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