Alfred Shaheen & Aubrey Beardsley Quilt Panels
Christian Lane Quilter's 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 were sold world-wide. His extraordinary garments made him the largest aloha wear manufacturer in Hawaii in the 1950s and 1960s.   See Full Article



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. The panel 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.  Have at least a 4" hanging sleeve at the top of the piece for hanging at the show.

5.  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.

Questions or concerns? Contact Janet-Lee at

Thanks and have fun!


Camille Shaheen Tunberg, Alfred Shaheen's daughter, 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 significant, despite the brevity of his career before his early death from turburculosis.

Bloomcraft printed the Beardsley fabric in the 1960's.


Beardsley panels, singles or sets, are in stock 

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


 Our Aubrey Beardsley wall hangings, like the one below, can be made to order. Call 860/829-2821 for more information.



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