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Patchwork and Penwork: Quilts & Elizabeth Gaskell’s Writing

Join textile lecturer Margo Singer as she talks about the patchwork quilt, as featured in Elizabeth Gaskell’s novels and in her domestic life. There’ll be chance to see the Manchester Quilt, hand-stitched here by our own Sewing Bee group.





Included in House entry 

10th Oct 2019

1pm - 1.45pm


Plans are like a card-house-if one gives way, all the others come rattling about your head

Elizabeth Gaskell, 1864