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2014-07-08 08:38:02

ORLANDO, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QuiltingHub (http://www.quiltinghub.com/) distinguishes itself from other quilting resource sites thanks in part to its route planning tool. Whereas other sites may have maps and calendars, QuiltingHub also enables users to plan road trips with no fear of missing a quaint, one-of-a-kind storefront. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124794 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124793 "In the Midwest, summer is...

2014-06-27 23:01:32

The acquisition will bring more customers, production capability to GCG's apparel division. Chesterfield, MO (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Graphic Connections Group, LLC acquired Monogram World Embroidery in May of this year. This acquisition adds to GCG’s already growing logoed apparel division. Debra Leone, former owner and sole employee of Monogram world, has retired. GCG also acquired additional embroidery and heat press equipment in the deal. “We are thrilled to welcome Monogram...

2014-06-09 16:24:28

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP; www.meredith.com), the nation's leading media and marketing company serving 100 million American women, announced today that Linda Augsburg has been named Editorial Content Chief for American Patchwork and Quilting magazine and the Meredith Crafts Group, effective immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090810/CG58830LOGO Augsburg has extensive experience in the quilting and crafts industry,...

2014-06-04 23:13:23

A beautiful Quilting and Crafting Retreat nestled in the farm country of northern Iowa - visit us during our Open House on June 14th from 10 am to 4 pm for our outdoor quilt show and trunk show. Lone Rock, IA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Quilted Steeple is a beautiful quilting and crafting location with overnight accommodations for 14, functional workspaces and plenty of charm. The Quilted Steeple provides the perfect working getaway. From parsonage to retreat house, from sanctuary to...

2014-04-07 08:27:16

PADUCAH, Ky., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Quilt Museum (http://www.quiltmuseum.org) is thrilled to announce the exhibition of "Distortion, from the European Patchwork Meeting," which will be on exhibit from April 7 through June 24, 2014. They will be the only museum in the United States to exhibit this international traveling exhibit which will also travel to art museums in Johannesburg, South Africa; Vicenza, Italy; Moscow, Russia; and Sainte-Marie-aux-Mine, France....

2014-03-20 20:21:37

Joyce Jagger, The Embroidery Coach of Binghamton, NY has been honored with a recognition by Stitches Magazine in its selection of "Power 75: The Most Powerful People And Companies In The Industry Today." BINGHAMTON, N.Y., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the December, 2013 issue of Stitches Magazine published by PRIMEDIA Business Magazines & Media. Joyce Jagger, The Embroidery Coach was selected for the following honor:...

2014-03-12 00:22:23

DUBAI, UAE, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth time since 2008, Dubai's first quilting store Classic Quilts & Quilting LLC are bringing The International Quilt Show (IQS) back with a bang. Taking place from the 26th of March till the 30th of March 2014, the show will include participation from quilters not only based in the Middle East, but from all around the world. In addition, world-acclaimed quilt teachers, namely Ricky Tims, Ina Meyer, Debby...

2014-02-13 08:29:34

PADUCAH, Ky., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympics organizers in Russia have settled on a motif that symbolizes the nation's diversity and character: the patchwork quilt. Quilting is a highly popular art form enjoyed by millions of people. In the United States alone there are over 21 million active quilters. In the United States, The National Quilt Museum (http://www.quiltmuseum.org) in Paducah, Kentucky works to promote the art form around the globe. Considered by many to be...

2013-12-31 20:20:29

"Ubuhle Women...recognizes the powerful cultural currents and back stories from the artists as central to their every stitch. ...Art is often what happens when our life experiences become too big for our words," notes Lonnae O'Neal, Washington Post, Dec. 27, 2013 WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The intersection of artistic ingenuity and women's empowerment is explored in two new exhibitions, "Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence" (main gallery) and "Home Sewn:...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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