In the midst of wartime conflicts and during recovery from the wounds of war, military servicemen of the 18th and 19th centuries skillfully transformed worn-out military uniforms and blankets into quilts. An exhibition of such quilts opens Sept. 6 in New York.
A new exhibition of WWI quilts and examples of fiber arts is the center of activity this summer, at the Virginia Quilt Museum.
The Virginia Quilt Museum is preparing to offer a unique presentation, July 27-29, regarding World War I, as told through the textiles of the time.
Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates is launching its first antique textile and sewing accoutrements auction July 16, which will feature early 19th to early 20th century quilts including a pieced and chintz applique quilt from 1840.
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is hosting a quilter's paradise from April through July, with the opening of the "Quilts and Color" exhibition.
The Virginia Historical Society's “The Great Western Virginia Cover-Up: Historic Quilts & Bedcovers" exhibit is captivating audiences, and spreading the appreciation for these historic pieces of fabric.