The Quilt Alliance is excited to join with three other fiber organizations to present “Textile Talks”, a virtual lecture series you can enjoy from home.

“Textile Talks” features weekly presentations and panel discussions from the International Quilt Museum, Quilt Alliance, Studio Art Quilt Associates and Surface Design Association. The programs are presented live on Zoom at 2 p.m. Eastern (adjust for your time zone) each Wednesday.

Preregistration is required and recordings for all past Textile Talks are available here.

Interested in supporting Textile Talks?
Please make a donation to help defray costs for the participating organizations.

Upcoming Textile Talks

Wednesday, February 21, 2pm EST (Register now
Flex Your Head: The Work of Ben Venom
Presented by: International Quilt Museum

Wednesday, February 28, 2pm EST (Register now)

QSOS interview with Annie Ruth Ware Brown conducted by A’donna Richardson
25th Anniversary Impact series Episode 3

Join the Quilt Alliance for the third interview in our yearlong QSOS 25th Anniversary Impact series on Textile Talks next Wed, February 28 at 2pm EST. Episode 3 features an interview with artist Annie Ruth Ware Brown conducted by fellow quiltmaker and historian A’donna Richardson for the Quilters’ Save Our Stories ( project (QSOS).

Annie is the founder of the Fabric of Faith Prayer Quilt Ministry in Tacoma, Washington. A’donna is the founder of the African American Quilt Documentation Study Group and serves as treasurer of the Quilt Alliance board.

Presented by: Quilt Alliance

Wednesday, March 6, 2pm EST (Register now
Art Cloth Network – Sharing a Passion for Cloth as Art Form
Presented by: SAQA


Resources for past QA Textile Talks

Looking for a particular topic or just want to explore? Check out our new online index to search and filter previous Textile Talks.

Authorized mailing list for the Navajo Quilt Project

Labeling and Documenting Anonymous Quilts, Feb. 1, 2023

Baltimore Album Quilt resource guide mentioned during the Feb. 16, 2022 Textile Talk.

Ceci Lewis’s Reading List for the May 4, 2022 Textile Talk.

Textile Talk Sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors for underwriting the Textile Talks series.

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Recordings of Textile Talks presented by the Quilt Alliance

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