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Quilt Nihon

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

Treasures from Japan's  On Exhibit August 18 through November 13, 2016 The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts is excited to be one of a select few U.S. museums to display 32 award-winning quilts from the 12th Quilt Nihon Exhibition. This biennial exhibition is the largest international quilting contest in...

Coverlets & Stevengraphs

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

On Exhibit April 21 through August 14, 2016 WMQFA's James A. Taylor Coverlet Collection -- 35 woven coverlets from the 19th century WMQFA Stevengraph Collection -- silk Jacquard-woven novelties from the 19th century Plus Scraps to Treasures The James A. Taylor Coverlet Collection The 35 coverlets in the...

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...