Monday, January 18, 2016

Common threads quilting event

Another great fiber event coming up.

Common Threads II: Alabama Quilting Traditions at the Alabama Department of Archives and History
Friday March 4, 2016 at 9:00 AM CST
Saturday March 5, 2016 at 12:00 PM CST
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Alabama Department of Archives and History
624 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36130-0100
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March 4 - 5 at the 
Department of Archives & History

The Montgomery session of Common Threads II, will explore Alabama's rich quilting traditions through the textile collections at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. This 2-day event features expert speakers, tours, and and a quilting workshop. 

Admission is FREE but registration is required. A box lunch can be purchased in advance for Friday for $15.

Friday, March 4, 9:00 to 3:30
The Alabama Quilt Book Project 
by Mary Elizabeth Johnson Huff

The Mt. Ida Quilt Project 
by Sarah Bliss Wright

Tour of Archives' quilt collection and storage
led by Ryan Blocker, curator

Gee's Bend Quilting Traditions 
by Louisiana Pettway Bendolph

The March Quilts Project
by Lillis Taylor
Saturday, March 5, 9:00 to Noon

Quilting workshop led by 
Lorretta Pettway Bendolph

Make a Pine Burr quilt square - the same pattern as the official Alabama state quilt!


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