“The Essence of Us: We Have Always Been Here”
Sisters In Stitches Joined By The Cloth Quilt Guild Celebrates 25 Years
(Roxbury, MA) The tradition of African American quilt making will be the focus of an exhibit featuring the work of Sisters In Stitches Joined By The Cloth Quilt Guild. Called
“The Essence of Us: We Have Always Been Here,” the exhibit marks the Guild’s 25th anniversary. The free show will open with a reception on Sunday, September 11 from
2pm-5pm at the Department of Conservation & Recreation Dillaway Thomas House at Roxbury Heritage State Park, 183 Roxbury Street in Boston. The series of events tied to the exhibit includes the following:
–Quilt Workshop, Sunday, September 25, 2pm – 5pm, Dillaway Thomas House
-Quilt Workshop, Saturday, October 8, 10am – 1pm, at the Roxbury Branch of the
Boston Public Library
–Closing Reception & Trunk Show, Dillaway Thomas House,
Sunday, October 23, 2pm – 5pm
All workshops are free and for all ages.
For people who would like to view the exhibit, the Dillaway Thomas House is open Wednesday – Sunday from 10am – 5pm.
The exhibit Is made possible through a collaboration with Sisters in Stitches Joined By The Cloth, DCR-Roxbury Heritage State Park, the Roxbury Cultural District and the Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library.
Sponsors include: Eastern Bank, Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, Roxbury Historical Society and Hibernian Hall.
For more information and to register for the free workshops, go to https://www.sistersinstitches.org Covid safety protocols will be followed.
About Sisters In Stitches Joined By The Cloth:
Sisters In Stitches Joined By The Cloth is dedicated to teaching the community the history, and the tradition of African American quilt making.