Opening Reception for Waste Not, Want Not

Saturday, October 27th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

at the Iowa Quilt Museum

Join is in celebrating the opening of our newest exhibit, Waste Not, Want Not! Meet guest curator Virginia Berger, enjoy refreshments and wine, and take in this fabulous new exhibit! Admission is free and no RSVP is required.


DIY Barn Block Painting Class

Sundays OR Tuesdays beginning October 28th

at the Iowa Quilt Museum

In Iowa and other states, “Barn Blocks,” painted panels representing patchwork quilt block designs, decorate barns, rural outbuildings, and garages in towns.

In this three-session class, you’ll learn about American quilt block history, select a favorite block of your own, and learn special, no-fail techniques as you draft and paint your own 4’ x 4’ quilt block panel. It’s easy and fun!

Week 1: History/Design – Sunday, October 28th, 1:00 – 2:00 OR Tuesday, October 30th, 6:00 – 7:00pm
Week 2: Draft – Sunday, November 11th, 1:00 -2:30 OR Tuesday, November 13th, 6:00 – 7:30pm
Week 3: Paint – Sunday, November 18th, 1:00 – 4:00 OR Tuesday, November 20th, 6:00 – 9:00pm

Register for either the Sunday OR Tuesday class and pay online HERE or in person at the IQM – 68 E Court, Winterset, Iowa
Questions: 515-462-5988 or

You will need a 4’x4’ piece of plywood, paint, a brush, and some straight edge tools. Wait until after the first class to purchase!

$25 class fee — Sign up as a couple, with a friend, or yourself