While many of us are still under stay at home orders, where local quilt shops are closed or have limited hours, I wanted to heighten awareness of some fun and free opportunities for those of you on Facebook. Many quilt shops, designers and teachers are using Facebook Live to host great sales, as well as to teach. And, they can be watched can be watched anytime, just like a YouTube video, although the Facebook Live Sales really need to be watched real time, or very soon after the event, to take advantage of the deals offered. Here are a few Facebook live events which have caught my attention. If you have others you’d like to recommend, I hope you’ll leave a comment with appropriate info.
Pink Sands Beach Designs hosts a Facebook Live Sale every Friday 1pm PST. Today, she is having a sale on Batiks! And, she offers really good prices.
Cozy Creative Center hosts a Facebook Live Sale every Monday at 4pm PST. Currrently, they are sharing quilts made using their designs and holding a special sale on their strip club patterns. This is like a virtual quilt show packed with #CreativeGoodness, it is so much fun.
Cindy Needham has been hosting Facebook Live sessions where she shares inspirational quilts, tips for how to quilt “your” quilts, how to use stencils and more. She has also been sharing free downloadable FMQ e:books., making these Facebook Live sessions a “must watch” for anyone interested in learning/improving their FMQ skills.
Karen Miller, Red Bird Quilting Co hosts Facebook Live sessions sharing inspirational freemotion quilting with plenty of tips @TimeFliesQuitAndSewLLC
Christina Cameli of A Few Scraps has been hosting Facebook Live events where she shows you how to create a variety of freemotion quilting motifs you can stitch on your quilts.
Amanda Murphy Designs has Facebook Live events sharing FMQ tips and more
Fabrics N Quilts has been holding some fun sales in their Facebook Live events for fabrics, notions and more. All at good prices.
Kelly Cline Quilting hosts Facebook Live sessions where she is sharing tips and inspiration for those interested in freemotion quilting.
Kim of Chatterbox Quiltinghas been hosting Facebook Live events where she shares a variety of quilting tips, including free-motion quilting.
Janome Sewing Machines has a Facebook Live session scheduled on May 28th where you can learn to make Fringed Flowers.
A Scarlett Thread may have the most active Facebook Live schedule I’ve seen. But QuiltShopGal honestly admits everyone I’ve attended has been fun, shared inspirational projects, as well as offered really good deals. They are located in Georgia and their Facebook Live times are listed in EST.
Update: I understand that they will be showcasing plenty of panel quilts this comong week (after Memorial Day).