Home: A Reception and Exhibit of Handmade Quilts

Forest Park Branch
Thursday, June 12, 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Home is an exhibit of quilts made by Springfield residents.

"Coming Home" Quilt, created by the late Dorothy Whitten Roy, a third generation Springfield resident.
“Coming Home” Quilt, created by the late Dorothy Whitten Roy, a third generation Springfield resident.

Come see the variety of quilts displayed, and meet the quilters who created them! A wide variety of quilting techniques will be on display, from the traditional to the modern. Don’t miss the additional programming – for all ages – which complements the exhibit, including a spinning demonstration, pattern making for young children, and more.

Light refreshments will be provided at the reception.

The exhibit will continue through August 26th.

Spinning Wheel Demonstration
Thursday, June 12, 6 – 7 pm

The textile industry is back in Springfield! Come and watch and try your hand at spinning thread on a spinning wheel! Spinner Lucy Willingham will set up her spinning wheel in our lobby. Drop in and watch, or, if you wish to try your hand at spinning, be prepared to take up a spindle.

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Quilt created by Barbara Stroup
Quilt created by Barbara Stroup
Quilt created by Loretta Forsyth.
Quilt created by Loretta Forsyth.


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