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Durham Cathedral Quilts Added to the Count

The Coxhoe Quilters who hail from Durham, U.K. have been commemorating people through The 70273 Project from the get-go. Their first quilt is #33 – that should tell you something.  Many of the quilts made by the Coxhoe Quilters  were displayed in  Durham Cathedral in January 2018 as part of Holocaust Remembrance Day. Some of the […]

Durham Cathedral

Quilts made by Coxhoe Quilters using blocks made by folks and families living in the Durham area are on display at Durham Cathedral for Holocaust Memorial Day.

Quilts at Durham Cathedral

Today, January 27, is Holocaust Remembrance Day – a day chosen because it marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. At Durham Cathedral, it is being observed with a display of quilts of The 70273 Project. You saw some of them yesterday. Thank you, Margaret Jackson, for the photos. A Holocaust Remembrance Day service […]

Preparing Quilts for Durham Cathedral

Quilts are being made to  hang in Rochester Cathedral from January 19 to March 12, 2018, and in another part of the U.K., quilts are being made to hang in Durham Cathedral from January 25 to 29, 2018. The ladies of Coxhoe quilters have been stitching and educating local students for a year, and last week […]

Happy Fourth Birthday to Us!

Four years ago today, I gave myself the best birthday present ever when I mashed the “publish” button and launched The 70273 Project. What an incredible, amazing, astonishing four years it has been. Looking Back Our first blocks came from Kitty Sorgen less than 2 weeks of that first post. News of the project spread […]

From the Archives: U.K. Quilts and Exhibits

  Every year Europeans mark Holocaust Remembrance Day at the end of January. The Engineer, Tari Vickery, and I are honored to be in attendance and participate in January 2018. Quilts of The 70273 Project were on display in Durham Cathedral, Rochester Cathedral, and the Jersey Heritage Center and Museum in the Channel Islands. It’s […]

Just What You’ve Been Waiting For

In the past several weeks, I’ve received blocks from these good people: BLOCKS Margaret Allen (US) Edna Jamandre (US) Susan Blexrud (US) (We’re gonna’ meet live and in person sometime this year.) Iris Harris (US – and from my hometown Fayetteville, GA!) Patricia Costantini (US) dedicated to the 70,273 innocent souls Pepe Bowman (US) Anonymous […]

All Good Things Must Come to an End

The 70273 Project quilts that have been on display in Rochester Cathedral since 23 Jan 18 came down today, and how very appropriate that as they made their exit they were serenaded by the King’s School Choir rehearsing for their spring concert. Thank you, Rochester Cathedral for hosting the exhibit. Thank you, Wendy Daws, Edina, […]

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