“Animal Instincts by Annie Helmericks-Louder” Texas Quilt Museum, La Grange, Texas, June 30 – September 25, 2016

June 24, 2016

Animal Instincts by Annie Helmericks-Louder will be at Texas Quilt Museum in La Grange, Texas, June 30 – September 25, 2016

Annie Helmericks-Louder – “The Dinner Guest”

Eleven animal-themed quilts give voice to Louder’s concerns about the environment and humanity’s stewardship of the earth. Her Outlaw Animal series spotlights “varmints” like armadillos and rattlesnakes, and her Side by Side series celebrates animal visitors to her rural home.

Texas Quilt Museum

Tutorial: Adding a Border to a Quilted Quilt & Other Tutorials

June 15, 2016

Here is a tutorial by Sharon Pederson on how to add a border to an already completed quilt from TheQuiltShow:

Want to see more of Sharon’s videos?

“Dialogues: Contemporary Responses to Marie Webster Quilts” Indianapolis Museum of Art Indianapolis, Indiana, June 23 – September 4, 2016

June 11, 2016

Dialogues: Contemporary Responses to Marie Webster Quilts will be at Indianapolis Museum of Art in Indianapolis, Indiana, from June 23 – September 4, 2016

20160226_151447“Poppy” by Caryl Schuetz


SAQA members from eight midwestern states will be exhibiting their quilts in this regional exhibition juried by Niloo Paydar, Curator of Textiles and Fashion Arts at the Indianapolis Museum of Art in the Bret Waller Gallery. It has been organized in conjunction with the IMA’s exhibition of A Joy Forever: Marie Webster Quilts.  The curators are Kate Lenkowsky and Niloo.

Exhibitions in the Bret Waller Gallery do not require general admission, but there is an admission cost to see the Marie Webster exhibit.

Opening Reception: June 23, 2016 from 4-4:30 p.m.

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Graduation Quilts

June 7, 2016

Here are graduation quilts on Smilebox from TheQuiltShow’s photo files:

Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

Carolyn Mazloomi: 2016 Quilters’ Hall of Fame Inductee

June 5, 2016

The Quilters Hall of Fame will be hosting their 2016 celebration on July 14-16, in Marion, Indiana. They’ve selected a master fiber artist, exhibitor, curator, author, researcher, quilt historian, mentor, ground breaker and former aerospace engineer as their inductee. Yes, that’s just one person. Did you guess who it is?

It’s Carolyn Mazloomi!

Click here to learn more about the 2016 Celebration.