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Mother’s Day StoryShare 2018 part five

Happy Mother’s Day! We are so proud to conclude our week-long Mother’s Day StoryShare with these special messages today, including a beautiful tribute from two of our founders. May all who mother, know they are appreciated, and all who miss their mothers, take comfort in memories. We’re planning to repeat this special project next year, […]

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Mother’s Day StoryShare 2018 part three

This week, we are proud to celebrate our Mothers, including any woman who has taught, inspired and supported us. If you are a QA member, it’s not too late to send your images and text. Nonmembers can join or make a $30+ donation to participate. More info here.   Mary Evelynn Sorrell, QA board alumnus […]

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Mother’s Day StoryShare 2018 part two

Join us this week to celebrate your Mother, including any woman who has taught, inspired and supported you. We will be sharing photos and stories all week from our members and supporters.   Amy Henderson, QA board alumnus My mom, Mary, cannot sew. Indeed, I secretly believe she takes a perverse pleasure in being the […]

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StoryBee Announcement

The nonprofit Quilt Alliance launched StoryBee, a new interview show created for its members. The twenty-minute web-based program will profile notable people who make, collect, sell, study, exhibit and/or preserve quilts. In keeping with the Quilt Alliance mission to document, preserve and share the history of quilts, StoryBee will record conversations with interesting people from […]

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Inspired Giving: Artist/Collector Perspective

In this second post in our series Inspired Giving, you’ll hear from three Quilt Alliance board members who have both donated quilts to our annual auction and purchased quilts for their personal collection made by other artists. Allie Aller, Meg Cox and Lisa Ellis have each donated multiple quilts to the Quilt Alliance’s annual contest, exhibition […]

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Inspired Giving: Meet Maude Wallace Haeger

The Quilt Alliance launched its first quilt contest in 2007 with several goals in mind. One goal was to raise funds to support the Alliance’s move from Louisville, Kentucky to our present home in Asheville, North Carolina. We also wanted to establish this fundraiser as an annual intiative to provide ongoing operating support. Another aim was to […]

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Members get to vote!

If you’ve been looking for the perfect excuse to become or renew your Quilt Alliance membership, we have just the thing! In our annual contest members get to vote for one of the top prizes. This year’s theme–“Playing Favorites”–generated some amazing quilts. We’re not surprised, since that’s what happens when you let creative people do what […]

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