Spinning, weaving, and sewing a variety of textiles took up a major portion of time for early pioneers women. Because every scrap of fabric was precious, worn garments usually became part of a quilt eventually and quilt-making became a means for social and artistic expression for many pioneers. Newell House has an extensive collection of quilts, needlework, and other piece goods dating back to the 1700’s. There are also many carding, spinning, and weaving tools.

Needlepoint work was a major past time
during the 1800’s for children and women alike.
Spinning Wheel
A collection of spinning and weaving equipment.
Log Cabin Quilt
Detailed Quilt Collection dating back 200 years.