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Virginia Quilt Museum

SEW MUCH TALENT 2019

 

Welcome to the Virginia Quilt Museum's online auction! Bidding will begin at 7 am EDT on October 14, 2019, and will conclude at 9 pm EDT on October 27, 2019. We've received donations for this auction from artists all over the United States. We can't wait for you to check out all these items that show "Sew Much Talent!"  Be sure to check out ALL the categories!  There is something for everyone!

The Virginia Quilt Museum is the official quilt museum of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Our mission is to celebrate and nurture Virginia's quilting heritage. Your participation in this auction will help us to continue this mission.

Funding from "Sew Much Talent" will be used to create new museum programs, preserve the historic home of the museum and develop relationships with Virginia’s quilt guilds and local businesses.

Quilting is more than just a hobby; it is an art form. A quilt can tell the story of everyday life in a manner that no other art form can.

We hope you will join us in celebrating Virginia's quilting heritage by sharing this auction on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest!

Thank you for your support and happy bidding!!

 


Quilts

Harvest Wreath

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Harvest Wreath - This Medallion style wall-hanging is an original design. It is perfectly machine pieced and quilted.


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Serengeti

ITEM# 102
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Serengeti -

This colorful wall-hanging is an original design. It was machine pieced by Corinne Conlon and machine quilted by Mona Houle.



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Pennsylvania Dutch Distelfink

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Pennsylvania Dutch Distelfink - The distelfink represents happiness and good fortune. This original design is fused applique with machine blanket stitch and machine quilted.


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Drunkard's Dance

ITEM# 104
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Drunkard's Dance - This traditional pattern in 1930's fabric is expertly pieced and hand quilted.


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$60.00

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Bits 'n' Pieces

ITEM# 105
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Bits 'n' Pieces - This modern art quilt was inspired by visits to Frank Lloyd Wright's homes "Fallingwater' and "Kentuck Knob" located in western Pennsylvania.


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Flipside Floral

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Flipside Floral -

Karen's true joy is creating art quilts utilizing a vast array of techniques. For more information, check out her website at karenleecarter.com. This quilt is valued at $350.



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Twisted Pole Table Runner

ITEM# 107
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Twisted Pole Table Runner -

This lovely table runner will enhance any decor! The pattern is designed by Vicki Purnell and a free pattern is available for upload by emailing vickipurnell99@gmail.com.



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Christmas Star

ITEM# 108
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Christmas Star -

This beautiful Radiant Star quilt by "Quilt in a Day" can be enjoyed all year long, not just during the holiday season. You can find out more about the maker at subtleendeavors.com.



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$120.00

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Sunbonnet Sue's Parade

ITEM# 109
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Sunbonnet Sue's Parade - This original design quilt is surely a treasure for patriots and Sunbonnet Sue lovers!


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$200.00

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Letter Q

ITEM# 110
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Letter Q - This quilt was a result of an alphabet challenge and represents the letter Q. Is "Q" for quilt? Kay Lettau made the Q block and assembled and quilted the challenge blocks made by members of the Old Dominion Appliqué Society.


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$200.00

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Sunset Sail

ITEM# 111
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Sunset Sail -

This beautifully stitched original design would make the prefect gift for a sailor in your life! S-A-I-L is embedded in the design. Can you see it?



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Seeking Hannah

ITEM# 112
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Seeking Hannah - This original botanical design could be in anyone's garden or found in nature along a walking path in the woods. Beauty abounds!


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$80.00

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Peter Rabbit Gift Set

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Peter Rabbit Gift Set -

Here is an adorable quilt for "tummy" time, to use in a stroller or in the car on a road trip! The gift set includes a Peter Rabbit book and stuffed bunny and a four piece Wedgewood Nursery gift set. The dishes are vintage but new in the original box. There is cracking on the glaze of the dish.



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Purple Mountain Majesty

ITEM# 114
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Purple Mountain Majesty -

This quilt depicts the sun coming over the mountains. Its purple coloring will remind you of the old country roads that always take you home.



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$50.00

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Embellishments Galore

ITEM# 115
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Embellishments Galore - This lovely little quilt has many embellishments and would be perfect in many decors.


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Boss of the Barnyard

ITEM# 116
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Boss of the Barnyard - This quilt was pieced using a crazy quilt technique. It is machined pieced and machine quilted.


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Blossom Basket

ITEM# 117
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Blossom Basket -

How many different flowers do you see in this quilt? These vibrant colors will delight all your guests.



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Christmas Tree Wall Hanging

ITEM# 118
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Christmas Tree Wall Hanging - O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree! How lovely are thy branches! This wall hanging is the perfect holiday decorating item.


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Spring Garden Quilt

ITEM# 119
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Spring Garden Quilt - How many of these flowers do you have in your garden? This flowery quilt features several distinctive gardening features.


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$70.00

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3 Birds on a Tree

ITEM# 120
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3 Birds on a Tree -

This quilt won was in the 38th Annual Quilter Unlimited Exhibit. Can you hear the song of these beautiful birds?



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Heritage Bloom

ITEM# 121
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Heritage Bloom - This quilt was hand applique, machine and hand quilted. Its original design comes from traditional applique elements.


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$150.00

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Checked Out

ITEM# 122
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Checked Out -

This piece is published in the book Artful Improv by Cindy Grisdela.



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$100.00

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Sweet Sparkly Dreams

ITEM# 123
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Sweet Sparkly Dreams -

This piece was designed and made by Jeanne in a class on embellishment by Teresa Fusco at Mid-Appalachian Quilters Retreat 2019. The center fabric artwork is by Regina Valluzzi of Boston, Massachusetts.



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I am the Walrus

ITEM# 124
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I am the Walrus -

Susan Bagshaw's "I am a Walrus" was featured in 17 quilt shows across the country as part of the "Inspired by the Beatles" exhibit. Included with this fun quilt is a copy of the book Inspired by the Beatles by Donna Desoto.



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$120.00

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A Vintage Dogwood

ITEM# 125
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A Vintage Dogwood -

Jeanne bought this UFO from an antique store and finished the block creating an elegant dogwood flower!



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Poppy Medallion

ITEM# 126
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Poppy Medallion -

Poppies are a symbol of remembrance and hope for a positive and peaceful world. This original design was created using broderie perse applique and is enhanced with the machine quilting.



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$100.00

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Coffee Time

ITEM# 127
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Coffee Time -

Everyone needs a coffee break every now and then! This quilt has two tabs on the back that will allow you to hang it in your coffee corner.



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$60.00

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Jeanne's Wild Violet

ITEM# 128
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Jeanne's Wild Violet -

Loretta made this pretty violet quilt in a quilting class with Jeanne Benson.  Jeanne taught a special technique for applique.  This quilt comes with the book The Art and Technique of Applique by Jeanne Benson. For more information on Jeanne Benson's book please visit: https://www.amazon.com/Technique-Presented-Flowers-Fresh-Everlasting-1991-09-03/dp/B01F826K58/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=jeanne+benson&qid=1570728961&sr=8-1



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Wildflowers as Seen from My Window

ITEM# 129
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Wildflowers as Seen from My Window -

Gail Wentzell has been a quilter for 40 years. These two quilts were suggested from a scene from a window. The fabric was digitally printed to create these stunning wildflowers!



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$60.00

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February

ITEM# 130
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February -

Each square of this semi-transparent two-sided wall quilt is stitched only at the top, so they seem to float. This piece was made from hand-painted tulle and cotton. It was free-hand machine stitched and comes with a matching painted wood slat. 



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$125.00

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Amish Inspiration

ITEM# 201
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Amish Inspiration -

The quilt was hand quilted during an advanced class in California. The hand quilting of this design is intricately detailed!



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$130.00

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Mid Air Collision

ITEM# 202
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Mid Air Collision -

Watch out! These frightful witches are about to crash…right into your Halloween décor!



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Miniature Madness

ITEM# 203
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Miniature Madness -

This quilt was used as a teaching example for a class taught by Nancy. It was in the 1990 San Diego Quilt Show and displayed at the Fallbrook Quilt Guild and Fallbrook Historical Society's Quilt Exhibit in 1993. It is hand quilted.



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$90.00

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Procrastination

ITEM# 204
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Procrastination -

Don't put off until tomorrow what can be done today! This hand quilted piece was featured in the Peninsula Piecemakers Guild Quilt Show in 2001.



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$55.00

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The Value of Value I

ITEM# 205
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The Value of Value I -

This quilt is a study of the neutrals pattern of the Kansas Troubles. This project was completed in 1999.



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$115.00

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The Value of Value II

ITEM# 206
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The Value of Value II -

This quilt is a study of the neutrals pattern of the evening star variations. This project was completed in 1999.



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Box of Batiks and Threads

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Box of Batiks and Threads -

This package includes five different one-yard cuts of quality batik fabric with five spools of thread to match. There is both cotton and silk thread. Bonus: One package of Microtex Needles Size 70 to get you started on your project!



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Box of Batiks and Threads

ITEM# 302
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Box of Batiks and Threads -

This package includes five different one-yard cuts of quality batik fabric with five spools of thread to match. There is both cotton and silk thread. Bonus: One package of Microtex Needles Size 70 to get you started on your project!



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$80.00

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Precut Fabrics in a VQM Canvas bag

ITEM# 303
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Precut Fabrics in a VQM Canvas bag -

Get started on a new project today with either one of these precut fabric selections! Included are a Layer Cake by Windham Fabrics called "Smitten With Spring" and eight fat quarters by Riley Blake Designs called "Cowboys". The items are packed into a VQM canvas bag. Success and fun are guaranteed.



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Bucilla Felt Stocking Kit

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Bucilla Felt Stocking Kit -

Bucilla Felt Stocking Kit - White Christmas and an Crossstitch Pattern for Christmas Ornaments from Satsuma Street by Jody Rice

A rare find! Designed by Maria Stanziani, this stocking kit includes stamped felts, cotton floss, metallic thread, sequins and beads, needles, trilingual instructions, and directions for personalization. The kit has been open but only to see the directions. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Also included is a modern cross stitch pattern for Christmas ornaments.



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$50.00

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2 Year Membership to Love of Knowledge Center

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2 Year Membership to Love of Knowledge Center -

This 2 Year Love of Knowledge Membership includes unlimited access to over 800 "how to" videos created exclusively for private members. For more information on this $700.00 value, check out this website:  https://sewathomeclasses.com/



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$250.00

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2 Night Stay at the Hillside Getaway Quilt Retreat

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2 Night Stay at the Hillside Getaway Quilt Retreat -

Treat nine of your quilting friends to a relaxing getaway at Bryce Resort. This cabin comes with everything you need for a fun two night quilt retreat. This is a $700.00 value and another night can be added for $165.00 . For more information visit http://hillsidegetaway.com/home (Note: Hillside Getaways requires a damage deposit)



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$400.00

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Batik Spiral Table Runner

ITEM# 307
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Batik Spiral Table Runner -

This beautiful table runner is full of vibrant color! It's sure to add extra personality to your home!



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River Journey Table Runner/Casserole Pad

ITEM# 308
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River Journey Table Runner/Casserole Pad -

Perfect for lodge, cabin, or lake house! Includes heat reflective layer (insule - brite).



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Devils Backbone Merchandise

ITEM# 401
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Devils Backbone Merchandise -

This mechandise from Devils Backbone contains the perfect items for a relaxing weekend! Chill out with this cool cup! 



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Visit Harrisonburg Package

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Visit Harrisonburg Package -

Harrisonburg has something for everyone! With this package, you can enjoy a one night stay, with breakfast for two at the Madison Hotel. This package also includes a $30.00 gift certificate to Capital Ale House, two tickets to the Virginia Quilt Museum and a goodie bag from Harrisonburg Tourism.  Please check out the websites of the gracious donors.

HotelMadison

Capital Ale House

Harrisonburg Tourism



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Date Night Package

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Date Night Package -

Are you looking for a romantic night on the town? This package includes a $50.00 gift card to the beautiful Cross Keys Bistro and a $35.00 gift card to the Court Square Theater in Harrisonburg. It's the perfect date night combo.

Cross Keys

Court Square Theater



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