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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Quilt Museum TV: September 2018

This episode of Quilt Museum TV features Edie McGinnis, curator of the Kansas City Star Quilts exhibit. She discusses the quilt she made using one of the newspaper's original patterns with feed sack fabric, working as a writer for The Star, and bringing this collection of quilts together. Education Director Becky Glasby also discusses how…
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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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Quilt Museum TV: July 2018

In this episode, Curator Rachael Baar introduces the Van Gogh Cherrywood Challenge exhibit, Susanne Jones and two artists from Fly Me to the Moon discuss their quilts and the impact of the exhibit, and see coverage of a recent adult workshop with guest instructor Melinda Bula. [embed][/embed]
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