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Quilt on display at Almonte Fibre Fest

September 10 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, grandmothers launched a project that exemplifies the solidarity between Canadian grandmothers and their counterparts on the African continent – the Solidarity Quilt. It represents the power and impact of women’s leadership, activism and collaboration in communities around the world.

This unique piece of women’s handiwork has been crafted by 25 groups of grandmothers in a cross-Canada quilting bee with fabric contributed by over 300 Grandmothers in Canada and sub-Saharan Africa.

Visit the quilt at the Almonte Fibre Fest from September 9-10.


September 10
8:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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One World Grannies
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Mississippi Valley Textile Museum
3 Rosamond St E
Almonte, Ontario K0A 1A0 Canada
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