Community Quilt Project for Art Is Education Month

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Last Saturday artist Marion Coleman demonstrated the art of quilting and encouraged kids, teens, and parents  to draw  self portraits for our community quilting project. The drawings were colored with special fabric crayons and the artists selected background papers to compliment their self portraits. Next Marion will transfer the drawings to fabric with her iron. She will design borders and put the art together and stitch the quilt. We can’t wait to see how it will look. To see a sample quilt come to the children’s area of the Library. We have one in the display case. The finished quilt will be hung in the children’s picture book area of the Library.

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