Subject: Tiny URL
From: Ady Hirsch <adamroninetvision.net.il>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 07:42:44 +0200
X-Message-Number: 1



I haven't learned to make a tiny URL,

Nothing simpler - go to www.tinyurl.com. Copy-paste your long URL in the
dialog box, clock on "make tiny URL" et voila! - you have a tiny URL which
you can copy paste to your message.
Ady






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Subject: Hystercine Rankin
From: "Julie Silber" <quiltcomplexhughes.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 06:41:45 -0800
X-Message-Number: 2

Jean,

Thank you for the sad news of the death of Hystercine Rankin. I did not
know.

She made some amazing quilts. We have one fantastic piece in our inventory,
on consignment from the collection of the great quilt maker Jonathan
Shannon.

We have not yet listed Rankin's pictorial quilt on our web site yet (though
it is for sale). Perhaps I will get the time to post it on the e-Board
today, or even get it on the Quilts For Sale section of our web site.

I will try to get to it -- I am getting ready for a long trip. But I would
love to share her treasure with you all.

Julie Silber
www.thequiltcomplex.com



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Subject: Looking for help!
From: Mitzioakes <mitzioakesaol.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 10:05:02 -0500
X-Message-Number: 3


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Some won't get this request (thanks to AOL), but those that do, I am looking for feedback on including fabric arts/art quilts etc. in a quilt show - are they excepted and are they judged? Our guild has had requests for art quilts, framed art quilts,clothing, etc...to be judged in our annual show (we have always allowed them to be shown, but never judged).
If they are included in shows, who judges them? I don't think any AQS (or other) certified quilt judges would do this.
Would love any feedback or info on this that any of you all out there.
Thanks in advance
Mitzi from warm and almost snowless Vermont

--ed6e2048-cf86-4fe5-aad3-382329ef19d8--


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Subject: photo transfer and bias tape in the early 1900s
From: Dana Balsamo <danabalsamoyahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 08:42:00 -0800 (PST)
X-Message-Number: 5

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Dear list,

I've recently been shown a baby quilt, from its family, that's quite unusua=
l.=A0 To me it looked 1920s-1930, but the family believed it to be earlier.=

The quilt was a cotton solid pink on one side and cotton solid blue on the =
other, the traditional pastel depression era solids.=A0
On the blue side were several photo transferred pictures on fabric!=A0 One =
of the old farm house, a baby picture of several of the owner's relatives (=
father, aunt, and an uncle that died as a baby, the photo was post mortem).=
=A0
The baby photos were surrounded in commercially made white bias tape, in a =
circular shape, with stems leading to the farm house, also surrounded with =
bias tape.

The piece has piqued my curiosity.=A0 The fabrics.net website has some wond=
erful articles on bias tape.=A0 But is seems that early uses were more for =
garments than for quilts.
What is the earliest quilt example you have seen using such bias tape as an=
embellishment?
And while I know photo transferring on fabric was possible in the 1890s...w=
hat would the process have involved for the individual?=A0 The woman who is=
believed to have made the quilt was a farmer's wife (the owner's grandmoth=
er).=A0 And looks to have been quite innovative for her time!

Thanks,
Dana


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Subject: Re: Looking for help!
From: "Sharron" <quiltnsharroncharter.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 11:37:36 -0600
X-Message-Number: 6

Some won't get this request (thanks to AOL), but those that do, I am looking
for feedback on including fabric arts/art quilts etc. in a quilt show - are
they excepted and are they judged? Our guild has had requests for art
quilts, framed art quilts,clothing, etc...to be judged in our annual show
(we have always allowed them to be shown, but never judged).
If they are included in shows, who judges them? I don't think any AQS (or
other) certified quilt judges would do this.
Would love any feedback or info on this that any of you all out there.
Thanks in advance
Mitzi from warm and almost snowless Vermont


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Subject: Quilting News from Yesteryear
From: <suereichcharter.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 11:01:34 -0800
X-Message-Number: 7

A few years ago, I shared many of the quilting articles found in nineteenth century newspapers on this list. At that time, a close friend suggested publishing the articles which I did in "Quilting News of Yesteryear: 1,000 Pieces and Counting" and "Crazy As A Bed-Quilt."
There are so many more very interesting articles that don't fit comfortably in a book format, therefore, I have decided to try to resurrect this practice. This won't occur an a daily basis because life does gets in the way. I truly hope you enjoy these quilting quips. I am putting them up on QHL and the AQSG list for your reading pleasure.
Sue Reich
--
Sue Reich
Washington Depot, Connecticut
www.suereichquilts.com
http://coveringquilthistory.shutterfly.com/


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Subject: Quilting News from Yesteryear
From: <suereichcharter.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 11:15:14 -0800
X-Message-Number: 8

Despite the current cold and snow, many of us will begin our spring house cleaning. Nineteenth and early twentieth century newspapers printed many articles with cleaning instructions for quilts.

Nashua Reporter
Nashua, Iowa
August 22, 1912

Washing quilts.
It is impossible to successfully wash quilts without having the cotton filling become matted and lumpy. If the cotton batting is covered with cheesecloth and tied before covering is knotted over the cotton the latter may be removed at any time and washed. Afterward it may be replaced and knotted, making the quilt perfectly new again.




--
Sue Reich
Washington Depot, Connecticut
www.suereichquilts.com
http://coveringquilthistory.shutterfly.com/


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Subject: Re: Quilting News from Yesteryear
From: Kris Driessen <krisdriessenyahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 12:07:55 -0800 (PST)
X-Message-Number: 9

Sue,

That was dated August 22? I am confused because it says "despite the cold and snow". Or was that your comment?

Kris







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Subject: Whisker cloth
From: Sally Ward <sallytattersntlworld.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 20:17:19 +0000
X-Message-Number: 10

Does anyone have a picture of a quilt with whisker cloth attached, or
know where I can find one on the web? I want to pass a picture to a
third party to whom I have been explaining the principle, so the image
needs to come with no strings attached.

Sally Ward/Tatters


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Subject: Re: Whisker cloth
From: Sue Wildemuth <quiltingbee73yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 14:14:11 -0800 (PST)
X-Message-Number: 11

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Hi Sally,In the Study Group section on Kris Driessen's site - Iowa Il=
linois Quilt Study Group=A0- February 7, 2004 meeting review.http://w=
ww.quilthistory.com/study/il2704.htmRead the report and then scroll d=
own to the following photograph.Stripy Embroidered Panels set with fl=
eshy fabric of 2 different dye lots. Embroidered chin guard.=A0Click =
on Kris' thumbnail and I believe you will see a photo of a chin guard.=A0=
=A0Hope this helps.=A0Sue in Illinois

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Subject: RE: Quilting News from Yesteryear
From: "Sharron" <quiltnsharroncharter.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 16:30:00 -0600
X-Message-Number: 12

I love it! I have both of your books and I truly enjoy them. These =
little tidbits are wonderful. Remind me to cover my batting with =
cheesecloth next time!

Thanks for bringing these back!
Best regards,
Sharron..................................
..............in 60 deg. Spring, TX where I now remember why I moved =
here!!!


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Subject: Re: Whisker cloth
From: Sally Ward <sallytattersntlworld.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 23:30:29 +0000
X-Message-Number: 13

Perfect! And amazing. How on earth did you know to go straight to
that?

Thanks.

Sally W


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Subject: (qhl] Re: Whisker cloth
From: Sue Wildemuth <quiltingbee73yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 16:21:30 -0800 (PST)
X-Message-Number: 14

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Hi Sally,I remember taking the photo of that quilt because souther=
n Iowa was hit with a snowstorm on that=A0IIQSG meeting day and we=A0had a =
discussion about whisker guards - chin guards.=A0Glad we could help!=
Sue in Illinois---


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Subject: Re: ***SPAM*** photo transfer and bias tape in the early 1900s
From: "Stephanie Grace Whitson" <stephaniestephaniewhitson.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 20:48:12 -0600
X-Message-Number: 15

We had a quilt at the last Quilt ID Day here in Nebraska that we all thought
was possibly a kit quilt in the tradition of the 20s kits. The "wreath" was
one width of bias tape applied to make the circle.

I wonder if the same process that transferred photographs onto porcelain for
use on tombstones was applicable to fabric. That kind of transfer was done
in the late 1800s.

Stephanie Whitson




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Subject: Barkcloth Question
From: Jeanne Jabs <jeanne53507yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 19:44:48 -0800 (PST)
X-Message-Number: 16

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I was at the thrift store tonight and found this piece of fabric, HUGE geom=
etric design, lime green, brown and pink. I am familiar with barkcloth but =
am not sure how to determine if it is barkcloth or not. Is there a way to t=
ell? I think this was but I am not sure, I should have just gotten it when=
=A0 I was there but I put it back. So now I am kicking myself, the piece wa=
s probably 3+ yards and it was a loose fabric and all the loose fabrics wer=
e $1.00 no matter what type of fabric or what size. So can anyone give me s=
ome advice on figuring it out. The barkcloth I have seen had a little more =
body to it than this seems to have had, IT did say something on the selvage=
about something about the color and the dye but can't remember exactly wha=
t it said. I think I might run back in there tomorrow and pick it up. I hav=
e a big over stuffed chair I want to throw something over and I think if I =
cut this length wise I could get it to work, it definately isn't wide
enough.

Thanks for any help.

Jeanne

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Subject: Hystercine Rankin quilt photos
From: "Julie Silber" <quiltcomplexhughes.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 21:32:36 -0800
X-Message-Number: 1

I put up some photographs of one of Hystercine Rankin's pictorial quilts on
the e-Board in the QUILTS category.

Julie Silber



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Subject: RE: Barkcloth Question
From: "Kim Baird" <kbairdcableone.net>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:04:22 -0600
X-Message-Number: 2

Jean-
Barkcloth is an unusual weave. Most fabrics are woven =
over-under-over-under.
(Remember your potholder loom?) Satin or sateen fabrics are woven over
three, under one, over three, under one. There are other weaves, =
too--I'm
simplifying.
Barkcloth is RANDOM. You might have over two, under two, over one, under =
3,
it's all a bit messy, which is why barkcloth has that uneven =
surface--it's
not flat and smooth.

Kim

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Subject: Re: qhl digest: February 18, 2010
From: "Virginia Berger" <cifbanetins.net>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 07:15:57 -0600
X-Message-Number: 3

> Subject: photo transfer and bias tape in the early 1900s
>From: Dana Balsamo <danabalsamoyahoo.com>

Dana, I have been sorting old quilt magazines recently and
have come across 2 articles about this type of photo
transfer. The one I can lay my hands on quickly is in the
Nov/Dec 1979 issue of Quilt World and is a "how to"
article. The author says you need ferric amonium citrate,
potassium ferricyanide, and potassium dictromate. You
make solutions using the first two chemicals to treat the
cloth and the third chemical is used in solution to set
the print.

You lay the treated cloth on a piece of glass, lay the
negative on top of the cloth and cover with a second piece
of glass. Expose to the sun for 7-10 minutes, rinse
thoroughly, treat with a solution made with the third
chemical.

I'll see if I can find the other article tonight. It
seems to me that it had a little more history in it.

I would think that if your quiltmaker had a photographer
friend to supply the chemicals that she could have done it
easily.

Virginia Berger

> And while I know photo transferring on fabric was
>possible in the 1890s...what would the process have >involved for the individual The woman who is
> believed to have made the quilt was a farmer's wife
>(the owner's grandmother) And looks to have been quite innovative for her time!
>


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Subject: RE: Looking for help!
From: "Velma Freudenthal" <freudqwestoffice.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 19:54:19 -0800
X-Message-Number: 4

Mitzi,

We have had art quilt, clothing, and miscellaneous categories for as long as
I have been in my guild (since 1996). Until last year, we had no judging.
The viewers were allowed to choose the ribbon winners. Last year and this
year we are having invited judges from another guild. We are working our
way toward certified judging, having one do a program for us this year to
get resistant members familiar with how judging works. My guild is in a
small town on the Oregon coast and has been having a show for almost 20
years. We have about 150 members.

Velma


--Original Message-----
From: Mitzioakes [mailto:mitzioakesaol.com]
Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2010 7:05 AM
To: Quilt History List
Subject: [qhl] Looking for help!

Some won't get this request (thanks to AOL), but those that do, I am looking
for feedback on including fabric arts/art quilts etc. in a quilt show - are
they excepted and are they judged? Our guild has had requests for art
quilts, framed art quilts,clothing, etc...to be judged in our annual show
(we have always allowed them to be shown, but never judged).
If they are included in shows, who judges them? I don't think any AQS (or
other) certified quilt judges would do this.
Would love any feedback or info on this that any of you all out there.
Thanks in advance
Mitzi from warm and almost snowless Vermont






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Subject: RE: Barkcloth Question
From: Jeanne Jabs <jeanne53507yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 06:57:32 -0800 (PST)
X-Message-Number: 5

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So this probably wasn't barkcloth then because I don't think it was as roug=
h as I think It should have been, but the print sure looked like a bark clo=
th print, I might run in and get it tonight anyway. LOL. Thanks for the hel=
p.=A0 This is where I miss Joan K. I would just email her and run it by her=
without bothering everyone else. Thanks again.

Jeanne

--- On Fri, 2/19/10, Kim Baird <kbairdcableone.net> wrote:


From: Kim Baird <kbairdcableone.net>
Subject: [qhl] RE: Barkcloth Question
To: "Quilt History List" <qhllyris.quiltropolis.com>
Date: Friday, February 19, 2010, 12:04 AM


Jean-
Barkcloth is an unusual weave. Most fabrics are woven over-under-over-under=
.
(Remember your potholder loom?) Satin or sateen fabrics are woven over
three, under one, over three, under one. There are other weaves, too--I'm
simplifying.
Barkcloth is RANDOM. You might have over two, under two, over one, under 3,
it's all a bit messy, which is why barkcloth has that uneven surface--it's
not flat and smooth.

Kim


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Subject: RE: Looking for help!
From: Mitzioakes <mitzioakesaol.com>

Thanks for your input - it sure is helping me (have had great stuff from this QHL site....). I think I will be able to make a judgment real soon as to having art-type quilts and other 'non-traditional' items in our show. We are over 250 strong and have had certified judges for our show for many yers now...but times are changing and we have to change too.
Thanks again
Mitzi - where we had a dusting of snow after being without any snowfall since the 1st of Jan. - we want snow here....


In a message dated 02/19/10 08:35:48 Eastern Standard Time, freudqwestoffice.net writes:
Mitzi,

We have had art quilt, clothing, and miscellaneous categories for as long as
I have been in my guild (since 1996). Until last year, we had no judging.
The viewers were allowed to choose the ribbon winners. Last year and this
year we are having invited judges from another guild. We are working our
way toward certified judging, having one do a program for us this year to
get resistant members familiar with how judging works. My guild is in a
small town on the Oregon coast and has been having a show for almost 20
years. We have about 150 members.

Velma


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Subject: RE: Looking for help!
From: Laura Syler <texasquiltcoairmail.net>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 09:08:01 -0600
X-Message-Number: 7

Mitzi,
Cant see your post, but I have forwarded your email onto one of the
NQA judges that I worked with last weekend. Have not heard back from
her as of yet, but I know they DO judge art quilts.

The Dallas show has had art quilts judged for many years. They need
to be un-framed so the judges can evaluate them properly. It's a
tough one, but can be done.

Sure wish I could see your posts, darn it all!!

Laura

Laura Syler
Certified Appraiser of Quilted Textiles
Teacher, Lecturer, Judge
Richardson, TX
972-345-2787
hi-spiritairmail.net


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Subject: RE: Looking for help!
From: Mitzioakes <mitzioakesaol.com>


So Do I! I am having it all out with AOL because that seems to be where the problem is - they keep saying it is not possible to have some people get my message some not.......what does one do?
Thanks for the info - I am having lots of luck with my need for help....
Mitzi from Vermont


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Subject: Showing Art Quilts
From: Barbara Burnham <barbaraburnhamyahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 07:24:54 -0800 (PST)
X-Message-Number: 10

Mitzi,
I can't see your posts either. All I can read is the SUBJECT. (Maybe if the subject is more descriptive, we who cannot view your posts could make a guess at what you might be looking for.)
Anyway, here is a website that lists shows with their deadlines and links, etc. Although this site is "geared towards dedicated fiber art exhibits"
many shows listed there include all quilts, such as AQS; most are judged. You could hit a few of those links for show submission guildlines and see how they handle it, or even contact them. Every show is different, and rules change often.
Or you might want to contact the host (Lyric) of this website with questions.
http://www.lyrickinard.com/
Hope this helps. (If you write back, include my email addy as a cc so I can read it.)
Barbara





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From: "Mitzioakes" <mitzioakesaol.com>
To: "Quilt History List" <qhllyris.quiltropolis.com>
Sent: Friday, February 19, 2010 9:59:22 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: [qhl] RE: Looking for help!


Thanks for your input - it sure is helping me (have had great stuff from th=
is =C2=A0QHL site....). =C2=A0I think I will be able to make a judgment rea=
l soon as to having art-type quilts and other 'non-traditional' items in ou=
r show. =C2=A0We are over 250 strong and have had certified judges for our =
show for many yers now...but times are changing and we have to change too.=

Thanks again
Mitzi - where we had a dusting of snow after being without any snowfall sin=
ce the 1st of Jan. - we want snow here....


In a message dated 02/19/10 08:35:48 Eastern Standard Time, freudqwestoffi=
ce.net writes:
Mitzi,

We have had art quilt, clothing, and miscellaneous categories for as long a=
s
I have been in my guild (since 1996). =C2=A0Until last year, we had no judg=
ing.
The viewers were allowed to choose the ribbon winners. =C2=A0Last year and =
this
year we are having invited judges from another guild. =C2=A0We are working =
our
way toward certified judging, having one do a program for us this year to=

get resistant members familiar with how judging works. =C2=A0My guild is in=
a
small town on the Oregon coast and has been having a show for almost 20
years. We have about 150 members.

Velma


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Subject: Re: photo transfer and bias tape in the early 1900s
From: pollymellocomcast.net
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 16:04:25 +0000 (UTC)
X-Message-Number: 12

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Dana,

=C2=A0 I have a small linen piece, that looks like table cover, possibly a =
mourning piece, that has a photo transfer=C2=A0of a young woman on each end=
with an embroidered date of 1886 under the photographs.

Polly Mello

Still surrounded by mountains of unmelted snow.



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Subject: Re: Showing Art Quilts
From: Mitzioakes <mitzioakesaol.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:38:24 -0500
X-Message-Number: 13

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Still trying to get this mess of not receiving emails figured out (probably half of the QHL do get my emails - go figure.) Thanks for the info - so far I have been getting a lot of good things that are going to help our guild make this decision as to having fiber and fabric art pieces judged (that is the problem, we have always allowed things like this in our show, but not for judging. Now they want things judged!!!).
Thanks again.
Mitzi


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Subject: Another Wash Day Story from Yesteryear
From: <suereichcharter.net>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:25:49 -0800
X-Message-Number: 14

From the Marion Daily Star
Marion, Ohio
December 6, 1913
Washing Down Quilts
Down quilts or small feather or
down pillows which have become
soiled can be washed at home with
very little trouble or expense. First,
choose a good day for the drying is
half the battle, and you need plenty
of sunshine and a gentle wind. Use
lukewarm water and one of the
many pure soaps that are in the
market just now, and avoid a wash-
board. It won't be of any help and
it will certainly pull your quilt or
pillow out of shape. Rub thorough-
ly with the soap, squeezing and pat-
ting with your hands as you might
fine woolen underwear. Rinse in
two or three clear waters and hang
up to dry in the sunlight. A dash
of salt in the water will keep the
colors from fading.

Sue Reich
Washington Depot, Connecticut
www.suereichquilts.com
http://coveringquilthistory.shutterfly.com/


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Subject: RE: Quilting News from Yesteryear
From: "Lonnie" <lonnie8comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 17:22:03 -0600
X-Message-Number: 15

Sue,
I just loved this book of yours and am so glad you decided to send QHL some
that were not in the book.
Tks
Lonnie Schlough
Woodlands, Tx



----- Original Message -----
From: "Sharron" <quiltnsharroncharter.net>
To: "Quilt History List" <qhllyris.quiltropolis.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2010 4:30 PM
Subject: [qhl] RE: Quilting News from Yesteryear


I love it! I have both of your books and I truly enjoy them. These little
tidbits are wonderful. Remind me to cover my batting with cheesecloth next
time!

Thanks for bringing these back!
Best regards,
Sharron..................................
..............in 60 deg. Spring, TX where I now remember why I moved here!!!



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Subject: Polly Mello's Recent article in QNM
From: Karen Alexander <karenquiltrockisland.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 22:42:49 -0800
X-Message-Number: 1

Polly Mello, great article in QNM in the Feb/March issue--Imaginary Friends!
I especially appreciated the info on Snow Babies and Water Babies. I had
recently found a summer spread with what look to be Snow Babies but didn't
know the source of the pattern. Thanks!

Heading for Oregon on March 5 to attend the Columbia-Williamette Quilt Study
Group on the 7th. Hope to see some QHL members and AQSG members there!

Karen Alexander




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Subject: Judging Art Quilts
From: Judy Knorr <jknorroptonline.net>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 08:25:30 -0500
X-Message-Number: 2

This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

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Content-type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1
Content-transfer-encoding: 7BIT

Mitzi,
My guild on Long Island, NY has accepted art quilts in our judged show for many years. We have several members who make only art quilts. The quilts are divided by size and method so most art quilts are in the wall quilt category, usually either small or medium and in the mixed media category. We use certified judges and they are trained to judge all the quilts. Art quilts have been winners in several shows.

Judy Knorr

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Subject: Mitzi, please contact me off list
From: Laura Syler <texasquiltcoairmail.net>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 10:38:09 -0600
X-Message-Number: 3

Sorry to send this to the list.
Since I am blinded (lol) to your posts,
Mitzi, I have correspondence from De Leclair with whom I judged the
Beaumont show last week regarding NQA judges and art quilts. She
would like to chat with you.

Thanks, and my apologies to the list!




Laura Syler
Certified Appraiser of Quilted Textiles
Teacher, Lecturer, Judge
Richardson, TX
972-345-2787
hi-spiritairmail.net






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Subject: Re: Judging Art Quilts
From: Mitzioakes <mitzioakesaol.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 12:02:44 -0500
X-Message-Number: 4

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Thanks for the response - you may have helped with a category titled 'Mixed Media'. We too have used certified judges for many years, but until recently the question of art type quilts has never reared up....Boy, I will be an expert on this item before long - I've had such great response to my simple question.
Thanks a million
Hope you are done with the snowfalls down your way - we need snow up here in Vermont.
Mitzi (who spent a lot of time on LI in my early years - Woodhaven by name - a aunt lived there.)


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Subject: Re: Barkcloth Question
From: Arden Shelton <junkoramacomcast.net>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 10:59:31 -0800 (PST)
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I've been away from the computer for a few days. Has anyone answered this?=
There is a great book on barkcloth which my library has and is sold o=
n Amazon:Fabulous Barkcloth: Home Decorating Textiles from the 30s, 4=
0s, & 50s (Schiffer Design Book)Loretta Smith Fehling Loretta Smith Feh=
ling (Author) =E2=80=BA Visit Amazon's Loretta Smith Fehling PageFind=
all the books, read about the author, and more.See search results for t=
his author Are you an author? Learn about Author Central (Author) =
=09* Paperback: 112 pages=09* Publisher: Schiffer Publishing (June 19=
99)=09* Language: English=09* ISBN-10: 0764308378=09* ISBN-13: 978=
-0764308376Also there are whole websites devoted to selling vintage and new=
barkcloth where you can identify your pattern:by googling barkcloth:=
http://www.barkclothhawaii.com/http://imageevent.com/vintagetresor=
s/vintagebarkclothstylenameshttp://www.colettepatterns.com/blog/vintage-=
details/barkcloth (Ms) Arden Shelton Portland, OR=

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Subject: Blank posts
From: Julia Zgliniec <rzglini1san.rr.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 10:45:33 -0800
X-Message-Number: 6

Good Morning All,
I finally found a way to read Mitiz's blank posts. Maybe others can use
this "workaround".
I use Thunderbird for email.
After the empty post is open, I can read the post by clicking Message
Source in the View drop down menu. I get all the header and routing
information but below that is the post.
I also noticed that her content type is set to TEXT/plain.
Mitzi, I'll bet that if you set your text to Plain AND HTML, everyone
could read the posts.

Just an idea as little computer issues drive me crazy! My husband says I
am like a Rat Terrier.

Julia Zgliniec
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Subject: Re: Blank posts
From: Sally Ward <sallytattersntlworld.com>


Brilliant Julia! Works for me in Mac Mail!

Sally Ward

>
> I finally found a way to read Mitiz's blank posts.

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Subject: Re: (qhl] Re: Whisker cloth
From: "Betsy Lewis" <lwslewiswritingservices.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 15:35:49 -0500
X-Message-Number: 8

Hi - there is a quilt with a whisker cloth at
http://www.brickhouseantiques.com/product/BL1899926W. I
didn't know that's what it was called. It is the Log Cabin Furrows quilt. I
own the quilt. Please feel free to use the image for your friend.

I love this list. Thanks for all the great information. I am always learning
something new.

Betsy Lewis
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Subject: [QHL]Exhibition of Tarim Basin objects in Southern California
From: "Margaret Geiss-Mooney" <mgmooneymoonware.net>


Good morning, QHLers - If you will be in the Orange County, California
vicinity from the end of March thru the end of July this year, the Bowers
Museum, in Santa Ana, will have on exhibition the following:



A historic exhibition of 150 objects drawn from the rich collections of the
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum and the Xinjiang Institute of
Archaeology in Urumqi, China reveals surprising details about the people who
lived along the ancient Silk Road.


http://www.bowers.org/Admin/upload/exhibitions_thumb_1253170157.jpg


Secrets of the Silk Road March 27 - July 25, 2010
Strikingly well-preserved mummies tall in stature and fair in complexion
have lain in the parched Tarim Basin of western China for 3,800 years.
Wearing Western-influenced textiles and possessing surprising technologies
and customs, just who these extraordinary people were is a mystery! This
historic exhibition of 150 objects drawn from the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous
Region Museum and the Xinjiang Institute of Archaeology in Urumqi, China
reveals surprising details about the people who lived along the ancient Silk
Road. For the first time ever, three of the more than 100 Caucasian mummies
found and preserved in the western China's inhospitable desert sands are
being presented in the United States. An impressive array of objects are
included in the exhibition to represent the full extent of the Silk Road,
where lavish goods, technologies and ideas between East and West were
adopted and exchanged.



Gotta figure out a trip south!

Regards,

Meg

. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ___________

Margaret E. Geiss-Mooney

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Subject: Mitzi's problem
From: "Kathy Moore" <kathymooreneb.rr.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2010 15:18:28 -0600
X-Message-Number: 1

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BlankI get the QHL digest and I'm just now catching up with several =
day's worth of emails to the list. I wonder if Mitzi's "problem" has =
more to do with the level of security screening at the receiver's end =
than from her end. The fact that some people receive her emails and =
other's don't makes me suspicious. If it is something like a "spam =
filter" issue would that indicate that her email program has a virus =
problem that is being detected and causing her emails to be stripped =
out?

I sometimes get emails that are blank or have portions that are =
inaccessible. In those cases, I suspect my spam filter is responsible.

Obviously I don't know much about how this all works and I know my =
terminology isn't up to standard, but I'm just thinking "out loud" about =
this.

Any other ideas?

Kathy Moore
Lincoln, NE


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Subject: question
From: Andi <areynolds220comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2010 17:46:02 -0600
X-Message-Number: 2

One of the ladies who plays bridge with my husband asked him to ask me
if I knew anything about 'Suttles and Sailors' in regards to quilts or
quilting. I'm not sure of the spelling, and a quick Google search didn't
show anything obvious. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

Andi in Paducah


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Subject: Re: Mitzi's problem
From: "Stephanie Grace Whitson" <stephaniestephaniewhitson.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2010 17:10:27 -0600
X-Message-Number: 3

Kathy, the last few e-mails of yours on QHL have come to me preceded by the
word "Blank". The message always follows, but today this says "BlankI get
the QHL digest. . . . . " & so on. I haven't noticed this until just
recently with your e-mails. Weird.
Stephanie Whitson




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Subject: Quilting News - Kissing Bug Care
From: <suereichcharter.net>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2010 18:09:58 -0800
X-Message-Number: 4

On first read, I wasn't sure what kissing varmint this was referring to until I did a Google search. The kissing bug is a true pest and some Southerners might know about these.
http://dermatology.cdlib.org/DOJvol7num1/centerfold/triatoma/vetter.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triatominae

Here is the article.

Steubenville Herald Star
Steubenville, Ohio
August 16, 1899
Kissing Bug Care
A resident of Philadelphia has con-
tributed to The Record of that city the
subjoined interesting gossip apropos of
the kissing bug: "The domestic reme-
dy for the attack of the kissing bug is
bicarbonate of soda diluted with wa-
ter. A simple application of this reme-
dy will remove the swelling and the
pain in short order. To prevent mid-
night attacks of the bug it is only
necessary to put a few drops of oil of
rhodium on the bed quilt. The insect
will at once alight upon this spot and
will sniff away until motionless in the
sleep of aromatic intoxication."
--
Sue Reich
Washington Depot, Connecticut

www.suereichquilts.com
http://coveringquilthistory.shutterfly.com/


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Subject: Suttles and Seawinds
From: Polly Greene <pjgreeneeastlink.ca>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2010 23:16:08 -0400
X-Message-Number: 5

Suttles and Seawinds is a business in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia that,
among other things, designs and sells high-end quilts.
Polly Greene

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Subject: Ricky Tims Quilt Missing
From: textiqueaol.com
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 21:24:55 -0500
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If anyone knows of a way to help Ricky, please contact him. See link belo=
w. Jan, in The Springs


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Subject: 50 year old Baseball Quilt
From: Jan Thomas <textiqueaol.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 21:49:18 -0700
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WOW! Great quilt! and I love baseball too!

Jan

** <http://tiny.cc/TKNmH> http://tiny.cc/TKNmH

or

http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/stlouiscitycounty/story/1600B16F4505BA78862576D100027845?OpenDocument



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Subject: Re: 50 year old Baseball Quilt
From: Laura Syler <texasquiltcoairmail.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 09:10:07 -0600
X-Message-Number: 1

What a great story! Thank goodness they were able to keep it in the
family!!
Thanks for sharing!!

Laura Syler
Certified Appraiser of Quilted Textiles
Teacher, Lecturer, Judge
Richardson, TX
972-345-2787
hi-spiritairmail.net






> WOW! Great quilt! and I love baseball too!
>
> Jan
>
> ** <http://tiny.cc/TKNmH> http://tiny.cc/TKNmH



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Subject: UGRR article with our Leigh Fellner quoted!
From: "Candace Perry" <candaceschwenkfelder.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 14:32:20 -0500
X-Message-Number: 2

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Subject: Urban myths
From: Sally Ward <sallytattersfastmail.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 19:49:09 +0000
X-Message-Number: 3

You may have the Quilt Code, in the UK we have our own myths...

Quote from 'a member of the Queen's staff ' (at Windsor Castle):

'I don't believe in dismantling legends'

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/charles-is-shirt-is-really-ladys-nightie-1199958.html


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Subject: RE: UGRR article with our Leigh Fellner quoted!
From: "Sharron" <quiltnsharroncharter.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 15:14:32 -0600
X-Message-Number: 4

At least the writer printed Leigh's comments. This is a story that I don't
think will ever end.

Best regards,
Sharron Evans....................
............in Spring, TX where it's about to snow.....any minute
now.....I'm watching for the flake..........

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Subject: Quilting news - Blankets and Quilts
From: <suereichcharter.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 19:30:21 -0800
X-Message-Number: 5

Iowans must have the cleanest beddings! Try this recommendation.

Nashua Reporter
Nashua, Iowa
November 5, 1914

Blankets and Quilts
Best Way of Caring for the Bed Accessories.
Little Glycerin Added to the Rinse Water is Recommended--
Quilts Liable to Fade May Be Cleaned With Gasoline.

The following is the best way to
wash blankets: Slice half a cake of
any good laundry soap in two quarts
of water. Set on the stove and stir
until dissolved. When dissolved, add
to cold water in a tub. To this soapy
water add four tablespoons of pow-
dered borax. Soak the blankets in
this over night or for several hours.
Wash in this water. Rinse twice in
cold water, wring and hang on the
line. This recipe will wash four
blankets. Be sure and use only cold
water, and they will come forth as soft,
and beautiful as when new. A tea-
spoonful of glycerin added to the
rinse water will improve them....
Quilts that are liable to fade if
washed, may be cleaned with gasoline.
Allow it to remain over night. Drain,
and place in a second tub of gasoline.
Strain the gasoline in the first tub,
and use it, with a fresh supply for
cleaning the second piece. When
washing colored quilts avoid using al-
kali. It will run the colors and ruin
the material. If quilts are badly
soiled, put kerosene in the first tub.
It will cut the dirt.
Bedding washed early in the spring
may be dried out of doors, but the
pieces should afterward be thrown
over a line hung in a room to dry
thoroughly. Ticking should be soaked
in water containing borax. Iron the
pieces dry. If thin, coat lightly with
paraffin on the wrong side. This will
prevent feathers from working
through.

Sue Reich
Washington Depot, Connecticut
www.suereichquilts.com
http://coveringquilthistory.shutterfly.com/


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Subject: New York Quilt Project
From: Pam Weeks <pamela.weeksgmail.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 22:55:50 -0500
X-Message-Number: 6

Hi all!

I'm trying to track down a quilt documented by the New York Quilt
Project, and published in Atkins' "Shared Threads". Can anyone help?
Where are the documentation records kept from this project?

Thanks in advance.

--
Pam Weeks
603-661-2245
Quilt Historian, Teacher
AQS Certified Appraiser of Quilted Textiles
PO Box 123
Durham, NH USA