“Legacy of a Thousand Stitches” Quilts of the Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, through May 15, 2016


Legacy of a Thousand Stitches; Quilts of the Museum of Texas Tech University is on exhibit through May 15, 2016 in Lubbock, Texas. Selected from almost 300 quilts in the collection this exhibition features the best and most interesting quilts in the collection. The quilts have been selected based on their artistic appeal and story. Where the maker of the quilt is known, her photos and story is shared. Among the quilts features is a signed and dated 1839 Chintz Medallion Quilt and a machine appliqued quilt with the date of 1861 stitched into it. The exhibition also features six never before exhibited doll quilts, which rarely survive since they were toys.

This first major exhibition of the Museum’s quilts in recent years will be accompanied by an exhibition catalog featuring images of each of the quilts on exhibit along with another 50 not on display due to space constraints. The catalog will be available through the Museum Gift Shop and may be order ed by phone at (806)742-2436.

 

For more info about the exhibit: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/museumttu/exhsch11.html

The following link will take you to segments filmed by the local Fox news station on January 29th, probably the next best thing if you cannot make it to Lubbock:

Photos are the Museum’s.
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Jane Hall’s Quilts – Online Slideshow

January 24, 2016

Jane Hall’s quilts are in this Smilebox slideshow that is presented by The Quilt Show.

 

Suzann Thompson’s “Textile Fusion” Online Slide Show

January 17, 2016

TextileFusion was a special exhibit at International Quilt Festival in Houston 2015.  Suzann Thompson fuses together knitting, quilting, crocheting, and embellishing to create her signature TextileFusion pieces.  She cuts and pieces recycled knits onto a fabric foundation.  After she quilts and binds, she embellishes with crocheted motifs, embroidery, buttons, and beads.  Below is a Smilebox slideshow presented by The Quilt Show.

Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

“The Eleventh Hour: Quilts of World War I,” through February 9, 2016, National Quilt Museum, Paducah, Kentucky

The Eleventh Hour: Quilts of World War I exhibit, curated by Sue Reich, is on through February 9, 2016 at National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky.

More information is at: http://quiltmuseum.org/visit/current-exhibits/#e2

“Modern Quilt Guild at the Texas Quilt Museum,” Texas Quilt Museum, La Grange, Texas, Through March 27, 2016

January 8, 2016

Modern Quilt Guild at the Texas Quilt Museum is at Texas Quilt Museum in La Grange, Texas, through March 27, 2016

Vicki Conley – “Stacks in the Grass”

This exhibition features 25 quilts made by members of Modern Quilt Guilds from around the country.

http://www.texasquiltmuseum.org/exhibits-at-txqm.html

Texas Quilt Museum