Date(s) - 08/20/2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Campus Martius Museum
Cost: $25 per person
Topic: Modern Hand Quilting
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Definition: The most important aspects or practical details of a subject or situation
The Nitty Gritty Series explores the finer aspects of chosen exhibits in Campus Martius and The Ohio River Museums. Presenters who have a special interest in their chosen topic will share their stories and expertise with participants. This program is for adults. Students ages 12-18 must have parental supervision.
Modern quilts and quilting methods will be on tap for August’s program. Participants will create their own mini-quilt as they learn about the fascinating history of quilting which reaches back to the Egyptian cultures. Learn about quilting bees, popular patterns and the myth of the “Colonial Quilt”.
All Dates in this Series:
January 22 – Basic Traditional Gunsmithing Techniques of the 19th Century
February 5 – Quilling – Creating the Perfect Valentine
April 16 – Weaving Machines and Basic Weaving Techniques
May 21 – Steam Power on Land and Water
July 9 – Civil War Cannons and Mortars and Projectiles, Oh My!
August 20 – Modern Hand Quilting
November 12 – Timber Tools and Framing on the Frontier