Events

World War II: ‘From the Battlefields to the Home Front’ Presentation

A Year of Learning & Focus

World War II: From the Battlefields to the Home Front

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Two presentations by Sue Reich, quilt historian and author…  

“Is It Scrap Happy
or 1,000 Pieces and Counting”

If you think that quilters have a fabric stash, it’s nothing compared to the excessive amounts of fabric women of the 19th century had access to. If you love multitudinous pieced quilts, you will love this presentation. Featured are quilts with thousands of pieces made between 1830 and 1945. Learn the history of these quilts and view a large trunk show.

and …

Quiltmaking That Saw Us Through The War Years: 1941-1945”

A Power Point presentation and trunk show about women coming together to make quilts to commemorate military service, to raise funds for the war effort, to comfort the British, French and refugees, and to celebrate victory in war.

About the Presenter 

Sue Reich has extensive experience in quilt-making. She is a certified AQS appraiser and an NOA trained quilt judge. Sue lectures nationally on a variety of quilt history topics and her trunk shows include theme-based quilts from her extensive personal collection. She has authored Quilts and Quiltmakers Covering Connecticut; Quilting, Frolics & Bees: 100 years of Signature Quilts; Quilting News of Yesteryear: 1,000 Pieces and Counting; Quilting News of Yesteryear: Crazy as a Bed Quilt; World War II Quilts, and her most recently released book, World War I Quilts.

There will be time during both presentations for attendee “show and tell” – feel free to bring along any of your own theme-based quilts to share. 

Saturday, May 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lycoming Mall Community Room, 300 Lycoming Mall Circle, Muncy, PA
(Community room next to BonTon’s inside mall entrance)

 

Sponsored by the Muncy Historical Society, P. O. Box 11, Muncy, PA 17756

For additional information, visit our website : www.MuncyHistoricalSociety.org or call: 570/546-5917

Check our website for details 11th Annual Quilt Show, July 17-18, 2015

Please print form below and mail along with your $20 check (per person) made payable to Muncy Historical Society.

$20 per attendee, lunch included.

“Is It Scrap Happy or 1,000 Pieces and Counting”
& “Quiltmaking That Saw Us Through The War Years: 1941-1945”

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