‘Sister Wives’: Meri Brown Shares Heritage Living History Item – Lizzie’s Crafts Still Cherished

Sister Wives star Meri Brown shared the incredible living history of her Heritage Inn project. The items from her family history are still cherished by the family and date from the late 1800s and early 1900s. Incidentally, just one year ago, December 13, 2017, Meri officially opened the Inn at the historic site in Parowan, Utah. On the anniversary of that date, Meri showed just how special that must be.

Sister Wives: Meri Brown and her Heritage Inn project

The Sister Wives women make an effort to venture into business, and Meri has several projects on the go. However, the Heritage Inn project must surely sit closest to her heart as the Inn, originally owned by her family, keeps her rooted in her past. In fact, the place is named after her great-grandmother, Lizzie. Lizzie lived in the home in the late 1920s. However, not just her name remains attached to the historic site, but some of her actual possessions. In a way, the Inn became a living history of that family.

Lizzie was a milliner by trade, and one of her hats sits proudly displayed in the Heritage Inn. However, the multi-talented ancestor also made other home crafts. In her most recent post, Meri Brown from Sister Wives also shared a photo of a  gorgeous tablecloth that Lizzie “hand tatted” herself. The photo showed it spread out on a table at the Inn.

Incredible amount of work in crafting the living history item

These days, if any of the Sister Wives stars want a tablecloth, they may simply pop down to any convenience store or mall. If you look at the photo below, the intricate and vast amount of work that went into making the tablecloth is amazing. It took weeks perhaps, or even months to make by hand. No wonder the item is cherished by Meri Brown. After all, how much craftwork ever managed to survive from the days before mass-produced items?

Fans of TLC’s Sister Wives reality TV show expressed a real interest in the cloth. Here’s what some of them had to say:

  • @andymayrose: “Omg that’s an incredible piece! I’ve always wanted to learn to make lace.”
  • @combsherdogs: “All the work that went into the tablecloth! It’s so beautiful. Invaluable.”
  • @smithbarbarajune: “Beautiful! Tatting takes a lot of time & is not the easiest to do. What a treasure!”
  • @bn24: “That had to take a long time to make!!! Amazing!”


Meri Brown is very proud of her heritage

Kody Brown’s wife, Meri Brown, often spends time at the Lizzie’s Heritage Inn and seems very proud of it. In fact, this year it featured on The Best of Utah on television. What do you think of the way Meri Brown’s been able to secure the old family property? Even more than that, do you think it’s a wonderful thing to cherish the items of living history yet still put them to practical use?

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