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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 four

Only two days until Mother’s Day, and we have more special women to honor today. 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.   Susan Brubaker Nash, QA Member My mother, Ellie Brubaker, was trained […]

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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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Mother’s Day StoryShare 2018

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. Debby Josephs, QA Office Manager My mother, Marjorie Grant, was a remarkable, beautiful, incredibly smart woman who graduated from high school at 15, […]

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Saturday’s Quilt Jigsaw Puzzle: The Darwin Quilt

Your Saturday Quilt Jigsaw Puzzle Tip: for best results, solve puzzle on this page on a desktop computer or laptop. If you are solving on a mobile device, click on the puzzle piece icon in the lower righthand corner to solve on the Jigsaw Planet website.  Welcome to this week’s quilt jigsaw puzzle from […]

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Quilt Historian Meets Fashion Designer

In the lecture that we give as part of our Quilt Story Road Show program, we share our Top Five Reasons You Should Label Your Quilt. One of those reasons is “For your family: because a quilt can’t speak for itself, and it might outlive you.” More and more often though, we hear a common refrain, […]

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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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The Gift that Keeps On Giving

In September, the Quilt Alliance hosted its last Quilters Take Manhattan fundraising event. We are sad to end this chapter in our history, but excited about our next adventure–the launch of Quilt Story Road Show in 2018. Watch a video about the road show here! Through Quilters Take Manhattan we made a lot of new […]

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