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Using fabric to piece together heritage

Using fabric to piece together heritage

Nothing is cozier than a thick quilt on a cold night. But quilts do more than keep us warm: They can tell a story. Some reveal details about our nation's history, with dates stitched into the pattern. Others can be made from articles of clothing important to the quilt-maker's life. Sometimes you wrap history around you when you wrap up in a quilt. A chance to see quilts on display and hear their stories will be available June 27 at the Carroll County Farmers Market, which will have Quilt Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. According to Market Manager Heather Kuykendall, this is the second year for Quilt Day at the market and she is looking forward to seeing an array of beautiful quilts....

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