A Valentine’s Day Gift for You!
We’re showing YOU our love this Valentine’s Day! Visit us on Thursday, February 14th, and receive a free “Sweetness” Mini Charm pack with any purchase from our gift shop! The “Sweetness” Fabric line is by Iowa designer Sandy Gervais. Our thanks to MODA fabric for donating these great pre-cuts for our giveaway!
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Quilt & Textile Show
February 14-16 & 21-23 • Noon – 4:00pm
Living History Farms, Des Moines
Wishing for spring? Combat the winter blues with a look at the birds, bees, and flower patterns found in the Living History Farms’ historic textile collection. This special exhibit of historic quilts, clothing, handwork, and hats have been selected for their nature motifs and garden themes. Visit with craft and quilting demonstrators and explore hands-on textile activities for kids and adults. Learn from creative demonstrators and bring your own knitting or sewing projects to work on alongside museum crafters. Chat with plant and pollinator specialists and browse the Market Place Museum Store for supplies to start your own spring nature projects. Tickets available in advance or at the door
Event Partners: Des Moines Weavers and Spinners Guild, Iowa Quilters Guild, Creekside Quilting, and Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Spring Training Sewing Days
Mondays: February 25th, March 11th & 25th, April 8th
While the baseball teams are gathering in Arizona for their spring training, join us at the IQM for a series of Spring Training Sewing Days. Bring your current project and supplies, we’ll provide the space and you can get to work surrounded by friends and TONS of inspiring quilts! We’ll also provide lunch at each session and a short mini-lesson aimed at improving your quilting skills so you’ll be ready for the Major League!
SAVE THE DATE:
2019 Airing of the Quilts
Saturday, April 27th
Make plans to join us for the 2nd Annual Madison County Airing of the Quilts featuring hundreds of quilts on display throughout our beautiful and historic community.