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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...

2014-07-08 08:25:41

Exhibit is Diverse Portrait of Quiltmaking Roots and New Traditions Over Last 25 Years PADUCAH, Ky., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to the National Quilt Museum (http://www.quiltmuseum.org) this summer will have an opportunity to see a quarter century's worth of quilting evolution all represented within a single exhibit. The museum will be hosting "Backstitch: A 25 Year Retrospective of Advances and Milestones in Quiltmaking," an exhibit originally staged at the New England...

2014-06-11 08:25:45

PADUCAH, Ky., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the National Quilt Museum (http://www.quiltmuseum.org) opened its doors in 1991, the collection comprised just 85 quilts on loan from the founders. Now in their 23(rd) year of operation, that number has grown to an impressive 500+ pieces of incredible quilt and fiber art. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116608 ) The Museum, which works to advance the art of today's quilter by bringing it to everyone worldwide, has...

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,...

2014-06-05 08:25:38

From shop hops to sales, QuiltingHub's unmatched listings are the most significant innovation for quilters since the quilting machine ORLANDO, Fla., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer means vacations and road trips; millions of people will leave their homes and offices behind and explore everything America's highways and byways have to offer. For quilters, that means discovering hidden gems, like out-of-the way shops, little-known museums, and special events. QuiltingHub...

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...

2014-05-28 08:27:09

Global journey demonstrates quilting is about people and communities just as much as fabric and stitches PADUCAH, Ky., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What do Dublin, Ireland and Brandon, Florida have in common? They are now and forever linked by the timeless, international fine art of quilting. That's thanks in part to Paducah's world-renowned exhibition and workshop space, The National Quilt Museum (http://www.quiltmuseum.org), which facilitated this remarkable cultural exchange....

2014-05-06 08:29:56

ORLANDO, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QuiltingHub (http://www.quiltinghub.com/) is an elegant solution to what seemed to be an impossible problem: how to forge a stronger network among quilters and quilt shop owners, while providing a pool of reliable information on national quilting events. Remarkably, the site manages to check off all of those tasks, not to mention delivering a host of clever features. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140506/84620 ) For years, the...

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....


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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