Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Block 29. A Stitch in Time

by Terry Thornton

A stitch in time. . . Block 29 of the circa 1931 Friendship Quilt in the Museum of the Itawamba County Historical Society

MULLINS, Carl, Block 29

No information could be found on Carl Mullins.

STEWART, Nannette, Block 29

No information was found on Nannette Stewart.

STEWART, Sybal, Block 29

No information was found on Sybal Stewart.

STEWART, W.C., Block 29

No information was found on W.C. Stewart.

If you have additional information about any of the names on this quilt square, please post a comment below. Your help is needed to "write" the story of this almost eighty-year old quilt.

A stitch in time . . . The 2010 Friendship-Memory Quilt

Watch for public quilting bees scheduled from later this spring --- and come help quilt the 2010 Friendship-Memory Quilt. Beginner and advanced quilters welcomed to attend to preserve the art of hand-quilting.


Family information from Memories from Itawamba County: A Friendship Quilt circa 1931 --- A Stitch in Time by Terry Thornton with assistance from Members of the Itawamba Historical Society, Itawamba Settlers, Quarterly Journal of the Itawamba County, Mississippi, History and Genealogy. Winter 2009, Pages 143-61.

Square from 1931 Friendship Quilt photographed by Terry Thornton, September 3, 2009, Bond's House Museum, Itawamba Historical Society, Mantachie, Mississippi.

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