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…