Tag Archives: African American quilts

Scrap Bag: stolen quilt trailer update, Quilts of Valor busy week, and more

Quilters Newsletter’s weekly update of news from around the quilting world for the week ending November 11, 2016 Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Desmond Tutu quilt exhibit, “jean-bombing” quilt, and more

This week’s Scrap Bag is not as full as it has been in previous weeks, but is hopefully just as interesting and inspiring as we head into the weekend! Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his wife, Leah, are the subjects and honorees … Continue reading

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This Month in Quilt History: October

October is quite a noteworthy month when it comes to quilt history. Here are some historical notes pulled from the pages of Quilters Newsletter’s Design Wall page from the past few years — I think you’ll agree that October has seen … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: “Dear Jane” exhibit, quilts at new African American museum, stolen military quilts, and more

Quilt news big and small, inspiration and motivation — it’s all here for the taking! The iconic “Dear Jane” quilt that tops many quilters’ bucket lists is put on display only one time a year for a few weeks, and … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: 9/11 Memorial Quilt, CBS spotlights quilter, old sewing machine ads, and more

Sorry I’m a little late with this week’s roundup of quilting and sewing news tidbits — did I miss anything? The International Quilt Study Center & Museum at the University of Lincoln-Nebraska has chosen United in Memory 9/11 Victims Memorial Quilt as … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: 68 years of blue ribbon quilts, quilt show controversy update, 50,000-year-old needle found, and more

Summer is winding down whether it feels like it or not — how long until “quilting weather” arrives?   “Marian Brockschmidt of Springfield won eight blue ribbons from among her 21 entries in the textile division at this year’s Illinois … Continue reading

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Quilt exhibits to visit Spring 2016

So what if spring doesn’t officially start for another couple of weeks? Pitchers and catchers have reported for spring training and my crocuses have bloomed, so that’s good enough for me to go ahead and post this list of quilt … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Quilting cops, Masopust’s influence, Flint water crisis quilt, and more

Can you feel it? The weekend approacheth, bringing with it Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day in the U.S. Let’s take a look at the latest interesting bits of quilt and textile news that have popped up this past week. Work … Continue reading

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12 quilt exhibits to visit Summer 2015

Hitting the road this summer? Here’s a list of some quilt exhibits you can visit from sea to shining sea that we couldn’t fit into the print editions of Quilters Newsletter. Continue reading

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