quilts

Story of the Underground Railroad

Have you heard the story of the Underground Railroad told with quilts?  Come join us at the Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library for the story of the Underground Railroad.  Explore this subject for Black History Month.  There will be a little food sampling while we explore the beautiful quilt blocks used to demonstrate how the slaves knew where to go and what to do once they escaped.  February 20th at 6 pm.  Once the demonstration is over, paper quilting (paper and scissor) will result in the creation of your own ten inch block with no sewing talents needed.  Create a block of beauty all by yourself.

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Texas Quilts You Gotta See

Lone Stars IIII don't know how to quilt, but I can certainly appreciate the skill it takes to make some of the quilts found in Lone Stars III: A Legacy of Texas Quilts, 1986-2011 by Karoline Patterson Bresenhan and Nancy O'Bryant Puentes.  You'll be surprised by how non-traditional & ey...

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