New Quilt Jigsaw Puzzle
Welcome to this week’s quilt jigsaw puzzle from Quilt Alliance! We are creating new quilt jigsaw puzzles for you that are both fun to solve and inspirational, too! The beautiful quilts in the puzzles have all been contestants or quilt donations in current or past Quilt Alliance contests and auctions. Be sure to sign up for our blog notifications, so that you don’t miss any of the upcoming puzzles.
The Quilt Alliance presents a contest, exhibition and auction of small wall quilts every year. This key fundraiser supports our mission of documenting, preserving and sharing the history of quilts and their makers, and is an important opportunity to showcase and record the work of quilters in the U.S. and all over the world.
You can browse the 2017 contest quilts here www.QuiltAllanceAuction.org to start picking out your favorites for our annual online auction that begins on Nov. 13, 2017.
Fight Like a Girl by Anne Garretson
This week’s puzzle quilt is entitled Fight Like a Girl and was made by Anne Garretson of Newfield, New York for the 2017 Quilt Alliance “Voices” contest and auction. The piece is made from cotton commercial fabrics, cotton batting, and fabric paint.
This piece was inspired by the sight of two teenage girls standing on top of a concrete pedestal at the Women’s March on Washington. Of the thousands of signs I saw that day I was struck by the power of theirs. A scrap of cardboard that read ‘fight like a girl’ became a message of our strength and their young confidence gave me hope.
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