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Helping Haiti: Silent Auction at the Fat Quarter Shop

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-+*The fabulous ladies from the Fat Quarter Shop are organizing a silent auction to raise funds for charities helping the victims of the Haiti.

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Posted: January 25th, 2010  

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“New from Old” Quilt Contest

-+*The Alliance for American Quilts has announced a new quilt contest. “New From Old” is the theme of the 2010 contest and quiltmakers are encouraged to think broadly and creatively about this opportunity to celebrate the past in the frame of the present. They might seek inspiration and/or content from antique quilt blocks, fabrics, trims, […]

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Posted: January 19th, 2010  

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Winter in Red and White

-+*Exploring the colours red and white at Wellington County Museum & Archives November 14, 2009 – February 21, 2010 Wellington County Museum & Archives 0536 Wellington Road 18 R.R.1, Fergus, ON N1M 2W3 www.wcm.on.ca On display November 14, 2009 is Wellington County Museum & Archives’ newest exhibit, Winter in Red and White. The vibrant colour […]

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Posted: November 16th, 2009  

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O Canada 2010

-+*Please note: I copied this announcement from the International Quilt Festival’s Facebook fan page. I don’t know any additional information than what I’ve posted here. You can find the “official” info on their web site. International Quilt Festival/Chicago plans to showcase Canadian quilts and their makers in a special exhibit, O Canada 2010. This exhibit […]

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Posted: November 14th, 2009  

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The Edge Blog Hop Winner and Download the Recipes

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-+*I hope everyone had a wonderful time participating in Pat Sloan’s The Edge Blog Hop last weekend. I enjoyed reading everyone’s comments. Lucky quilter Angela won the set of all 10 rulers. Congrats Angela! If your local quilt shop does not have the rulers yet, and you want to purchase them, you can visit Pat’s […]

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Posted: October 28th, 2009  

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Report from Houston – Art Quilts II

-+*Vicki Welsh reporting from the International Quilt Festival in Houston. I thought I’d wrap up my Houston report with some of the art quilts that I liked. Here they are in no particular order: Iguana is hand painted and machine quilted. Corrugated Iron is fused, burned, beaded and machine quilted. Redwood is made with cut […]

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Posted: October 18th, 2009  

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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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