Libby Lehman Offers Book Threadplay: Mastering Machine Embroidery Techniques

Renowned quilt artist Libby Lehman teaches how to create beautiful thread-embellished quilts on your sewing machine in her new book “Threadplay.” Lehman shows how to create fascinating ribbon illusions and how to do sheer stitching, thread painting, bobbin drawing, couching and more.

For more information, visit https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1564772020/ref=x_gr_w_bb_sout?ie=UTF8&tag=x_gr_w_bb_sout-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1564772020&SubscriptionId=1MGPYB6YW3HWK55XCGG2

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Creativ Festival Scheduled For October 2017

Creativ Festival is taking place in Toronto, Canada October 26-28, 2017. This festival, dedicated to the creative arts such as sewing, knitting, crocheting, quilting, and stitching, is Canada’s largest DIY consumer show. Offering classes, workshops, free events and lots of exhibitors, there will be something for everyone interested in being creative.

For more information, visit http://www.csnf.com/fall-show/

American Quilter’s Society Announces Daytona QuiltWeek Contest

The American Quilter’s Society has announced the Daytona QuiltWeek Contest February 28 – March 3, 2018. Entries need to be submitted by October 20, 2017. Participants may enter in up to seven categories with cash prizes of up to $10,000.

For more information, visit http://www.quiltweek.com/contest/

Sew Many Places Offers Quiltville In China October Tour

Sew Many Places is offering a nine-day Quiltville in China tour October 20-28. This package includes round-trip airfare, all travel in China, and five-star accommodations. Highlights include a visit to the Great Wall, touring the Forbidden City, and shopping in Silk Alley. A special hand-sewing class with Bonnie Hunter also is included.

For more information, visit http://sewmanyplaces.com/trips/?page=china_quiltville_1017

Wayne Art Center Announces Art Quilt Elements Contest

The Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa., announces the Art Quilt Elements Contest. To be eligible, submit innovative and original designs completed after January 1, 2016. All entries must be submitted by October 6, 2017.

More than $3,000 in cash will be awarded in this internationally acclaimed show. For more information, visit http://www.artquiltelements.org/

Stitchin’ Heaven Offers ‘Texas Two Step’ Quilting Cruise To Western Caribbean

Stitchin’ Heaven is offering “Texas Two Step,” a seven-day western Caribbean quilting cruise. Scheduled January 14-21, 2018, the trip features quilting experts Tiffany Hayes, Kari Nichols, and Heidi Pridemore leading an assortment of classes. It leaves from Galveston and stops in Honduras and Mexico before returning.

For more information, visit https://stitchinheaven.com/texastwostep2018-quilt-cruise

Wellington, New Zealand Craft And Quilt Fair Announced For August 31

The Craft And Quilt Fair will be held in Wellington, New Zealand, August 31-September 2 2017. It will feature demonstrations, exhibitors, seminars and hands-on learning workshops as well as a fabulous collection of quilts and textile arts.

For more information, visit http://www.craftfair.com.au/wp/Wellington/highlights/