Thread Stories Speak 1,000 Words

Thread Stories art quilts by Santa Fe designer Jennifer Day are created with over 1.5 million stitches, from 64 to 264 colors of thread (or more!), and 50 to 150 hours of labor. Each of Jennifer's quilts is based on her professional portrait and nature photography, telling the tale of its subject through beautiful detail and masterful technique. As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words—surely a stitch speaks ten thousand.


New Quilts

Garden Wonder

Garden Wonder

I loved capturing the hands of a child who had been digging in a garden, gently holding this butterfly…



An art quilt created for the SAQA show ‘Celebrating Silver,’ a Call for Entry by SAQA…


Jennifer’s Quilting Exhibitions


University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, Missouri
Jan. 19–Feb. 28, 2015

World Quilt Show – Florida VI
West Palm Beach, Florida
January 8–10, 2015

International Quilt Festival
Houston, Texas
Oct. 30–Nov. 2, 2014

Pacific International Quilt Festival XXIII
Santa Clara, California
October 16–19, 2014

Quiltfest Oasis Palm Springs
Palm Springs, California
October 2–4, 2014

Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XXI
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
September 18–21, 2104

The World Quilt Show New England XII
Manchester, New Hampshire
August 14–17, 2014

Quilt! Knit! Stitch!
Portland, Oregon
August 14–16, 2014

Michigan State University Museum
Lansing, Michigan
May 11-Nov. 30, 2014

Denver National Quilt Festival IX
Denver, Colorado
May 1–4, 2014

New England Quilt Museum
Lowell, Massachusetts
April 23–May 31, 2014

Hubbard Museum of the American West
Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico
April 5–TBD, 2014

Texas Quilt Museum
Lagrange, Texas
April 3-June 29, 2014

Quiltfest Destination Savannah
Savannah, Georgia
March 27-30, 2014

The Quilt Fest of New Jersey X
Somerset, New Jersey
March 6–9, 2014

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival XXV
Hampton, Virginia
Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2014

International Quilt Festival
Chicago, Illinois  
June 19–21, 2014

International Quilt Market
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
May 16–18, 2014