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Historical Quilt Program

Event Type: Class
Age Group(s): Adults, Seniors
Date: 2/18/2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Description:
 Learn about the important role quilts played in the Civil War and how to make a reproduction quilt project. Part history lesson, part craft class, this program will cover the important role quilts played in the Civil War, women's roles during the war, and the Minnesota connections to the war. Learn about the types and colors of fabrics and patterns that can be used to start your own Civil War reproduction quilt project. Create a miniature Civil War quilt block during the program. A pattern, instructions, needle, and materials for the miniature quilt block will be provided. Bring a sharp fabric scissors. For ages 14 - adults, limit 12. Pre-registration required.
Library: Great River Regional Library - Melrose    Map