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Libby Lehman
The road to recovery is tough, but Libby Lehman is sewing again! Ricky Tims shared a “giant leap” day recently with Libby in her home studio in Houston, Texas. His thoughts about the emotional, successful day will lift your heart! From The Quilt Show: Stroke victim Libby Lehman is on the road to recovery and...
AQS friend Libby Lehman, a beloved woman, wife, mother, talented quilter, teacher, and artist is struggling with multiple medical issues. Her personality and sense of humor are leading the charge for recovery. Team Libby and her quilting friends are her support through this time. What’s left? Well, what do quilters do at times like this?...
Enjoy this look back at the 1992 AQS Quilt Show in Paducah, Kentucky. You’ll see delightful interviews with Claudia Edmonds, Libby Lehman, Beverly Cosby, Zena Thorpe, Anne Oliver (Best of Show), Catherine Bahnsen, and Eunice Hill. The theme was “Windows.” And keep watching for a 1992 quilted fashion show—complete with the exaggerated shoulder lines of...
Where were you in 1993? Here’s a fun video look at quilt week action from twenty-one years ago at the “Ninth AQS Quilt Show and Contest.” Among the winning quilters, you’ll see Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Libby Lehman and more. Meredith Schroeder makes a speech at the museum as a time capsule is buried; you’ll see...
It was a joyful day for Libby Lehman on Tuesday, January 14, 2014. Libby, a shining star in the quilt world, suffered a stroke in April, 2013. Libby’s sister, Cathy, wrote the following journal post on CaringBridge, and we couldn’t wait to share the news with all of our quilting friends! LIBBY IS HOME! What...
Thank you so much for your generous donations to the Libby Lehman Medical Fund auction. Through your help, we were able to raise $13,480 plus another $331 in cash donations. I know this industry has the greatest people and once again you have proven that. We hope you will continue to follow along with Libby’s...
The American Quilter’s Society was delighted to sponsor a quilt auction for the Libby Lehman Medical Fund during AQS QuiltWeek® – Grand Rapids, Michigan 2013. A total of 78 items were sold—the Janome 8900 Sewing Machine sold for $2,500 and some quilts went for around $500 each. We’d like to offer a special THANK YOU to the...
On April 30, 2013, Libby Lehman had a ruptured aneurysm in her doctor’s office and she was rushed to Memorial Hermann Hospital, where she had surgery. Several days later she suffered a stroke and vascular spasms. Her medical bills are mounting and will continue. This auction is to help with Libby’s medical expenses. When: Friday,...
Last summer (in “It’s my nature” in the August 2012 issue, to be exact) you saw the face of Iliamna, an Arctic wolf captured in fabric by Barbara Beasley. We recently learned that another of Barbara’s animal faces, this time a jaguar, won a second-place prize in the wall quilt category at the Denver National...