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June 26, 2020
Quilt Stories (also known as Artist's Statements) from Wendy's Quilts and More

Our exhibition is getting closer! This week I'm going to give a short talk to our guild about Quilt Stories.  You know, that blurb the quilt maker writes to go with their quilt.  

Disclaimer - I'm no expert when it comes to grammar and sentence formation, but I do know what I like to read when I go to a quilt show. 

I know many quilters are modest people and struggle to say something positive about their own quilts!
But I urge you to be proud of your own work.  You've chosen to enter it into the exhibition ...

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March 24, 2020
gathering inspiration ~ the Whitworth from Charm About You

A few weeks ago I visited the Whitworth Art Gallery in my home city of Manchester. I was so inspired by the exhibitions that I was going to write a post, life kind of took over and it's been sitting in my drafts. Since we are now on lock down and most of us are staying home, I thought you might like to see a bit of artistic inspiration from the 'Tapestries' and 'Unreformed: Wallpaper and Design Diversity' exhibits, amongst others. 
The colourful mural above was created by Ibukun Baldwin, showing a little about how tapestries are made and ...

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December 31, 2019
Thierry Mugler Fashion Exhibit from Stof genoeg

Photo impression from an exhibit with Thierry Mugler haute couture in the Rotterdam Kunsthal. Continue reading

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July 24, 2018
Festival Thoughts - Festival of Quilts 2017 from Joy of Quilting

This year I was asked to write a Blog Review of The Festival of Quilts Exhibition at The NEC Birmingham.  It was an easy decision for me. I go to The Festival every year and love it dearly.

Of course the challenge for me this year was to take in everything  - well, as much as I could in almost two days. And then to write a post to Share my Thoughts with you all.

The Festival of Quilts has recently started it's own Blog and the idea is to link my Blog Post to their Blog. 

Of course if ...

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