Quilt Turning

 with Pennsylvania quilt historian Barbara Garrett


Saturday, November 4th, 2023, Two Seatings:  10:00 am and 1:00 pm

Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center in Pennsburg


Participants will gather around a stack of 25 antique quilts thoughtfully selected from the Textile Collection of the Goschenhoppen Historians.  Pennsylvania quilt historian Barbara Garrett will discuss the quilt’s design, construction, and history….and then “turn” to the next quilt.  A special event for anyone with an interest in vintage quilts.  Registration is limited to 20 per session to assure participants can easily see, appreciate, and even photograph each quilt.  

The Textile Collections of the Goschenhoppen Historians and the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center



Register online at Schwenkfelder.org/adult-workshops  

or contact Joanne at 215-679-3103 or joanne@schwenkfelder.org

Early Bird by October 15th--$35, After October 15th--$40

All proceeds benefit the Goschenhoppen Historians



The Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center

105 Seminary Street, Pennsburg, PA 18073

Be sure to allow extra time to enjoy the Schwenkfelder museum.  In addition to the permanent galleries, special exhibits include 

  • A culinary Journey from Germany to Pennsylvania Culinary Journey
  • "A Loving Tribute to a Quiltie Lady: The Quilts of Nancy Roan, Sept 22 through spring of 2024

Upcoming Textile Events Include