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Spirit of Sacagawea quilt by Julie Prose, Des Moines Area Quilt Guild, 2013 show award winner

Spirit of Sacagawea quilt by Julie Prose, Des Moines Area Quilt Guild, 2013 show award winner

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The Spirit of Sacagawea

This book by Laurie Simpson and Polly Minick honors the only woman to travel with the Lewis and Clark expedition. There are two versions of the commemorative quilt as well as five smaller projects ranging from a needle case to hooked rugs.

Quilt Inspiration: Fun in the Sun: Arizona Quilters' Guild Show 2013 Day One

Quilt Inspiration: Fun in the Sun: Arizona Quilters' Guild Show 2013 Day One

Rug by Polly Minick, seen at The Saltbox :: A Sampler of American Folk Art :: Greensboro North Carolina

Saundra of Woodland Junction, design by Polly Minick, can be found in her book titled "The Spirit of Sacagawea"

http://www.quiltindex.org/fulldisplay.php?kid=4E-86-23 Women's Suffrage Quilt 1993 - The Quilt Index This quilt celebrates the women's suffrage movement. It includes pictures of important women in American history. HowAcquired: Donated to the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum by the maker Ownership/History: Made by Margie Mudd, a high school teacher from Arvada, CO, in August 1993 for a "100 Years of Women's History" exhibit.

I spent time over the weekend watching all nine episodes of Why Quilts Matter: History, Art & Politics. Presented by The Kentucky Quilt Project, Inc.

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