Part ll: More Quilts from Tokyo Quilt Festival 2013

March 30, 2013

Here are more slides from the Tokyo Quilt Festival in Tokyo, Japan this year.  It’s from The Quilt Show by Luana Rubin as a Smilebox presentation. The first post is from February 28, 2013.  You will get to the quilts after a few other slides.
Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

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Three Exhibits at Virginia Quilt Museum, Harrisburg, Virginia, through May 11, 2013

March 24, 2013

The Virginia Quilt Museum ‘s exhibit theme for 2013 is “DESIGNS + DIMENSIONS” with three exhibits.

One is “Doodles, Diamonds and Other Dramatic Designs” with works by  artist Dorothy  Erlenborn of Amissville, Virginia.

Contemporary artists from the Manhattan Quilters Guild of New York City  are showing  “Material Witnesses.”
And quilt designs inspired more than 12 works in the display by the Shenandoah Valley Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild. The exhibit  is “Quilts Through the Eye of Needlepoint.”

http://www.vaquiltmuseum.org/exhibits/current-exhibits/

Online Slide Show of Marsha Mc Closkey’s Quilts

March 21, 2013

A  Smilebox slide show of quilts by Marsha Mc Closkey from The Quilt Show.

Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

American Quilter’s Society Lancaster Show Winners, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, March 13 – 16, 2013

March 14, 2013

Here are the winners in the American Quilter’s Society Lancaster Show in March 2013:

Announcing the 2013 AQS QuiltWeek™ – Lancaster Contest Winners

Announcing the 2013 AQS QuiltWeek™ – Lancaster Contest Winners

“Sam’s Owl” by Barbara Korengold

http://aqsshows.com/AQSLancaster/homefeature/announcing-the-2013-aqs-quiltweek-lancaster-contest-winners/

The quilts are beautiful!

“Quilt Con” The Modern Quilt Guild Show, February 2013, Austin, Texas, Slide Presentation

March 8, 2013

QUILTCON was  February 21 – 24, 2013, the  first  show  of The Modern Quilt Guild.  The Smilebox presentation is from The Quilt Show.

Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

BEST IN SHOW at QuiltCon 2013: „Double Edged Love”, made by Victoria Findlay Wolfe and quilted by Lisa Sipes
BEST IN SHOW at QuiltCon 2013: „Double Edged Love”, made by Victoria Findlay Wolfe and quilted by Lisa Sipes, New York, New York, U.S.A. Guild: New York City Metro MOD Quilters ~Alice

“Antique Jacob’s Ladder Quilts” at National Quilt Museum, Paducah, Kentucky, March 14 – June 11, 2013

IMG_0299The National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky, is showing the exhibit: Antique Jacob’s Ladder Quilts  from  March 14 to June 11, 2013.  My quilt will be a part of the exhibit.
Quilting today is inspired by quilts of the past such as these.

New Quilts from an Old Favorite
March 14 to June 11, 2013
Each year this international contest organized by The National Quilt Museum challenges quiltmakers to create an innovative quilt based on a specific traditional pattern.  This year’s selected block is Jacob’s Ladder: how did these quilters interpret it?

Info is at: http://www.quiltmuseum.org/upcoming-exhibits.html

“Beyond the Bed: The American Quilt Evolution” at Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York: through June 16, 2013

March 1, 2013

 “Beyond the Bed: The American Quilt Evolution” will be at Katonah Museum of Art in Katonah, New York  February 24 – June 16, 2013.

Quilts have evolved dramatically in form, fashion, and function during their long and distinguished history.
In this exhibition Jean Burks, senior curator at the Shelburne Museum, will explore the wide range of quilts intended as bed coverings, articles of clothing, furniture accessories, wall decoration, and finally, three-dimensional room sculpture. Illustrating a variety of techniques, designs, and cultural styles, the pieces selected will showcase the work of North American quilters working from the beginning of the 19th century to the present,  is what Katonah Museum of Art said about the exhibit.

For more info: http://www.katonahmuseum.org/exhibitions/

They will have three lectures by:

Kaffe Fassett on March 4th

Robert Shaw on April 3rd

and Stacy Hollander on May 8th.

Schedule of lectures: http://www.katonahmuseum.org/programs-and-events/unexpectquiltspring13/

Indiana Heritage Quilt Show March 7 – 9, 2013, Bloomington Convention Center, Bloomington, Indiana

The Indiana Heritage Quilt Show is March 7 – 9, 2013 , at the  Bloomington Convention Center in Bloomington, Indiana. You can get more info at:

http://www.ihqs.org/

http://www.ihqs.org/2012-show-winners/  is where you can see the 2012 show winners.