801 E. Cedar at Church St., Rockport, Texas

** New hours **
OPEN Saturdays 10am – 4pm. Sundays 1pm - 4pm
Admission is Free
For more information, call 361-727-9214

History Center for Aransas County

Quilters' Memories: Then and Now

Exhibit showing Saturday, January 21, 2017
through Sunday, March 19, 2017

History Center for Aransas County
801 E. Cedar, Rockport, TX

A tribute to the legacy of quiltiing, voiced through the memories of the women of history.  Study the quilts, hear the stories, see the tools, learn the art.
Presented by the Piecemakers by the Bay Quilt Guild and the Friends of the History Center.

Click here to view photos and videos from the opening event.


Applique Quilting

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01 AppliqueQuilt

Crazy Quilt History: A Victorian Craze

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02 CrazyQuilts

Feedsack Quilts

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03 FeedSackQuilts

Redwork Embroidery History: “Fancy Work”

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04 RedworkQuilts

Advice from a Singer Sewing Manual - 1949

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05 AdvicefromSinger

World War II: 1940 - 1945

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06 WWII

Civil War Quilts: 1861 - 1865

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07 CivilWar

Prairie & Frontier Quilts: 1890s

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08 Prairie FrontierQuilts

The Great Depression: 1929 - 1939

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09 TheGreatDepression

The Quilting Bee: Socialization Then and Now

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10 QuiltingBee

Sunbonnet Sue 1800s-1970s

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11 SunbonnetSue

Quilting in Texas

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13 QuiltinginTexas

Quilting Quotes

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12 QuiltingQuotes

Quilted Milestones in Texas History

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14a QuiltedMilestones

Quilted Milestones in Texas History

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14b QuiltedMilestones

How to Hand Quilt

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15 HowtoHandQuilt

African / Slave Quilting

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16 African SlaveQuilts

The Piecemakers by the Bay Quilt Guild (PBTB)

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17 Piecemakers

Freedom through Quilting

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18 FreedomthruQuilting

 


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