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History lives on through quilts

 

Last updated 5/1/2008 at Noon

Zion Lutheran School student Hannah Wilson works on her patterned square for the eighth grade quilt.

FALLBROOK — A little part of American history recently came to life for Zion Lutheran fifth and eighth grade students.

As part of their curriculum, the students embarked on an adventure that began with a visit from Betty Hall, a retired Fallbrook High School teacher and member of the Fallbrook Quilters’ Guild, and ended with the students learning an authentic early American skill: quilting.

Hall brought three cases full of handmade quilts dating from the 1930s to the presentation for the students to examine. She talked about the various techniques used in their construction and the hi...



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