“Fiber Innovations” at PACE Arts Center, Parker, Colorado, through September 27, 2014

August 22, 2014 § Leave a comment

Fiber Innovations is at PACE Arts Center in Parker, Colorado, through September 27, 2014
Carol Ann Waugh – “Vibrations”
Fiber Innovations brings together fiber artists representing a wide range of techniques, including weaving, quilting, surface design, and basketry.


Tutorial on “Quilt Binding: The Final Connection”

August 17, 2014 § Leave a comment


On August 8th, I posted about a tutorial for putting on binding.  This one is about completing the binding ends where they meet.  Very well done!  “Quilt Binding: The Final Connection”   http://www.thequiltshow.com/os/blog.php/blog_id/6590   

A very simple way to do it.

“Five Fiber Friends” at River Street Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, through September 21, 2014

August 12, 2014 § Leave a comment


Five Fiber Friends is  at River Street Gallery in  New Haven, Connecticut, through  September 21, 2014



Diane Cadrain – “Perfect Green Cabbage”

Five Fiber Friends

 Fairhaven Furniture

Single Fold Binding Tutorial

August 8, 2014 § Leave a comment

Excellent tutorial on single fold binding, which is what I use on my art quilts and quilts that are not going to get wear on them.  This is on Jaybird Quilts blog.





“Women Who Run with Scissors” at Plymouth Art Center, Plymouth, Wisconsin, August 8 – October 3, 2014

August 4, 2014 § Leave a comment


Women Who Run with Scissors will be at Plymouth Art Center in  Plymouth, Wisconsin, from  August 8 – October 3, 2014



Colleen Ansbaugh – “Yellow Pod”


This exhibition is a collaboration of original work, featuring stitched textiles by a small group of northern Wisconsin fiber artists.


Bishop Crop Circles


Plymouth Art Center

“Asia Europe II” at Musee Jean-Lurcat et de la Tappisserie Contemporaine, Angers, France through January 4, 2015

August 2, 2014 § Leave a comment


Asia Europe II is  at Musee Jean-Lurcat et de la Tappisserie Contemporaine in  Angers, France, until   January 4, 2015



Marialuisa Sponga Archi – “Blue Rhythm”


This exhibition features forty-three works by artists from 12 countries.  A dialogue is formed between the creations of current European and Japanese artists.

    Musees d’ Angers

“Taylor Maid ” at Elaine Biondi Gallery Space, Monroeville, Pennsylvania, August 2 – 30, 2014

July 26, 2014 § Leave a comment


Taylor Maid will be at Elaine Biondi Gallery Space in Monroeville, Pennsylvania from August 2 – 30, 2014




  Rhoda Taylor – “Reminders”




This is a solo exhibition by Rhoda Taylor that showcases the fiber art she has created over the past 8 years. Drawn to the colors of nature, fabrics are her paintbrush.



Monroeville Public Library

“Jim Hay and Friends” at Gallery Kisousha, Kita Karuizawa, Gunma, Japan through October 26, 2014

July 25, 2014 § Leave a comment


Jim Hay and Friends is  at Gallery Kisousha, Kita Karuizawa, Gunma, Japan, through October 26, 2014




Jim Hay – “It Was This Big”




This exhibition features 11 machine-sewn collage quilts by award-winning artist Jim Hay, plus friends’ artworks in cloth, wood, and ceramics.





“Forming Our Lives” at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, California, July 26 – September 14, 2014

July 20, 2014 § Leave a comment

Forming Our Lives will be at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles in San Jose, California,  July 26 – September 14, 2014



Bonnie J. Smith – “Swimming Upstream #5″

 In this exhibition, three women recount personal stories that have affected and continue to shape their lives.


San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles

“Elements” at La Tienda Exhibit Space, Santa Fe, New Mexico, through July 18, 2014

July 15, 2014 § Leave a comment

Elements is at La Tienda Exhibit Space in Santa Fe, New Mexico, through July 18, 2014 .

Julie Filatoff – “The Elements”

This exhibition of contemporary mixed-media fiber art will feature two-dimensional and three-dimensional work on themes such as the elements of design, the elements of color, the elements of the Southwest, the elements of the Earth, and the element of surprise.


La Tienda Exhibit Space

“Local Threads” at Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa, through September 7, 2014

July 13, 2014 § Leave a comment

Local Threads is at Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa, through September 7, 2014

 Astrid Hilger Bennett – “Pods 2″


Figge Art Museum

“Common Place” at Quiltstar, Freiburg, Germany, July 10 – September 10, 2014

July 2, 2014 § Leave a comment

Common Place is at Quiltstar in Freiburg, Germany from July 10 – September 10, 2014

 Cas Holmes – “Red Barge Sails”

Cas Holmes trained in fine arts and produces multimedia artworks in color, paint, and stitch.



Online Slide Presentation of Wendy Mammatah’s Quilts

June 30, 2014 § Leave a comment

 The Quilt Show has featured a Smilebox slide presentation of fiber artist Wendy Mammatah’s African – inspired quilts.  Wendy is originally from Ghana.
Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

“Slice – A Juried Cross Section of Regional Art” at Pence Gallery, Davis, California, through August 24, 2014

June 26, 2014 § Leave a comment

Slice – A Juried Cross Section of Regional Art is at Pence Gallery in Davis, California, through  August 24, 2014 

Pence Gallery

“Quilt National 2013″ at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, California, through July 20, 2014

June 13, 2014 § Leave a comment

Cynthia D. Friedman
A Man among Giants

The San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles in San Jose, California, is showing quilts from Quilt National 2013, which are from the Dairy Barn Quilt National 2013 in Athens, Ohio.


“Body Conscious: Southern California Fiber,” The Craft in America Center, Los Angeles, California, August 23 through October 25, 2014

August 17, 2014 § Leave a comment

The Craft in America Center’s Body Conscious: Southern California Fiber, is an exhibition of nine  fiber artists from August 23 through October 25, 2014, in Los Angeles, California.

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