So Much to See & Do at the Iowa Quilt Museum

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While the rest of the world seems to slow down in January, at the Iowa Quilt Museum we’re working to keep you immersed in beautiful quilts, social outings, and opportunities to create!  Just take a look to see all that’s happening this month.

 


See…

Bennett, Astrid, Pods 1
Pods 1 by Astrid Bennett (partial view)

January 24th

Last day for “Stargazing: American Star Quilts”

January 25th

Iowa Quilt Museum Closed for exhibit changing

January 26th

Opening of “Art Quilts of the Midwest”, with additional exhibits of antique Log Cabin and Tony Jacobson quilts

January 28th

Exhibit Opening Reception for “Art Quilts of the Midwest”, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

View our newest exhibit while enjoying Drinks, Hors D’oeuvres and Live Music,

$10 per person, purchase tickets HERE

Do…

Do…

January 28th

Junior Quilter “Pieced Snowman” Class, 9:00 – 10:30 am

This Pieced Snowman is the project for the Junior Quilter Class on January 28th.
Make this adorable snowman on January 28th!

Using fabric & paper, learn how quilters piece together quilt tops and create your own. No sewing required! $10 materials fee per child per class, pre-registration & payment necessary. Recommended for ages 6-12 plus an adult!

Using fabric & paper, learn how quilters piece together quilt tops and create your own. No sewing required! $10 materials fee per child per class, pre-registration & payment necessary. Recommended for ages 6-12 plus an adult!

January 29th, 1:00 – 2:30 – DIY Barn Block Class (#1 of 3)

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-sessionIn 

January 29th

DIY Barn Block Class (1 of 3)

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: Design – Sunday, January 29th, 1:00 – 2:30pm

Make your own 4x4 painted barn block!
Make your own 4×4 painted barn block!

Week 2: Draft – Sunday, Feb 12th, 1:00 – 2:30pm

Week 3: Paint – Sunday, Feb 19th, 1:00 – 4:00pm

$20 class fee: Sign up as a couple, with a friend, or yourself. You will also need a 4’x4’ piece of plywood, paint, a brush, and some straight edge tools. Wait until after the first class to purchase!

 

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  1. Martha Rhodes
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    I can’t tell you how much my sisters and I enjoyed our trip to the museum last October. Just wish we lived closer so we could see every exhibit.

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