Contemporary Fiber Art – Stitched Connections

One hundred and twenty years ago, unknown makers assembled 150 names to create a red and white quilt in Melrose, Massachusetts. While the ink is still visible, their stories blend into history as Melrose continues to change. These five fiber artists use 21st century...

Melrose Library Quilt Display

Hear ye, hear ye! Do you have or create a red and white quilt? Do you own a quilt that uses words to make its statement? The Melrose Public Library will display quilts with the theme, “Red, White + Words” during the Melrose History Quilt homecoming. Their...

Yarnstorm Meet-ups

Of course solitary stitching has its merits. Each piece you create for the Melrose History Quilt Yarnstorm will move into the seven installations throughout town. Whether you knit a Snowflake block, a 6″ square or rectangular length, or create a 3 dimensional...
Quilt Repair Tales by Ann Wasserman

Quilt Repair Tales by Ann Wasserman

December 8, 2018 at 3pm Beebe Estate 235 West Foster St. Melrose, MA 02176 Every quilt has a story as textile conservator Ann Wasserman knows. Ann will share stories from 30 years of adventures repairing quilts.  Family history stories embodied by the quilts,...

Yarn Storm Forms: June 9 at Bowden Park

Kick off for the Yarn Storm forecast for December with arrival of the Melrose History Quilt will be June 9, 2018 from 10 am to 2 pm at Bowden Park in Melrose. It’s World Wide Knit in Public Day and Lucky Cat Yarns will represent with all kinds of fun activities....
Stitched Connections Events

Stitched Connections Events

“Stitched Connections” the exhibit inspired by the red and white antique “Melrose History Quilt” will be on display at the Beebe Estate in December 2018. Contemporary fiber art by local artists and historic interpretation surround the quilt...