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“Rag Quilting of the Rice, Indigo and Cotton Plantations”

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Try your hand at the Gullah Geechee rag quilting tradition at the Colleton Museum & Farmers Market in the hands-on program, “Rag Quilting of the Rice, Indigo and Cotton Plantations” with artist Sharon Cooper-Murray. Ms. Cooper-Murray is dedicated to preserving this disappearing art form and her craft reflects lessons learned from older Gullah Geechee women on Wadamalaw and Johns Islands. They were the keepers of a tradition that began on the islands during the antebellum period when feed and grain sacks were combined with rag strips to make these unique quilts.

You can work on a community rag quilt or start your own project. The instructor provides all materials, and each participant should bring their own scissors. Reservations are required. Call 843.549.2303.

Details

Date:
September 21
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.colletonmuseum.org/farmers-market

Venue

Colleton Museum and Farmers Market
506 E Washington Street
Walterboro, SC United States
Phone:
(843) 549-2303
Website:
http://www.colletonmuseum.org/farmers-market

Organizer

Colleton Museum and Farmers Market
Phone:
(843) 549-2303
Website:
http://www.colletonmuseum.org/farmers-market