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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.