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Lynn Makrin
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Along the Spice Route
Along
the Spice Route Along
the Spice Route is an exhibit of 41 wall quilts interpreting a spice
used in cooking today and its country of origin. In addition to the
artistic interpretation of a spice, the goal of the exhibit is to
provide a learning opportu...

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ARTAA at the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XXII
The Introductory Tour of ARTAA Presented by the Adirondack Regional Textile Artists' Alliance (ARTAA) as seen at the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XXII “In Anticipation” by Lucille Makrin of Cambridge, NY Lucille writes, “This piece began as an A...

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The Afghan Girl
Her name is Sharbat Gula, but for the tech savvy print media consumed First World, she was simply known as "The Afghan Girl". Her image as seen here was taken in 1985 by National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry in a refugee camp in Pakistan when she w...

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Rainbow Quilts of the Vermont Quilt Festival 2015
"Circle of Life" earned Lisa McCarthy of East Kingston, NH an Exceptional Merit Purple Ribbon (that means the quilt earned 98, 99 or 100 points on the scale of 1 to 100). Lisa writes in her description, "I love the use of bright bold colors. When I saw this...

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The Best of the Vermont Quilt Festival 2015
In it's 39th year, the Vermont Quilt Festival is New England's largest and oldest annual quilt event. Here are the Best Of Show quilts from this year's VQF experience. Hexagon Quilt "La Passion" by Grit Kovacs from Ebstorf, Germany won Best of Show from Out...

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The Day After or What Happened Here?
The day after a big holiday when you look around and try to process all that just happened..... Months of preparing those homemade gifts........with last stitches placed at the very last minute. The cookies were made......yes all 16 kinds. Thank you, Grammy...

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Halloween Special: Paul and Pauline's Guest Bathroom
Pauline and Paul live in the heart of the Catskill Mountains in upstate, New York. This is their beautiful home. I've asked them to help me share the art of their guest bathroom with you in a special guest-artist post. This piece was created during a Hallow...

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The Amish Market in Flemington, New Jersey
On a trip to a quilt show, I had the privilege of spending some time at this Amish Market in Flemington, New Jersey. At breakfast the second day (Yes, I had to go there twice as it was that wonderful!), I asked my server if it would be acceptable to photogr...

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19th Century Quilts at the Edward Thorp Gallery, New York City in June of 2014
"Clam Shell Quilt" American c. Fourth Quarter of 19th Century cotton 72"h x 76"w "Mariner's Compass Quilt" American c. Fourth Quarter of 19th Century cotton 80"h x 80"w "Gather Up the Fragments Scriptures Pieced Quilt" New York State c. 1870s cotton 72"h x ...

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Images of Autumn
Fall is my favorite season.  We, here in upstate New York, U.S.A., have had a very cold summer and therefore, Autumn is coming sooner than expected.  Here are some beautiful images posted in advance and purely for the "love of the season." Enjoy! Photo take...
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