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Dating Quilts - October 15, 2021 (10:00 - 1:00)

Are you interested in learning the approximate age of antique and vintage quilts? This class will be helpful for quilt historians, antique dealers, quilt collectors and antique quilt enthusiasts. We'll take a chronological look at quilts made during this 150 year period. Students will learn how to date quilts based on "clues" such as: 

     Styles of quilts;
     Common designs;
     Fabric color and common color combinations;
     Types of fabrics;
     Specialty fabrics; and 

MUST have a minimum of 5 students to hold the class.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details:
Requirements: Bring paper and pencil for taking notes. Lunch is NOT provided; bring something to eat if you want.
Instructor: Cindy Stuart
Instructor Bio: Cindy Stuart 865-386-0940 (Cell); Instructor Cindy Stuart began quilting in the 1990s. In 2012 she began buying and repairing vintage and antique quilts. She is a certified quilt appraiser, teaches classes on repairing and dating quilts, and has a business "ByGone Quilts" selling repaired quilts. She is a member of the American Quilt Study Group, American Quilters Society, and Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild, and is the facilitator for the Tennessee Quilt Study Group.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
  • Ph: (865) 980-0950
  • 240 Gill Street
    Alcoa, TN 37701
  • Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 PM