Sandy Mush 4-H Club to be Recognized at County Commissioner Meeting Tuesday, February 20

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Congratulations to our Sandy Mush 4-H Club for 40 years of active service to our community; they are the oldest 4-H Club in Buncombe County! Sandy Mush 4-H Club was started in February 1978 by Sandra Reeves, the wife of former Buncombe … Read More

Sandy Mush Quilt Gallery: Ethel Ratcliff Langford

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Quilter: Ethel Ratcliff Langford Quilt Name: Double Wedding Ring Quilt Created: Late 1990’s On Loan by: Glenn Ratcliff & Terri Wells When I see this quilt, I think of my Aunt Ethel who was the quilter and a great storyteller, with a … Read More

Sandy Mush Quilt Gallery: Laurie Brown Quilt

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Quilter:  Laurie Brown Quilt Name:  Bears Quilt Created:  2016 On Loan by:  Laurie Brown I have been quilting since 1973.  Everyone in my family has at least one of my quilts, so I have branched out to make them for all kinds … Read More

Sandy Mush Quilter: Margaret Brown

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  Margaret Hawkins Brown will happily tell you she will turn ninety-five this June. Margaret is the daughter of Nola Ellen Duckett Hawkins and William Author Hawkins, and she is one of twelve children.  She has touched many people’s lives in this … Read More

Sandy Mush Quilt Gallery: Margaret Hawkins Brown Quilt

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Quilter:     Margaret Hawkins Brown Quilt Name:  Dresden Plate Quilt Created: 2004 On Loan by:   Dave & Kim Everett Charles and Tammy Brown and their family were among the first people we met when we came to Sandy Mush to rehabilitate the old … Read More

Sandy Mush Quilt Gallery: Peggy Baldwin Quilt

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Quilter: Designed and Pieced by Peggy Baldwin Quilting by Longarm Quilting by Brenda  Quilt Name:   Williamsburg Waltz Quilt Date: 2013-2014 On Loan by: Peggy Baldwin I learned to quilt from two of my sisters.  We have been gathering for a week … Read More

Sandy Mush Quilt Gallery: Julia Borg Quilt

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Quilter:       Julia Borg Quilt name: “sampler” Quilt created: 1986-87 On Loan by: Julia Borg Living in a quilting community and not knowing how to quilt, I jumped at the chance to attend a twenty week quilting class offered by AB … Read More

Sandy Mush Quilt Gallery: Betty Duckett Quilt

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Quilter:  Betty Rogers Duckett Quilt Name:  “Odd Fellow” Quilt Created:  1989 On Loan by:  Eva Duckett   It was called an Odd Fellow because each piece has a different print.  It was also known as a “Beggar’s Quilt”, perhaps because in order … Read More

Sandy Mush Quilt Gallery: Rieta Wells & Kathleen Sluder Quilt

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Our Sandy Mush Quilt Gallery is now on display in the SMCC Gym.  Stop by to enjoy!  Currently, we have eight community quilts on loan.  We will share a photo and information on each quilt over the next few weeks.  Stay tuned! … Read More