Slide Presentation from The Quilt Show of Traditional Quilts: 2010’s International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas. 2010 Show November 3 – 7.

The Quilt Show has produced another great SmileBox presentation. This one is of traditional quilts from the 2009 International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas.   The 2010 show will be this week:  with Preview Night on Wednesday, November 3rd, and the show November 4 – 7, 2010.

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My piece “Imagine” will be in the Special Exhibit “In Full Bloom” at the 2010 International Quilt Festival this week and will travel until next August 2011 with the exhibit.

 

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“Imagine” by Caryl Schuetz

Here’s more info about Festival: http://www.quilts.com/newHome/shows/viewer.php?page=FallFestival

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Kauai Museum, Kauai, Hawaii, “50th Anniversary Textile Festival” Now through December 31, 2010

If you live in or are visiting Kauai, Hawaii, you won’t want to miss the Kauai Museum’s 50th Anniversary Textile Festival, that is showing now through December 31, 2010. There are three consecutive exhibits with  different themes ranging from historic to contemporary as well as  classes and other programming. For info:

http://www.kauaimuseum.org/cgi-bin/kauai_museum.pl?action=exhibits

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Pacific International Quilt Festival XIX October 2010

 

The Pacific International Quilt Festival XIX was held in October 2010. Sherry Reynolds took photos there and was a winner as well. The Quilt Show made a SmileBox presentation which can be seen here as well as on their site at: http://www.thequiltshow.com/os/blog.php/blog_id/3173

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Online Auction of “Alliance for American Quilts – New Quilts from an Old Favorite” on Ebay Beginning October 25, 2010

The Alliance for American QuiltsNew Quilts from an Old Favorite auction of 118 quilts will be on Ebay beginning October 25, 2010.

Photos of the quilts and auction details are at: http://www.allianceforamericanquilts.org/projects/galleries/New%20from%20Old/gallery/

Auction dates are:

Auction #1: Monday, Oct. 25 – Monday, Nov. 1 2010
Auction #2: Monday, Nov. 8 – Monday, Nov. 15 2010
Auction #3: Monday, Nov. 15 – Monday, Nov. 22 2010
Auction #4: Monday, Nov. 29 – Monday, Dec. 6 2010

30. “Redotwo Ten” byYvonne Porcella*                                                          Photo is the AAQ’s.

“Broderie de Marseille” Exhibit at International Quilt Study Center & Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska, November 13 – May 8, 2011


The International Quilt Study Center & Museum, in Lincoln, Nebraska, is featuring an exhibit of the white corded work known around the world as Broderie de Marseille. The exhibit runs from November 13, 2010 through May 8, 2011, and will include all manner of this unique whitework, including bedcoverings, wedding quilts, petticoats, corsets, and caps from the fashion conscious of the 17th century.

For more info: http://www.quiltstudy.org/exhibitions/upcoming.html?upcoming_item=58875&db_item=listitem

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Winterthur Museum Exhibit “Betsy Ross: the Life Behind the Legend” now through January 2, 2011, Wilmington, Delaware

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The life of Betsy Ross is showcased in a new exhibition–“Betsy Ross: The Life Behind the Legend”–which runs now through January 2, 2011 at the Winterthur Museum, just outside Wilmington, Delaware.

The show features numerous items owned and used by Betsy and her family, including quilts, early American flags, a snuff box, and bed hangings.

You can hear an interview with biographer Marla Miller here. For more information on the exhibit, click here.

Quilting in the Garden Show, Livermore, California, Slide Show

The Quilt Show has a fun Smilebox slide show online at: http://www.thequiltshow.com/os/blog.php/blog_id/3125 from the Quilting in the Garden Show, an outdoor show, in Livermore, California, September 2010. Here it is:

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