The 2023 Project Threadways Symposium will offer in-person and virtual experiences. In addition to the presentations, in-person guests will experience the local community in Florence, Alabama—steeped in textile history—through food, drink, and conversation.
Speakers include Katie Knowles, historian of textiles, clothing, and U.S. slavery; Aleia Brown, Whichard Professor of History at East Carolina University; Vallarie Pratt, a scholar of Georgia chenille; artist Diana Weymar of the Tiny Pricks Project, artist Donna Mintz of the Hambidge Center; Annie Bryant and Viola Ratcliffe of Bib & Tucker Sew-Op; and more.
For more information, please click here to visit the symposium website.
Image above: A March Quilt from Bib & Tucker Sew-Op.