Patterns passed through the generations

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Patterns passed through the generations

‘Connected by a Thread’ exhibit showcases the art of quilting at Durango Arts Center
Quilter Julia Garratt talks about five generations of her family’s quilts that are on display in “Connected by a Thread” in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at the Durango Arts Center.
Tumbling Block, a circa 1880 quilt, is part of the “Connected by a Thread” exhibit at the Durango Arts Center.
An Amish Bear Paw quilt on display in the “Connected by a Thread” exhibit in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at the Durango Arts Center.
“Garden Shed,” left and “Storage Shed,” were created by Leesa Zarinelli Gawlik.
Three nontraditional fiber art pieces by MaryAnne LeBlanc pay homage to ravens.
“Lightening Up,” a quilt by Alison Goss, is on display in the fiber arts show in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at the Durango Arts Center.

Patterns passed through the generations

Quilter Julia Garratt talks about five generations of her family’s quilts that are on display in “Connected by a Thread” in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at the Durango Arts Center.
Tumbling Block, a circa 1880 quilt, is part of the “Connected by a Thread” exhibit at the Durango Arts Center.
An Amish Bear Paw quilt on display in the “Connected by a Thread” exhibit in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at the Durango Arts Center.
“Garden Shed,” left and “Storage Shed,” were created by Leesa Zarinelli Gawlik.
Three nontraditional fiber art pieces by MaryAnne LeBlanc pay homage to ravens.
“Lightening Up,” a quilt by Alison Goss, is on display in the fiber arts show in the Barbara Conrad Gallery at the Durango Arts Center.
If you go

“Connected by a Thread” will open with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. Leesa Zarinelli Gawlik will teach a quilting workshop Jan. 16 in conjunction with the show, and quilt historian Connie Nordstrom will give a presentation Jan. 24. Visit www.durangoarts.com for more information.

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