Quilt Study Center Adds AccuQuilt Expert

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AccuQuilt's Linda Pumphrey Joins the Board of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum

By joining the board, I have an incredible opportunity to support the mission of the center, bringing quilting to new generations while sharing history with quilt lovers everywhere. The Center's collection is truly breathtaking in both size and splendor, while their programs do an outstanding job in presenting the ways that quilting touches everyone.

AccuQuilt, a leader in fabric cutting solutions for quilting and fabric crafts, is pleased to announce that National Sales Manager Linda Pumphrey is joining the board of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum. Pumphrey's passion for quilting and quilt history perfectly complements the Center's mission to collect, preserve, study, exhibit and promote the discovery of quilts and quiltmaking traditions from many cultures, countries and times.

The International Quilt Study Center & Museum, located on the campus of the University of Nebraska--Lincoln, is a dynamic resource for all things quilt related. Their comprehensive and accessible collection of quilts, related textiles and documents bring insight and inspiration to all who visit. AccuQuilt shares this vision, working to make quilting easier and more accessible through the use of fast, safe and simple fabric cutters. Pumphrey has over 20 years of quilt industry experience, and is an invaluable resource for both the Center and its visitors.

"I love quilts," said Pumphrey. "By joining the board, I have an incredible opportunity to support the mission of the center, bringing quilting to new generations while sharing history with quilt lovers everywhere. The Center's collection is truly breathtaking in both size and splendor, while their programs do an outstanding job in presenting the ways that quilting touches everyone."

Pumphrey holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a focus in marketing from the University of Denver, and a Bachelor of Science degree in art education from Southern Illinois University--Carbondale. Other professional accomplishments include being a published writer and sitting on several renowned quilt industry boards including: The Alliance for American Quilts Board, International Quilt Association and Quilt Market Advisory Board.

ABOUT ACCUQUILT
Headquartered in Fremont, Neb., AccuQuilt offers quilters, fabric crafters and retailers a premiere line of fabric cutters, dies, quilting patterns and other quilt and fabric cutting solutions that help quilters quickly and accurately cut shapes for quilting and fabric crafts. Cutting with AccuQuilt® cutters is a natural evolution of fabric cutting methods. "First scissors…then rotary…finally…AccuQuilt®" for fast, easy, accurate fabric cutting. Visit AccuQuilt online at accuquilt.com.

ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL QUILT STUDY CENTER AND MUSEUM
The International Quilt Study Center & Museum is the home of the largest publicly held quilt collection in the world. Established in 1997, the center opened a new museum in 2008. The privately funded, environmentally sustainable museum houses more than 3,000 quilts, state-of-the-art research and storage space, and spacious galleries. The center's mission to collect, preserve, study, exhibit, and promote discovery of quilts and quiltmaking traditions from many cultures, countries, and times. For more information, visit quiltstudy.org.

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Lynn Gibney
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