Classes & Workshops
The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts offers lectures and classes for all adults, beginner to advanced, on topics including quilting, knitting, needle felting, beading, embellishment, fabric painting and dying, wearable art, rug hooking, basket weaving, paper making, mixed media art, hand appliqué, and machine appliqué.
- Fashionable Wedding Affair
Friday, June 7, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
In celebration of our Legacies, Legends & Lace exhibit, the WMQFA cordially invites you to the museum for a vintage wedding fashion show and reception. ”One Hundred Years of Wedding Fashions” will be presented by Goodwill Industries Volunteer Services of Milwaukee, featuring bridal ensembles, bridesmaid’s apparel and fashions worn by…
- Consignment and Rummage Sale
Thursday, June 13, for museum members only, a presale from 10-4 p.m.
Friday, June 14, open to all shoppers from 10-4 p.m.
Saturday, June 15, discounts and deals from 9 to noon
What is it?
It’s two sales in one!
For the rummage sale, we offer you an opportunity to clean out your sewing room to make way for treasures you will find at the sale! Donate your items to support the museum, then go sh…
- Piece In The Barn Club
Inaugural Club Meeting is June 20, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
You’ve been asking for an educational block series, and we listened!
The WMQFA happily announces its first block education club, based on the popular book, “The Farmer’s Wife Sampler Quilt.” Beginning on June 20, club members will get three hours of instruction by local experts Nora Rader and Grace Marko, followed by lunch and a docent-lea…
- Documentation Day June 22, 10-4, and June 23, noon-4
Calling all quilts and the people who love them! Help us save the stories in the stitches by bringing your precious family heirlooms (or modern creations) to Documentation Day at the WMQFA’s farmstead. For just $5, we will record the history of the quilt, create a detailed description, take a digital image, and save this information in our archives.
We will include your quilt in an online database,…
- Jennifer Chiaverini Day-long Workshop
Saturday, September 14
Jennifer Chiaverini returns to the WMQFA for a day-long workshop featuring her newest pattern collection. Watch this space for more information!…