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Annual Quilt Show starts Thursday in Springdale

The Whale Coast Quilters’ Guild “Sharing” Quilt and Show and Sale starts Thursday (July 6) at the Anglican Church in Springdale and continues through to Saturday (July 8). Here, quilters Bonnie Vincent, left, and Daphne Thompson show a quit.
The Whale Coast Quilters’ Guild “Sharing” Quilt and Show and Sale starts Thursday (July 6) at the Anglican Church in Springdale and continues through to Saturday (July 8). Here, quilters Bonnie Vincent, left, and Daphne Thompson show a quit.

SPRINGDALE, NL — The Whale Coast Quilter’s Guild are back with Quilt Show 2017 this week in Springdale.  

The show starts Thursday (July 6) from 1-8 p.m. at St. Luke’s Anglican Church, and continues Friday from 12-9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Quilts such as “October Skies” by Nola Hewlett, winner of the viewer’s choice award at the 2014 Quilt Show, will be on display this week.

Under the theme “Sharing,” quilters from the guild will showcase their quilts, and guests can talk to the members about their work. Some quilts will be displayed, while others will be available for purchase.

There will be daily door prizes and draws on a double quilt and a sewing basket.

The guild, which was established in 2011, began holding quilt shows in 2014. The group meets monthly in Springdale for learning and fellowship. The show is meant to show the people of the community and region some of the projects completed by its members. Hundreds of pieces have been showcased each year to hundreds of guests.  

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