Why We Quilt, Book Talk and Trunk Show by Thomas Knauer

February 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Why We Quilt, Book Talk and Trunk Show by Thomas Knauer

Join the Library on February 28th at 7 pm when we join CNY author, Thomas Knauer for a look at quilts and the stories they tell. Author of “Why We Quilt”, Knauer will read from his latest book and display some of his quilts.

“In this tribute to today’s vibrant quilting community, prize-winning quilter and teacher Thomas Knauer showcases a stunning collection of quilts from a wide range of contemporary makers, accompanied by their testimonials about what inspires and imbues their craft with meaning. From temperance quilts to the AIDS quilt, there’s a rich history of individuals and communities using fabric and thread to connect with others and express themselves, both personally and politically. Why We Quilt blends bits of this history with the stories and work of today’s leading quilters, highlighting themes of tradition, community, consumerism, change, and creativity. With a unique die-cut cover and a richly layered design, this book will enthrall designers, quilters, and all types of handcraft enthusiasts.” (amazon.com)

This program- free and open to the public- is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Call the Library at 315.655.9322 with questions.