Monthly Archives: March, 2015

Quilts that tell Stories

Quilts tell stories. Some more than others. As I dig deeper into the lives of the girls and women that created the quilt squares in Athelstan, Iowa in 1934, I feel  a greater sense of who these women are – just because of the small tracks through time that they left via these small pieces …

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Athelstan Women Helping Each Other – August 1934

Bedford Times Press, August 23, 1934 Many of the women and girls that have quilt blocks at the Taylor County Historical Museum were mentioned in the Bedford Times Press on August 23, 1934. (Their names bolded) HONOR GUEST AT SHOWER Mrs. Fred Fidler Receives Many Gifts from Friends Mrs. Fred Fidler was honor guest at …

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