Ravensthorpe Regional Arts Council Presents
PRESERVING FAMILY STORIES IN QUILTS
Monday 22nd April at the Hopetoun Sports Pavilion
Come along to one session or both!
Session 1 9:30am cost $5
Lyn shows ways of preserving family stories in quilts and fabrics. She will show how she has told her grandmother’s story in fabric pictures and how other details are recorded on a Family Tree, and on Friendship and Commemorative quilts. Participants will be involved in the making of a Friendship quilt. This will require no previous knowledge of quilting or sewing.
Lunch served at 12pm cost$10 from Kristin’s Kitchen
Session 2 1:00pm cost $5
Lyn tells of her grandmother Maggie Kelly Kane’ s story in items brought to Australia in a Saratoga trunk in 1901, when she sailed from Ireland on a Bride Ship. This will be followed by the screening of Lyn’s documentary film of Maggie’s Journey. An invitation will then be extended to the audience to share their family stories.
Bookings at Hopetoun and Ravensthorpe CRC’s
Enquiries to Fay Obrien on 9838 3271