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Friday, May 29, 2015

Studies in Quilt History: Focus on CT

Sue Reich of CT Quilts will conduct a workshop to study old quilts on September 19, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Windham Textile & History Museum, 411 Main Street, Willimantic, Connecticut. The focus will be last quarter nineteenth century quilts from 1870- 1910. This day is the third session in the series.

A special presentation will be given by Michele Palmer, author of American Toile and The Storied Fabrics of Europe and America. Bring toiles to share. There will be a special viewing of antique sewing machines and a tour of the museum. Bring quilts from the 1870- 1910 time period to share. The cost of the workshop is $70. dollars; lunch is included.

Future workshops planned are: Early Twentieth century quilts: 1910-1940; Mid-Twentieth century quilts: 1940- 1970; and Bicentennial to Millennium Quilts:  1970- 2000.

"Get a Closer Look!"

Contact information is as follows:

CT Quilts
28 Scofield Hill Rd.
Washington Depot, CT  06794
860-868-0028
suereich@charter.net
www.coveringquilthistory.com

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