“Nancy Crow: Crossroads New and Recent Quilts” at the Fuller Craft Museum, Brocton, Massachusetts, Through May 9, 2010

Nancy Crow: Crossroads New and Recent Quilts


Crow - Construction 91

“Construction #91


Nancy Crow’s art quilts are wonderful!

The exhibit is at the Fuller Craft Museum in Brocton, Massachusetts, through May 9, 2010.  Web site is: http://www.fullercraft.org/home.html

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Info at Smithsonian Site for Storing Antique Textiles

You can find more information on storing antique textiles at this Smithsonian Museum site:

http://www.si.edu/encyclopedia_SI/nmah/antqtext.htm

“Family and Friends: Quilts and Their Connections” Opens March 22, 2010, at Lancaster Quilt and Textile Museum in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

The Lancaster Quilt and Textile Museum reopens for their 2010 season on Monday March 22, 2010.  In addition to the 30 antique Lancaster County Amish quilts that are always on display in this classic 1912 bank building,  there will be a special exhibit in their “special exhibits” rooms, “Family and Friends: Quilts and Their Connections”.

The exhibit will show through December 31, 2010.

The exhibition will close briefly  from August 2 – 9th, when the second rotation of quilts is installed.

Museum’s photo

Additional info at: http://www.quiltandtextilemuseum.com/exhibitions/coming/coming.php

The Museum’s: http://www.quiltandtextilemuseum.com/

“Layers: Unfolding the Stories of Chester County Quilts #3” on from February 26 – September 11, 2010

“Layers: Unfolding the Stories of Chester County Quilts #3” will be on from February 26, 2010 – September 11, 2010.   This is  the third and  final installation of Chester County community owned quilts that  will be placed on view.

About 50 quilts are in the exhibit “Layers:  Unfolding the Stories of Chester County Quilts #3”  of  West Chester, Pennsylvania.

For more info, the historical society’s web site is:

http://www.cchs-pa.org/


Bonnie McCaffery’s Newest Vidcast is with Karen Kay Buckley

Bonnie McCaffery’s newest vidcast is an interview with Karen Kay Buckley, showing some of Karen’s quilts.

http://www.bonniemccaffery.com/vidcasts/043.html

If you don’t know, Bonnie has a monthly vidcast on her web site, http://www.bonniemccaffery.com/index.html, with well known quilt artists.

This is the page  listing all her vidcasts which you can watch:   http://www.bonniemccaffery.com/vidcasts/index.html There are quite a few!

Fun to see!

Slide Show of Quilts From 2010’s Tokyo International Great Quilt Festival, Largest Quilt Show in the World

 
  Weekend Fun
 

Tokyo Quilt Show

 

 

 

 The largest quilt show in the world, Tokyo's International Great Quilt Show, is held annually in Japan.  This year more than 220,000 people attended the show, which was last month.
Click here to see a Smilebox slideshow of quilts from the 2010 show, which is on The Quilt Show's Daily Blog. 

 Jennifer at http://movinghands.wordpress.com/ shared her photos of the competition with The Quilt Show.
 
 
 

 

Online Videos of AQS Des Moines Show 2009 Winners

There are two videos, one  of the best of show winner and a video of other winners and their quilts from the 2009 Des Moines AQS Show.  The quilts are beautiful!

You can see the videos at:

http://www.americanquilter.com/shows_contests/desmoines/2009/videos/

Online Photos of 2010 Road to California Show

You are in for a treat!   Photos of the  2010 Road to California Show winners are online now at:

http://www.road2ca.com/2010winners/road/winners.html

The Three Sisters, with their quilt Seasonal Sisters  won Best of Show at the Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase.   Annette Hendricks,  Gail Thomas, and Helen Godden are the sisters.