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Quilt exhibits to visit Autumn 2016

In the What’s New section of our October/November 2016 issue, we give you the skinny on a bunch of amazing quilt exhibits around the country along with images of some of the quilts you’ll see if you’re able to go to … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Bonnie Hunter gets honest, Bicentennial quilt found, celeb’s quilt-themed baby shower, and more

Happy 4th of July, y’all! A Nigerian woman named Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale created a business initiative she named Tosin’s Turn Trash to Treasure that employs women who’ve survived domestic abuse to create quilts, shopping bags and other products out of … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Orlando comfort quilts, world’s “ugliest” color, Woody Guthrie quilt, and more

This has been a tough week in a lot of ways, hasn’t it? Some of today’s quilty news items reflect recent events, but hopefully you’ll find all of them inspiring. The Orlando Modern Quilt Guild has started a project to … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Iowa Quilt Museum opens, France Patchwork’s “crazy project,” English quilt show winners, and more

Let’s dig into this week’s scrap bag of quilty news items from around the world to help get our weekend sewing off to an inspiring start! The U.S. has a new quilt museum! The Iowa Quilt Museum is holding its … Continue reading

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Quilt exhibits to visit Summer 2016

What with Memorial Day and many public school students celebrating the end of the school year, this week marks the cultural beginning of summer in the U.S. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some quilt exhibits you … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Quilts for Fort McMurray, Jimmy Fallon on quilt fiction, quilt block patio design, and more

Hey, guess what? It’s Friday! Looking for some fun and interesting news tidbits from around the internet about quilts? Then you’re in the right place! Museum Open House is a video series produced by NewTV in Newton, Massachusetts, that highlights … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Luke Haynes interview, quilt gardens, fabric-choosing tips and more

It’s a rather mixed bag of quilt- and textile-related news items I wanted to share this week, much like the photo of scraps below. But that just means there’s pretty much something for everyone — take your pick! Luke Haynes’ star … Continue reading

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Scrap Bag: Displaying vintage quilts, headstanding quilter, Ooh Rah, and more

For your end-of-week perusal and amusement, here is a selection of various quilt-related stories. (Click the links to read the stories and see photos and videos.) ___________________________________ Friend-of-QN and subject of our December/January 2014 “Meetin’ Place” Tim Latimer blogs regularly about … 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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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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