geoff Sewell from The Cotton Patch with Annelize Littelfair and Angela Walters

The NEW Handi Quilter 26" Infinity Longarm Machine

Lorraine getting the Rowan stand ready

Lynda Jackson on the Infinity










The Main Cotton Patch Stand

The Cotton Patch /  Grace Stand

Angela Walters teaching Free Motion Machine Quilting