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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Sue Tharp finishes Round 1 “Block of the Month Club” quilt top

Each month during the volunteer meeting, quilters are invited to "show and tell" their current projects. Volunteer Sue Tharp participated in the The National Quilt Museum Block of the Month Club. The last pattern of Round 1 was released a week ago, and Sue has already completed the block and assembled all twelve blocks into…
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Local students introduced to the art of quilting

Museum Education Director Becky Glasby shows a group of elementary school students the back of Sedona Rose by artist Sharon Schamber. School tours are a great way to introduce young people to the work of today's quilters, and hopefully instill a life-long love of quilting. The generosity of individuals like you who love quilting makes…
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HERstory artist Mary Kay Davis

Mary Kay Davis visited the museum to see the HERstory exhibit. Her quilt "LBD: Coco Chanel" is one of over 100 quilts included in the exhibit. This exhibit, on display through April 9, features quilts inspired by strong women in celebration of the anniversary of the 19th amendment. Mary Kay began quilting in 1996 on…
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QuiltCon 2019

Museum staff had a great time at QuiltCon in Nashville, Tennessee! Memorable moments inclue a future quilter rocking our button and Laura checking in with Naomi Ichikawa, editor of Quilt Time magazine. She curated the exhibit "Japanese Quilt Artists Who Influenced the World" and is coordinating for 24 of the museum's quilts to be exhibited…
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