1870 Art Center in Belmont, California, Exhibits Bonnie Smith’s Abstract Fiber Art January 28 – March 14, 2010

January 29, 2010 § 1 Comment

After The Hunt

The fiber art of Bonnie Smith will be on exhibit  January 28 – March 14, 2010, at  the 1870 Art Center in Belmont, California.

Check out: http://www.1870artcenter.org


Slide Show of More Quilts From Road to California 2010

January 28, 2010 § Leave a comment

Here is Part Deux of  a slide show of quilt photos from the Road to California Show, which is from The Quilt Show.


There is an earlier blog entry for the Part One.

Art Quilts From Jack Walsh’s Collection on Exhibit at Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey, Now Through April 25, 2010

January 25, 2010 § 1 Comment

” Art Quilts : Contemporary Expressions from the Collection of John M. Walsh III” on Exhibit January 13 – April 25, 2010, at Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey

More than 35 art quilts from the collection of New Jersey resident John M. Walsh III are on view at the Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey,  now through April 25, 2010.  The exhibit is ” Art Quilts : Contemporary Expressions from the Collection of John M. Walsh III”

“Geranium” by Velda Newman

For more info about the exhibit: http://www.morrismuseum.org/MorrisMuseumNewJerseyExhibitionsArtQuiltsFiberArts.html

The museum’s site is:  http://www.morrismuseum.org/

Online Slide Show of Road to California Quilts 2010

January 21, 2010 § Leave a comment

To see a slide show of quilts from Road to California Show, check out:


The site is The Quilt Show, which has a SmileBox slide show.

Make Tee Shirt Quilts with All Those Tee Shirts!

January 20, 2010 § 1 Comment

Now is the time to start making a tee shirt quilt, if you are planning to give one as a gift for graduation or going to college.

The process takes  hours, but the resulting quilt is a one-of-a-kind keepsake memory quilt.

I wrote a book, “Fabulous Tee Shirt Quilts” a few years ago, and it has guided people, both quilters and non-quilters, through the process.  The instructions in the book make the process as easy as is possible, with a finished quilt that will be loved and appreciated by the recipient.



“Fabulous Tee Shirt Quilts” is available on Amazon and at your quilt shop.

Road to California’s Best of Show

January 15, 2010 § Leave a comment

Road to California’s Best of Show


The Three Sisters, with their quilt Seasonal Sisters,  have won Best of Show at the Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase.   Annette Hendricks,  Gail Thomas, and Helen Godden are the sisters.

The show is on this weekend. 

The dates of the Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase, “The Best in the West,” being held at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, California, are January 14 – 17, 2010.

Check their web site for more info:  http://www.road2ca.com/index.html

“Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts From Britain to Chicago” at Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, Through January 31, 2010

January 13, 2010 § Leave a comment

For those of you visiting the Chicago area, you may want to check out an exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago called ” Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts From   Britain to Chicago.”
There are 187 Arts and Crafts Movement items on display including actual yardage by William Morris and Voysey. The exhibit lasts
through January 31.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Tree of Life Window”  (detail)
Photo is the Museum’s

The objects, including ceramics, furniture, metalwork, paintings, photographs, and textiles are in the exhibit.

http://www.artic.edu/aic/ is the site of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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