Vintage and antique quilts serve as handsome decorating pieces, particularly in older or historical homes. If you've found or purchased a quilt, you may want to know when or where it was made. It's tough to accurately date a quilt unless you're an antiques appraiser, but by looking for a few clues, you can deduce its general age.
The Columbia Pierians, an organization of African-American women dedicated to supporting the arts, are about 30 members strong, each with her own artistic interests — painting, music, dance, among others. None had ever quilted. That aside, two years ago the local nonprofit created a quilt detailing African-American history in Howard County, a project they recently completed.
The pattern is a combination of a six point star surrounded by six big baby's blocks or cubes. It has a fabulous graphic optical art quality. Found in the Washington DC area.
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Gift Shop - Order Online! The gift shop is located in the schoolhouse foyer, with items for sale in the West and East Rooms as well. Consignment items for sale in the gift shop have been created by members of the Latimer Quilt and Textile Center.
The variety and scope of the collection provides a rich resource for researchers, artists, quilt-makers and others. Three quilts were included in a larger collection of 18th- and 19th-century household and costume items donated by John Brenton Copp of Stonington, Connecticut. From this early beginning, the collection has grown to more than quilts and quilt-related items, mainly of American origin, with examples from many states, including Alaska and Hawaii.
Accessibility Info. Columbia Willamette Quilt Study Group Basic Information Mission: To study quilts, quilt history and related material culture in an informal and friendly environment. Objectives: To have opportunities to view vintage and antique quilts, as well as fabrics.
I thought I would pop in and post a bit of an update. I don't know how many of you are still reading blogs. It's getting harder and harder to find time for everything and Facebook and Instagram are so fast. I debuted a new fabric line at quilt market a few weeks ago.
The Quilting Squares is a unique quilt shop and knitting emporium located in Historic Franklin, Tennessee. It is a gathering place for quilters and knitters to enjoy the art of quilt-making and knitting. We offer a variety of classes, workshops, demos, and lectures as well as many products including fabrics, yarns, books, notions and patterns, to meet all of your quilting and knitting needs.