Kristin Vierra’s 16 Tigers

Enjoy this video interview with quilter Kristin Vierra, whose quilt 16 Tigers was part of the Gala of the Unexpected, a celebration of the 25th anniversary of The National Quilt Museum. For the past 25 years, much of the world’s most innovative quilting has been shown at The National Quilt Museum. To celebrate these 25…

Lost Quilt, Come Home!

Are you aware of the Lost Quilt Come Home website? The site is dedicated to displaying lost and stolen quilts and to providing information on protecting quilts. Find or report your missing quilt, or let others know you’ve found one simply by filling in the online forms provided. The website also includes important information about…

In Memory of Yvonne Porcella

The following is from the blog of the Quilt Alliance. We’re happy to share it as we celebrate the life and quilts of Yvonne Porcella: Beloved quilt world legend Yvonne Porcella died on Friday Fabruary 12, 2016. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends and by so many in the quilt world–her…

Elvis Wins the School Block Challenge!

Taking a walk through the large School Block Challenge exhibit at The National Quilt Museum on January 23, 2016, I saw imagination at its best! Sponsored by Moda Fabrics, the competition included students in Grades K-12 who were encouraged to submit a 16″ square quilt block incorporating three fabrics provided Moda. It’s the 23rd year…

The Murder Cottage? What a story!

Joe’s cottage, published by W. Davidson in 1826 Joe the Quilter (that’s Joe Hedley, not Cunningham, do not be alarmed) was murdered in 1826 in Georgian England. Why would anyone want to hurt kind quilter Joe? The cottage has been rediscovered and will be rebuilt. Warning, gory details ahead…Click HERE for the story from The…