Learn more about  Gammill's first-ever educational cruise, get a sneak peek at a new Best of Both Worlds Episode, and learn how to complete a sewing machine mat project to liven up your studio or workspace.
MAY 2016
 

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Sail with us on a seven-day Western Caribbean Cruise on Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas ship. This trip includes three days of education at sea along with three beautiful days in tropical ports. Enjoy education with your fellow Statler users in relaxing atmosphere. Registration opens Monday, May 23!

 
Manufacturing Marvels spotlights Gammill on The Fox Business Network
 
Manufacturing Marvels® recently showcased Gammill on The Fox Business Network®! If you missed the segment, click the video to watch. Manufacturing Marvels® produces two-minute spotlights on American manufacturers and their products. The segment featuring Gammill was filmed in April at the company's headquarters in West Plains, Missouri. Keep a special eye out for the featured quilts in the video. The first quilt in the video is by Page Johnson, of The Quilting Page, and the others are by Lisa Schiffleger, Simple Dreams Quilts. Learn more about the segment on our Blog.

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New Episode of the Best of Both Worlds
Newsletter subscribers get the first look at Episode 14 of the Best of Both Worlds! Joan Knight shows how to place a pattern with a border and cross-hatching on the Barn Chicks quilt, which was also featured in episode 11. Keep watching the end of the episode for an outtake reel. Click below for more information about the project, patterns and piecing used in the quilt.
A Quilter's Story featuring The Tie Quilt
Each quilt and project is special but sometimes we have the incredible opportunity to finish a quilt that will not only keep a client warm or look beautiful in their home, but will be a cherished reminder of someone they love. Click below to read more about the story behind the quilt from Patricia Coleman Hudman.

 
Cindy began sewing as a young girl and has been sewing and
quilting for more than 40 years. A passion for sewing and quilting has always been a large part of her life. Cindy quilted on a mid-arm machine until shortly after she retired from the FAA, at which time she purchased her Statler. Cindy has quilted professionally since the beginning of 2012. She teaches free-motion quilting and CreativeStudio classes at Rocky Mountain Quilting and Sewing. Cindy and her husband reside in Utah. They have two children and three grandchildren.
 
Sewing Machine Mat Project
Click here for Cindy's sewing machine mat project perfect for hand guided or computerized quilters.  
UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL EVENTS
 
June 15 - 17, 2016 Digital Stitch Conference
Fort Collins, Colorado, Jukebox Quilts
Joining the Digital Stitch Conference are educators Pat Barry, T.J. Speiser, Wendy Bermingham, Lorilynn King, Rita Meyerhoff, Amy Wade and Natalia Majors-Wojciechowicz, plus Business Consultant Curt Bear and Social Media Marketing guru Amy Alcorn. Classes cover topics on care and repair of your Statler, creative quilting, advanced quilting techniques, unconventional ideas, as well as business concepts that will help you to start or improve your home quilting business.
Hosted by dealer: Jukebox Quilts
 
July 8 - 9, 2016 Education Tour Australia - Brisbane  
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Southbank, Brisbane, Australia
Two-day event for current users or anyone who is interested in using a Statler by Gammill and CreativeStudio 6.0. Registration fee includes two full days of classes, lunch, and morning and afternoon tea. The conference will feature award winning quilter Kim Diamond.
Hosted by dealer:  Quiltshack
 
July 15-16, 2016 Education Tour Australia -Melbourne
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne
Two-day event for current users or anyone who is interested in using a Statler by Gammill and CreativeStudio 6.0. Registration fee includes two full days of classes, lunch, and morning and afternoon tea. The conference will feature award winning quilter Kim Diamond.
Hosted by dealer: Elizabeth Machine Company

August 12-14, 2016 Statler Ontario Users and Professionals Retreat 
Best Western Otonobee Inn, Peterborough, Ontario
Learn more about the Statler and CreativeStudio 6.0 with Certified Instructor Joan Knight. The retreat runs from 1 p.m. Aug. 12 to noon Aug. 14. Registration fee includes two days of classes, Friday dinner and social; Saturday snacks, lunch and dinner; door prizes and vendor shopping.
Hosted by dealer: Kawartha Quilting Systems

Registration now open!
August 16 - 21, 2016  Classes at Old Man River Quiltfest
Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg, Mississippi
Free hand and Statler owners will find classes on a wide variety of topics at the Old Man River Quiltfest in Vickburg, Mississippi Aug. 16 - 20.  Classes are priced per course and include options for all skill levels. Courses cover a wide variety from award-winning quilters and educators including Joan Knight, Anita Shackelford and Pat Barry, who will offer classes on pantograph quilting, free motion quilting with templates, free motion fills for negative spaces, free motion stencil magic, and marketing 101. In addition to the classes and vendors, the show will also feature a display of the "Supper Quilt."  This quilt measuring 183 X 67 inches was inspired by Leonardo DaVinci's "The Last Supper".  A total of 51,816 squares of one-half inch cotton fabric were pieced together by Don Lock, DDS of Waxahachie, Texas, and machine quilted by Linda Taylor of Melissa, Texas.
Hosted by dealer:  Stitch-N-Frame
 
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UPCOMING SHOWS

May 19 - 21, 2016   Quilt Craft and Sewing Festival - Albuquerque, New Mexico, Expo New Mexico

May 20 - 22, 2016    International Quilt Market - Salt Lake City, Utah, Salt Palace Convention Center (vendor event)

May 26 - 28, 2016    America Quilts Expo  - Des Moines, Iowa, Iowa Events Center

June 3 - 5, 2016      Quilters Unlimited of Northern Virginia 43rd Annual Quilt Show - Chantilly, Virginia, Dulles Expo and Conference Center

June 3 - 5, 2016    Black Hills Quilt Show - Rapid City, South Dakota, Rushmore Plaza Civic Center

June 3-4, 2016   Quilt Tulsa 2016 -  Tulsa, Oklahoma
Tulsa Fairgrounds

June 9 - 11, 2016   Minnesota Quilters 28th Annual Show & Conference - St. Cloud, Minnesota,  St. Cloud River's Edge Convention Center

June 15-18, 2016     Quilt Canada  - Mississauga, Ontario
International Centre

June 16 - 18, 2016   Common Threads Regional Quilt Show - Wichita, Kansas, Century II Expo Hall

June 25 - 26    Shenandoah Valley Quilt Show  - Harrisonburg, Virginia, Turner Ashby High School


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Background quilt by Pat Barry

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