Fun cultural travel for those who enjoy the fineries in life. Find a Bed & Breakfast, museum or simply mozey out for a drive.


The modern tea traveler loves a good vintage find. Great spots to discover hidden antique treasures in Texas.


Crafters rejoice! Texas quilt shows and quilt stores offer the latest fabrics along with great classes.


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Gracious shops and tea rooms who have a passion for teatime, from Country to Asian to European.

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Quiting Corner

April 26, 2015 – 9:38 pm | Edit Post
Texas Quilt Museum

The tried-and-true adage that “everything old is new again” takes on new meaning at the Texas Quilt Museum for winter
“Selections From the Book 500 Traditional Quilts” features 36 works included …

Noted Texas Quilter Showcased in NATIONAL QUILT MUSEUM EXHIBIT

April 22, 2015 – 8:31 pm | Edit Post
Pat Campbell Master Quilter Showcased in NATIONAL QUILT MUSEUM

The late Texas Quilter Patricia Campbell was the focus of an exhibit entitled “The Complete Quilter,” at the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky last Fall, and this quilt, “Tex- …


April 1, 2015 – 8:09 pm | Edit Post
Annual Terrell Heritage Jubilee

The Quilt Show is part of the 34th Annual Terrell Heritage Jubilee April 16 – 19, Ben Gill Park A fabulous weekend of fun entertainment and events including arts and …

La Porte Quickly Becoming Quilters Haven On Galveston Bay

March 19, 2015 – 7:25 pm | Edit Post
Airing of Quilt Event in La Porte Texas

By Jaree Hefner
For over 25 years, La Porte has been home to one of the most coveted quilt shops in Texas Painted Pony ‘n Quilts. With over 8,500 square feet …


February 25, 2015 – 4:28 pm | Edit Post
Texas Department of Agriculture's Quilt Collection 2014- Gifts of the Gulf Quilt

Every other year, the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) invites quilters around the state to pick up their needles and accept a challenge: design a block adhering to a theme …

New Year, New Passion

December 29, 2014 – 7:20 pm | Edit Post
Make Quilting a 2015 Passion

By Rose Ann Cook
A few years ago, a customer asked me when and why I started quilting. Hmmmm! My first attempt at quilting was after I graduated from high school …

Institute of Texan Cultures Puts Classic & Contemporary Quilt Artisanship on Display

December 3, 2014 – 6:29 pm | Edit Post
Texan Cultures Quilts at the Institute of Texan Cultures

Quilts have brought warmth and comfort to Texas for generations. From being a matter of necessity to becoming a family heirloom, to a modern work of art, quilting traditions run …

Add a Few Stars to Your Christmas Celebration

November 26, 2014 – 5:45 pm | Edit Post

by visiting the My Stars!
Antique Quilt Exhibit at the Bosque Arts Center in Clifton. The exhibit, on loan through the Texas Quilt Museum, opens Saturday, December 6, in conjunction with …


October 28, 2014 – 8:56 pm | Edit Post
Civil War Era Quilts

Quilts from the Civil War era are like a message in a bottle from a poignant period in our nation’s history.
By Stephanie Miller
The Civil War was fought from April 12, …

Shop Hops

October 27, 2014 – 8:12 pm | Edit Post

Let the Adventure Begin!
By Michelle Lindsey
When it comes to quilters, many of those outside this creative community may see them as gentle ladies who sit around and chat while stitching …