Fabric Swatches at Power House Museum Site

There are more than 1500 fabric swatches for viewing  from Power House Museum at this site:


The Power House Museum of Science and Design is located in Sydney, Australia.

Sisters Show, 2009, Photos on Blog

If you missed the recent annual Sisters Show in Sisters, Oregon, you can go to this blog for lots of photos of the displayed quilts:

You’ll need a little time, if you want to see all of them.
The photos are under the entry for July 13, 2009.

Quilt Photos On Flickr From NQA Show

The NQA annual show was held in June in Columbus, Ohio. Shown below is the Best of Show Wall Quilt from the National Quilt Association’s 2009 Exhibit in June.

Grape Harvest by Gina Perkes, Lynn Drennen, Marilyn J. Smith by truvy57 (Dorothy).

“Grape Harvest”

If you weren’t able to get to the NQA Show in June, there are
105 photos of the National Quilt Association’s show  at:                                                                                               http://www.flickr.com/photos/truvy57/3643650189/in/set-72157619967810794/

Here is a link to the Hanging River exhibit:

Quilting, Stitches, & Crafts Expo Set For August 27 – 29, 2009

The Quilting, Stitches and Crafts Expo will be held at the Sharonville Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, August 27 – 29, 2009.  Check out the site:


by Terry White of Taire Daire Designs

Vermont Quilt Festival 2009 Winners and Photos

Here is where you can see the photos of the winning quilts and list of winners from this year’s Vermont Quilt Festival.



“Honey, I’m Home” by Hope Johnson of Vermont

Quilters’ Hall of Fame Celebration in Marion, Indiana, July 16 – 19, 2009

The Quilters Hall of Fame Celebration of Marie Webster’s birthday is  in Marion,  Indiana, the weekend of July 18, 2009.  The honoree this year is Merikay Waldvogel.  There are various activities scheduled….classes and quilts.  I have not been able to locate a web site that gives the schedule of activities for this year’s event.

Activities include the Midwest  Fabric Study Group’s meeting in the Days Inn conference room.  The hotel is located at the intersection of  SR 18 and Interstate 69, 3 miles east of downtown Marion. Members Linda Pumphrey and Sharon Pinka will be previewing their presentations  for American Quilt Study Group’s San Jose 2010 meeting, and there will be show-and-tell.  This is open to the public.

Also, the Howard County Historical Society located at the Seiberling Mansion, 1200 W. Sycamore in Kokomo, invites everyone to see their  antique quilts exhibit.  The hours are Tue s. – Sat. 1-4.  They will have
special hours on Sunday, the 19th, for Quilters Hall of Fame  attendees, from 10:30am – 4pm.  Kokomo is south of Marion and 35 miles west on SR 35.

Gees Bend Quilts at Schneider Museum of Art Now – September 12, 2009

The Schneider Museum of Art at Southern Oregon University in Ashland,
is presenting an exhibit of quilts and related works on paper created
by African-American women from Gee’s Bend, Alabama on until
September 14, 2009.

Textile works by Ashland artist Kris Hoppe will accompany the quilt exhibit.

Here is the site:


Kris Hoppe quilt

Kris Hoppe, Circle Quilt

Museum’s photo

Colorado’s 2009 Capital Quilt Show On Through August 20th

The Capital Quilt Show is on now through August 20, 2009, in the Colorado State Capital building in Denver.  Here are some photos of  the 250 quilts in the exhibit.


Fifty Quilts of Valor at Indiana State Museum

There is an article you can read at:


about fifty Quilts of Valor that were made by one thousand people who participated in the partnership project between the Quilter’s Guild of Indianapolis, Inc., and the Indiana State Museum.

The quilts were presented to soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan at Roudebush VA Medical Center on June 24th.

Way to go, Folks!  Thank you to our soldiers for all they do for us!

50 Quilts of Valor at ISM

ISM Photo by Kathi

Here’s an article online in “Quilters World”  about this:


MA Documentation Quilts on Exhibit at New England Quilt Museum July 17 – September 20, 2009

The New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts, and the
Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project (MassQuilts)  are inviting
people to the  new exhibit of quilts from the Massachusetts
Quilt Documentation book, Massachusetts Quilts Our: Common Wealth.
Opening July 17th at the New England Quilt Museum and running through
September 20th, the exhibit includes about thirty outstanding quilts
which have been uncovered in this historic state.  The quilts encompass
the early eighteen hundreds up to 1950.

There will be an opening reception  on Friday July 17th from 5-7 pm.                                                                                        Authors of the book will be there for a book signing, to meet and talk with people.

You can find additional information about the exhibit plus directions to
the Museum and hours at www.nequiltmuseum.org.

Here is more detailed info about the exhibit: http://www.nequiltmuseum.org/museum/current_exhibition.html

The Quilter magazine http://www.thequiltermag.com, has an article in the September 2009

Hexagon Quilt by Sarah Clarke (Ellis) Ide, c. 1845

Hexagon Mosaic, made by Sarah Clarke (Ellis) Ide of Milford, c. 1845

Museum’s photo