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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The magic behind Marilyn Belford’s “Mythical Quilts”

Artist Marilyn Belford talks to visitors and media about her exhibit "Mythical Quilts" at The National Quilt Museum. Marilyn Belford is an award-winning quilter, well known for her realistic fabric portraits and art quilts. In talking about her portrait quilts, Marilyn says, “A face expresses much emotion. It can tell a complete story in a…
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Miniature Masterpieces by Pat Kuhns

These miniature bed quilts are amazing with intricate and tiny pieces and stitches. They are recent acquisitions to the museum's collection. Below the miniature quilts, the artist also made custom sheets for each bed that match the quilt. Artist Pat Kuhns is known nationally for her award-winning miniature quilts. Since 2005, she has been competing…
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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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