• Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Michelle Fitzgerald

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Michelle found this quilt in her grandmother Margaret's (Pearl) closet after her grandmother passed away in 1995. This pinwheel quilt was probably made in the 1930's. She also has many of the fabrics…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Diane Lapacek

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Diane got started with this quilt because of the Sun Prairie Quilt show challenge kit which the theme Celebrate. The kit included dark patterned fabric and each person had to make a 24 inch square qui…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Arlene Michels

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Arlene’s sister Shirley made this quilt in 2010. Shirley knows how much Arlene appreciates quilts even if Arlene is not a quilter herself. Shirley used this quilt on a bed for several years but she ha…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Marie Johnson

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Marie made this quilt, named Cows Round and Round, It Goes for her husband, Name needed, who was a dairy farmer. She made this right after he sold his herd. The quilt commemorates their first herd of…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Mary Beth Wagner

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    This quilt pattern is called Weaver's Log Cabin and was made to commemorate the marriage of Mary Beth's son and her new daughter in law, Lane Wagner and Sydney King in August of 2017.The wedding color…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Michelle Fitzgerald

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Michelle found this quilt top and back in 1995, in a paper bag in her grandmother’s linen closet after her grandmother passed away. She thought it looks like it was in the process of being taken apart…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Susan Buckmaster Pauls

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    This quilt is called Fall Kaleidoscope because Susan loves fall, it’s her favorite time of year. This quilt is made from a freeform pattern made up of 4, 6, 8, and 12 inch blocks. She finished this qu…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Arlene Michels

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Arlene’s sister Kate made this quilt. Kate was not happy with it because there was a mistake in it so she gave it to Arlene. Arlene has looked and looked for the mistake but has not found it. A friend…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Dotty Sutfin

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Brenda Autz, one of the teachers at the Lodi Schools called Dotty in 2009 to ask for her help in creating a community quilt for the 10th anniversary of Lodi Reads Leopold. This is an event coordinated…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Shirley Lawson

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Shirley’s older sister Kate got her started in quilting. In the early 1980s, Shirley was living in California and Kate was still here in Lodi. They wrote physical letters back and forth weekly with Ka…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Natalie Megow

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Natalie bought this Judy Niemeyer pattern with many pieces at a show and because there were so many pieces, she filed it away for several years. She visited Mill House Quilts a few years ago and learn…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Dotty Sutfin

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Dotty Sutfin found this quilt in the attic of her in-laws house when they moved her mother in law up to Wisconsin. The quilt was in terrible disarray with the muslin backing rotting off. Dotty was not…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Michelle Fitzgerald

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Michelle also found this quilt in her grandmother Margaret's (Pearl) closet after her grandmother passed away in 1995. This quilt was probably made between 1932 and 1936. She determined this because h…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Maurine Bert

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Maurine's quilt is based on a pattern by Patti Hellenbrand of Village Creek Quilts, the local quilt shop. It's called Scenic Lodi Valley. Maurine was born and raised in Lodi but moved away for a time…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Karen Bender

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Karen made this quilt from a McKenna Ryan quilt pattern. She liked the pattern because she lives on a farm. The quilt is made up of several scenes appliqued onto the background. She said the pattern h…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Joyce Munz Hach

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    "This is a crazy quilt made by Joyce’s paternal grandmother, Gertrude Miller Munz. It was a gift to Joyce. This quilt is made of wool, Grandma Gertrude took apart old men’s suits, jackets, and vests a…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Jeanne Nelson

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    "Jeanne just started quilting in the last few years; she’s made 18 quilts in those 2 years. She gives her quilts away and tells people to use them instead of hanging them up or saving them in a closet…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Alberta Frey

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Alberta is not sure who made this quilt, possibly it was her grandmother Nendorf. The quilt is made of white flour sacks with embroidered birds and flowers. She found in her mother’s closet and doesn’…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Trisha Frankland

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    Trisha calls her quilt “Thursdays, Sacred and Profane.” She finished this quilt just prior to filming this video in the spring of 2018. The quilt is made from blocks created for a block exchange. The…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Marge Rice Myers

    The Lodi Woman's Club Public Library, the Lodi Valley Quilters Guild, and the Quilt Alliance partnered to record the stories of local quilters and quilts as part of the Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! p…

    This quilt is named Bailey's Harbor Range Light. It is a small square wall hanging with appliques of the range light at Bailey's Harbor on the front of the quilt and a block with information about the…

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