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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 […]

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 […]

Quilt 241

Meet The 70273 Project Quilt 241 that will soon hang in Durham Cathedral in observance of Holocaust Memorial Day. Though I can’t tell you the exact dimensions, I think you can tell that she’s a girl of sizable proportions. 395 people are commemorated in Quilt 241, and these are the people who made the blocks: […]

Week 50 (1/23-29/2017) Recap

Week 50 found The Engineer and me on the road again, back down in GA tending to family business, but that didn’t keep us away from The 70273 Project. Have project, will travel, y’all. Here are a few highlights of week 50 . . . I developed a new, revised, streamlined quilt reporting system for those […]