Indiana Heritage Quilt Show Set for March 3 – 5, 2011, Bloomington, Indiana

The 20th annual Indiana Heritage Quilt Show will be March 3 – 5, 2011, at the Bloomington Convention Center in Bloomington, Indiana.   See: http://www.ihqs.org/images/2010gallery/index.html for the 2010 show winners and: http://www.ihqs.org/index.html for info about the 2011 show.

Viewer’s Choice from 2010 Show:

“Wings and Feathers” by Mark Sherman

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Two New Quilts Completed

I got the new lap quilts completed and given to two of my grandaughters for Christmas.   The theme is dinosaurs; they are big into dinos right now.

 

Arranging a Group Tour of Behind the Scenes at International Quilt Study Center & Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska

Did you know?  You and a group can take a behind the scenes  tour of  the  International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska, which offers a variety of tour options for visitors.

I have done this, and it is  fascinating and worth your time.

For information on how to make these arrangements, see: http://www.quiltstudy.org/visit/information_maps/tours.html

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Beauty of Hilo Bay, Circa 1930-1950, Hawaii

Photo is the Museum’s.

Online Slide Show of “In Full Bloom” Exhibit at Houston’s International Quilt Festival, November 2010

Wow! My quilt is the third one shown in this Smilebox presentation from The Quilt Show of the “In Full Bloom” Exhibit at the Houston International Quilt Festival in November!  What a nice surprise.

All the quilts shown are terrific.  Watch and see……

Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

My quilt is “Imagine”.

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“Imagine” by Caryl Schuetz

“Exploring the Surface” Exhibit at Indiana Humanities Council, Indianapolis, Indiana, Now through 2010

“Exploring the Surface” at the Indiana Humanities Council, 1500 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202. Phone is:  (317) 638-1500.

Fifteen members of Studio Art Quilt Associates are showing their textile art for the month of November and the exhibit has been extended through the end of the year.

Here is a link to the SAQA website:

http://www.saqa.com

and a link to the Indiana Humanities Council:

http://www.indianahumanities.org with more info at: http://www.indianahumanities.org/news_details.aspx?ID=34

Some of the art will be available for purchase.

“Best Bloom” by Caryl Schuetz

For hours, call the Indiana Humanities Council at: (317) 638-1500

“Quilts: Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum” Showing through October 16, 2011, & “Super Stars: Quilts from the American Folk Art Museum” Showing through September 25, 2011 Lincoln Square Branch, at the American Folk Art Museum in New York City

“Quilts: Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum”  is on exhibit at the American Folk Art Museum in New York City.  The exhibit will be shown in two parts. The first part will show until April 26, 2011, when it will close, as the galleries will install the part two of the exhibit, which will open on May 10, 2011, and can be seen until October 16, 2011.

 

Equilter Online Highlights of International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas, November 2010

Luana Rubin of Equilter has several videos from the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas, November 2010. I just stumbled across them!

There are three at: http://www.equilter.com/cgi-bin/webc.cgi/videos.html

Go to the second video which is of the IQA first place awards.

Then to the third video, which is a review of the SAQA exhibits (Studio Art Quilters Association).

And to the fourth, which are exhibit highlights.

There are also other quilt-related videos on that page.

Enjoy!