The Virginia Quilt Museum announced this week that Meegan Carr has been selected as its new executive director.
The Virginia Quilt Museum will exhibit quilts made and collected by Hazel Carter of Vienna, Va., from May 22 to Aug. 18. This is the first exhibit to feature her quilts even though her name is familiar to quilters across the country. She is recognized as a quilt historian and appraiser, a founding member and [...]
The Virginia Quilt Museum will open the new exhibit season on Feb. 1, with “Shenandoah Valley Counterpanes” and “Art Under A Microscope.” These new exhibits will be open until May 12. In addition, rare Civil War quilts made in the Valley, 20th century quilts and sewing machines from the Museum’s collection will be featured in [...]
The Virginia Quilt Museum will feature an exhibit of quilts from the 1860s to honor the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. The wives, mothers and daughters who watched their men leave to fight stayed at home to carry on daily life. In addition, they sewed for the army, cared for the wounded and protected [...]
In the fast moving world of the Internet and social media, quilters are gathering in bees and guilds as they did more than two hundred years ago to stitch, chat, be inspired by one another’s work. Oh, they also gather on the Internet, sharing information in blogs and social websites. “Unity in Diversity – A [...]