Dallas Quilt Show 2017
"It's a Charmed Life!"
Dallas Market Hall, March 10-12, 2017
Friday & Saturday, 10 - 5 PM
Sunday, 12 - 5 PM
Dallas Quilt Show 2017 Judges
Malka Dubrawsky joins us from Austin, Texas, where she is the owner/operator/chief dye bath maker at a stitch in dye. Malka graduated from college with a Bachelor of Fine Art in Studio Art. For several years she worked primarily as a fiber artist and was included in several prestigious shows and publications including Visions and Quilt National. These days she makes more functional textiles, designing fabric for Moda Fabrics, teaching, lecturing, and writing two books, Color Your Cloth: A Quilter’s Guide to Dyeing and Patterning Fabric, and Fresh Quilting: Fearless Color, Design, and Inspiration. Malka has also done design work for numerous other craft books and magazines, and taught workshops across the country as well as online via Craftsy and CreativeLive. Malka creates and sells beautiful one-of-a-kind hand dyed cotton fabrics for home sewers. Check out her website www.stitchindye.com.
John Flynn, a graduate in Civil Engineering from Montana State University, built bridges and concrete structures all over Montana and northern Wyoming until 1989, when his family construction company closed. His hobby, quilting, then became his full-time profession. John is the author of four quilting books, one of which, “Double Wedding Ring” has been in print and selling actively since publication in 1990. He is also the inventor of the “Flynn Multi-Frame System,” a patented no-baste method for machine or hand quilting. John has led quilting workshops in every U.S. state and the District of Columbia, in Canada, Mexico, Europe, Australia and Japan. John works in Billings, Montana, with his wife, Brooke and daughter, Kate Flynn Nichols, who shares her father’s design and drafting skills. John and Brooke live in Red Lodge, Montana. Check out his website www.flynnquilt.com.
Laura Wasilowski is a textile artist and creator of hand-dyed fabrics and threads. Her pictorial art quilts, created from fused fabrics and hand-embroidered or machine quilted, are collected and exhibited internationally. Laura’s free-form embroideries share a similar style with her narrative quilts. Whimsical in nature, both textile art forms express her joyful love of creating art. Laura has an undergraduate degree in Costuming from the College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN and a Master of Art degree in Fiber from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL. Owner of the dye shop, Artfabrik, Laura is also a lecturer, surface designer, quilt instructor, pattern designer, and author of Fusing Fun, Fuse-and-Tell, and her latest book: Fanciful Stitches, Colorful Quilts. Laura lives in Elgin, Illinois. Please visit her website www.artfabrik.com.