Tag Archives: antique quilts

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: Brontë quilt returns, fast free-motion portrait, unique vintage pincushion, and more

It’s Friday once again, time for our weekly wrap-up of quilt and textile tidbits and trivia for your amusement and edification. I tried to come up with an April Fool’s Day tie-in but I just didn’t have it in me; … 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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Quilt exhibits to visit Autumn 2015

Well, here we are at the beginning of September. Summer is on the wane and autumn is approaching, a season many quilters regard as prime quilting season. Having just gotten the first print copies of our October/November 2015 issue, which … Continue reading

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An Antique Quilt from a Kit?

I’ve been thinking a lot about quilt kits lately. Do you suppose that has anything to do with the three folders on my desk needing yardage figures so fabric for kits can be ordered? Probably. But here is where my … 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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Christmas Came Early!

I recently received the most unexpected, wonderful package from my mother-in-law. She sent me an antique quilt that has been in the family for generations! She knows that I love quilting, quilts and anything related, so I’m really grateful that … Continue reading

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More about the Denver Art Museum

Gigi told you in her blog post on Friday that we went to the Denver Art Museum for a media open house. We saw so many wonderful things, Gigi couldn’t possibly include them all. In fact, even after I tell … Continue reading

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This is for N and C

Quilts can be fun and beautiful. But they’re also a historical product of women’s work and a document of women’s lives, which are not always fun and beautiful. Sometimes quilts represent the difficult and tragic parts of our lives. Continue reading

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