The Quilters Spot

The National Quilt Museum promotes the sustainability and expansion of quilting through in-facility and traveling exhibitions, youth and adult education programs, and quilt preservation efforts.

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2019 Adult Workshops

  Did you know The National Quilt Museum offers the opportunity for adults of varying skill levels to learn new skills through two and three day on-site workshops with renowned quilting educators? Here is our list of workshops for 2019:   Portrait Collage March 14-16, 2019 Workshop with Lola Jenkins Make a collaged portrait quilt using a…
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Betty Ford-Smith: Keeping Tradition Alive

  Betty Ford-Smith started making Pine Cone Quilts in 2004 under the apprenticeship of a 92 year old African American woman known as Miss Sue. She “became obsessed” with these quilts and wanted to teach others how to make Pine Cone Quilts. The Pine Burr design is also known as the Pine cone, Target or…
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New Exhibit: 2019 School Block Challenge

  2019 School Block Challenge On exhibit through April 2, 2019 School Block Challenge is an annual, nationwide quilt block contest and exhibit for students in grades K-12. Moda Fabrics provides three challenge fabrics which must be included somewhere in each block. Block entries are required to be 16"x16" and must include some machine or…
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HERstory Quilts: A Celebration of Strong Women

Susanne Miller Jones, Curator You studied history. Come and view HERstory. Throughout history women struggled to have a voice and we got it in the USA in 1920, the right to vote. Let’s celebrate the amazing things that women everywhere have accomplished since then. We all have women that we admire who are courageous, intelligent…
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