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2014-04-11 12:22:51

More than $3,000 in QuiltWeek Awards Available GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Experience Grand Rapids has announced the inaugural 2014 Young Textile Art Challenge. The contest, hosted in conjunction with the American Quilter's Society (AQS) 2014 Grand Rapids QuiltWeek®, is open to artists ages 18-30. With more than $3,000 in prize money available, organizers hope the competition will encourage younger textile artists to enter the competition and attend the show....

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....

2014-04-04 08:23:58

PADUCAH, Ky., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 7, 2014, The National Quilt Museum will launch its 2014 Annual Benefit Auction. This year over 80 items will be auctioned with a combined value over $40,000. It will include quilts, quilt miniatures, sewing machines, gift baskets, notions, and much more. Items were donated by over 60 companies, guilds, and individuals passionate about today's quilting community. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140404/PH98050-a Photo...

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...

2014-02-27 12:24:53

Quilts to Include Fabric Donated by Americans Affected by Gun Violence INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America announced today that mothers across the country are coming together to create quilts that symbolize the human toll of gun violence in America. The "Mother's Dream Quilt Project" takes its name from a uniform quilting pattern that will be used in all of the quilts made by Moms Demand Action members and supporters....

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:...

2013-12-09 08:25:32

PADUCAH, Ky., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Quilt Museum (http://www.quiltmuseum.org) is pleased to host an exhibit of new work from internationally renowned fine art quilter Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry. "Thirty Quilts for Thirty Years: Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry" will be on display from December 6 through March 11, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131209/PH29193-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131209/PH29193-b) Fallert-Gentry has made a career of...

2013-12-02 16:22:20

Media Advisory WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media preview for the exhibitions "Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence" and "Home Sewn: Quilts from the Lower Mississippi Valley" WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 410:30 a.m. - noon WHERE: Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum1901 Fort Pl. S.E. WHO: Beverly Gibson and James Green, co-curators, "Ubuhle Women" Jasmine A. Utsey,...

2013-11-07 08:28:25

A New International, Multi-platform Craft Brand SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Future, the international media group and leading digital business, today unveils Love Patchwork & Quilting - a new multi-platform craft brand with a strong social media presence. Love Patchwork & Quilting is available as a digital edition on Apple's Newsstand, Google Play, Amazon Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble's Nook and Zinio, as well as a print edition. The print title fills a clear gap for...