"The Lost Heroes Art Quilt
honors and remembers those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country," said Julie Feingold.
Studio Art Quilters Association Show: "Stitched Together" is a new exhibit of contemporary fiber art work by Illinois and Wisconsin regional members of the Midwest Studio Art Quilt
In contrast, Georgia French, who lives in Roseburg and who often shows her work with the Studio Art Quilt
Associates throughout Oregon, views her creations as "finding your way in a new country, without a map, with just the faintest hint of what you're seekinga...
(32.) Merikay Waldvogel email to author, May 19, 2015; http://www.quiltindex.org/ ephemerasearch.php; Wilkinson Art Quilt
, 1921, 4, Merikay Waldvogel Collection; Eleanor Beard Original Designs in Fine Quilting, n.d., 14, Merikay Waldvogel Collection.
Studying quiltmaking at the Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Lamb was aware of America's Studio Art Quilt
movement that had emerged in the mid-1960's.
Nancy Bavor, who published her study of "Nine California Art Quilt
Pioneers" in Uncoverings 2012, offers another perspective in her investigation of the Quilt Revival with "Knockers, Pickers, Movers, and Shakers: Quilt Dealers in America, 1970-2000." Her interviews of nineteen prominent quilt dealers illuminates the awakening of interest in antique quilts in the latter decades of the twentieth century, the stratification within the profession of antique quilt dealing, and the business and personal philosophies that drove these dealers in their quests to find the right quilts for their customers.
The studio art quilt
movement that began in the last decades of the twentieth century originated primarily in Ohio and California, and to a lesser degree, Massachusetts.
"Ice Cream and Watermelon Social"; mini-workshop demonstration of organizing trick for bindings; attendees may bring hand work for open sewing session, or a sewing machine for current project; exhibition of small works created by members of Studio Art Quilt
Associates; admission for guests is $3.
She realized quickly that piecing quilts was "not [her] cup of tea." (17) On a clipping dated April 4, 1976, Hortense wrote, "One of my 1st quilts--don't like piecing!" (18) She was not discouraged, though, and enrolled in several quilting classes, including a class taught by Chris Wolf Edmonds, an art quilt
designer and quiltmaker known for her use of applique.
"It's not a flashy stitch, but it's what holds all the layers together and provides texture," said Hoffmann, a longtime Coburg resident and art quilt
The free show includes an art quilt
exhibit at the municipal courthouse.
A variety of different mediums are represented, including oils and acrylics, mixed media and an art quilt