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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

PEC Quilt show, July 10, 11

The Prince Edward County Quilters' Guild Quilt Show.... Saturday, July 10 and Sunday, July 11 from 10-5, PEC Community Centre Fairgrounds
The Quilt Guild supports several programs in PEC which last year included the Food Banks in Wellington & Picton, PEC Pregnancy & Family Care Centre  and other needs in the County. In addtion 17 lap quilts were presented to the Dialysis Unit at PEC Memorial Hospital, and each year the Guild submits a tree to the 'Festival of Trees' fundraiser for the hospital. Many other 'comfort quilts' are provided to individuals or families in the community suffering life altering disasters.

About our Quilt Show:  You will find:

       ·    Beautiful quilts and wall hangings that will fill the Picton Arena.  Many quilts will be for sale

    ·        a boutique with quilt items for sale that have been made by quilt guild members

·        demonstrations of quilting techniques - new & old

·        a merchants' mall - beautiful fabrics and items for quilting ,sewing and needlework

·        a silent auction with items made by guild members

·        two featured artists – both Guild members who create, teach, judge & show in Galleries

·        judged competition of quilts and wall hangings

·        tea room

In 2008, over 1300 visitors attended the Quilt Show and marveled at over 260 quilt related items displayed in the arena.


Who attends Quilt Shows?

The Show attracts other quilters, visitors who appreciate the many “Art Quilts” and many who fondly remember family members who quilted.  Quilts are a wonderful part of our history but they have become valuable works of art. 


Where & When?

Sat. Sun. – July 10 & 11 ;  10- 5   Fairgrounds in Picton.  Admission  $5


Who presents the Quilt Show?

The Quilt Show is staged by members of the Prince Edward County Quilters' Guild, a not for profit organization.  Members have a range of interest in quilting from the traditional quilts that our grandmothers made, to the “Art Quilts” of unique & original designs.

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