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1 hr ago | Herald-Citizen

Embroiderers' Guild display makes Cookeville stop

Nancy Pardue has had a variety of her work on display locally, but the upcoming exhibit of the works of art by other embroiderers has her a bit excited.

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Related Topix: Cookeville, TN, Life, Hobbies, White House, TN

5 hrs ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Quilt Museum Opens New Man-Tailored Exhibit

The Virginia Quilt Museum in Harrisonburg has just opened a new exhibit that it hopes will interest not only women, but also men.

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Related Topix: Harrisonburg, VA, Life, Hobbies

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Bennington Banner

HAYC3 holds unveiling for Hoosick Barn Quilt Trail

Over 250 people walked through the doors of the Hoosick Armory Youth Center and Community Coalition on Saturday for the unveiling of the barn quilt community art project that has been in the works since early spring.

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Related Topix: Hoosick, NY, Hoosick Falls, NY, Life, Hobbies

Sun Aug 31, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Marianne Fons & Liz Porter, the most popular quilters on public television, continue their quilting series full of fun, in-depth demonstrations on the art and craft of creating beautiful quilts.

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Related Topix: Life

BellaOnline

Making your own background fabrics

Backgrounds for quilting have traditionally tended to be plain, all in one fabrics, in order to not 'steal the limelight' from the applique or special piecing on the rest of the quilt.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

PennLive.com

Trail highlights Perry County schools' art, history with quilting designs

A barn quilt designed by West Perry High School students hangs on a barn along Shermans Valley Road, Loysville.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Education Etc., Loysville, PA, Perry County, PA, Liverpool, PA, Blain, PA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Quilt Day at the Ashe County Farmers Market

The Ashe County Farmers Market will host a day of opportunity and fun, for folks to learn the art of quilting from 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30. Tents will be set up in the grassy area behind the shelter and quilters are encouraged to bring their machine and a chair to the free Class and Demonstration put on by individuals from the Quilt ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ashe County, NC, Life

KLRN-TV San Antonio

Quilt Basics

What could be more basic than quilting for home decor and apparel? Rebecca Kemp Brent has a demonstration on free motion and guided quilting to hold a kaleidoscope applique in place, plus a short discussion on fusibles and needles.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

MDJonline.com

Follow the quilted trail

Quilts made back in the days of slavery could have special meanings, such as this one called The Sampler Quilt.

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Related Topix: Underground Railroad, Cobb County, GA, Powder Springs, GA, Painting, Arts, Life, Hobbies, Haralson, GA, Coweta County, GA

Bangor Daily News

Meet the Gee's Bend Quilters

Three of the quilters of Gee's Bend, Alabama will be in Searsport to teach quilting classes at Fiber College of Maine, Route One, Searsport from Wednesday, September 3rd through Sunday, September 7th.

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Related Topix: Searsport, ME, Maine, Life, Hobbies, Penobscot, ME, Topsham, ME

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Photo story: Volunteers make Quilts of Valor in Greeley for U.S. military

Log in with a subscription to read the full story. Each user who logs in with a subscription will be entered in a monthly drawing.* Abby Clabough concentrates on sewing as she works to complete a quilt on Aug. 26 at Downtown Sew, 824 9th St., in downtown Greeley, Colo.

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Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Life, Sewing, Hobbies

Fife Now

Every stich counts

This Saturday, August 30, Very Crafty will be holding a Patchwork and Quilting Exhibition in aid of charity in the Montrave Hall, Lundin Links.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Fife County, Scotland, United Kingdom,

Watertown Daily Times

Local group donating quilts for centera s dialysis patients

A local quilting guild has begun donating its works to patients at the new dialysis center at Lewis County General Hospital.

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Related Topix: Dialysis, Medicine, Health, Life, Hobbies, Lewis County, NY, Lowville, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Hoosick Falls to celebrate unveiling of barn quilts

The Hoosick Armory Youth Center and Community Coalition has been preparing for its unveiling of the Hoosick Barn Quilt Trail with the installation of 31 large wooden paintings of quilt squares on barns and prominent buildings throughout the area.

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Related Topix: Hoosick Falls, NY, Hoosick, NY, Life, Hobbies, Buskirk, NY, Painting, Arts

Shefinds.com

Don't Let The Quilt Trend Scare You, It Looks Nothing Like Your Bedding

Quilting is going to be a huge trend this fall, but we're not just talking about puffy down jackets.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily News-Record

#2 - An Afternoon With Aunt Pitty Pat

Aunt Pitty Pat speaks with a volunteer during a tea held Aug. 23 at the Virginia Quilt Museum.

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Related Topix: Harrisonburg, VA, Life, Hobbies

MLive.com

'What a Stitch' quilts sense of community at Saginaw Art Museum

As blanket season nears, the Saginaw Art Museum wraps up an exhibit organizers say artfully covers the revival of quilting.

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The Wichita Eagle

Organizers cancel 15th annual quilting show

Organizers have canceled what would have been the 15th annual Keepers of Quilting Traditions show in Durand, citing a need for more help.

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The Miami Herald

Organizers cancel 15th annual quilting show

The Restaurant and Cafe at the new Ikea Miami, opening Aug. 27 in Sweetwater. This store will be the Swedish retailer's second largest store in the United States.

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Times-Herald

Today file - Aug. 24, 2014

When Arlyce Thompson and Heather Carruthers put the call out for quilts to send to High River's flood victims, it was answered - in a very big way.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Hobbies

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