• Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Michelle Fitzgerald: Grandmother's Quilt #3

    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 Kristine Millard: First Quilt

    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…

    Kristine made this quilt with her mother and brother in the mid-80s on grandmother's treadle machine. It may be the first quilt Kristine ever sewed on. Kristine's mom said that kids needed to learn to…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Michelle Fitzgerald: Grandmother's Quilt #1

    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's closet in 1995 after her grandmother passed away. It was in bad condition, very soiled so she tried washing it in her top-loader washing machine. It didn…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Arlene Michels: Shirley's Quilt

    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 Maren Anderson

    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…

    Maren has been sewing since she was 10 and was in 4H and made a lot of clothes. But she's been quilting since 2005. She had lots of friends who quilt and they convinced her that she needed to quilt to…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Kim Lapacek: Scrapaderm Quilt

    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…

    Kim made this small wall hanging in March of 2018 for a Project Quilting challenge. The quilt is called Scrapaderm. The challenge was to make a quilt using at least 12 scrap fabrics in a weeks’ time.…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Trisha Frankland: Till Death Do Us Part

    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 says that "if I never make another quilt as my expression of myself, this will be it." She hopes she has a lot more quilts in her but this quilt is the one she's put most of herself into. It is…

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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 Susan Buckmaster Pauls: Healing Quilt (Practice What I Preach)

    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 a healing quilt, the design is called Practice What I Preach, from a pattern by Pam Buda. In July 2012, Susan went to a presentation with a class the following day, given by Pam to make…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Kim Van Etten: Grandma's Quilt

    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…

    Kim’s grandmother, Marcella Wagner, made this quilt. She’s the reason Kim quilts. Marcella used the same pattern for each person, if you got a quilt, you got this quilt. Kim is the oldest grandchild o…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Joyce Munz Hach: A Walk in Central Park

    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…

    Joyce designed this quilt herself. She named it, A Walk in Central Park. It took a long time to make because she had a hard time finding all of the fabrics she wanted. She wanted to make a New York Be…

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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: Grandmother's Quilt #4

    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 Arlene Michels: Star of Bethlehem

    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 isn’t a quilter. She will rip seams, press seams, and do whatever she can to help as long as she doesn’t have to use a needle. She just loves quilts, the patterns, the styles, the vibrant color…

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

    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 Kay Cline: Ione Brereton Werren

    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…

    Kay is giving this talk in honor of Ione Brereton Werren. She left the quilt in a pillowcase with the note at the United Methodist Church. The pattern was from the Chicago Daily Drover’s Journal somet…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Kathy Oyen: Grandma's Dresden Plate Quilt

    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 was made by Kathy’s husband’s grandmother, Dena Olsen Oyen before 1953. She gave it to Kathy’s husband for his high school graduation. He was the third grandchild of many and Kathy isn’t su…

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  • Go Tell It at the Quilt Show! interview with Arlene Michels: Kate's Quilt

    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: Lodi Reads Leopold Quilt

    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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