Summer Quilt Shows 2012: Antique Quilts
Get Uncle Wiggily to check the air in the tires because it's time for a road trip. Here's a list of summer quilt exhibits in the U.S. California, Folsom Then and Now. Folsom History Museum. Through September 2nd. The 32nd annual antique quilt show and vintage clothing exhibit will showcase quilts in antique to traditional patterns and their contemporary interpretations. The accompanying clothing display will be drawn from the museum's collection of men's styles…
Kansas Quilters and Kansas Quilts
As pioneers came west to homestead and create new cities and states, they brought their lives with them. That included their quilts, patterns, needlework and history. So it’s only natural that some of their legacy can be woven together by researching and documenting their quilts. A number of contemporary Kansas authors and quilters have done just that over the last quarter century. In addition, 20th and 21st century quilters have paid homage to their foremothers by either recreating the…
Textiles - Shelburne Museum
Shelburne Museum was the first museum to exhibit quilts as works of art. The Museum’s historic textile collections have grown to include woven coverlets, needlework, hooked rugs, and printed fabrics from the eighteenth century to the present. The Museum’s American quilts comprise one of the largest and finest museum collection in the country. They are … Continued
Free Red and Green Pomegranate Quilt History and Pattern
Red and green quilts were a nineteenth century favorite and the pomegranate was often connected to love and marriage so this could be a wedding quilt.