The Quilters 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.

Learn more by going to quiltmuseum.org/getinvolved

 

New Exhibit: 2019 School Block Challenge

  2019 School Block Challenge On exhibit through April 2, 2019 School Block Challenge is an annual, nationwide quilt block contest and exhibit for students in grades K-12. Moda Fabrics provides three challenge fabrics which must be included somewhere in each block. Block entries are required to be 16"x16" and must include some machine or…
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HERstory Quilts: A Celebration of Strong Women

Susanne Miller Jones, Curator You studied history. Come and view HERstory. Throughout history women struggled to have a voice and we got it in the USA in 1920, the right to vote. Let’s celebrate the amazing things that women everywhere have accomplished since then. We all have women that we admire who are courageous, intelligent…
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National Quilt Museum School Block Challenge Program

School Block Challenge is an annual, nationwide, quilt block contest and exhibit for students in grades K-12. It's co-sponsored by the National Quilt Museum and Mood Fabrics. Moda provides three challenge fabrics whence must be included somewhere in each block. Block entries are also required to have some type of machine or hand stitching. Students are encouraged…
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Tax Benefits of Donating IRA Minimum Distributions to the Museum

If you have contributed to a tax-deferred IRA over your working life, there are several tax benefits related to donating this money to a 501c3 nonprofit organization like the National Quilt Museum.  If you withdraw from these accounts at any time you will be required to pay income tax on the withdrawal.  At 70 ½…
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