Paper, pins, scissors: new stories from old quilts

Textile historian Suzanne Hill McDowell will host a luncheon program from noon to 2 p.m. on Sept. 15 and tell the stories of a selection of quilts ay the Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts housed in historic Shelton House in Waynesville.

McDowell has spent the winter studying eight quilts from the historic Shelton House collection and will incorporate detailed analysis and historical knowledge.

The event is limited to 50 people, with catered lunch provided by Kanini’s, Herron House and the Olde Brick House. Tickets are $20 and should be purchased by Sept. 8 at the Olde Brick House and Blue Ridge Books.

Sponsors for the event are Blue Ridge Books, Christmas is Everyday, Clyde Ray’s Flower Shop, Herron House, Olde Brick House, Polly’s Florist and Quilters’ Quarters. 

828.452.1551.

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