Upcoming Shows and Tours

August 2020 (to be announced), Luck Museum, Luck, Wisc., Program Women of War

June 11-13, 2020 MN Quilters Annual Convention, St. Cloud, MN. Quilts on display only: The Time and Life of Ruth and The 23rd Psalm.

Feb 15, 2020 1-3:00, 50 North, Northfield, MN, Program Women of WarFeb 6, 2020 -

Thursday Evening and Feb 8, 2020 Saturday morning, Talk "Women of War Quilt" by Jewell Wolk location: 253 State St., St. Paul, MN 55107 (651) 224-3572 or

October 10, 2019 - (6pm-8pm) American Quilt Study Group's 40th Seminar, Lincoln NB

September 9 - 14, 2019 The Rosemount Area Arts Council (RAAC) Annual Quilters & Fiber Arts Artists Show At the Rosemount Steeple Center, MN. Open daily from 9 - 4 Showing two Story Quilts from the Story Quilt Project.

November 3, 2019 The Northfield Library, MN.  1:00 - Open program to the public. Story of the Purple Sandwich Quilt. 

August 28, 2019 - (1pm-2:30pm) 50 North, Northfield, MN. Story Quilt "Women of the Plains" public welcome

June 13-16, MN Quilt Show, Rochester, MN "Women of War Quilt" by Jewell Wolk

March 29, 2019 Ankeny Elementary, Ankeny, Iowa - three 1st grade classes

March 30, 2019  Winterset Quilt Museum, Madison County, Iowa - presentation 1:30 pm

April 12, 7:00 pm, Northfield Quilters Meeting, Three Links Community Room,Northfield MN

May 10-12, The Fargo Quilt Expo, Location to be announced

Laura Nagel (President of the Minnesota Quilters) wrote the following article for the March issue of the MQ News.

Previous Shows and Tours

June 6 - Buffalo River Park, MN (near Fargo/Moorehead) 6:30 PM, Camp fire talk with the Purple Sandwich Quilt.  Park entrance fee is $5

 June 12-14, 2014 -36th Annual Quilt Show and Conference in St. Cloud.Jean will be the Breakfast Speaker, Friday, June 13, 8-9 a.m.  The 10 quilts of the Jewell Wolk Story Quilt Project will be on Exhibit June 12, 13, 14.  Jean will give a slide presentation about Jewell Wolk and her storyquilts.  Contact co-chair Patty Von Arx for ticket information at

April 26, 2014 - Montana Storytelling Roundup, Cut Bank, Montana -at the Willie Degrote Gymnasium.  Two presentations on The Time and Life of Ruth.  The Purple Sandwich quilt will be on display.  Tickets for the day of Storytelling are $15.  Contact Donna Lenoir for schedule details at  

March 1, 2014 - Quilt Connections, Women's History Month Quilt Exhibit at Egan High School.

December 14, 2013 - St.John's Lutheran Church (WELCA) - 10am (open to the public). Jean will show and speak about The Book of Ruth quilt. 500 W. 3rd Street, Northfield, MN

October 10, 2013 - Chaska Quilt Club, Chanhassen, MN. Presentation of the 23rd Psalm quilt

Sept. 12, 2013 - Northfield and Faribault Quilters Meeting,
presentation of the 23rd Psalm quilt, sheep ranching                            in northern Montana and its parallel to King David's 23rd Psalm

June 13-15, 2013 - Minnesota Quilter's Annual Show, Duluth, Minnesota
Jean showed the Purple                                Sandwich Quilt and the 23rd Psalm quilt. (see photo from show below)

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April 26-27, 2013 - Montana Storytelling Roundup, Cut Bank, Montana, Willie DeGroot gymnasium.
                     Jean will be showing the Purple Sandwich and the Montana Centennial Quilt


April 22, 2013 - Elder Collegium Class entitled "Women in the Holocaust" presentation of the Women in War quilt                         (three short stories)

March 9, 2013 - Northfield Library - Presentation by Jean Wakely to over 50 attendees. A great success!

January 14, 2013 - Northfield Senior Center Luncheon (11:30am to 1pm)
- Purple Sandwich Quilt Presentation

Sept 6, 2012 - Northfield, Minnesota - St. John's Lutheran Church - Annual Meeting of the WELCA

Sept 19/20, 2012 - Helena, Montana - Twenty-ninth Annual Meeting of the Montana Historical Society

Sept 21, 2012 - Cut Bank, Montana - Quilting Bee at Prairie Peace Lutheran Church