Lecture — Friday, July 30, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

A PowerPoint Presentation exploring the origins of Solid Quilt design and what might have inspired them.  I will guide you on a visual journey of color exploration and appreciation.   I share sensational quilts made with solid fabrics from early Quiltmaking in America through the Modern Quilt Movement of today.

I will share a trunk show of quilts as a companion to the presentation. 

To register for this lecture, please purchase both the lecture and the show admission. If you have previously purchased the 2021 admission you may purchase the lecture only.

About Barb Vedder

Quilting has been her passion for over 30 years with a special interest in antique and applique’ quilts.  Barb’s quilts have been exhibited in regional, national and international shows including Houston Quilt Festival, AQS Paducah and Lancaster and Quilt Odyssey.  She has displayed quilts at the Texas Museum and The New England Quilt Museum. The Vermont Quilt Festival awarded her with the Best Hand Quilting Award in 2016. She won Connecticut State Fair’s Best Applique’ Quilt twice.  In 2019, two local Guild Shows awarded her Best of Show. She has been published in Quilt magazines and blogs at Fun With Barb.

Barb enjoys all styles and traditions of quilting, but her passion is studying and interpreting antique quilts and wondering about the women who created them.

She lives in Connecticut with her husband, Rich and has two grown children.  They share their home with Coco, a lazy chocolate lab and Nutmeg, a spicy calico cat.