Archive for September, 2013

October 4, 2013-January 31, 2014, The Sum of Many Parts: 25 Quiltmakers in 21st-Century America; State Historical Museum, Des Moines, Iowa

Posted by ewquilts on September 10, 2013 in Exhibits | No Comments

November 6, 2013, official opening of “The Sum of Many Parts” exhibit State Historical Museum, Des Moines, Iowa David Fraher, President & CEO, Arts Midwest Peter Capell, Board Chair, Arts Midwest   With Caroline Trumpold (IA), Patricia Lei Murray (HI) and son of the late Marguerite Cox With Caroline Trumpold of Middle Amana, Iowa   Patricia celebrates […]

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Class @ Home Ec Workshop, SEP 14 & 24, 2013

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SATs SEP 14 & 24, 10A-1P, Home Ec Workshop, Iowa City Fun large-scale Chevron quilt (finished size ~60×70″).  Endless color combination possibilities.  (Suggested pairing: machine-quilting class taught by Codi Josephson – date TBD)

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Kater Bohnen (Dill Beans)

Posted by ewquilts on September 1, 2013 in Recipes | No Comments

This recipe is from a dear friend, a fellow quilter, and one of my “adopted” grandmothers, Caroline Trumpold, of Main Amana, Iowa.  Dill beans are a German treat to look forward to every summer, if you are fortunate enough to find fresh yellow wax beans.  This year I made them over Labor Day after stumbling […]

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