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Coverlets & Stevengraphs – Historical Woven Treasures

Jun 29, 2015   //   by Wisconsin Quilt Museum   //   Press Page  //  No Comments

Coverlets and Stevengraphs - Historical Woven Treasures April 21 through August 14, 2016 This exhibit features two collections of the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts. The James A. Taylor Coverlet Collection The coverlets in the James A. Taylor Coverlet Collection encompass both geometric and fancy/figured...

From Insects to Elephants

Mar 31, 2015   //   by Wisconsin Quilt Museum   //   Press Page  //  No Comments

From Insects to Elephants: Mother Nature’s Menagerie -- October 21 through January 10 Scientists believe there are over ten million different kinds of life forms, or species, on Earth!  Imagine trying to study and understand the lives, patterns and behaviors of so many different kinds of organisms.   In...

In Stitches: Embroidery Needle Arts

Jun 17, 2014   //   by Wisconsin Quilt Museum   //   Press Page  //  No Comments

April 15 - July 12, 2015 The WMQFA is celebrating all manner of embroidery from early 19th century through to the present day. Represented are some of “Grandma’s” embroidered works, to recognize a cultural pastime of an earlier era, to punchneedle embroidery and ribbon embroidery made today. From early samplers...

Color in Motion

Jun 17, 2014   //   by Wisconsin Quilt Museum   //   Press Page  //  No Comments

January 21 - April 12, 2015 Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry Retrospective including "30 Quilts for 30 Years," quilts and wearable art. WMQFA Virginia Avery Collection Guest Curator:  Rebecca Putzer Opening Reception:  January 25, noon to 3 p.m. Join featured artist Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry on March 25 for...

The Great Yurt Challenge Winners!

Jun 14, 2014   //   by Amy William   //   Press Page  //  No Comments

Last summer, we announced a contest to replace some of the side panels on our yurt, and we sold kits which contained materials that allowed you to create your own quilted panels! This contest generated a lot of interest, and this past week the entries were judged. We were very fortunate to have Jayne Steffens and Nancy...