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…

January 3, 2020 tqhf1 No comments exist

“A quilt is a piece of art, and for me, there can be no compromise. I want to be proud of it and I want my children and their children to be proud of it.” Jinny Beyer, Quilter’s Journal, vol. 1, no. 1 (Fall 1977) September of 1984 saw the induction of Jinny Beyer into…

December 17, 2019 tqhf1 No comments exist

Joy to you, from all of us at The Quilters Hall of Fame! And may all your bobbins be full in 2020. This pattern is “Christmas Joy Sampler”, was designed by Fons & Porter, and was published in their magazine “Fons and Porter’s Sew Many Quilts” in 1999. The series started in the January/February issue…

December 9, 2019 tqhf1 2 comments

By Deb Geyer Rose Kretsinger and Carrie Hall are best known for the book they co-authored, The Romance of the Patchwork Quilt in America, published in 1935. Their influences on the world of quilting earned them each the honor of being inducted into The Quilters Hall of Fame in 1985. Carrie Hall had a romantic…

November 29, 2019 tqhf1 2 comments

By Deb Geyer Rose Kretsinger and Carrie Hall are best known for the book they co-authored, The Romance of the Patchwork Quilt in America, published in 1935. Their influences on the world of quilting earned them each the honor of being inducted into The Quilters Hall of Fame in 1985. Carrie Hall had a romantic…

February 10, 2018 tqhf1 No comments exist

Arnold Savage: My Family’s Life in Textiles One family, five generations, ten quilters, twenty quilts Arnold Savage is a renowned award-winning quilter who predominately uses vintage fabrics in his works. These vintage fabrics were collected by himself and his ancestors of the previous 4 generations. The mixtures of these fabrics can be quite stunning as…

February 4, 2016 tqhf1 1 comment

Honoree Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi’s exhibit, “And Still We Rise,” opened this week at the Spencer Museum of Art on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, KS. The opening coincided with the first ever National African-American Quilt Convention hosted by the African-American Quilt Museum and Textile Academy. While my schedule prevented me from attending the…