Here's the thing. I've been to scores of Quilt Shows, I've seen wonderful Quilt Exhibits, with beautiful elaborate quilts. But this was a different experience.
There are no words I can write that will convey the feeling of this place...
It felt more like a Quilt Church than a Quilt Show...
So -- I'm just going to show you pictures....
|The most valuable and fragile quilts are kept flat, and stored in this climate controlled room, on these pull out shelves...|
|White silk. 175 years old. French. All hand stitched...|
|A stunner. More silk...|
|it SO looked like machine embroidery...but it's all hand stitched....|
|There are newer quilts, too. Some quilts are purchased...some are donated...|
|This is a famous Crazy Quilt.|
|The quilter worked on it for 35 years.(I hope NOT to beat her record...)|
|This is a lithograph of the woman who made the quilt. SHOCKING to me that she could manage this with 1912 technology!!|
|I will always remember this quilt.|
|Because it's ALL BUTTONS..!!|
|GREAT WAY to kick off your birthday week celebration, Rhonda!! Well done...|