VINTAGE Quilt Panels Aubrey Beardsley & Alfred Shaheen
Alfred Shaheen & Aubrey Beardsley Fabric Panels

Quilting - Alfred Shaheen Christian Lane Quilters  Shaheen  MQX 2016 Exhibit Machine Quilters Expo Shaheen CLQ

Alfred Shaheen 1922 - 2008

Considered the pioneer of the Hawaiin shirt, Alfreen Shaeen was a visionary who revolutioned the garment industry in Hawaii by designing and printing ready to wear aloha shirts and dresses.Shaheen was not only a fashion pioneer, but a brilliant textile designer. He was the most creative and prolific Hawaiian manufacturer in the heyday of post-WWII fashion.  His unique method of silk-screening textile designs for garments that we sold world-wide. His method of producing extraordinary garments made him the largest aloha wear manufacturer in Hawaii in the 1950s and 1960s.

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2016 Machine Quilters Expo Special Exhibit of Quilted Shaheen Panels

Stay tuned for more details. These are the rules of the exhibit:

1. Purchase one of the Alfred Shaheen vintage panels from any source.... Ebay, Etsy or Christian Lane Quilters (they have a few left). The size is typically 26" x 44" and may be any color as long as it is an authentic Alfred Shaheen panel.

2. Keep the panel in its original size. Border(s) may be added and the final measurement must be no larger than 200 perimeter inches.

3. The piece MUST be machine quilted. The quilting style may be traditional, modern, .... whatever you desire.

4. It must be submitted for entry to MQX no later than March 1, 2016. The piece may be judged and MQX will waive the entry fee. Shipping to/from MQX is the responsibility of the entrant.

5. Questions or concerns? Contact Janet-Lee at

Thanks and have fun! Camille Shaheen has graciously given her approval for the Shaheen Exhibit at the 2016 Machine Quilters Expo Show! 


Aubrey Beardsly Fabric Panels 2015 Christian Lane Quilters  Beardsley CLQ for sale

Aubrey Beardsley 1872 – 1898)

Aubrey Beardsley was an English illustrator and author. His drawings in black ink, were influenced by the style of Japanese woodcuts. Beardsley's contribution to the development of the Art Nouveau style was signigicant, despite the brevity of his career before his early death from turburculosis.

Bloomcraft printed the fabric in the 1960's. The vintage panels will never be reprinted.

 A complete set of six Beardsley panels is $200. A single panel is $35.

Please call 860/829-2821 to place an order.



Our Aubrey Beardsley wall-hangings are all unique. This example* uses a Japanese indigo fabric with the panels. The wall hanging are made to order and have a six weeks lead time. Please contact us for number of panels, settings and pricing. 



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