| |White Bluffs Quilt Museum
October 18th and 19th, 2019
This celebration will include programs demonstrating the production of textiles
from animal or plant to yarn, to fabric, to a completed product.
In this way we pay tribute to the weavers, quilters and textile artists long gone,
by using their drafts and patterns in new and inspiring ways.
We will present hands-on educational programs for children,
to introduce and teach weaving and other
Local school students will be invited to participate
in special presentations and demonstration of sewing, spinning and weaving.
Vendors will be invited from throughout this area to display
and demonstrate their textile-related items.
Ranchers with sheep, alpaca and llama will be invited to attend
and bring livestock.
Plants that grow in this area will be on display: cotton, flax,
bulrushes and other fibers suitable for weaving or basketry.
Native American tribes will be invited to display
their rugs, blankets and other regalia.
Historic quilts from our collection will be on display and classes
in historic quilt patterns will be offered.
Emphasis will be on teaching the origins of cloth,
its production, its many uses and its importance to our civilization.