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August 8, 2017 / Uncategorized

By the time you read this it will be less than two months until the opening of our 2017 Quilt Show on October 20 and 21, 2017! Your Quilt Show Committee continues to work tirelessly to make this expanded show a memorable event. We hope you are registering your quilts…

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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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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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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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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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