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6 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Follow the quilted trail

Quilts made back in the days of slavery could have special meanings, such as this one called The Sampler Quilt.

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Related Topix: Underground Railroad, Cobb County, GA, Powder Springs, GA, Painting, Arts, Life, Hobbies, Haralson, GA, Coweta County, GA

17 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Meet the Gee's Bend Quilters

Three of the quilters of Gee's Bend, Alabama will be in Searsport to teach quilting classes at Fiber College of Maine, Route One, Searsport from Wednesday, September 3rd through Sunday, September 7th.

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Related Topix: Searsport, ME, Maine, Life, Hobbies, Penobscot, ME, Topsham, ME

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Photo story: Volunteers make Quilts of Valor in Greeley for U.S. military

Log in with a subscription to read the full story. Each user who logs in with a subscription will be entered in a monthly drawing.* Abby Clabough concentrates on sewing as she works to complete a quilt on Aug. 26 at Downtown Sew, 824 9th St., in downtown Greeley, Colo.

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Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Life, Sewing, Hobbies

Fife Now

Every stich counts

This Saturday, August 30, Very Crafty will be holding a Patchwork and Quilting Exhibition in aid of charity in the Montrave Hall, Lundin Links.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Fife County, Scotland, United Kingdom,

Watertown Daily Times

Local group donating quilts for centera s dialysis patients

A local quilting guild has begun donating its works to patients at the new dialysis center at Lewis County General Hospital.

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Related Topix: Dialysis, Medicine, Health, Life, Hobbies, Lewis County, NY, Lowville, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Hoosick Falls to celebrate unveiling of barn quilts

The Hoosick Armory Youth Center and Community Coalition has been preparing for its unveiling of the Hoosick Barn Quilt Trail with the installation of 31 large wooden paintings of quilt squares on barns and prominent buildings throughout the area.

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Related Topix: Hoosick Falls, NY, Hoosick, NY, Life, Hobbies, Buskirk, NY, Painting, Arts

Shefinds.com

Don't Let The Quilt Trend Scare You, It Looks Nothing Like Your Bedding

Quilting is going to be a huge trend this fall, but we're not just talking about puffy down jackets.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily News-Record

#2 - An Afternoon With Aunt Pitty Pat

Aunt Pitty Pat speaks with a volunteer during a tea held Aug. 23 at the Virginia Quilt Museum.

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Related Topix: Harrisonburg, VA, Life, Hobbies

MLive.com

'What a Stitch' quilts sense of community at Saginaw Art Museum

As blanket season nears, the Saginaw Art Museum wraps up an exhibit organizers say artfully covers the revival of quilting.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Entertainment

The Wichita Eagle

Organizers cancel 15th annual quilting show

Organizers have canceled what would have been the 15th annual Keepers of Quilting Traditions show in Durand, citing a need for more help.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Entertainment

The Miami Herald

Organizers cancel 15th annual quilting show

The Restaurant and Cafe at the new Ikea Miami, opening Aug. 27 in Sweetwater. This store will be the Swedish retailer's second largest store in the United States.

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Times-Herald

Today file - Aug. 24, 2014

When Arlyce Thompson and Heather Carruthers put the call out for quilts to send to High River's flood victims, it was answered - in a very big way.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Hobbies

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Civil-War era quilt highlights Circle Beth Sewing Group show

Barbara Penezic, Circle Beth Sewing Group member, shows a quilt on Saturday. It was displayed during a quilt show at United Presbyterian Church.

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Related Topix: Life, Sewing, Hobbies

Daily Kos

DK Quilt Guild Sampler Quilt A Long- Part 14

Today we are going to start the process of putting together the layers for the quilting.

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Related Topix: Life, US News, Liberal Political News

KISU-TV Pocatello

Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Marianne Fons & Liz Porter, the most popular quilters on public television, continue their quilting series full of fun, in-depth demonstrations on the art and craft of creating beautiful quilts.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

WTCA-AM Plymouth

Quilts and our Talented Quilters

The incredible work of the Friendship Quilt Guild will be on display at Heartland Artists Gallery from August 30 through the month of September.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Eye-catching, colorful barn quilts will boost tourism in Hammond, organizers say

The town is about to become a little brighter and more colorful thanks to a project started by a group of residents looking to bring tourists into the community.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: World War One Quilt Presentation

Quilt historian and lecturer, Sue Reich, will give the presentation, "The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month: WWI Quilts," on Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Washington, CT, History in the News, Life, Hobbies, Old Saybrook, CT

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Morning Pointe Residents Quilt for A Cure

Every year during National Assisted Living Week, a quilting group led by the residents at Morning Pointe of Hixson creates a special quilt to be raffled off at the grand finale of the senior idol talent show.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Hixson, TN, Alzheimer's, Health

The LookOut news

Santa Monica Quilt Guild Hosts Exhibit

Some may be surprised to learn that Santa Monica has a quilting club whose members meet monthly to share their own stories with every stitch and design.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Santa Monica, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Venice (Los Angeles, CA), Westwood (Los Angeles, CA), Culver City, CA

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