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‘Brain engaging’ artform showcased

Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 2:01 pm

Bold and colorful, creative and eye-catching homemade non-traditional quilts by Montross resident Pam Walsh promise to wow those who see them at Westmoreland County Museum’s Pop ’N Art show. It opens with an artist’s reception Wednesday September 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the original Museum building.

Walsh has been sewing for about 50 years; quilts came into picture about 30 years ago, and she estimates she has made some 200 – none of them duplicates.

“I happened to go to a quilt show,” she recalled, “and afterwards started playing around with fabrics I had on hand. I found it ‘brain engaging’ and loved it. I make quilts because it is calming, but still engaging as I try different techniques and varieties of fabrics, from regular cloth to vintage handkerchiefs, ties, flannel shirts and T-shirts.”

Walsh plans to have 25-30 quilts at the show, some not yet finished so people can see the process.

For the full article, pick up the latest Westmoreland News 9/18/19

Pam Walsh, with a vintage hanky and linen quilt, and tie quilt in the making,

will show her work at the Westmoreland County Museum.