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March 6, 2019
Running National Quilt Museum with Frank Bennett from The Free Motion Quilting Project

A few weeks ago I received a note from Frank Bennett, the CEO of the National Quilt Museum. I asked him to come on the show and share about the museum and what it’s like to take care of so many quilts. Get to know Frank and learn more about how quilts are displayed and preserved by the museum in this podcast episode:

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Jump ahead to time: 15:06 to get straight to the interview with Frank!

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August 1, 2018
Up Close with the Stars – National Quilt Museum Block of the Month Club – August 2018 from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

This summer is full of exciting news! I am the the designer of the August block for the National Quilt Museum Block of the Month Club!

I was so honored and excited to be chosen for the Museum’s first Block of the Month Club and I was really excited to try to figure out how to create a block that embodied a Van Gogh painting to be coordinated with The Van Gogh Cherrywood Challenge, on exhibit through August 8, 2018, at the Museum.

I chose to recreate a portion of Van Gogh’s famous Starry Night painting using fusible ...

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April 7, 2018
Weeping Willow IV from Life as a Quilter -- Julia Graber

My "Weeping Willow IV" is now in the hands of The National Quilt Museum.

You see, I was invited by the PAAQT (Professional Association of Appraisers of Quilted Textiles) to participate in the Fresh Faces / New Ideas Challenge 2018-2019 exhibit. This is the first year for the annual exhibit. After traveling for a year with the AQS Shows this piece will be auctioned off for the benefit of The National Quilt Museum.

It measures 33" X 40.5" and is made with commercial cotton fabric and quilted with verigated Fantastico from Superior Threads.

I first prepared the background by fusing ...

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