Prairie Queen Quilt Club Show May 17 - 19


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Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 12:05 pm
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Press release submitted by Robert Sterling


Fans * Feathers * Flowers
2013 Quilt Show by Prairie Queen Quilt Club
Bishop Hill, Illinois


* Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May 17, 18 & 19, 2013
At the Colony School House in Bishop Hill

* 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sunday, May 19th

Note the Viewers' Choice voting takes place on Friday May 17th with awards displayed on Saturday May 18th from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sunday May 19th & from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sunday

* Admission – only $4

Displays of Quilts: New and Antique, Wall Hangings, Quilting Challenges.

Quilting Demonstrations all three days, mornings and afternoons.

Raffles and Door Prizes and a Trash & Treasures Corner with bargains galore

The Quilting Challenge entries using the Show theme or themes will be displayed at the Steeple Building all during the month of May.

Come and enjoy Bishop Hill and the Quilt Show. There are shops to visit and several places serving lunch. You are going to love it!



















 




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