Art Quilts of the Midwest in Paducah

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The National Quilt Museum is currently hosting the Art Quilts of the Midwest Exhibit until October 11th, 2016. The exhibit features quilts from the book, Art Quilts of the Midwest by Linzee Kull McCray, which examines the work of twenty quilt artists whose work reflects life in the Midwest. 

 

Visit and experience the stories these quilts share. 

Exhibit display

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Here are a few details from the exhibit:

Rain Garden Close up Sandy Shie
The exhibit includes Susan Shie’s Rain Garden. Little details pop out as you absorb the story of the quilt. The little blue dress says, “She wondered if she’d messed it up. She had not!”

 

 

Lakeviews
Lakeviews, 5 by Sally Bowker shifts the observer between far away perspectives to close up details. Notice the watercolor paper integrated into the quilt.

 

 

Leaf Fall Variation 3 Fragments
Barbara Schneider recreates nature with her Leaf Fall, Variation 3, Fragments. The attention to detail feels like a fall moment captured in time forever.

 

 

Plan your visit to the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, KY today!

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