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Indiana State Museum

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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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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