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Making the Lancaster Diamond Sampler
by Ann Parsons Holte
The Lancaster Diamond Sampler was made by one anonymous person, referred to as Fanny's friend. Fanny S. Bucher and her friend were sharing fabric and block designs as they made their unique diamond-shaped blocks into sampler quilts quilts meant for teaching and learning the craft. (more)
Lancaster Cousins Friendship Quilt Flipbook
by Ann Parsons Holte
This quilt was made by the friends and family of the two quilters who made the Lancaster Diamond Samplers in the 1860s in Pennsylvania. If you know the Diamond quilts, you will recognize the "Quilt DNA" of this spectacular friendship quilt. There are forty-one blocks for you to create in vintage or modern fabrics. When you order, you will receive a link to the online pattern...

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    26
    Friends and Family
    Wednesday, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm »
    Location: Church of the Good Shepherd, 35 W. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown, PA 19512

    Lecture for Quiltmakers of Boyertown Contact Mary Beth for info: mbk710@hotmail.com

  • SEP
    29
    Lancaster Modern Quilt Guild Show
    Saturday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm »
    Location: Manor Church, 530 Central Manor Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603, USA

    More information at lancastermqg@gmail.com for more information. Look for Lancaster Modern Quilt Guild on Facebook.

  • OCT
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    Berks Quilt Guild: Meet the Teacher Day at the Quilt Show
    Friday - Saturday »
    Location: Leesport Farmers Market, 312 Gernants Church Rd, Leesport, PA 19533, USA

    Come to meet teachers from the area while enjoying a wonderful quilt show!

  • OCT
    5
    First Friday at Filaments
    Friday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm »
    Location: 275 W Main St, Hummelstown, PA 17036, USA



    Come visit our new studio, have a snack, work on blocks for a Quilts of Valor project. We will have samples and sign-up sheets for upcoming workshops. Call 717-377-6247 or email ann@annholtequilting.com to reserve your spot at the sewing table! Bring your own machine and plan to sew for as long as you like. Fabric will be provided for QOV blocks or bring your own project to work on. No charge.


  • OCT
    8
    Friends and Family: The Lancaster Diamond Sampler
    Monday, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm »
    Location: Frazer Mennonite Church, 57 Maple Linden Ln, Frazer, PA 19355, USA

    Lecture for Penn Oaks Quilt Guild Contact Rita Marie Smith for information: smitty308@verizon.net

  • OCT
    13
    Autumn Festival - Quilts of Valor
    Saturday, All Day Event »
    Location: Indian Echo Caverns, 368 Middletown Rd, Hummelstown, PA 17036, USA

    Local quilt guilds will display Quilts of Valor and provide information for participating in this important project to "honor those touched by war."

  • NOV
    2
    First Friday at Filaments
    Friday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm »
    Location: 275 W Main St, Hummelstown, PA 17036, USA



    Come visit our new studio, have a snack, work on blocks for a Quilts of Valor project. We will have samples and sign-up sheets for upcoming workshops. Call 717-377-6247 or email ann@annholtequilting.com to reserve your spot at the sewing table! Bring your own machine and plan to sew for as long as you like. Fabric will be provided for QOV blocks or bring your own project to work on. No charge.


  • NOV
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    Lebanon Quilters Guild
    Friday - Saturday »
    Location: Lebanon Valley Expo Center & Fairgrounds, 80 Rocherty Rd, Lebanon, PA 17042, USA

    Filaments Studios, Ann Holte Quilting, and Cindy Shultz with JUKI Sewing Machines

  • NOV
    14
    Mount Joy Antique Quilt Study Group
    Wednesday, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm »
    Location: Milanof Schock Library, 1184 Anderson Ferry Rd, Mount Joy, PA 17552, USA

    All are welcome to attend our meetings where we discuss pre-1950 quilts and related textiles. If you are interested in old quilts, this is the place to be.

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    Pinwheels & Friends
    Thursday - Saturday »
    Location: MassMutual Center, Springfield, MA 01103, USA

    Meet the teachers!

  • DEC
    7
    First Friday at Filaments
    Friday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm »
    Location: 275 W Main St, Hummelstown, PA 17036, USA



    Come visit our new studio, have a snack, work on blocks for a Quilts of Valor project. We will have samples and sign-up sheets for upcoming workshops. Call 717-377-6247 or email ann@annholtequilting.com to reserve your spot at the sewing table! Bring your own machine and plan to sew for as long as you like. Fabric will be provided for QOV blocks or bring your own project to work on. No charge.


  • JAN
    4
    First Friday at Filaments
    Friday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm »
    Location: 275 W Main St, Hummelstown, PA 17036, USA



    Come visit our new studio, have a snack, work on blocks for a Quilts of Valor project. We will have samples and sign-up sheets for upcoming workshops. Call 717-377-6247 or email ann@annholtequilting.com to reserve your spot at the sewing table! Bring your own machine and plan to sew for as long as you like. Fabric will be provided for QOV blocks or bring your own project to work on. No charge.


  • JAN
    9
    Mount Joy Antique Quilt Study Group
    Wednesday, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm »
    Location: Milanof Schock Library, 1184 Anderson Ferry Rd, Mount Joy, PA 17552, USA

    All are welcome to attend our meetings where we discuss pre-1950 quilts and related textiles. If you are interested in old quilts, this is the place to be.

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    1
    First Friday at Filaments
    Friday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm »
    Location: 275 W Main St, Hummelstown, PA 17036, USA



    Come visit our new studio, have a snack, work on blocks for a Quilts of Valor project. We will have samples and sign-up sheets for upcoming workshops. Call 717-377-6247 or email ann@annholtequilting.com to reserve your spot at the sewing table! Bring your own machine and plan to sew for as long as you like. Fabric will be provided for QOV blocks or bring your own project to work on. No charge.


  • MAR
    1
    First Friday at Filaments
    Friday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm »
    Location: 275 W Main St, Hummelstown, PA 17036, USA



    Come visit our new studio, have a snack, work on blocks for a Quilts of Valor project. We will have samples and sign-up sheets for upcoming workshops. Call 717-377-6247 or email ann@annholtequilting.com to reserve your spot at the sewing table! Bring your own machine and plan to sew for as long as you like. Fabric will be provided for QOV blocks or bring your own project to work on. No charge.