Quilters and Collectors in Alexander County

The Alexander County Tourism Group will present “Country Quilts and Memories” at quiltEgyptian School on June 4, 2016 beginning at 10:00 a.m..  Quilts on display will showcase the skills of local quilters and stories of the quilts will be included with the table displays.

Quilts will again be judged by Gail & Linda of Murphysboro.  Quilts will be judged by “Best of Show”, ” favorite hand quilted” and “favorite machine quilted”.  Winners of best of show will receive $100.00.   Best hand quilted and the best machine quilted will receive $50.00 each.

If attending the event on Saturday, there will be $10.00 donation which includes a light lunch at 11:30 and 12:00 p.m..  At 2:00 p.m., there will be a recognition of quilts and drawings.  There is a small cost of $10.00 for entering a quilt in the event in order to cover costs of the event.   Quilts will be hung on Friday, June 3, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Vendors may set up at that time or Saturday morning beginning at 7:00 a.m. There is a $10.00 charge for vendor..   Anyone interested in entering a quilt, setting up as a vendor, or need directions,  please call 618-776-5893, 618-776-5116, 1-618-713-3875 to receive an entry form.   Egyptian School is located on the 20023 Diswood Road adjacent to the Tamms-Olive Branch Blacktop in Alexander County.


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