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Creole Quilters: Quilt and Art Show

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Creole Quilters: Quilt and Art Show, Opelousas, Louisiana

At the Creole Quilters: Quilt and Art Show at the Delta Grand Theatre in Opelousas you can tour the efforts of these Creole women to preserve the tradition, culture, and history of quilting with their own beautiful displays.

Vendors from across central Louisiana will gather to bring new ideas and inspiration with their hand-made items. As well as these displays, there will be needlepoint and quilting demonstrations. See how the experts create these dazzling patterns.

In the words of Rebecca Henry, founder and director of the Creole Heritage Folklife Center, “Come and see how when needle, thread, and fabric, when bound together, can create beauty, comfort, and warmth.”

This quilt show is more than just a demonstration of the mastery of these Creole ladies, it will also educate and encourage attendees to remember the traditions of their Creole ancestors while at the same time teaching them new skills all in the effort to preserve these traditions.