Quilting on the Line Guild urges area quilters and quilt lovers to attend its 2013 show, "Quilting Tomorrow's Treasures," Saturday and Sunday November 2nd and 3rd at the Eureka Volunteer Fire Co., 82 N. Main St., Stewartstown.
This show will feature the quilts of guild members as well their submissions for the 2013 quilt challenge. A specific area will feature the quilts of Sandy Johnson, who lives in Delta and has been an active member of the guild for a number of years.She is known for her sense of color and fine workmanship. In the past five years she has also been active in the local group making Quilts of Valor for wounded warriors.
Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 per day. Hands will be stamped so people can come and go. Children under 12 attend free. Food will be served by the Eureka Volunteer Fire Co. Auxiliary.
Each person who attends the show will receive a small craft item as a thank you from the guild. They can also view a display of Quilts of Valor and Comfort for Kids quilts.
The 2013 Raffle Quilt will be on display throughout the show. This year's quilt is "The Farmer's Wife Sampler." Made from reproduction Civil War-era fabrics, it is a king-size quilt designed by Laurie Aaron Hind. It was machine pieced by members of the guild and machine quilted by Karen Davis. Ten percent of the proceeds from the raffle ticket sales will benefit the local cancer support group H. O. P. E. (Help for Oncology and Emotional Problems), based in New Freedom. The drawing will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday.