Hours of operation- Thursday-Saturday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Check out the handmade gifts in the SQTM gift shop!
You'll find lots of great Christmas gifts!
Fall 2017 Exhibit- "What's Your Quilt Story?"
- Opening Day, September 7, 10:00 AM
- Grand Opening with Presentation , September 9, Open at 10:00 AM, Presentation at 11:00 AM
- Ends in Mid- December
- 1780's Quilt Broderie Perse Quilt displayed Sept. 7-9 and October 26-28 only
- This exhibit is the Fifth Anniversary of the Museum Exhibit.
Standing Rock Quilt hangs in the entrance. The story for this quilt " Made by a Women's Club in Standing Rock, AL in 1918 to raise funds for the Red Cross' service to soldiers and their families during WW 1. Citizens paid to have their names embroidered on signature blocks and the quilt was raffled. Five year old Rip Bonner won the raffle. The quilt has been in the Bonner family every since and has been loaned to the Southeastern Quilt & Textile Museum by Robert Bonner of Carrollton." Come see this unique quilt along with many other old quilts and their stories. Grand Opening this Saturday September 9th from 10:00 to 2:00. Gallery talk at 11:00.
Winter 2018 Exhibit- January 11-March 2018
West Georgia Quilting Guild Annual Quilt Show and Apron Exhibition
Call for Aprons -
For its next exhibit the Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum is collaborating with the Cultural Arts Center's Apron Chronicles exhibit by presenting a simultaneous display of aprons. If you have an apron with a story - how it was used - why it was made - where it was purchased, etc. - the Museum would like you to submit it for display. An application describing your apron and its history and a picture are all that is required to have your treasure considered for display January - March 2018. Please contact the Museum for an application or print from the link below and submit by November 11 via U.S. Mail, email or drop off application at the Museum.
Sacred Threads Exhibition- April 5th, 2018 to June 30th, 2018
The Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum is proud to announce that it will host the Sacred Threads Exhibition of Quilts Expressing Life’s Journey: Joy, Inspiration, Healing, Grief, and Peace. In 1999, Sacred Threads Founder, Vikki Pignatelli, gathered a small group of women who felt that their quilts had been misrepresented in quilt shows in the past. Their spirituality had inspired their quilts and quilt shows had been reluctant to feature them. The Sacred Threads exhibit was created to feature these quilts who touch upon both the personal and spiritual levels and is now a national touring exhibit. Museum visitors can glimpse into the spiritual journey of each of these quilters. The exhibit features a MP3 guided tour for each quilt.
Apron Sewing Class- February 17, 2018
This class compliments the Apron Exhibit which will be on display from January 7- March 2018 from 10:00 am-1:00pm. You may sign up for this class by calling the Museum at 770-301-2187. Participants will need to bring 1 and 1/4 yards for the main section of the apron, and if you wish to add a pocket bring 1/4 yard of the same fabric or a complimentary fabric.
Cost is $35.