Stitches bloom: Garden hosts quilt show

December 2012 Posted in Arts, Culture & History
Stitches in Bloom at The Oregon Garden. Photo by Joanne Traeger.

Stitches in Bloom at The Oregon Garden. Photo by Joanne Traeger.

Quilting demonstrations, lectures, quilt-related vendors and a tearoom with lunch fare will all be part of the sixth annual Stitches in Bloom Quilt Show Jan. 25 – 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Featured artist will be Charlotte Warr Andersen, creator of one-of-a-kind pictorial quilts, who will give daily lectures.

There also will be a three-day pictorial appliqué workshop with Andersen Jan. 22 – 24. The $250 fee includes the workshop and lunch all three days.

During the show, prizes will be awarded for Viewer’s Choice in appliqué, piecework, art design and traditional quilts. Quilters have also been preparing for the Quilt Challenge, where participants submit a quilt made from a designated challenge fabric.

This year’s fabric is called “Yellow Iris & Peony” by Kaffe Fassett Collective.

The quilt show is included with regular Garden admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors 60 and older, $8 students 12-17, $5 children 5-11, and free for children 4 & under. Or volunteer and receive free admission.

The Oregon Garden is located at 879 West Main St., Silverton. For more information call 503-874-8100.

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