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Local Artist to Showcase 1930s Quilts

The Tuesday program will take place at the Bishops Corner Branch Library.

Known as the period of pastels, local artist Jo Hansling hopes to introduce people of the 2000s to the quilts of the 1930s in an effort to create memories of common threads of hope for future heirlooms.

During the program, Hansling will discuss trivia on America in the 30s, feedsacks, popular quilt patterns and material frugality. Samples of reproduction quilts will be on display to showcase this time period.

The program will be held from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, at in the Card Room of the Bishops Corner Branch Library/Senior Center located at 15 Starkel Rd.

Please register on the library’s website or phone the library at (860) 561-8214. Space is limited and registration is strongly suggested.

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