June 14, 2015 / Uncategorized

The Quilters Guild of Indianapolis, Inc. is a non-profit organization open to anyone interested in quilts or quilting. We offer a wide variety of guild activities throughout the year, including workshops with nationally recognized speakers, charity projects, smaller “quilting bee” groups, a retreat, and our bi-annual quilt show. Meetings are…

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March 30, 2016 / QGIN

  QGIN is celebrating color with color themes each month in QGIN’s Year of Color!  If you haven’t been this year, it is time to get over to the north side and check it out.  Lynn and Shari make such a great team, so you know it is going to…

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October 16, 2015 / QGIN

The October QGIN meeting was a presentation by Mary Jane Teeters-Eichacker on the Pottinger Collection at the ISM. Mary Jane is the Curator of Social History at the Indiana State Museum who curates the quilt exhibits (and so much more). The ISM’s collection contains over 700 quilts! Mary Jane’s presentation…

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October 10, 2015 / Uncategorized

I thought I would share a last look at the 19 Stars: Quilts of Indiana’s Past and Present exhibit at the Indiana State Museum. I enjoyed seeing the beautiful quilts in the exhibit curated by Mary Jane Teeters-Eichacker for which she chose 19 historic star quilts and 19 contemporary star…

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October 5, 2015 / Charity

A lovely little girl joined in our charity workday.  Her mom blogged about it here.  The family is traveling the world and engaging with the communities they visit.  The blog is 100 ways to change the world, and quilting with us for charity was their number 58.  It is a…

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October 3, 2015 / Uncategorized
September 22, 2015 / QGI Quilt Show

So you want to have your quilt appraised after reading Claudia’s post?  Here is how to do it during the show, or later on with certified appraiser, Caryl Schuetz, a QGI member.  Two of Caryl’s quilts are hanging at the Indiana State Museum’s 19 Stars Exhibit, so I used them…

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September 14, 2015 / QGI Quilt Show

Have you ever had a quilt appraised before? Perhaps you’ve had the thought to do it but never gone through with it. It’s really an easy and relatively inexpensive way to perhaps protect at least a part of that beautiful work of art you spent so much time making. I…

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August 4, 2015 / Out and About

QGI members donate their time to demonstrate and interact with museum visitors to the Indiana State Museum. I spent a few hours there a couple of weeks ago. I enjoy talking casually with museum goers about quilting. I spent an enjoyable time with fellow QGI member Rhonda Bieda as we…

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July 10, 2015 / Uncategorized

Quilts of Valor is a wonderful organization of quilters who honor veterans through patriotic quilts. Diana (Di) Richards spoke at the July 9th General Meeting sharing her Quilts of Valor story. She is the Indiana Quilts of Valor Director. We heard many touching stories. I don’t know about anyone else,…

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July 6, 2015 / OTLB

The guest speaker at both the North and South meeting this month was Pat Knoechel, Eleanor Burns’ sister. She came bearing Eleanor’s latest patterns and book. Pat travels the country showing quilts she made for the book and patterns. If you have never heard Eleanor speak, you have been missing…

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