Indiana Heritage Quilt Show 2014 Winners

March 29, 2014

The 2014 Indiana Heritage Quilt Show winners are at:

ai-201 AWQ - 2nd Place
“Sakura II: Picnic at  Nakura” by Magan Farkas
ah-109 ABQ - Honorable Mention & Best First Entry
“Bizzy Bird Farm” by Julee Prose

“Commemorative Quilts” Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana, through July 27, 2014


This “crazy patch” friendship quilt commemorates a house fire in the Christophel family, rural Goshen, 1921.

March 24, 2014

Art exhibit: Commemorative Quilts

Old and recent Mennonite and Amish quilts that record and honor significant life events will be on display at Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana through July 27, 2014.

“Stitch-in-Time: A Bed Turning”, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 26, 2014

March 20, 2014
Examine twenty Indiana State Museum quilts piled atop a bed from the Museum’s  collection.  Curator of Social History Mary Jane Teeters-Eichacker will turn back each quilt to reveal stories rich in artistic technique and history.

Stitch-in-time_Bed_Turning   for more information.

71.989.001.1043(front)71.2013.101.0003(front)Photos  from the collections of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Corporation

“Quilts and Color: the Pilgrim / Roy Collection” April 6 – July 27, 2014, Boston Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts

Quilts and Color

March 15, 2014

“Quilts and Color: the Pilgrim / Roy Collection” will be at the Boston Museum of Fine Art from April 6 through July 27, 2014, showing sixty distinctive quilts.   More at:    You can preview some of the quilts in the exhibit on that page.  Look down the page  and click on preview.

I’ll be able to get to see this exhibit!

Here’s a You Tube video by the curator, Pam Parmal, and  Gerald Roy, the collector, about the exhibit:

And a You Tube video with Jennifer Swope, curator, about the Amish snails’ trail that is a part of the exhibit:

Another write up about the exhibit:

Grand Central Terminal Quilt Exhibition at New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex, New York, New York, March 15 – July 6, 2014

Grand Central Terminal Quilt Exhibition will be at New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex in New York, New York, from March 15 – July 6, 2014  

Beth Carney – “Chasms 16:  Under the Stars”

The New York Transit Museum’s newest exhibition will honor Grand Central Terminal’s grandeur not in marble, but in textiles. The challenge to reinterpret this grand space in fabric yielded a wide array of artistic visions. The quilts incorporate Grand Central’s iconic architecture, with chandeliers, clocks, celestial ceilings, acorns and oak leaves creatively woven into the designs.

Grand Central Terminal

The NEW MSQC “Jelly Roll Race II” Tutorial

March 8, 2014

With nearly one million views, Missouri Star Quilt Company’s Jelly Roll Race tutorial is their most popular tutorial of all time.  The technique makes this quilt fast and easy.  Jenny will show you how to make the Jelly Roll Race II Quilt. The Jelly Roll Race II is just as quick, fun, and pretty as the original. All you need is your favorite jelly roll, one yard for the squares and first border,  one yard for the outer border, an hour or two, and you’ve got a quilt! Click here now to watch the Jelly Roll Race II tutorial

Indiana Heritage Quilt Show March 6 – 8, 2014, Bloomington, Indiana

March 7, 2014

Indiana Heritage Quilt Show

Sandra Peterson’s Best in Show

Congratulations to Sandra Peterson, winner of Best of Show Wall Quilt at @[111647272256521:274:Indiana Heritage Quilt Show]!

Antique Quilt Exhibit, Heritage Village Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, through July 27, 2014


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Now -July 27th, 2014: Antique Quilt Exhibit
Heritage Village Museum is showing antique quilts from their collection. Nineteen quilts span a century of American culture from the 1840s through 1940s.  The museum is located in Sharonville, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. More info at: