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Quilters Celebration set for Saturday June 1
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LARNED — The 13th annual Quilter’s Celebration will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on June 1 in the fellowship hall at the First Presbyterian Church, 8th and Morris, Larned. The feature presentation at this free event will be “Quilts of Valor” from Hays. Several veterans receiving Quilts of Valor will be recognized along with the Quilts of Valor groups from Hays and Great Bend. Participants may share their Quilts of Valor.

Demonstrations will be presented throughout the day by the Quilting Bees guild. A Peddler’s Korner, potluck at noon, and free table of goodies are available to participants. Many door prizes will be given throughout the event. For further information call the church, 620-285-6033.

Quilting Bees guild meets

The Quilting Bees guild met on May 21 in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church. Phyllis Foster called to thank the prayer quilt ministry for the prayer quilt recently given. Final plans for the Quilter’s Celebration on June 1 were discussed. 

Rita Schaller presented the program demonstrating an insulated water bottle holder by Scrappy Patch with several samples on display. Show and Tell participants were Ann Hicks, see through bobbin case and a finished square for the Kinsley fair; Merlene Baird, her grandmother’s flower garden quilt top; Mary Weber, Sew, Slice, Spin, Sash book; Diane Schultz, Quilt of Valor in red/white/blue/yellow with navy backing and a cross wall hanging top in blue and white; Rita Schaller, flower pot wall hanging with big hand stitched quilting using pearl thread.  

The next regular meeting will be on Tuesday, June 4.