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Report from Houston – Japanese Quilts

Vicki Welsh reporting from the International Quilt Festival in Houston. This report will highlight quilts from Japan. If you read my blog you know that I love any quilt that has tiny pieces, intricate piecing or quilting or is just plain fiddly. That’s why I am so attracted to quilts from Japan. I notice more […]

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Posted: October 18th, 2009  

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Report from Houston – Art Quilts

Vicki Welsh reporting from the International Quilt Festival in Houston. One of the great things about my trip to the Houston International Quilt Festival this year is the opportunity to meet so many fellow bloggers and other quilters that I have met on the web. You can read about my visits with other bloggers on […]

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Posted: October 16th, 2009  

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Report from Houston – Antique Quilts

Vicki Welsh reporting from the International Quilt Festival in Houston. While I am don’t make reproduction quilts, I absolutely love antique quilts. Some of that love stems from the collection of quilts and quilts blocks left behind by my Great-Grandmother. My Mom and I have spent a lot of time finishing up some of her […]

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Posted: October 15th, 2009  

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Report from Houston – Winners of the Garments Exhibit

Vicki Welsh reporting from the International Quilt Festival in Houston. Hello from Houston quilt fans! I thought that Quilting Gallery readers might like to see some highlights of the exhibits. Today I will start with the garment exhibit. All of the garments in the exhibit are stunning and the three winners are: 1st place – […]

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Posted: October 15th, 2009  

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Upper Canada Village Quilt Show

This weekend is the quilt show at Upper Canada Village. This is one of my favourite shows as I get to enjoy the historical village and see beautiful quilts at the same time. I love watching the old fashioned quilting bee and talking to all the wonderful staff. The Village’s Family Activity Centre will be […]

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Posted: September 23rd, 2009  

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Charleston Museum Quilting Bee

The Charleston Museum invites you to participate in a new program, the Charleston Museum Quilting Bee. Their first project will be based on a Chimney Sweep album quilt in the Museum’s collection. This sweet 1853 quilt, pictured right, is believed to have been made for a bride by her friends in Sumter, South Carolina. Please […]

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Posted: August 3rd, 2009  

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Quilt Gardens Tour, Northern Indiana

Imagine … 80,000 glorious blooms 16 gigantic gardens 16 super-sized murals 32 juried designs 7 welcoming communities If you’re near Elkhart County in Northern Indiana this summer or early fall, you must take part in the Quilt Gardens Tour. I had hoped to go see this in person, but doesn’t look like I’ll make it […]

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Posted: July 23rd, 2009  

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New England Quilt Museum – Massachusetts Quilts: Our Common Wealth

Since its establishment in 1994, the Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project (MassQuilts) has documented over 6,000 quilts originating or currently owned in this state. This summer, many historically significant or esthetically appealing quilts documented by MassQuilts will be on display at the New England Quilt Museum in an exhibit entitled, Massachusetts Quilts: Our Common Wealth. The […]

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Posted: July 22nd, 2009  

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Bluebird of Hope Quilt for Quilt Aid 2009

This inaugural project brings together 12 designers and 12 Australian stores in a unique quilting project to raise money through World Vision for the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital in Ethiopia. Women helping women through quilting. Visit each of the participating stores online and purchase the 12 designer blocks for the Bluebird of Hope Quilt for […]

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Posted: June 10th, 2009  

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Slow & Silent Auction for the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative

Quilters all over the US are threading their needles for a cure. Almost 4,000 quilts have been donated to the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI) since it began in 2006.

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Posted: June 2nd, 2009  

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Collage Mania Starts Today and a Quilt Raffle

Collage Mania, a Fiberart For A Cause fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, opens today (Tuesday, May 5) at 10 a.m. CDT. Check out the Collage Mania Preview post from last week. There is an official clock on the first page of collages. The image on the right is What’s for Dinner by Sherryl Buchler […]

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Posted: May 5th, 2009  

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Festival Of Quilts 2009, Ottawa, Ontario

The Ottawa Quilt Show will be a feast and inspiration for the eyes and a great Mother’s Day weekend outing! Held at the RA Centre.

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Posted: May 2nd, 2009  

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Collage Mania Preview

Collage Mania, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, opens May 5 with a minimum donation of $80 for each artwork and continues May 6 and 7 when the donation minimum drops to $40. There are 384 fiber collages donated by 161 generous artists to Collage Mania 2009. Please read over the directions on how […]

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Posted: April 29th, 2009  

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Small bits

Judy’s hosting a virtual quiltathon this weekend. Plus she’s got the cutest chicks. My kitties go wild over the chicks and dog video. For the locals, mark your calender, the Ottawa Valley Quilters Guild (the one I belong to) is organizing the Festival of Quilts 2009 on May 8-10, 2009. Yesterday, Maria kicked off Kay’s […]

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Posted: March 28th, 2009  

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Happy National Quilting Day 2009

The National Quilting Association is devoting this year to the Home. They have created a free project, Welcome Home, to honour National Quilting Day. I hope everyone has a wonderful day filled with lots of quilting. I will be celebrating in spirit this year. Instead of quilting I’ll be playing dolls, colouring or baking a […]

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Fiberart For A Cause

Fiberart For A Cause, fundraising for the American Cancer Society, will wrap up with two big events in 2009. First up will be The Invitational Reverse Auction of Fabulous Fiberarts on March 24 – 26. The invited artists who have donated fiber artwork are: Natalya Aikens, Gerrie Congdon, Marjorie DeQuincy, Rayna Gillman, Carol Larson, Linda […]

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Posted: March 19th, 2009  

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Quilt Treasures from the WCMA Collection

Quilt Treasures from the WCMA Collection March 7 – June 7, 2009 Wellington County Museum & Archives RR#1 Fergus, Ontario (Canada) N1M 2W3 0536 County Road 18 Township of Centre Wellington Discover one of the best heritage quilt collections in Ontario. The quilt collection of the Wellington County Museum & Archives is a significant expression […]

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Posted: March 10th, 2009  

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Women on Quilts

Women On Quilts is for and about women engaged in a business within the wide world of quilts and for all women who contribute meaning to their lives and others through quilting. Women On Quilts, Women Seaming Business and Spirit Together in the Creative Arts. Through interviews, teleclasses and webcasts Kim Wulfert will give you […]

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Posted: November 5th, 2008  

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Partisan Pieces: Quilts of Political & Patriotic Persuasion (Dallas, Tx)

I know many of you are heading off to Houston in the next 24 hours or so for Market, and then Festival. I wanted to get this posted for you in case you happen to have time to swing by Dallas next week for the opening reception or on your way home. This sounds like […]

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Posted: October 23rd, 2008  

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A Few of Our Favourite Things: A Quilt Exhibit at Wellington County Museum & Archives

November 15, 2008 – March 1, 2009 Wellington County Museum & Archives RR#1 Fergus, Ontario (Canada) N1M 2W3 0536 County Road 18 Township of Centre Wellington Opening Reception: Friday, November 14, 2008 Discover the beauty and art of quilting in Wellington County. The Grand Quilt Guild of Fergus showcases their most recent work at Wellington […]

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Posted: October 19th, 2008  

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