Tradition in Transition: A Celebration of Quilts


An example of a ‘One Block Wonder’ quilt by Ellie West, entitled Red and Gold, Bright and Bold.
An example of a ‘One Block Wonder’ quilt by Ellie West, entitled Red and Gold, Bright and Bold.

A vibrant display of handmade quilts created by the Savannah Quilt Guild will be on display at the City of Savannah’s Gallery S.P.A.C.E. September 23 – October 28. An opening reception will be held Friday, September 23 from 5 – 7 p.m.

Traditions in Transition: A Celebration of Quilts is an exhibition of over 70 quilted works, featuring a variety of quilting styles and techniques. Featured items range from hand quilted and appliquéd pieces based on patterns dating back hundreds of years, to free form and contemporary art quilts and clothing.

Guided tours and demonstrations will accompany the show on four consecutive Wednesdays starting September 28 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Demonstration topics include: September 28, Creating One-ofa Kind Fabric; October 5, Special Tools for Special Effects; October 12, Cutwork; October 19, One Block Wonders.

The exhibition, opening reception and demonstrations are free and open to the public. S.P.A.C.E. is located at 9 W. Henry St. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free off-street parking is available. For information, contact 912-651-6783 or visit www.savannahga.gov/arts .


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