The Quilters of Gees Bend


Ages 6 years+

For generations women of  Gees Bend, Alabama have  made quilts that serve many purposes from keeping a  family warm to  memorializing loved ones.  Today, many of these quilts hang in museums as modern  masterpieces of color and  design. Learn about the quilts through poetry and  art. Then design and create  your own quilt square inspired by those of Gees Bend.

This kit includes:  The book Stitchin’ and Pullin’: A Gees Bend Quilt written by Patricia McKissack and illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera, fabric pieces to make the quilt, a large felt square, 2 sewing  needles, thread, fabric glue, a sponge brush and a craft stick for the glue, a dowel and ribbon to hang your finished quilt piece.

Ship: $11 / Free Store Pick-up


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