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Fall 2017 Quilt Market Schedule

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Fall 2017 Quilt Market Schedule

Booth Demos And Book Signings • Schoolhouses • Take and Teach

Visit our booth, #2040, for demos and book signings with your favorite authors with a chance to talk, ask questions and get the inside scoop on their books, techniques and more.

Demo & book signing schedule

We are giving away a limited number of FREE books at our book signings and technique demos in Landauer's booth (#2040) at Quilt Market in Houston. In addition, for books that have not yet been published, we will have drawings for free copies to be sent to qualified quilt shops. Please note that many demonstrations and book signings will take place in distributors' booths as well.
*Tickets available at time of signing to qualified shop owners and buyers only. Limit one free book per company.

Saturday, October 28

10:30 am - Book signing and demonstration of the essential Creative Grids® tool for use in our best-selling Pineapple Play, the 10-inch Pineapple Trim Tool, by Penny Haren, author of Log Cabin Quilts.

11:00 am - Best-selling author, Mary M. Hogan, will demonstrate her unique technique and sign copies of her latest book, Fast-Fold Hexies from Pre-Cuts & Stash. Please note: this will take place in United Notion's Booth 1729, Demo Station B.

11:00 am Sharon Holland will sign copies of her new book, Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living. Please note: this will take place in Hobbs Batting's Booth 200.

11:30 am - Wendy Sheppard - Quilting on a home machine demonstration by the author of Stitching Pathways. Please note: this will take place in Aurafil's Booth 900.

1:00 pm - The sisters of Sew Kind of Wonderful, Jenny Pedigo and Helen Robinson, will sign their book, One Wonderful Curve, and demonstrate their Quick Curve Rulers.

1:30 pm - Wendy Sheppard - Quilting on a home machine demonstration by the author of Stitching Pathways. Please note: this will take place in Hobbs Batting's Booth 200.

2:00 pm - Book signing and demonstration with one of Landauer Publishing's newest authors, Elsie M. Campbell, who will share techniques using Accuquilt Go! and Creative Grids line of rulers to create projects from her book, Radiant Quilts.

3:00 pm - Sharon Holland will sign copies of her new book, Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living.

4:00 pm - Best-selling author, Mary M. Hogan, will sign copies of her latest book, Fast-Fold Hexies from Pre-Cuts & Stash and will share her unique technique. Please note: this will take place in Brewer's Booth 734.


Sunday, October 29

10:00 am - Sharon Holland will sign copies of her new book, Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living. Please note: this will take place in Brewer's Booth 734.

10:00 am - Wendy Sheppard - Quilting on a home machine demonstration by the author of Stitching Pathways. Please note: this will take place in E.E. Schenck & Co.'s Booth 1114.

11:00 am - Helen Stubbings will show projects from her latest book, simply redwork embroidery the hugs 'n kisses way. Books will be signed!

11:30 am - Wendy Sheppard - Quilting on a home machine demonstration by the author of Stitching Pathways. Please note: this will take place in Hobbs Batting's Booth 200.

1:00 pm - Best-selling author, Mary M. Hogan, will sign copies of her latest book, Fast-Fold Hexies from Pre-Cuts & Stash and will share her unique technique.

2:00 pm - Book signing and demonstration with Landauer Publishing's newest author, Elsie M. Campbell, who will share techniques to create projects from her book, Radiant Quilts. Please note: this will take place in United Notion's Booth 1729, Demo Station B.

2:00 pm - International quilt designer and teaching celebrity Karin Hellaby will demonstrate and sign copies of her books Sew Simple Attic Windows and Sew Simple Pineapples.

2:30 pm - Wendy Sheppard - Demonstration and book signing of Creative New Quilts & Projects from Precuts or Stash. Please note: this will take place in Aurafil's Booth 900.

3:00 pm - Helen Stubbings will show projects and sign latest book, simply redwork embroidery the hugs 'n kisses way. Please note: this will take place in E.E. Schenck & Co.'s Booth 1114.

3:00 pm - Carolyn Forster - Book signing and demonstration from the author of Hexagon Happenings.

4:00 pm - Wendy Sheppard - Book signing by the author of Stitching Pathways.


Monday, October 30

10:00 am - Turn ordinary appliqué patterns into sumptuous projects by adding wool into your fabric mix... the Bright & Bold Wool Appliqué way with Angela Lawrence, who will sign her latest book.

11:00 am - Best-selling author, Sandi Blackwell, will demonstrate and sign copies of her latest book, Simple Blocks, Stunning Quilts.


Schoolhouses

Join some of our favorite authors as they share tips, techniques and information about their new and upcoming releases.

 

 Time/Location: Room 362E | 12:45 - 1:15 pm

Slow Stitching in Red

Presented by Helen Stubbings
Use the therapy of stitching to get your customers hooked on embroidery. Learn all the tricks and sales ideas to keep them coming back for more. Simply redwork embroidery is a great place to start! Warning: chocolate involved :)
 
  Time/Location: Room 362E | 1:20 - 1:50 pm

Radiant Quilts

Presented by Elsie M. Campbell
Take away some inspirational and practical ways to present techniques and projects from Elsie Campbell’s new book, Radiant Quilts. Y-seams? No problem. Curved piecing?Easy-peasy! Come join the fun!
 
  Time/Location: Room 362E | 1:55 - 2:25 pm

Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living

Presented by Sharon Holland
Trunk show of quilts from new book, Utility-Style Quilts for Everyday Living. Discussion will include encouraging sewers to create scrappy quilts and introduction to utility-style quilting designs.
 
 Time/Location: Room 362E | 2:30 - 2:45 pm

Stitching Pathways

Presented by Wendy Sheppard
Stitching Pathways: an engaging book filled with personal tips and tricks for domestic machine quilting. Learn how to use and market this book to your customers. Find out how to use its projects for classes and add-on sales.
 
 Time/Location: Room 362E | 2:50 - 3:05 pm

Jelly Roll Bargello

Presented by Karin Hellaby
Breathtaking, contemporary quilts all made from simple straight line stitching and yet you see waves of color. Inspired by an Italian traditional needlepoint stitch this quick patchwork makes wonderful use of jelly rolls!
 
 Time/Location: Room 362E | 3:10 - 3:40 pm

The Hand Made Quilt

Presented by Carolyn Forster
Social, portable, adaptable and all by hand.

Attract new stitchers and teach the old ones new tricks. Sell the necessities and the luxuries while building confidence in quilting skills. Use for BOMs and class plans.

Time/Location: Room 362E | 3:45 - 4:15 pm

Check Out the New Hexie: Fast-Fold Hexies from Pre-cuts & Stash

Presented by Mary Hogan
Hexies are hot. Fold circles into hexies, enclose batting, add another hexie, and sew to make Fast-Fold Hexie units. Sew together, no backing or binding needed. Try it, you’ll like it, and so will customers. Free samples.
 
Time/Location: Room 362E | 4:20 - 4:50 pm

String Quilting Sells Fabric: Not Just for Scraps and Stash

Presented by Mary Hogan
Check out Mary’s book, String Quilt Style. String piecing can result in stunning designs. No templates, no fussy piecing. While customers often start with stash, they quickly turn to new fabric for easy-to-make string quilts.
 
Time/Location: Room 362E | 5:30 - 6:00 pm

Square-agonals® On Point Quilts the Quick and Easy Way!

Presented by Sandi Blackwell
No math! No cutting triangles! No diagonal rows! The Square-agonals® method creates a diagonal set quilt in 3 easy steps; sew in straight rows, cut into sections, and reassemble…An easy on-point quilt! Giveaways and door prize!
 

Take and Teaches

Saturday, October 28

Mary M. Hogan | 8:00 am - 9:30 am / Quilt-as-you-go with Fast-Fold Hexies

Fold, insert batting, sew—you made a Hexie! Sew them together and you've finished a quilt—backing and batting included! 

Elsie Campbell | 8:00 am - 9:30 am / Twist & Shout Table Runner from Radiant Quilts

Use a die-cutting machine to create simple shapes and Elsie's Y-seam technique to create a table runner.

Sandi Blackwell | 8:00 am - 9:30 am / SQUARE-AGONALS—An Easy Way to Put Quilts On Point!

Square-agonals—a simple, creative way to put a quilt on point with no math! A great class opportunity for your shop.

 

Sunday, October 29

Mary M. Hogan | 8:00 am - 9:30 am / Quilt-as-you-go with Fast-Fold Hexies

Fold, insert batting, sew—you made a Hexie! Sew them together and you've finished a quilt—backing and batting included! 

Elsie Campbell | 8:00 am - 9:30 am / Twist & Shout Table Runner from Radiant Quilts

Use a die-cutting machine to create simple shapes and Elsie's Y-seam technique to create a table runner.

 

Monday, October 30

Carolyn Forster | 8:00 am - 9:30 am The Handmade Quilt 

Sit and stitch while learning how hand-pieced patchwork can benefit your customers and your shop sales.

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