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December 2016 EZine Cover of the new book Christmas Quilts, Christmas Memories, edited by Museum cofounders Karey Bresenhan and Nancy OBryant. All profits from the sale will go to the Texas Quilt Mus

We Made History... The Year in Review By Julie Maffei Museum Manager On November 13, 2016, the museum had its official fifthyear birthday. We would like to thank everyone who is a part of this great e

Left Sunscreen Required by Mary Jo Bowers. Right Midnight Dreams by Mary Jo Bowers. Our request is for funds to promote an annual quiltingthemed event called A Celebration of Quilts. Its held in Faye

MEET OUR VISITORS 2016 This year, we had visitors from all over here are just a few of them Above The Southwest Quilting Group Including eight young lady quilters from Austin, Texas, pose beneath the

Left Quilt journalist and editor Ryoko Kobayashi from Tokyo, Japan, in front of the quilt My Friends Made Me Do It AKA Starlight Garden by Betty Brister. Below Two visitors get last minute looks at t

Curators Report By Dr. Sandra Sider This year, we showed a total of 216 quilts in the Museum. And that means in our five year history, we have displayed more than 1,000 quilts all together In the Mus

Above Enso II by Rickie Seifried. From the exhibit On the Fringe Innovative Art Quilts from California and Nevada. Right Yellow Roses and Blue Birds by Mickey Beebe. From the exhibit Amazing Appliqu f

1 3 1 Red Star by Gerrie Thompson. From the exhibit Ruby Jubilee. 2 Side by Side The Dinner Guest by Annie HelmericksLouder. From the exhibit Animal Instincts by Annie HelmericksLouder. 3 New York Be

6 5 4 4 Eager to Learn Afghanistan by Gillian Shearer from the exhibit Quilts A World of Beauty Prizewinners from the International Quilt Association. 5 Dashboard Saints In Memory of St. Christop

Touring Exhibitions Butterfly Whirl Contemporary Quilt Art had its closing venue at the New England Quilt Museum this spring. Contemporary Quilt Art from the Collection of International Quilt Festival

Garden Notes By Nancy OBryant Museum cofounder When we held an onsite rose pruning demonstration and tutorial in February 2015, conducted by Mitzi VanSant of The Fragrant Garden, who designed Grandmot

Museum News Kathy Moore Bybee Scholar Kathy Moore was named the 2016 Bybee Scholar for the Museum. The Scholarship is awarded annually to a person currently working on some form of quilt scholarship,

Heres to Our Volunteers By Carol Montgomery Coordinator of Visitor Services We have a great Volunteer Program. It was all started by Kay Marburger, a member of the local Colorado Valley Quilt Guild, i

Whats New at the Museum Store In October, the Museum introduced a new line of beautiful, artistic, handmade purses by Sew Annie. Annie loves fabric and thats reflected in the lush tapestry, suede, and

Above Doc Ayres showing students from the Hermes Elementary Gifted and Talented program a quilt. From the Library By Dr. Jim Doc Ayres Librarian and Archivist The Pearce Memorial Library and Material

Special Donor and Member Recognition BENEFACTORS Mary Jo Bowers Karey Bresenhan Mary Joe Koval Nancy OBryant Puentes Gene Reynolds Associates John Walsh III DONORS Sue J. Brown Nancy Breland Tiffany

including the Museum exhibits, Grandmothers Flower Garden, the Pearce Memorial Library and Material Culture Study Center, and our historic, award winning buildings. Benefactor 1,000 Includes all Su

Thank you FOR MAKING OUR FIFTH YEAR A SUCCESS All of us at the Texas Quilt Museum would also like to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas, Joyous Holidays, and a Happy New Year We have a lot of exc