Museum and arts council working on pandemic quilt project

Carla Stanford (left) and Tallahatchie Arts Council VISTA Member Mary Ellen Cobb (right) look through the Community Story Quilt Project packets.
October 5th, 2020     Community

The Union County Heritage Museum and Tallahatchie Arts Council (TAC) invite community members to participate in their Community Quilt Story Project related to the pandemic. This project combines community, creativity, and camaraderie while acknowledging everyone’s experience during the current pandemic. Participants can pick up supplies at the museum and create one 12”x12” quilt block and retune the completed block by Oct. 31. The quilt will then be put together and quilted.

The inspiration for the quilt block centers around your experience with the pandemic. Everyone is encouraged to incorporate their individuality and creativity into their block using by including embroidery, improvisation, and applique with the supplied materials

If you are interested in participating, please stop by the Union County Heritage Museum to pick up a packet of materials. The quilt will include 30 squares. The finished quilt blocks should be returned to the museum by Oct. 31. Additional instructions can be located inside the quilt block packet.

You may contact the Union County Heritage Museum via phone at 662.538.0014 Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

You may also contact the Tallahatchie Arts Council via email at or

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