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Make a Fairy Quilt! - Free Crafting Workshop - ALL AGES

  • Sat, March 18, 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Tompkins Center for History & Culture

Make a Fairy Quilt! - Spring Fairy Festival Event

WHEN: Saturday March 18th - 12-3pm

WHERE: CAP ArtSpace Gallery (First Floor) in the Tompkins Center for History & Culture on the Ithaca Commons - 110 North Tioga St. Ithaca NY 14850.

All ages (yes kids AND adults!) are invited to create their own 12"x12" fleece fairy or doll quilt at The History Center! As you build your fairy homes, make sure you fairies have a cozy spot to sleep! Quilts made in Tompkins County date back over 200 years! Make your own small quilt, and then explore the historic quilts on display in the Exhibit Hall!

Craft supplies for various ages/levels of crafting skills will be provided. Children of all ages are encouraged to attend with adult support.

This is a drop-in event as part of Spring Fairy Festival in Downtown Ithaca, we cannot accommodate more than 15 people to participate at a time. Crafting can take 20 minutes-1 hour depending on design preferences.

No registration necessary.

COVID-19 POLICY - The History Center will follow the most up to date guidance from the Tompkins County Health Department. Our organization is a mask friendly space and encourage visitors to practice what is most comfortable to them regarding mask wearing. Learn more at

This event is brought to you through the 'Knot Sew Fast: Patchwork of Tompkins County' exhibit, on display February-August 2023. Learn more at

This event will take place in the traditional and contemporary lands of the Gayogo̱hó:nǫ' Nation (Cayuga), one of the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Learn more at

Physical Address

Located inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture

110 North Tioga Street

(On the Ithaca Commons) 

Ithaca NY, 14850 USA

Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫˀ Territory


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