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After Dark in the Park Video Archives - July 24 2012

 

July 24, 2012 - "Hawaiian Quilting: Stitching a Legacy"

Roberta H. Muller learned the art of Hawaiian Quilting quite literally at her grandmother's feet. While her grandmother, Theresa Iseke Quinn was stitching, Roberta would be carding her batting. Today Roberta is recognized for her knowledge and skillful work on many large quilts in the traditional Hawaiian style. Her legacy lives on in her many baby quilts, wall hangings and pillows. Tonight, Roberta brings her knowledge by teaching and sharing this wonderful craft.

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Did You Know?

Lei made of `a`ali`i and native ferns.

`A`ali`i (Dodonaea viscosa) is an important shrub with many traditional Hawaiian uses. Its hard and durable wood makes a fine spear. Seed pods are fashioned into beautiful lei, while its red capsules can be boiled to make dye.