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Off the Wall: "Maverick Quilts"

Throughout history, many quilt makers demonstrated some kind of personal flair in their work… and a few found thoroughly original ways to produce quilts of unforgettable graphic strength. We have chosen to call these quilts -- which reveal unique vision and unusual technique -- “Maverick” quilts. Amusing, surprising, sometimes challenging, this group of eccentric quilts represents a largely unnoticed and perhaps as yet unappreciated aspect of our quilt making tradition.

A slide talk featuring some fabulous examples of both completely original quilts, and truly memorable quirky, personal variation on traditional, recognizable designs.

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