Photos, Prints, Drawings Mabel Brown working on a windmill quilt at a quilting bee in the living room of her home on Drews Creek

Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Brown, Mabel Miller
Eiler, Lyntha Scott
Dates 1995
Location Drews Creek
Raleigh County
West Virginia
Language English
Subjects Community Events
Pleasant Acres (W. Va.)
Mabel Brown working on a windmill quilt at a quilting bee in the living room of her home on Drews Creek
Contributor Names
Brown, Mabel Miller (Depicted)
Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
Created / Published
September 26, 1995
Subject Headings
-  Quilting
-  Tales
-  Community events
-  Fall
-  September
-  Pleasant Acres (W. Va.)
-  Ethnography
-  Photographs
-  West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Drews Creek
-  Each Tuesday morning from September through May, a number of women on Drews Creek get together to quilt. Sometimes they quilt at the Ramp House, a community center at the head of Drews Creek across from the Delbert Free Will Baptist Church, to which most of the women belong. Many of the tops are pieced by the women on request, and they produce a number of quilts each year for sale at the annual Pine Knob Ramp Supper. As they quilt, the women catch up on news of the community, which often includes information about what's coming up in the gardens and in the woods.
-  Event: Quilting Bee.
35 mm Color Slide
Call Number
AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C003-02
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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