In our final Fresh Quilting episode of the season, improv quilter Victoria Findlay Wolfe shows what's possible with found fabrics. Then, Brenda Ratliff and Heather Grant discuss how Round Robins are a great way to build community and learn new skills. Finally, Heather Jones infuses traditional quilt blocks with a new perspective by scaling them up to quilt size.
Fresh Quilting segments: Season 1, Episode 13
Victoria Findlay Wolfe is a New-York-City-based award-winning quilter; fabric, Aurifil thread, and SIZZIX designer; and author of 15 Minutes of Play and Double Wedding Rings: Traditions Made Modern(C&T). She is a board member of the International Quilt Association and the Quilt Alliance member of the advisory board of the International Quilt Study Center. She runs several community drives with BumbleBeansBASICS. Her series of 12 Double Wedding Ring quilts, including QuiltCon 2013 Best in Show, Double Edged Love, is currently on view at the International Quilt Study Center in Lincoln Nebraska, and will be traveling to Australia, France, and several other venues through 2017.
Brenda Ratliff is the owner of Pink Castle Fabrics, a blogger at JustaBitFrayed.com, a fabric designer for RJR Fabrics, and Sew Pro convention coordinator.
Heather Jones is an author, designer, and quilter who lives outside of Cincinnati, OH with her husband and children. Her first book, Quilt Local: Finding Inspiration in the Everyday was released in 2015. Her work has been featured in books including Lucky Spool’s Essential Guide to Modern Quilting (2014) and Quilting the New Classics by Michele Muska (2014), along with magazines including Quilty, Quiltmaker, Modern Patchwork, Gen Q, and Love Patchwork & Quilting. Heather has taught workshops all across the country, offers online workshops at Creativebug.com, and has appeared on Quilting Arts TV. Her work has been exhibited at venues including the New England Quilt Museum, QuiltCon, International Quilt Festival, and the University of Dayton.