Hands on activity

Quilt code patterns

pattern on quilt
Date:
12 Oct 2014
Time:
1-4pm
Suitable for:
all visitors, family-friendly
Booking:
Free drop-in event, no need to book
Room:
Anthony Walker Education Centre

Learn the meanings and codes behind the patterns on African American quilts and how they helped the enslaved on the road to freedom.

Make a paper and fabric patchwork pattern of your own, maybe inspired by the Gees Bend quilt on display in the museum.