Kansas City Star Quilts has chosen a variety of Marcus collections for its 2009 block-of-the month program to create its "Women of Influence" quilt.
In 2010, America will celebrate the 90th anniversary of women securing the right to vote. The women who gathered at the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 could not have imagined that it would take more than 70 years to attain this fundamental right. Many women fought for equality and voting rights through these years. Kansas City Star Quilts' block-of-the-month project will highlight twelve of those women who influenced the history of women's rights. Designed by Sarah Maxwell and Dolores Smith of Homestead Hearth, the quilt commemorates the 90th anniversary of women securing the right to vote in America. The project runs from January through December 2009, with each block highlighting one of twelve women who influenced the history of women's rights.
Quilters can select the Reproduction version by Sarah Maxwell, or the Aunt Grace version by Dolores Smith. Program details.