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Quilts, Coverlets and Comforters: Keeping Warm in 1850s - Land Between the Lakes, KY

  • Recurrence Recurring daily
  • Dates: Sep 16 - 17, 2017
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Phone: 931-232-6457
  • Location:
    USDA Forest Service National Recreation Area
    Golden Pond, KY 42211
Overview 

Overview

Discover the rich textile traditions of an 1850 farm as you explore the bed coverings that kept a farm family warm at night. From quilting bees, weaving looms, and knitting needles; farm women made a wide variety of bed coverings with homegrown fibers. Step back in time and join the quilting bee and learn the difference between a quilt, coverlet, and comforter. Then stroll back to the cabin and watch as our newest coverlet is made, one handspun yarn at a time. Our treasured 1850 era quilts and coverlets will be on display.

Quilts, Coverlets and Comforters: Keeping Warm in 1850s - Land Between the Lakes, KY