Arts and Entertainment

Museum displaying ‘crazy quilts’ exhibit

The White River Valley Museum celebrates the Victorian tradition of crazy quilting with a series of events, including “Crazy Quilts: Puzzle Patches and Fanciful Embroidery” that runs until Aug. 10.

The exhibit features a

collection of 30 quilts, garments and other items made with the crazy quilting method, most dating from 1880 to 1920.

Other programs on the museum lineup:

• Yarn dyeing with native plants (Aug. 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.): Participants will collect plants native to the Northwest Coast region and process them into dyes for dyeing yarn and wool. Cost is $155. Pre-registration is required. Call 253-288-7433.

• Coast Salish weaving (Aug. 16-17, 9-3 p.m.): Plant-dyed yarns will be used to weave on a Coast Salish table-top loom. Dyed yarn from the “yarn dyeing with native plants” workshop can be used in this workshop. Participants will complete a 12” x 14” wall hanging. Select weavings from this workshop will be displayed in the exhibit “SQ3Tsya’yay: Weaver’s

Spirit Power.” Cost is $175

for both days. Pre-registration

is required. Call 253-288-7433.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the Oct 21
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates