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Rita’s Quilt

Rita's Quilt is a project to finish a deceased women's quilt project. Shannon Downey went to an estate sale of a 99-year old woman Rita Smith. Rita had started an enormous quilt project, but unfortunately passed away before it was finished. Shannon saw a bin filled with the unfinished pieces and became "emotional and overwhelmed."…
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#Museum30 November 2019

#Museum30 is an annual photography-based social media challenge designed to allow museum professionals to share interesting  aspects of their work. The first #museum30 began on in 2017, and was created by Gracie Price (@magnifyingzoology). This year it kicks off on November 1st, and each of the 30 days has a different prompt, like “Shadows” or…
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National Quilt Museum Featured in Quiltfolk Magazine

Some of our junior quilters along with our Director of Education Blecky Glasby, were interviewed for an article in the magazine Quiltfolk! This magazine highlighted some of the children that are a part of our junior quilters program. They also took pictures of the kids with their quilts, and some beautiful photos of the museum…
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