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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Quilters have fun at Victoria Findlay Wolfe’s Workshop

Quilters had a lot of fun learning from Victoria Findlay Wolfe this past weekend. First, Victoria took them on an in-depth tour of her current exhibit here at the museum telling them about each quilt and her process. After that, she then lead them through the workshop where they learned about putting one of her…
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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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Young quilters have fun at Quilt Camp 2019

At the end of June we held our annual Quilt Camp for youth ages 7-17. This year 61 campers from Kentucky, Illinois & Tennessee participated in the Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced sessions. Campers spent four half-days learning a variety of quilting skills and techniques. Younger quilters focused on machine piecing, ironing, and hand tying a…
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Block of the Month: July 2019

It's time for the new "Block of the Month." This month's guest designer is artist Victoria Findlay Wolfe. In addition to the block of the month, Victoria also has an exhibition in the museum called "Playing with Purpose: A Quilt Retrospective." In "Playing With Purpose: A Quilt Retrospective" visitors can take a deep look inside…
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