Baltimore Appliqué Society
Founded in Baltimore, MD, in 1993 to preserve antique quilts and promote the art of appliqué
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Next BAS Meeting - Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Judy Shapiro will present "The John Wesley Quilt"
Judy Shapiro identifies herself as a liturgical quilter, making paraments and vestments, banners and other closely related items for religious spaces. She is a past artist in residence of the Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. Judy Shapiro's works are permanently installed in the Washington National Cathedral, as well as many other churches. She fell in love with Baltimore album quilts and has completed several. Included in her teaching schedule has been several years at the prestigious Elly Sienkiewicz' Appliqué Academy in Williamsburg, VA., as well as a guest lecturer at the LaConner quilt Museum in the Seattle, WA area as well as taking part in many other large shows. Judy Shapiro currently speaks about her work as well as presenting workshops to guilds and interested organizations about the "John Wesley Baltimore Album" quilt.
Join us for the meeting at:Howard County Center for the Arts
8510 High Ridge Road
Ellicott City, Maryland 21043
This October the Baltimore Appliqué Society (BAS) will auction small single block album quilts from original and antique quilt block patterns. To see all the beautiful quilts and bid on them starting on October 20th see Bits of Baltimore Auction.
We're having a 50% off sale on the Margaret Potts, Lady of Victory and Isaiah Mercier Quilt pattern sets. All of the patterns were directly copied from antique quilts.
Click here to get more information, see more pictures of the blocks and order patterns. BAS accepts PayPal!
Lady of Victory Quilt
Isaiah Mercier Quilt