The Museum's mission is to "Advance the art of today's quilters
by making it accessible to new and expanding audiences worldwide.
The goal of the Cozy Quilters
has always been to serve and educate the community through quilting.
Although the mission of the Pioneer Quilters
is "to keep the art of hand-quilting in the foreground," the show also features many machine-quilted objects, from traditional bed quilts to sophisticated art hangings, Wallace said.
The Colorado exhibit is not the first one for the Tutwiler Quilters
The Cotteridge Quilters
Group meets each Monday evening from 7.
Featured artist, quilter
and author Anna Grossnickle Hines, winner of the 2001 Lee Bennett Hopkins Award for Children, will sell and sign her books at the show.
Two other support staff members are also quilters
, and we often come to work with articles to share, show and tell, and problems to solve.
Earlier this year, the women quilters
of Gee's Bend--every able-bodied quilter
in the exhibition--founded the Gee's Bend Quilters
This title, however, is a wonderful way to pass down our quilting culture to young reader-quilters
, especially if it is accompanied by the stunning visuals in A Communion of the Spirits: African-American Quilters
, Preservers, and Their Stories by Roland L.
quilting market experienced a 30% increase in the number of quilters
, compared to a 7.
She joined Blackstone Valley Heritage Quilters
about two years ago and never looked back.
The contest invited all quilters
across the country to make as many qualified quilts as possible and send them to Quilts for Kids, an organization which donates the quilts to children staying in Children's Miracle Network hospitals nationwide.