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International Quilt Festival/ Houston


  • George R. Brown Convention Center Avenida De Las Americas Houston, TX United States (map)

International Quilt Market/ Houston

Sweetheart Sorbet, Medallion XII (26" x 26"). hand or machine reverse applique with applique

Sweetheart Sorbet, Medallion XII (26" x 26"). hand or machine reverse applique with applique

November 1 - 5, 2017

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

George R. Brown Convention Center

Houston, TX

Booth 848

Hours of stitching fun! Compliments for a lifetime! 

Blocks! Medallions! Table runners! Quilts! Notions! Something for everyone! Show Special!

Delve into one of our great projects for 2018! Always unique! All created with our empowering Trace, Baste, Snip & Stitch technique! All our patterns come with complete, comprehensible, step-by-step directions and full-size, re-usable pattern pieces.  

Yorkshire Pudding table decor set. TABLE RUNNER (14" X 32"); PLACE MATS (10" X 15"); REVERSIBLE NAPKINS (18" X 19"). hand or machine reverse applique. Designed for Island Batiks Fall 2017. 

Yorkshire Pudding table decor set. TABLE RUNNER (14" X 32"); PLACE MATS (10" X 15"); REVERSIBLE NAPKINS (18" X 19"). hand or machine reverse applique. Designed for Island Batiks Fall 2017. 

NEW PATTERNS! 

"Sweet Loving" is yours with Sweetheart Sorbet, Medallion XII (26" x 26").  Combine applique and reverse applique by hand or machine for added tastiness.

"A Sweet Concoction!" Yorkshire Pudding table decor set for hand or machine reverse applique.  Designed in the Northern Woods collection by Island Batik, this pattern includes directions to make a table runner, place mats and reversible napkins.

Eternal Spring (18" x 43"). Handreverse applique. Designed for RJR Fabrics, as sold in Keepsake Quilting spring 2017.

Eternal Spring (18" x 43"). Handreverse applique. Designed for RJR Fabrics, as sold in Keepsake Quilting spring 2017.

"Modern French Elegance" is yours with Chantilly Lace table runner XIV (20" x 60") created in Gray and white for Batik Textiles. 

Eternal Spring, table runner VII (18" x 43") is "Full of Hope and Full of Possibilities".  First designed exclusively for Keepsake Quilting in fabrics by RJR. for Hand reverse applique. 

Remembrance, Medallion XIV (36" x 36") because the Lord keeps track of all my sorrows and has collected all my tears in His bottle.

A Sensation! Snowy Hearts table runner IX (21” x 35”)  for hand or machine reverse applique with options for applique accents are very different and will make a statement in your home.  

Remembrance, Medallion XIV (36" x 36"). Hand or machine reverse applique.

Remembrance, Medallion XIV (36" x 36"). Hand or machine reverse applique.

Fantastical! Amidala’s Flower (28” x 28”) a mini-quilt perfect for the princess in you. Hand or machine reverse applique with applique creation directions. Want some additional quilting fun? See our blog "Embellished Amidala's Flower".

Remembrance, Medallion XIV (36" x 36"). Hand or machine reverse applique. designed for Turtle Hand, fall 2017.

Remembrance, Medallion XIV (36" x 36"). Hand or machine reverse applique. designed for Turtle Hand, fall 2017.

Hopeful! Autumn's Promise  (16” x 35”). From the acorn grows the mighty oak. A table runner for hand or machine reverse applique with applique.

Autumn's Promise table decor set. table runner (16" x 35"); placemats ( 10" x 14"). Hand or machine reverse applique with applique, and machine pieced. Designed in fabrics by Timeless Treasures.

Autumn's Promise table decor set. table runner (16" x 35"); placemats ( 10" x 14"). Hand or machine reverse applique with applique, and machine pieced. Designed in fabrics by Timeless Treasures.

Try something new in 2017! 

Never done reverse applique? Stop by our booth for a FREE DEMO anytime to learn our easier way to reverse applique by hand or machine-Trace, Baste, Snip & Stitch. It's so easy it's FUN!

Laser-cut kits!

Get the beauty of select table runner designs in gorgeous fabrics by Island Batik-They are already fused and cut. You need only open, layer and machine stitch! Special close-out pricing!

Great notions & helpful tools to successfully create our patterns-

Amidala's Flower mini-quilt (28" x 28"). hand or machine reverse applique with applique and machine pieced. Designed for Island Batiks Spring 2017.

Amidala's Flower mini-quilt (28" x 28"). hand or machine reverse applique with applique and machine pieced. Designed for Island Batiks Spring 2017.

Reverse Applique Revealed Tutorial booklet- Learn the wonders of our reverse applique technique for hand and machine in this handy booklet.

For the Machine Appliquer:

  • Soft Fuse (37" x 3 yards)-our favorite iron-on fusible.  Lightweight, doesn't gunk up your needle and your piece washes up soft.
  • Kai sharp, bent-handled scissors-perfect for cutting fused fabric cleanly with more ease, and the bent-handled shape keeps your hand off the piece.
  • Terial Magic - spray on fabric stabilizer. spray, dry and iron. fabric turns crisp and firm so doesn't pucker when you machine applique.

For the Hand Appliquer:

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BUY 3 or more and get 10% OFF! Buy 3 or more patterns and/or kits and get 10% OFF the purchase of your patterns/ kits.

Chantilly Lace, table runner XIV (20" x 60") simple elegance in stunning gray and white for hand or machine reverse applique. designed for Batik Textiles, fall 2017.

Chantilly Lace, table runner XIV (20" x 60") simple elegance in stunning gray and white for hand or machine reverse applique. designed for Batik Textiles, fall 2017.

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Earlier Event: October 30
DEMO Alley at International Quilt Market
Later Event: January 18
Road to California, 2018