Pioneer Museum accepting entries for quilt show

first_imgPhotos from The Pioneer Museum of AlabamaQuilts of all ages, all patterns and for all uses are being accepted in the Pioneer Museum of Alabama’s Bi-Annual Quilt Show that will open on March 4. Entries will be accepted until March 2. There is no entry admission. Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… “The quilts may be handmade or machine made; they may be full-sized quilts or lap quilts or wall hangings,” she said. “We want to celebrate and highlight the art of quilt making.”Tatom said quilts were a huge part of pioneer life. Quilts were functional, not decorative.Pioneers had to travel by wagon but, once a family reached its destination, quilts were needed for uses other than bed coverings. Rather than keep rain and wind out of the wagon, the quilts were used to cover windows and doors of their log cabins or dugouts and to partition off a room. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits “We assign a number to a quilt as soon as it is brought in,” Tatom said. “The owner’s information is logged in with that number, along with name, phone number and address.”Additional information about the quilt, ownership, age, pattern and history is appreciated but not required.Tatom said the Pioneer Museum of Alabama’s collection of quilts will be included in the show.“The museum’s oldest quilt, is the 1774-1775 Passmore quilt,” she said. “It was originally made in South Carolina and brought to Pike County from there.”The Pioneer Museum of Alabama’s Bi-Annual Quilt Show is included in the museum admission. The Pioneer Museum of Alabama will host its bi-annual quilt show beginning March 4 to run for two weeks.Barbara Tatom, museum director, said entries of quilts of all times and kinds will be accepted until March 2.Tatom said no matter when a quilt was made or by whom, it is eligible for entry in the Pioneer Museum of Alabama Bi-Annual Quilt Show. Print Article Published 9:26 pm Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Skip You Might Like Pioneer Museum accepting entries for quilt show Patriots hold off Tuscaloosa Academy to claim AISA State Championship The Pike Liberal Arts Patriots led for all but approximately 17 seconds in the second half and pulled out a… read more By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell Tatom said today’s quilts are used primarily for bed coverings and often as decorative wall hangings.“The Pioneer Museum will feature quilts of different kinds and with many different patterns,” she said. “We welcome all quilts.Quilts may be entered in the show during regular museum hours, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. There is no charge for entry.Tatom said the museum staff has a secure entry system in place. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Sponsored Content Email the author Latest Stories Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more