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Lone Star Quilt Study Group

       Star Light, Star Bright, Stars Upon My Bed Tonight

   …A Survey of Star Quilts of the Past

 
 Date:           February 16, 2019

 Time:         10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 Cost:      $40.00 per person

Location:   Historic Casino Hall      

254 N. Jefferson, La Grange, Texas

 
Topic: Star Light, Star Bright, Stars Upon My Bed Tonight: A Survey of Star Quilts of the Past

 Join the Lone Star Quilt Study Group as Carolyn Miller shares Star Quilts from her vast collection of antique quilts and discusses the variety of ways that stars have been portrayed in quilts. Afterwards attendees can compare what she has shown with the Astronomical Quilts on Exhibit at Winedale.

In addition, time is planned to visit both the Briscoe Center for American History’s Winedale Historical Center in Round Top and the Texas Quilt Museum in LaGrange.

The Briscoe Center for American History 2019 Winedale Historical Center exhibit: 

Astronomical Quilts! Block Challenge Collection. 

 The Texas Quilt Museum exhibits:

World of Beauty, a selection of winners from the International Quilt Festival 2018


Stories of West Africa solo artist exhibition of works by Hollis Chatelain 
 

Season After Season, a juried exhibit from the Studio Art Quilt Associates
 
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Attendees are invited to bring examples of relevant “star” quilts and ephemera from their own collections to exhibit and discuss during show-and-tell at the end of our meeting.

 




 

 

 


Join the Lone Star Quilt Study Group for a quilt filled day!

Our next Quilt Study Day will be February 16, 2019 

at Historic Casino Hall

254 N. Jefferson, La Grange, Texas

Cost is $40 per person. Lunch is included.