Prairie Point Quilters display handiwork at Great River Arts Center
LITTLE FALLS — The Prairie Point Quilters invite the public to their ninth biennial quilt show. Thousands upon thousands of stitches are represented in this showcase of member-quilted creations. Organizers said the shown promises to be a spectacular display of color, pattern, texture and design. The quilt show will take place Oct. 17-26 at the Great River Arts Center, 122 SE 1st Street, Little Falls.
Admission is free. Visitors to the show will be able to vote for their favorite quilts to determine the winners of the Viewer’s Choice awards.
Prairie Point Quilters will demonstrate quilting techniques. Oct 17: 1:15 p.m. – Norma Bjornson, Basics of Quilting; 2:15 p.m. – Sharon Moran, Grandmother’s Flower Garden; 3:15 p.m. – Mary Fuechtmann, Tessellation.
Oct 18: 11:15 a.m. – Judi Johnson, Folding Fun. Oct 19: 1:15 p.m. - Colleen Doucette, Double Diamond Ruler.
This year’s raffle quilt, “City Park,” will also be on display. This contemporary quilt was pieced by Judi Johnson, Audrey Terwey, Georgia Anderson from Little Falls and Christine Banick from Pierz. It was machine-quilted by The Old Creamery Quilt Shop in Randall. Proceeds from the raffle quilt will be used to help fund the guild’s many programs and activities, such as: speakers, workshops, charity quilts, quilting retreats and bus trips.
Quilt Show Hours: Oct 17-18, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Oct. 19, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The arts center will be closed Oct. 20-22. The quilt exhibition continues: Oct 23-25, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Oct. 26, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Free parking is available near the arts center. Parking lots are located at
First Avenue SE and Kidder Street (behind the arts center, on both sides of First Avenue SE) and First Avenue SE and 2nd Street SE (across from the Morrison County Government Center). There is also unmetered street parking.
The Prairie Point Quilters meet at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at First Lutheran Church in Little Falls. Meeting agendas consist of speakers, demonstrations or trunk shows; quilting tips and news; show and tell; door prizes; and refreshments. Members come from Morrison County and surrounding communities. People who enjoy quilting or what to learn about quilting are welcome to join. For more information about the Prairie Point Quilters, visit the quilt show or call Kathy at 320-232-9264.