Recent Posts by Gage Chandler

Block of the Month: August 2019

"Spheres" is inspired by Danny Amazonas and his exhibit "Freehand Patchwork," which is on display through October 15, 2019. Danny’s use of color and value creates visual depth and movement in each quilt. This month’s Block of the Month pattern incorporates many of these elements so you can experiment with color, large-scale prints, and dimension.…
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Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

On July 16, 1969 the Apollo 11 mission launched, and on July 20th they landed on the surface of the moon. This detail of the Apollo 11 badge on "The Space Quilt" by Pat Holly & Sue Nickels memorializes Neil Armstrong's famous words on the 50th anniversary of the MoonLanding. Did you know that the…
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Quilt Museum TV: June 2019

This episode features interviews with the finalists of the National Quilt Museum's New Quilts from an Old Favorite annual contest and exhibit. Thank you to each of these artists for participating in New Quilts from an Old Favorite. Special thank you for Moda Fabrics and Janome America for making this annual contest possible. - About…
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History of the National Quilt Museum

The National Quilt Museum is the brainchild of Bill and Meredith Schroeder of Paducah, Kentucky. Both quilting enthusiasts, they aimed to start a museum that would celebrate the work of today’s quilters and advance the art of quilting by bringing it to audiences that had previously not experienced the art form. The Schroeder’s chose to…
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