"Patches & Patterns" quilt show at Belleville Area Museum

Lean all about antique and contemporary quilts at the 2013 Quilt Exhibit “Patches & Patterns,” A Celebration of Quilts, featuring antique and contemporary quilts with some for sale at the Belleville Area Museum and Library. This show is being presented by The Velleville Area Muaeum and Western Wayne County Quilting Guild. Exhibit hours are 3-7 … Continue Reading →

'Sew Red, Sewing & Quilting For Women's Heart Health' book giveaway

Laura Zander, co-founder and co-owner of Jimmy Beans Wool (www.JimmyBeansWool.com), and author of “Knit Red” (Sixth&SpringBooks), has done it again with her exciting new book, “Sew Red, Sewing & Quilting For Women’s Heart Health” (Sterling Publishing Co., Inc./$22.95). Inside the book, you’ll find a collection of patterns for projects created by a host of talented … Continue Reading →

Needlework and Textile Guild of Michigan Meets

The Needlework and Textile Guild of Michigan (NTGM), a “multidisciplinary fiber-art guild with members whose interests range from quilting and embroidery to weaving, beading, wearable art and fiber sculptures,” meets every second Tuesday of the month. The meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. and are held at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 165 East Square Lake … Continue Reading →

The American Sewing Expo is Sept. 28-30

Remember, you can shop for all your sewing and quilting needs at the 19th annual American Sewing Expo, scheduled for Sept. 28-30, at Suburban Collection Showplace (please see August 15th post). Show hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Suburban Collection Showplace is at 46100 Grand River Ave., between Novi and … Continue Reading →

'Quilts: Where Our Legacy Lives' set for October

The Great Lakes African American Quilters’ Network (GLAAQN) presents “Quilts: where Our Legacy Lives” Oct. 6 and 7 at the Livonia Civic Park Senior Center. Highlights include more than 100 quilts, Griot storytelling, special exhibits, new quilters, vintage quilts, Hall of Fame Quilts, Special Projects Quilts, Walking Fashion Show, Make and Takes, door prizes, vendors and food. … Continue Reading →

Needle Rules! Society Quilt Show set for Aug. 4

The Needle Rules! Society will hold its annual outdoor ‘Quilts On The Line’ show Saturday, Aug. 4 at MBAD Bead Museum and Gallery from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Highlights include quilts, vendors, food, fun and more. MBAD Bead Museum and Gallery is located at 6559 Grand River in Detroit. For more information about the show, call … Continue Reading →