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April 9, 2014

The Homeplace at LBL hosts annual Quilt Show

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The 8th Annual Quilt Show, “Quilting Past and Present,” will be held at The Homeplace at and Between the Lakes April 26 from 10 a.m. -4 p.m. and April 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Celebrate quilts past and present. Whether made in 1850’s or today, quilts tell a story in every stitch.  This year the story of Land Between The Lakes will be told through quilts made for the 50th Anniversary Homeplace Quilters Showcase.

The story continues with treasured quilts made between the rivers from the 1960’s to the 1850’s. From every day to special day quilts, each are a work of art.

Step into the past on the 1850’s farm and try your hand at age-old quilting techniques from carding a cotton batt to hand quilting. Discover the importance of quilts to a mid-19th century farming family and enjoy a display of The Homeplace quilts. Plus, learn how to care for your cherished family quilts and other textiles. 

quilts 5Families are more than welcome and there are ongoing activities daily as well as programs for “the menfolk.” The program free with HP admission. For more information call 931-232-6457.

Admission is $5 (ages 13 and up), $3 (ages five -12) and children four and under, free.

The program schedule is as follows:

Demonstrations ~ April 26 & 27 | Sat & Sun ~

Theater Quilt Show — Past and Present
The Homeplace Quilt Collection
50th Anniversary Quilts

1 p.m. Theater
Quilt Turning
Preservation and Stories

~ Saturday Only ~
10 a.m.  Meet the Sheep
11 a.m.  Blacksmithing
1 p.m. Woodworking

~ Sunday Only ~
10 a.m. Woodworking
2 p.m.  Blacksmithing


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