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2012 Winedale Quilt Show to Feature Cotton Sack Quilts

Snowball Quilt.

Snowball Quilt. Made by Helen G. Wade, Georgetown, Texas, 1987. Cotton: made using 1930s and 1940s cotton sack fabrics. Winedale Quilt Collection, AR 2009-144; e_wqh_0195.

The Winedale Historical Complex hosts its annual quilt exhibition Feb. 12 – Feb. 25, 2012 with "Making Do with Little: Cotton Sacks and Cotton Sack Quilts." This year’s show includes quilts, cotton sacks, and cotton sack fabric swatches, plus cotton sack clothing, dishtowels, table linens, aprons, and pillowcases.

The exhibition opens with a reception on February 12 from 1-3 p.m. Exhibition hours are from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Feb. 13-25. The reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.

Winedale, located near Round Top, Texas, is a division of The University of Texas’s Briscoe Center for American History.

Sunday, February 12, 2012
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

February 13–25, 2012
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.