Experience quilting from the earth to the last stitch As you may know, quilting has a long history dating back centuries around the globe. However, it wasn't until relatively recent years that quilting began to be seen as an actual art form. Today, these textile pieces of artwork can be found on display in museums all over the world! The first time I heard there was such a thing as a museum for quilts was when Master Quilter Mark Sherman came to visit the Charlotte Quilter’s Guild. ... Read More about Complete List of 60 Quilt Museums around the World
The Peach State Welcome to Georgia! Going back to it's Colonial days, Georgia has a rich history of quilting. From European cloths such as Chintz with intricate all over designs to the English paper piecing using cotton grown here the South, one could say 'Georgia knows it's quilts'. During the nineteenth century quilt styles began to change as more people began using repeating blocks and styles with more British and German influence. The new styles entered Georgia through coastal ... Read More about Complete List of 39 Quilt Shops in Georgia
Two Great shops for the trip of one! With two locations in Reno and Sparks, Nevada, each with their own unique style, inventory and general ambiance, Windy Moon Quilt Shops are a must add to your Northern Nevada itinerary. Owner Sandy Sullivan first purchased the quilt shop from a friend in 1984. At that time, it was located in Roundhouse Mall up in Tahoe City. If you’re not familiar with the Northern Nevada area, Tahoe City is located on the California side of Lake Tahoe. Even though ... Read More about Windy Moon Quilt Shops
THE STATUS OF 2022 QUILT SHOWS: IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL As the 2021 quilt shows begin to go back to in person, many quilt guilds and quilt show companies are starting to schedule quilt shows for 2022! Therefore, to plan for the upcoming year I’ve begun putting together the status of all the major 2022 Quilt Shows scheduled to date and compiled a list of their current status. Some quilt shows are choosing to continue holding Virtual Quilt Shows in 2022 however, most are planning to be ... Read More about The Best List of Major 2022 Quilt Shows Around the World
Episode 2 in the Traveling Quilter YouTube Show! A quilt show. A quilt shop. The history of Sparks, Nevada plus the "Tip of the Week... How to take your sewing machine on board an aircraft." All that and sew much more! This week's extras: Check out more information on the Quilt show Reno at quiltshowreno.com Learn more about Windy Moon at windymoonquilts.com Click HERE for a complete List of Quilt Shops in Nevada. Click HERE for complete list of upcoming Quilt ... Read More about To Reno or Bust!