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CANCELED: In Honor of National Quilting Day
March 20 @ 10:00 am - March 21 @ 4:00 pm
*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED*
In honor of National Quilting Day on March 21st, quilt maker and quilt historian Connie Brown will
be demonstrating in the lobby of the Folk Art Center March 19, 20, and 21.
Between 10am and 4pm on Friday and Saturday (March 20 and 21) visitors to are invited to bring in their
antique or vintage quilts to have quilt historian, Connie Brown analyze them. This is a
wonderful opportunity to find out the age, pattern and other interesting facts about their
family heirlooms. She will also answer questions about care, storage, display, appraisal
services, repair, and whether to quilt and finish an antique top.
A special display of antique quilts will be in the lobby March 19-21. The display, “Imaginary Friends” will feature quilt designs like Sunbonnet Sue, Colonial Lady and others with human-like characteristics.
Throughout the 3 days Connie will be demonstrating hand quilting skills. Contemporary
quilts can be found throughout the Folk Art Center in the shop and upstairs in the galleries.
The Folk Art Center is located at Milepost 382 of the Blue Ridge Parkway.