A new Festival has entered into the quilt scene and it is QuiltCon What does this mean?
Well it means that Quilting just got a little more hip.
Take a gander at the Best of show Quilt:
The quilt was pieced by the Talented [and I am happy to call her friend] Victoria Findlay Wolf Shown next to the quilt looking all glamorous as always.
Here is a look at the Quilting:
The quilting was done by Lisa Sipes And oh MAN is she tearing up the quilting world! [in the good way]
You’ll hear about both of these women quite a lot in the coming future.
The other important thing that QuiltCon alludes to is a Change in the focus of the quilting culture towards a more inclusive aesthetic. AND younger people! The importance there is that as an industry if all of the members are aging there is a point at which you no longer have an industry.
Plus they had an 80s dance party.
So there is that….