Houston Quilt Festival – Meet Some of Today’s Top Quilters

News from the International Quilt Festival in Houston

Open Studios™ schedule announced for Houston! Will you be at Quilt Festival in Houston October 31-November 3? Would you like to meet some of today’s top quilters and fiber artists?Open Studios™, presented by Craftsy, will have artists who are working in real time! This specially constructed area is located on “Main Street,” near the food court.Four artists will be working simultaneously under the categories of “Quilt,” “Stitch,” “Embellish,” and “Paint.” Stop by to learn a new technique or two!

The schedule is listed below.  This information is not yet widely available online.  So I’ve included the full schedule as it exists today.  All slots are subject to change.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31
10 a.m.-Noon
PAINT
Pokey BoltonEverything but the Kitchen Sink: Printing with Found Objects
EMBELLISH
Julie CreusFabric Flower Brooch
STITCH
Frieda AndersonMachine Quilting the “Home Sweet Home” Quilt
QUILT
Judy Coates PerezMachine Quilting for Art QuiltsNoon-2 p.m.
PAINT
Maria ShellFour Nifty Ways to Cut Fabric
EMBELLISH
Sue PurdySpray Painting with Stencils and Embellishing with
Crystals 

STITCH
Marlene GlickmanCreative Fabric Collage
QUILT
Susan Brubaker KnappThread Sketching2-4 p.m.
PAINT
Jamie FingalStencils, Fabric, Paint-Go!
EMBELLISH
Cheryl SlebodaCartooning for Quilters
STITCH
Timna TarrPaper Piecing
QUILT
Leslie JenisonFree-motion Quilting4-6 p.m.
PAINT
Ana BuzzalinoColoring Fabrics with Inktense Pencils
EMBELLISH
Catherine RedfordAfrican Folklore Embroidery 
STITCH
Anita Grossman SolomonMake it Simple® Cutting & Piecing Tips
QUILT
Sarah Ann SmithFree-motion Quilting 


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 110 a.m.-Noon
PAINT
Enid WeichselbaumSimple Silk Screening
EMBELLISH
Barb ForristerCreating 3-D Floral Patterns 
STITCH
Debby BrownBlended Thread Free-motion Embroidery 
QUILT
Catherine RedfordWrapped in Scraps 

Noon-2 p.m.
PAINT
Victoria Findlay WolfePainting with Scraps: Making Your Own Fabric
EMBELLISH
Sue PurdySpray Painting with Stencils and Embellishing with Crystals 
STITCH
Andi PerejdaHand Quilting 
QUILT
Maria ShellArtful Machine Quilting

2-4 p.m.
PAINT
Leslie JenisonMonoprinting with Stencils
EMBELLISH
Marlene GlickmanHand-dyed Silk Greeting Cards 
STITCH
Timna TarrAppliqued Circles
QUILT
Jamie FingalFree-motion Quilting

4-6 p.m.
PAINT
Judi HurwittMonoprinting with Gelli Plates
EMBELLISH
Laura WasilowskiHand Stitching Fused Art Quilts 
STITCH
Liz KettleFree-form Embroidery
QUILT
Ebony LoveDie-cut Foundation Piecing 


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2

10 a.m.-Noon
PAINT
Judi HurwittCreating Your Own Stamps
EMBELLISH
Becky NavarroUsing Found Objects and Everyday Tools for Embellishment  
STITCH
Ebony LoveStitched & Painted Quilts
QUILT
Judith TragerMachine Quilting

Noon-2 p.m.
PAINT
Susie MondayWater-soluble Crayons for Screen Printing
EMBELLISH
Ruth ChandlerModern Hand Stitching 
STITCH
Maria ShellPiecing with Prints
QUILT
Diane DoranLayered Imagery & Stitch

2-4 p.m.
PAINT
Susan Brubaker KnappWhole Cloth Painting
EMBELLISH
Maria ShellArtful Applique 
STITCH
Kristin RodriguezPhoto Transfer to Stitched Art
QUILT
Wendy Butler BernsEmbellished Postcard Quilts

4-6 p.m.
PAINT
Cyndi SouderBlock Printing with Wooden Blocks
EMBELLISH
Cheryl SlebodaLight Up Your Quilts! 
STITCH
Debby BrownBlended Thread Free-motion Embroidery 
QUILT
Liz KettleUsing Specialty Threads in Quilting

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3  

10 a.m.-Noon
PAINT
Pokey BoltonLayered Imagery
EMBELLISH
Linda HardyMixed Media Collage 
STITCH
Catherine RedformYoYo Ma!  
QUILT
Cheryl SlebodaExperiments in Dimensional Sewing for Quilts

Noon-2 p.m.
PAINT
Cyndi SouderBlock Printing with Wooden Blocks
EMBELLISH
Judi HurwittMake Your Own Beads
STITCH
Janelle GirodSilk Fiber Explorations 
QUILT
Diane DoranLayered Imagery & Stitch

 
 
 
 

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