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

 

Quilt of celebrities signatures on display

We chatted with Bill Ford a local community leader, to talk about "The Signature Quilt", a quilt on display here at the Museum. This quilt has dozens of autographs of Singers, Comedians, Artists, Astronauts, and other performers that were collected together to create this piece of art. This quilt was created by the artist Ami…
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New National Quilt Museum TV Episode

We have just released our latest episode of National Quilt Museum TV. In this episode National Quilt Museum TV, we interview some of the children from Quilt Camp, as well the teachers that helped the kids with their quilts. Each child gets to come to camp and tour the gallery, as well as make their…
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Block of the Month: August 2019

"Spheres" is inspired by Danny Amazonas and his exhibit "Freehand Patchwork," which is on display through October 15, 2019. Danny’s use of color and value creates visual depth and movement in each quilt. This month’s Block of the Month pattern incorporates many of these elements so you can experiment with color, large-scale prints, and dimension.…
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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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