April 11, 2020 tqhf1 No comments exist

I was going to try to write something with an Easter/Passover theme, but even with 50+ Honorees, I couldn’t make the stretch.  But, not to worry; I stumbled across something that led me to Florence Peto.  I’ll tell you what I found after I introduce her. Florence Peto was an East Coast gal (New York…

April 10, 2020 tqhf1 No comments exist

This week Deb Geyer teamed up with Matthew White, a fourth grade teacher here in Indiana. We recorded this interview about Marie Webster and her quilt business to reach out to young entrepreneurs. Enjoy!

April 4, 2020 tqhf1 4 comments

I’ve been sewing masks this week, as many of you have, and it got me to thinking about my days of garment sewing (BQ—before quilting).  I didn’t learn quilting from my mother or gran, but I did make a lot of clothes in high school and the early years of my marriage. And no, I’m…

April 1, 2020 tqhf1 2 comments

Due to the continuing health risks of Covid 19, The Quilters Hall of Fame is remaining closed. We would like to be open so you could come in and see our current exhibit, de.light/FULL by Studio Art Quilt Associates! We miss very much seeing all of our visitors enjoying the quilts and talking quilts! We…

March 28, 2020 tqhf1 3 comments

So many of us are staying home these days and using our quilting to keep the cabin fever at bay while we are in “voluntary exile for the good of the realm.” Crafting and art-making as a mental health aid is not a new idea, and it was actively promoted by The Quilters Hall of…

March 21, 2020 tqhf1 2 comments

There are 52 Inductees (one is a married couple) and one Heritage Honoree in The Quilters Hall of Fame. I’m not going to take them in order, but I will start at the beginning. Not the first Inductee, but the first in the house; that’s Marie Daugherty Webster. So many of you already are familiar…

March 18, 2020 tqhf1 No comments exist

Our top priority is the health and safety of our community, guests, volunteers and staff members. Based on recommendations by the Indiana Governor’s office and the Indiana State Department of Health, The Quilters Hall of Fame will be closed March 18 through March 31. At that time we will re-evaluate the situation. In the meantime,…

March 14, 2020 tqhf1 3 comments

Coming up on March 21: National Quilting Day!  What’s a good way to mark it? Well, of course, I’ll spend some time in the sewing room, but that seems too ordinary—I sew all the time. My interests, besides quilting are writing and quilt history, so that would be a good direction. What about writing something…

March 12, 2020 tqhf1 1 comment

Come to The Quilters Hall of Fame and be filled with Delight! Fiber artists from Studio Art Quilt Associates express the theme of delight and abundance in a creative way. These quilts will be on display until May 9, 2020. Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc. (SAQA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote…

February 4, 2020 tqhf1 No comments exist

The museum will be open: February 25 through December 12, 2020, Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00am till 4:00pm. The museum will be closed July 4th and Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020. The Quilters Hall of Fame will open their 2020 schedule with an exhibit of delight! Fiber artists from Studio Art Quilt Associates express the theme…