LARNED — The public is invited to the annual Quilter’s Celebration from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church, 8th and Morris.
The morning session will feature short demonstrations, quick and easy tips, infomercials, the popular Peddler’s Corner, coffee breaks, and a covered dish luncheon at noon for all participants. Food and service provided.
A program on “Needles & Threads,” by B.J. Parsons from Midwest Sewing, Hutchinson will be featured in the afternoon.
Drawings for gift certificates have been donated by area quilt shops as well as prizes of handmade quilted articles, patterns and notions. You must be present to win.
The event is sponsored by The Quilting Bees of Larned. For information, contact Colleen Wolf, 620-804-2355 or the church, 620-285-6033 (mornings).
Last year’s event was attended by more than 80 people, including those from Russell, Jetmore, Lyons, Wichita and Hays.
Quilting Bees meet
LARNED — President Colleen Wolf presided over the June 3 meeting of the guild at the First Presbyterian Church in Larned.
A thank you note was read from Don Burnett. A thank you was given for fabric donated by Dorothy Cregger and Opal Macy of Great Bend.
Announcements included a workday on June 28 with a sweatshirt demonstration by Diann Morell, the Pawnee County Fair on July 24 for check-in and pick-up on the following Saturday, Quilt display at Barton County Historic Museum and Village (Circle of Valor” through July 4th, and the Quilter’s Celebration June 14.
Guild members are requested to vote at the Jordaan Memorial Library for the 18 blocks donated for a fundraiser for the 100th celebration of the library.
Show and Tell participants were Colleen Wolf, purple and green prayer quilt; Mary Weber, prayer quilt in vivid colors; Opal Macy, small Dresden blocks; Karen Hadley, T-shirt quilt top with black and white striped sashing; and Melvina Prescott, tote bag using nursing fabric in red and black.
Visitors are welcome to the next meeting June 17.