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Quilt Programs & Exhibits Available


See calendar for upcoming exhibits and programs

60 of these 22" quilts can be displayed in as little as 20 lineal feet, hung 3 down, front and back as
pictured below.  Or you may spread them out every 3' to 5' at eye level for best effect.


 

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Checotah Library Bed Turning Program


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Schedule this exhibit for your quilt show, library, school, church now for $100. 

 

Click here for God Bless America Touring Quilts Exhibit Rental Form

Click here for Food for Body & Soul Quilt Exhibit Rental Form

See Calendar for Available Dates

 

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Sampling of quilts in the Civil War & Centennial Stitches Quilt Trunk Show

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c1982 Winter's Harvest Appliqué

 


Bootleggers' Quilt" - Daisy Parrish

 

 
 

 

   
 
c1925 flower basket
 
c1850 Rose of Sharon
   
           
 

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c mid-1800's Whig's Defeat

 



c1900 Rose of Sharon

   
         
         
 

 

   
 
 
c1834 Mariners Compass
 

c1875 Bridal Tulip Basket
 
 

 

     
 




c1895 Redwork

 


c1852 Princess Feather

   
           
 



Civil War Rising Sun
 


Civil War Rose Wreath
   
           
 
Civil War Whig Rose

Civil War Whig Rose
 

 


c1930 Dahlia
 

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Programs/Exhibits/Workshops by Author/Quilt Historian, Judy Howard
Pre-approved for OK Humanities Council Quick Grants
www.HeavenlyPatchwork.com, 405-751-3885, 12101 N. MacArthur #137, OKC, BuckboardQuilts@cox.net

  1. Autograph Quilts Bed Turning Program: In this nostalgic Bed Turning Program, Judy shares the stories of these Friendship quilts that provide a documented history of life in another era. These quilts tell the story of our 89er heroes and pioneers who struggled to survive in the desolate wilderness frontier and later through the Great Depression. Their lives of courage and strength made OK the great state it is today. This program includes twenty or more historic quilts from the 1800’s to 1970’s that tell Oklahoma’s history as seen through our pioneers’ eyes. ($250 plus mileage) (30-120 minute program with free 22” new Quirky Art Quilt and Recycled Exhibits) Choose your local food pantry, shelter or orphanage to receive 100% of sales at this Quilt and Book Give-Away.
  2. Madonnas on the Prairie Pioneer Quilt Bed Turning Program and Exhibit: In this historic Bed Turning program, Judy entertains with stories of our courageous pioneers from her new book, 1905 Cookbook--Food for Body and Soul. Judy displays 50 of her 22”x22” food, patriotic, recycled, words to live by or quirky quilts, vintage apron collection and 20+ historic quilts. $100 exhibit is free when you schedule this program ($250 plus mileage) Book and quilt sales go 100% to feed needy children through charity you choose. (30-120 minutes)
  3. Civil War Quilt Bed Turning Program: To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Gettysburg Battle, Judy displays 20-30 1860’s and earlier quilts with vintage photos and shares their entertaining stories with Oklahoma connections. She explores the truth or myth behind the Underground Railroad Quilt Code ($250+ mileage. 30-120 minutes)
  4. Quirky Quilt Bed Turning: Prepare to be blown away by these unconventional art quilts from the mid 1900’s to present. These rebel quilters broke all the rules with their avant-garde innovative works of art—making do with materials on hand and inventing new tabu techniques with shocking results. ($250 plus mileage) (30-120 minute program with free 22” new Quirky Art Quilt Exhibit)
  5. Centennial Stitches—Oklahoma History in Quilts Bed Turning Program:  In this hands-on quilt show and amusing story-telling session, Judy displays 20-30 Oklahoma Historic quilts. Included are antique quilts appraised for $3000 to $17,500 dating back to 1834 with vintage photos featured in her books. (30-120 minutes $250 + mileage from NW Oklahoma City)
  6. Quilted Love Letters for America--Thanking Our Troops Quilt Trunk Show Program: In this program designed to honor our military and veterans’ families, Judy entertains with stories of heroism and sacrificial love of God and Country from her book Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts. Judy displays 30-60 of the 300 quilts from her contest “How Do I Love America—Let Me Quilt the Ways.” These little quilts have cheered troops in Baghdad and have brought rave reviews from prestigious quilt shows. $100 Exhibit is free when you schedule $290 quilt trunk show program. Judy also displays historic quilts from the Civil War, WWI and WWII and tells their stories. (30-120 minutes $250+mileage)
  7. Quilt Exhibits: Patriotic, Words to Live by, Food, Recycled, Quirky or Children: You will receive fifty 22x22” themed quilts. Judy can autograph books. ($100+ shipping) You keep 10% of quilt sales and 30% of 1905 Cookbook sales and remainder of sales goes to your local food pantry.
  8. Tell me a Story of Oklahoma—Children’s Program—Digging Up Our Past: This hands-on story-telling educational program teaches history through the courageous eyes of our pioneer women and includes a display of OK historical antique quilts. ($250 + mileage, 20-60 minutes for ages 5 up)
  9. Preserving Your Family Heritage Writing Workshop: Great for genealogy enthusiasts, this creative writing workshop helps you organize your family stories and present them in a readable format that will entertain generations to come as it preserves your valuable family heritage and resources to help you publish it. (60 minutes $250+mileage)
  10. Preserving Your Family Heirlooms Program: Judy will give tips on how best to clean, store, preserve and decorate with your family heirlooms. Can be combined with other programs. (30-60 minutes $250+ mileage)
  11. Children or Adult’s Creative Writing Workshop: Judy teaches writing techniques tailored for adult or children’s program and includes an actual writing exercise and reading. (30-60 minutes $250+ mileage)

 

 
 

Send your quilt stories and ideas for future
"Heavenly Patchwork" stories by E-Mail or Mail to:
Judy Howard
12101 N. MacArthur, Suite 137
Oklahoma City, OK 73162-1800

Phone: 405-751-3885
Cell:  405-640-1058

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