Tag: Ruby Short McKim

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July 27, 2022 The Quilters Hall of Fame

Ruby Short McKim developed her views of art at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. The driving principle was that art is for the average person and art should fill the homes of all. Ruby’s training in the arts opened the doors for her to flood the US and other countries with…

November 17, 2021 The Quilters Hall of Fame

We’ve recently honored our veterans, and there were lots of poppy memes and photos going around the internet.  Deb Geyer shared these from The Embroiderers’ Guild of Victoria: And I found this beaded example by Crystal Behn, A Dine and Carrier artist: The first Embroiderers’ Guild shot looks like a quilt, so I’m somewhat on…

May 5, 2021 The Quilters Hall of Fame

I’ve read that the French have no good expression to say “I’m excited about….” A direct translation “Je suis excitée” would more often be understood as talking about physical arousal—not appropriate. This vocabulary gap is most unfortunate because they would have no way to tell you about how happy I am that there will be…

April 6, 2021 The Quilters Hall of Fame

I’m writing on Saturday, but you won’t read this until after all the eggs have been found.  I hope you had a happy Easter. And I hope you will enjoy this quick look at some of our Honoree’s Easter quilts. Since Ruby McKim was last week’s topic, I’ll start with her. Here are the rabbits…