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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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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June 19, 2015 / Uncategorized

Welcome to the new QGI website redesign. My intention was to make the website a more active site to keep more in line with the active guild that we are. I wanted to highlight our own quilts in the graphics and bring it into a more user friendly and device…

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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 (or two), and our biennial quilt show…

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