Latest Patchwork Stories

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,...

2014-04-07 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....

2014-03-12 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...

2010-05-06 07:00:00

BALTIMORE, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Pain Foundation (APF) announced today at the American Pain Society (APS) Annual Meeting the results of a national survey that showed postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), also known as after-shingles pain, continues to be a condition with low awareness amongst Americans, demonstrating a need for health care provider (HCP) intervention. Shingles is caused by a reawakening of the chickenpox virus and anyone who has ever had chickenpox is at risk for...

2010-02-22 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of its 50th year, Downy fabric softener has launched a new specially marked bottle, with five cents from every purchase helping to provide comforting quilts to hospitalized children. Each year in the United States, children account for more than six million hospital stays and must confront the challenges of overcoming illness while staying in unfamiliar hospital environments. In January 2009, Downy partnered with Quilts for Kids, Inc. and...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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