Angela Walters from The Midnight Quilt Show

Angela Walters is a longarm quilter, teacher, and author of popular machine-quilting books. Angela has over 150,000 followers for her online YouTube channel, The Midnight Quilt Show, a series which celebrates late-night stitches, taking shortcuts, and sewing in your PJs! Each week, Angela offers a tutorial for a brand-new quilt.

Angela will be offering virtual lectures in the Festival theatre on Saturday and Sunday.
Her quilting journey began with her husband’s grandfather; together they made her first quilt – a nine-patch that is still on her bed today. Thousands of swirls, feathers and parallel lines later, Angela has turned her love of stitches and fabric into a thriving business focused on modern machine quilting.

Click below to view the Academy, Talks and Lectures Programme.

Lectures & Talks

Help! How Do I Quilt It!

Sometimes deciding what to quilt can be harder than actually quilting it! In this lecture, Angela Walters help you decide what machine quilting designs to use by having you ask the expert of your opinion, you! This lecture starts with a slideshow presentation full of quilted eye candy and practical tips for choosing designs. Angela is not able to be with us in person but has created this as a Virtual lecture which will be shown in the Theatre and include some answers to questions posed by attendees in advance.

Virtual Lectures & Talks, Saturday (1 hr)

Dot to Dot: Simple Shapes Make Complex Designs

Quilting intricate designs can be as easy as connecting the dots! Learn how to use points on the quilt as a guide for quilting with minimal marking and lots of fun. You will learn how to recognize the dots on your quilt, different designs and how you can adapt them for your quilts. Angela is not able to be with us in person but has created a Virtual lecture which will be shown in the Theatre and include some answers to questions posed by attendees in advance.

Virtual Lectures & Talks, Sunday (1 hr)

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Longarm Quilting: Negative Space with Rulers

Negative Space is a hallmark of modern quilts, but it can be intimidating to quilt. Using Handi Quilter Longarm machines, Angela will show you how to turn that negative space into a positive with rulers.

Learn how to create motifs, how to divide up larger areas and more in this informative class. We will be using Handi Quilter 20” Amara Longarms with one person per machine.

Suitable for beginners to intermediate, those new to Longarm quilting or with some basic knowledge.

Longarm Workshop, Thursday, (1/2 day)

Dot to Dot: Long Arm Quilting

Quilting intricate designs can be as easy as connecting the dots! Learn how to use points on the quilt as a guide for quilting with minimal marking and lots of fun. You will learn how to recognize the dots on your quilt, different designs and how you can adapt them for your quilts. We will be using Handi Quilter 20” Amara Longarms with one person per machine. 

Suitable for beginners to  intermediate, those new to Longarm quilting or with some basic knowledge.

Longarm Workshop, Friday (1/2 day)