Iowa QuiltScape for September 4th, 2019

On Display at the Iowa Quilt Museum Letters from the Past It’s ‘Back to School’ time and kids and teachers everywhere are sharpening pencils and practicing their penmanship. Show them the picture of the Frakture lettering in this quilt and they’ll probably be grateful that they don’t have to learn this type of script! … Read More

Iowa QuiltScape for August 30th, 2019

Learning from a Crazy Quilt This 1889 crazy quilt has become somewhat of the darling of our current exhibit, and it’s no wonder. This is a stunning example of a Crazy Quilt, made by Harriet A. Whitney of Green Bay, Wisconsin. She used silks (woven, ribbons, & jacquards) in this hand pieced, hand embroidered … Read More

Iowa QuiltScape for August 9th, 2019

Nothing Compares to the Iowa State Fair! Now through August 18th It’s State Fair time here in Iowa which means that hundreds of exceptional quilts are on display on the second floor of the Varied Industries Building in the Fabrics & Threads area. It’s like a quilt show on steroids! In addition to viewing … Read More

Iowa QuiltScape for August 4th, 2019

Congratulations to Marianne Fons & Liz Porter! Earlier this month, Marianne Fons & Liz Porter were inducted into The Quilters Hall of Fame. We’re so proud of them and the fact that they are being honored for their immeasurable impact on the quilting world! Their quilts will be on display at The Quilters Hall … Read More

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