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"My love for art of quiltmaking began in 1991. As I made my first quilt, I knew I had found my creative inspiration. From that day forward my hope was to create handmade quilts that would continue the tradition of our mothers and grandmothers. I strive to achieve the ability to make quilts of my own design and my version of antique quilts that have inspired me.

What I hope to achieve through the artistry of quiltmaking is to inspire those quilters who view my work to experience the joy of creating quilts by hand, and to leave a legacy to my children and grandchildren that they can hold and know that my love for them was stitched into each quilt."

-Barbara Newman

Details

  • Title: Stardust
  • Creator: Barbara Newman
  • Date Created: 2007
  • Physical Location: Collection of The National Quilt Museum
  • Location Created: Brandon, Missisippi, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 88" x 88"
  • Subject Keywords: Quilt
  • Type: Quilt
  • External Link: The National Quilt Museum
  • Techniques Used: Hand pieced, hand appliquéd, hand quilted
  • Materials Used: Cottons, metallic thread, perle cotton emroidery thread
  • Accession Number: 2008.04.01

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