Sunday, April 23, 2017

Textile Duo at the Windham Textile & History Museum



Windham Textile & History Museum
411 Main Street and 159 Union Street; Willimantic, CT 06226
Phone: 860-456-2178

Hours of Operation
Fri, Sat & Sun  – 10 am – 4 pm
Admission:  Adults: $7.00 • Students, Seniors $5 • Groups: $4
Museum Members & Kids Club Members: Free
Guided Tours: Sunday 2:00 pm
Self Guided Tours are during hours of operation
Parking Is directly across the street.

June 1st – June 30th, 2017
Invitational Fiber Art/Quilt Show– “Locally Inspired” 
Solo Show – Sheila Rae Lutz

June 10th - Quilting & Fiber Arts Day – The speakers and vendors for this day include:
Speakers
10:00 a.m. - Hope Barton – SAQACT and SAQA Traveling Quilt Show talk and display
11:00 a.m. - Martha Sielman, Author – Art Quilts International “Abstract & Geometric”
Noon - Music & Lunch available at the museum 
     - Allison Wilbur –Sashiko Stitching
1:00 p.m. - Patricia Ferguson - How to Hang Quilts/Fiber Art
2:00 p.m. - Lois Palmer – Anatomy of a Quilt Appraisal – Description: The steps used when doing a quilt appraisal
3:00 p.m. - Jamie Eves, Executive Director WTHM – "Connecticut and the History of Early Sewing Machines." with a focus on 19th-century machines including the Singer with ties to Connecticut
4:00 p.m. Day ends
 Vendors and on-going Demonstrations 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Allison Wilbur
- Carol Eaton Designs
- Catherine Whall Smith
- Dawn Allen
 Joan Blade Johnson
- Mary Lachman
- Michele Palmer
- Patricia Ferguson
- Schiller’s Sewing Circle
- Stitch Chicks Fabric Store