Quilts and artists who are part of the museum’s collection

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The Year of the Pig

"Ms. MacDonald Had a Farm" E-I-E-I-O... and on that farm there was a pig.” It is the year of the pig! This quilt by Bonnie Keller & Hanging by a Thread Quilt Group is a conversation starter for sure!
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Artist Joanne Baeth with “Majestic Flight”

Joanne Baeth shows her support for the museum while standing next to her quilt, "Majestic Flight." The National Quilt Museum is a 501c3 nonprofit organization primarily funded through the generosity of quilters like you. As the current generation of quilters is getting older, the need to take steps to guarantee that our extraordinary and unique…
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“9.11.2001” quilt honors the fallen

“9.11.2001 represents our national tragedy through a series of imagery,” writes quilter Claire Gardner. “Nine blue fabrics, for the ninth month, with dark to light blue fabrics signify rising to hope from darkness. Standing together as an eleven are the Twin Towers, using 3,052 different fabrics representing each person who died at the WTC, Pentagon,…
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Kris Vierra workshop

Quilter Kris Vierra shows her support for the museum. She is at the museum this week teaching her "Easy Machine Methods" workshop. Students learned new techniques for English Paper Piecing and applique using sewing machines. Kris currently has two quilts in the museum's collection: "Tiger, Tiger" and "Star of India." Workshop Students
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