Iowa QuiltScape for July 23, 2021

Hello from the Iowa Quilt Museum! We know that inboxes are really full these days so ‘THANK YOU’ for taking a moment to open and read this message! We’re excited to share some upcoming virtual programming that we’re hosting—we’ll be online with members of the Manhattan Quilt Guild twice in the next three two weeks!

We also use our Iowa Quiltscape messages to share quilt-related news and events happening across our great state, so read all the way to the end for some opportunities happening around Iowa!


Online Lecture with Paula Nadelstern

Friday, August 6th • 6:00pm CDT
Tickets $10 ($8 for IQM Members)

Friday, August 6th, Paula will join us via Zoom from NYC to share an online lecture about her artistic journey with Kaleidoscopic design. Tickets are just $10 ($8 for IQM Members)!

This slide lecture traces Paula’s evolving Kaleidoscope quilt series in which the multifaceted, luminous and random nature of a kaleidoscope is explored on a quilt’s flat surface.


Want a FREE ticket to Quilter’s Take A Moment?

Quilters Take a Moment is a virtual fundraising event for the nonprofit Quilt Alliance, featuring captivating speakers, deep-dive interviews, joyful conversations, a quilt exhibition and moments of community for quilt lovers everywhere. Join in live on September 17 and 18 online, or watch the recorded content any time, anywhere!

And because you’re a friend of the Iowa Quilt Museum, you have the opportunity to be entered into a drawing for a FREE TICKET!

On Friday, July 30th, we will randomly draw TWO names from our YouTube Channel subscribers. If those name are also subscribed to our email list, they will each receive one free ticket to Quilters Take a Moment.

So, between now and next Friday, be sure that you SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel AND you’re on our email list. (If this message came to your inbox, then you’re already set with that part!)

Look for the red SUBSCRIBE button on the right

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Share the Love! Let a friend know about this opportunity to win a free ticket to Quilters Take a Moment.


Virtual Iowa Quiltscape

Tuesdays • July 27th, August 24th

Join us online as we visit with members of the Manhattan Quilt Guild and learn more about the pieces in the 40×40@40 exhibit.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/91498139770
Meeting ID: 914 9813 9770

We will use the same link for both sessions: July 27th and August 24th, 12:00 CDT


Vintage Quilts with a Modern Twist
Lecture by Mary Kerr

Friday • July 30 • 7:00pm
Fareway Conference Center / Cobblestone Inn & Suites – Boone
Hosted by the Iowa Quilters Guild

Quilter and historian Mary Kerr will share ideas and inspiration as she explores ways to work with vintage textiles in new and different ways. The lecture fee is $10 at the door and this event is open to the public. Bring a friend! (There are workshops happening all weekend as well, but we’re not sure if it’s still possible to register for those or not.)


“Hemmed in and Bound Together” Quilt Show

August 6th • 10am-5pm
August 7th • 10am-3pm
Iowa County Heartland Quilters

This bi-annual show of the Iowa County Heartland Quilters will take place at the St. Mary’s Community Center, 120 Penn St in Williamsburg, Iowa. General Admission is $5. At the show you will find door prizes, a merchant mall, a bed turning and many beautiful quilts.


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Iowa QuiltScape is a feature of the Iowa Quilt Museum’s periodical e-newsletter, and will highlight quilting events happening all around the state. The goal of Iowa QuiltScape is to provide a central place for Iowa quilting organizations to share upcoming events and help quilters and quilter lovers across Iowa reach a broader audience.

If you have an event you would like to share via Iowa QuiltScape, send your information to
Museum Director Megan Barrett: director@iowaquiltmuseum.org.

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  1. Diana Birkenholtz
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    Thank you for keeping us informed

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