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Quilts, 'Bed Turning' On June 27, At Silvermont


June 24, 2019

The Transylvania Heritage Museum will present quilting in North Carolina and “Bed Turning” at 4 p.m., June 27, at Silvermont in downtown Brevard.

The history of quilt making in North Carolina spans four centuries and has been shaped by Tar Heels of nearly every ethnic group and social class. By definition a quilt involves stitching or tying a layer of batting between two pieces of fabric.

But quilt makers’ differing resources, styles and intentions have resulted in a vast diversity of expressions over the course of North Carolina’s history. Frequently, quilt making was purely a c...

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