I'm giving a lecture today at Sully Plantation, in Loudon, VA at noon. Looks like it's going to be a damp day. :) I'm going to be discussing Scrap Quilts, From Antiques to Art. It's a little bit history, a little bit quilt theory, and a little bit trunk show. I'll post some pictures later, but I also wanted to post some of the books and sites I found as I did research for the talk.
There's an exhibit, Scrap ART, August 16-October 16, 2011 at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
Wish I could go!
And there are good virtual tours of collections here:
Great Lakes Quilt Collection
Smithsonian Institute of American History
Here are some great books about quilt history:
And here are some of the latest books on making Scrap Quilts:
I do love scrap quilts! It's soooo much fun to examine the quilt closely and look at all the fabrics!
Everyone have a great day, and do some quilting! (Oh, and next weekend, I'm going to be at Art on the Avenue with my friend Lynda Poole Prioleau...more on that later, too!)