Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Quilts from the Heartland

If you might be in the vicinity of Bloomington, Indiana, this weekend, head on over to the Bloomington Convention Center for the Bloomington Quilters Guild biennial quilt show. In addition to gawking at the creativity of this amazing group of over 200 quilters, you can buy local handmade fiber art goodness for all your holiday giving!

The show is November 14 & 15 at the Bloomington Convention Center located at 302 South College Ave, Bloomington, Indiana. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Adult admission is $6, ages 7-12 $2, and under 6 get in for free. In addition to the display of over 200 amazing quilts there's lots of other stuff to do and see.

  • A quilt appraiser on Friday November 14th (walk ins welcome, contact Caryl at 317-293-2466 for an appointment)
  • Holiday Treasure Shop - offering all sorts of stuff but most importantly locally handmade goods
  • Merchant Mall including 10 vendors
  • Demonstrations
  • Klaiber's Heart Truth Quilt Challenge
  • LIVE AUCTION on Saturday, November 15th, at 3:00 p.m. of 41 quilts or quilted items made by members of the Bloomington Quilters Guild that will go home with the highest bidder.

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