QUILT

Quilts like this spectacular one will be on public display in Ilwaco.

ILWACO — The Peninsula Quilt Guild 24th Annual Quilt Show, hosted at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum on Lake Street in Ilwaco, is coming March 15, 16 and 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., each day.

More 100 quilts will be on display by guild members, in three galleries at the museum. Quilting demonstrations by guild members are scheduled throughout the day, each day.

This year the guild has grown to nearly 80 members and will exhibit work from the areas most talented fabric artists. All guild members are from Oregon and Washington. The quilts displayed will be as varied as the quilters themselves. Quilts will be done in a verity of styles from scrappy, embroidered, applique to art and hand quilted, home machine and long arm machine and the new short arm machine. Fabrics will also vary in color an type of fabric and of course the quilters favorite cotton. Quilts maybe adorned with tread, buttons, rick-rack and even driftwood.

Tickets will be available for this year’s prize quilt, “Beach Garden” for $1 each with the drawing on Sunday, March 17 at 3:35 p.m. Sales from the tickets go to support a number of local charities. Admission to the show is free.

So, mark your calendars, come to the show, talk to quilters and vote for your favorite.

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