The Quilter’s 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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Stitched in all Sizes

"Stitched in all Sizes" features a selection of quilts from the museum's collection showcasing artistry on both ends of the scale, from the smallest miniature (3.75 inches) to our largest bed-sized quilt (110 inches), and highlighting the connections between them. As Registrar and Collections Manager of The National Quilt Museum, I have the honor of…
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New Exhibit: School Block Challenge

The National Quilt Museum inspires the next generation of quilters through the School Block Challenge. Moda Fabrics provides three challenge fabrics which must be included in each block. Entries must also contain some type of machine or hand-stitching. This annual nationwide quilt block contest and exhibit is open to students in grades K-12. A Grand…
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Block of the Month: February 2020

February’s block is inspired by a pair of Nancy Ann Sobel quilts, both titled A Midwinter Night’s Dream. After the completion of the larger quilt, Nancy challenged herself to miniaturize it, and guest designer Laura Hendrickson took it one step “smaller” to create this month’s pattern.  Laura also curated the Stitched in All Sizes exhibit,…
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New Exhibit: Social Justice Sewing Academy

Founded in 2017, the Social Justice Academy (SJSA), is a youth education program that bridges artistic expression with activism to advocate for social justice. Through a series of hands-on workshops in schools, prisons and community centers across the country, SJSA empowers youth to use textile art as a vehicle for personal transformation and community cohesion…
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