Dear Jane Retreat Online Slide Show

November 27, 2014
This is a Smilebox slide show from Rosemary Youngs of the Dear Janes, which
starts out with shopping at Yoders, Erica's, and Lollys. The second half is 
of the quilts from show & tell at the Dear Jane Retreat in Shipshewana, Indiana,                                                                                                                                 this
this month.

Online Slide Show of Rosie Deleon-McCrady’s Redwork

November 22, 2014

Enjoy the  Redwork of Rosie Deleon-McCrady in this Smilebox slide show presented by The Quilt Show. 


Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

Celebrating California’s State Parks with Quilts

November 18, 2014

Cris Rohn Hartman (challenge co-coordinator) has a Smilebox slide show of the California State Park Quilts – 2014 challenge.  A “challenge” was issued to create a quilt depicting a California State Park to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the California State Parks in 2014, and one hundred fifty-six quilts were made. The special exhibit  “Celebrating California’s State Parks” celebrates  two hundred seventy-eight  state parks in California.

 Click on this photo to see the Smilebox presentation:

“Let Me Quilt One More Day,” New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut, through January 4, 2015.

Let Me Quilt One More Day
November 15, 2014
New Exhibit at New Britain Museum of American Art:
Let Me Quilt One More Day on through January 4, 2015.

A new exhibit that recently opened at the New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut,Let Me Quilt One More Day, showcases a history of the artistic practices, reinterpretations, and innovations of quilting.

Curated by Dr. Douglas Hyland, this exhibit brings together an extraordinary selection of over 40 historical and contemporary quilts ranging from traditional to modern designs and demonstrating both the practical application and artistic range found in this medium.
(Photo: Victoria Findlay-Wolfe with her quilt at NBMAA)

Sewing Room

I can’t resist posting this.  This explains why my studio looks the way it does.

Quilting in China Video

This  link about quilting in China comes courtesy of Bonnie Browning at AQS, who  just visited Keqiao, a district of the city of Shaoxing in Zhejiang province, China. The area is known as the textile capital of China.

“Quilts from the Heartland” Show, Bloomington, Indiana, November 7 & 8, 2014, Bloomington Convention Center

November 3, 2014

The Bloomington Quilter’s Guild of Bloomington, Indiana, is having their triennial  quilt show “Quilts from the Heartland” November 7 and 8, 2014, at the Bloomington Convention Center.  Hours are 9 -6 on Friday and 9 – 5 on Saturday.

More than 200 quilts will be on exhibit at the show and there is an opportunity quilt, treasure shop, vendors, demonstations, and quilt appraisals that will be done on Saturday by American Quilter’s Society certified appraiser of quilted textiles, Caryl Schuetz.  Appointments can be made for appraisals and walk-ins are welcome.

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