Out and About

August 1, 2016 / Out and About

Quilters are always quick to welcome new quilters as they pick up quilting, move to a new area, or just decide to join in finally.  Many of us grow deep roots within our guilds and become longtime parts of our quilting communities.  It is with heavy hearts that we say…

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August 1, 2016 / Out and About

The Indianapolis Modern Quilt Guild had a lovely show at Broadripple Park Sunday July 7th.  It was nice to see the wonderful quilts they are producing.  They did an exhibit a few years ago outside on Mass Ave along the cultural trail.  Both venues were nice settings for shows.  The…

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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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June 25, 2015 / Out and About

I joined some QGI members and other quilters at the Indiana State Museum on Saturday June 20th for a day learning about quilt conservation. We discussed cleaning, storage and repairs. We were each given a piece of an antique crazy quilt to practice repairing. We learned about the tools, procedures,…

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