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January 6, 2022
Preserving Our Quilt Legacy - Virtual Workshop - Winter 2022 from Ann Quilts

 

You're invited to join me this winter as I share my nearly 40 years of experience with quilt restoration and conservation.


Philosophy
Techniques (includes access to demonstration videos)
Supplies (includes a packet of supply samples)
Fabric history and quilt dating
Storage, display, and cleaning (with guest lecturer Martha Spark)
Triage sessions to assess a quilt for each participant
Culminating in an on-going community of workshop alums

     

5 Saturdays
3 1/4 hours each day
February 19 - March 19, 2022
via Zoom

Session recordings will be available for make-up and review.


All the content and registration details can be found ...

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September 9, 2021
Preserving Our Quilt Legacy - Virtual Workshop from Ann Quilts

What do these things have to do with taking care of vintage and antique quilts?
 
Two-step greens?

https://www.vecteezy.com/free-vector/tap-dance" Tap Dance Vectors by Vecteezy
 
Straw needles?

Insect pins?

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Come find out!  

I'm offering a virtual workshop this fall that covers quilt restoration, conservation, and preservation. 

There will be lectures, triage sessions for participants' quilts, how-to videos, samples of repair supplies, etc., etc.

You can attend the whole workshop - five Saturdays October 16 - November 13 - 3 hours per day.

Or you can attend selected lectures alá ...

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August 31, 2021
Preserving Our Quilt Legacy - Virtual Workshop from Ann Quilts

Might I suggest a new quilt adventure for your fall?  I am teaching an in-depth workshop focusing on repairing and caring for quilts.  Here's the scoop:

The workshop covers:
• restoration
• conservation
• preservation
• identification and dating
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• philosophies
• supplies
• techniques


We will start with the basic information in my book, Preserving Our Quilt Legacy, and explore the topics in more detail and with hands-on experience:
• lectures
• discussions
• "triage" sessions for students' quilts
• a library of how-to videos teaching stitches and repair processes
• specialty sessions (including how to run a quilt repair business and yoga for tired hands and shoulders)

Sewists, appraisers ...

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April 12, 2021
Good-bye, Amazon.... from Ann Quilts

I've decided to make a change to my business plan.  I am going to stop selling my book on Amazon.  The sales page will be set to "out of stock".  

The book will now be available only on my website, which links to my sales page at Square for the financial paperwork.  I hope that folks who come looking to buy on Amazon will now come looking for me as an independent seller.

*****  https://www.annquilts.com/book.html  *****

Read on if you want to know why I'm making this change.  I am much crabbier about this than ...

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December 15, 2020
Quilt Repair Success! from Ann Quilts

Tooting my own horn here for a moment! 

Here's the lovely email I just received from a woman who bought my book.

My mother-in-law made the crazy quilt in the photos in the 1920's.  My daughter inherited it.  It had damage where it had been folded for all those years.  Otherwise, it was in pretty good condition.  I show the before and after pictures of a pink piece (photos 1 & 2), and the last photo is of the quilt.  I used your book to plan and make the repairs.  I would not have known where to start otherwise ...

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February 12, 2020
Announcing Our *Quilt Restoration Workshop* from Ann Quilts

My restoration buddy Martha Spark and I have been planning our brand new Quilt Restoration Workshop for the past year.  And now - here we are - venue, schedule, a pretty flyer, and registration forms, ready to go!   All the details and registration forms are on my website.


Date:
July 23 - 25, 2020
Three full days of lectures, quilt study, practice sewing, and much more.

Venue:
Ye Old Schoolhouse Quilt Shop in Cedarburg, WI.
A lovely shop specializing in reproduction fabrics, situated in a destination town of antique and art shops and home of the Wisconsin Quilt Museum.
Lodging in nearby Grafton ...

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