Join us for a March Quilts sewing session at the Birmingham Museum of Art Sunday April 28th from 1-4 PM! This year we are celebrating Year 5 of the March Quilts and we are paying homage to unsung Alabama heroines. This event is free and open to the public.
The March Quilts is an annual community quilting project developed by Bib & Tucker Sew-Op. The program started in 2015 when Bib & Tucker Sew-Op partnered with UAB’s Department of Art & Art History and the Birmingham Museum of Art to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches through open sewing sessions that yielded 461 quilt blocks. Each year, Bib & Tucker members choose a civil or human rights theme and facilitate open sewing sessions and discussion. During these sessions, community members create quilt blocks that express personal feelings about the theme. Bib & Tucker members then stitch the blocks into quilts that are exhibited in tandem with a relevant anniversary or day of recognition.