West Suburban Quilters' Guild, a group of nearly 100 women who meet in the Brookfield area and hail from all over metro and western suburban Milwaukee, will host its biennial quilt show on March 14 &a ...
March 14, 2014 10AM - 7 PM
MARCH 15. 2014 10 AM - 5 PM | $5 West Suburban Quilters' Guild, a group of nearly 100 women who meet in the Brookfield area and hail from all over metro and western suburban Milwaukee, will host its biennial quilt show on March 14 & 15, 2014. The event will be held at Mount Mary University (formerly Mount Mary College) at 92nd & Burleigh Avenue in Milwaukee, and show hours are 10 am to 7 pm on Friday and 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday.
Guild members will be showing over 250 quilted items from full size bed quilts to small wall hangings, quilted clothing and accessories. “Putting the Pieces Together” is the theme of the event, which includes vendors of quilting-related items, a gift boutique with a large variety of handmade items, quilting and craft demonstrations, quilt appraisals and an antique bed turning. There will be a raffle of a quilt made by Guild members as well as a Bernina sewing machine.
The facilities are wheelchair accessible, and parking is free. Lunch and refreshments will be available for purchase. Tickets are $5.
On Friday evening, March 14th at 7:00 p.m. Quilt Restoration and Quilted Textiles Appraiser Chris Moline will deliver a humorous interactive presentation entitled "Ugly Quilts." Refreshments will be served. There will be an additional fee for the reception and presentation.
More information is available at the Guild website, www.wsqg.net.