This weekend is the 3rd Annual Quilters Weekend at the Heinz History Center. I have developed an interest in quilting and local quilt shows for a few reasons. First – one of the most interesting events I attended because I wanted to blog about it was the Quilt show in July of 2008. Keep reading to learn more about the Pittsburgh Friendship Quilt. The program for the quilt show is one of the things that I keep on my desk.… Read the rest
Well, here is an event I never thought I would think about attending but I am actually looking forward to this Quilt Show. While Quilt Shows aren’t one of my normal weekend hangouts, I am often looking for unusual events to check out. This is what caught my eye:
There will be a MUST-SEE SPECIAL DISPLAY of the Buhl Science Center’s PITTSBURGH FRIENDSHIP QUILT, that was in storage since 1989. The quilt is made of more than 32,000 squares signed by National and Local Political Figures, including 4 U.S. Presidents, Celebrities, Sports Teams, Schools, Community Groups & Buhl Visitors.
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