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The Art of the Victorian Crazy Quilt (VIDEO RECORDING)

A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS PROGRAM IS NOW AVAILABLE. FOLLOW THE REGISTRATION LINK BELOW IF YOU DID NOT REGISTER FOR THE LIVE PRESENTATION AND WE WILL SEND YOU A LINK TO VIEW THE RECORDING AT YOUR CONVENIENCE.)

The Cobblestone Society & Museum presents: The Art of the Victorian Crazy Quilt

A Virtual Program with guest speaker Betsey Telford-Goodwin, Owner of Rocky Mountain Quilts in York, Maine. Betsey is an antique quilt expert among few in the antique textile realm, she’ll share the history of Crazy Quilts put into the historical context that may have led to their popularity.

Emblematic of the 4th quarter of the 19th Century Victorian Era is the Victorian Crazy Quilt. This very sophisticated quilt is a symbol of an era when there was no limit to embellishment of one’s home or other environment, either indoors or out. Women, who did not have the right to vote, could create textile art that still amazes us today. The vast aspects of these creations will happily be shared.

The Q & A session will afford the opportunity to ask Betsey about her:
• Career
• Business of 36 years, featured in more than 30 magazines
• General information related to the preservation and restoration of antique quilts

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet this seasoned lecturer, who has engaged audiences at home and abroad, by joining the audience for Betsey’s first virtual lecture!

Registration: $5-$20 (Pay-What-You-Wish) A link to the recording will be sent to registrants within 24 hours of payment.

Proceeds from the collected registration fee will benefit the Cobblestone Society & Museum, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Book online with Credit Card or Paypal or call (585) 589-9013.

  • July 13, 2024
  • 12:00 pm
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