By Linda Henderson
Quilts 'n Fibre: From Then 'Till Now
June 28 & 29, 2014 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Quilts, needlework, rug hooking, spinning, weaving and anything related to the textile arts will be the theme of the weekend. Examples from the Museum's collection, as well as rarely seen pieces from the trunks of community members will bring warmth and colour to the Museum grounds. Demonstrations of wool dying, hand quilting, rug hooking, spinning and weaving will all take place with hands-on activities and potential workshops still in the works. Textile vendors, food and refreshments will be available both days.
This is the ad posted by the Glengarry Pioneer Museum in Dunvegan in Eastern Ontario that attracted BHCG members, Dawna Matthew, Linda Henderson, Claire and Candace Fradette, and Jacquie Tseng who attended this wonderful event. Quilts and hooked rugs were on display both outdoors and throughout the pioneer buildings on the site. A number of…