CHADRON FESTIVAL OF QUILTS UNDERWAY

Posted 7 months ago

By John Axtell

Quilt - 14 -1The 20th annual Chadron Festival of Quilts has opened its three-day run at the Assumption Arena with hours 9-6 Friday and Saturday and 12-4 on Sunday.

The theme for this year’s Festival is Scrap Happy and admission is $5, which covers all 3 days.

Spokesman Janice McCallum says this year’s Festival should be one of the best and most-fun yet with s 4 vendors, demonstrations, door prizes, and a raffle quilt.

Featured quilter Brenda von Forell of Crawford will expand the job’s usual duties by making periodic rounds to show visitors how to individualize a common pattern or quilt block.

Saturday’s schedule includes a chance for members of the public to bring in quilts for appraisal, with a $40 fee for a written appraisal and $20 for a verbal appraisal. Those wanting appraisals need to register in advance by calling McCallum at 430-5850. 2014 SHOW SCHEDULE

Friday, April 4

10:00 AM  Fabric Bingo
11:00 AM  Hexagons Demonstration by Ta-Da! Art Studios
12:15 PM  Walking Tour with Featured Quilter Brenda Von Forell
1:00 PM  Scrap Happy Tips, Tricks, and Treats:  Pine Needle Quilts
2:00 PM  Vina Bronson Trunk Show and the World-Renowned
Vina Bronson & Lennie Jo Hunter “Quilting Fun”  Comedy Routine
4:00 PM   Quilting Ergonomics by Erich Landen, DC, Landen Chiropractic, PC

Saturday, April 5

10:00 AM  Dorothy Wittig Trunk Show
11:00 AM  Scrap Happy Stash Buster Demonstration by Hill City Mercantile
1:00 PM  “Twister Template” Demonstration by Quilt-tiques
2:00 PM  Brenda von Forell Featured Quilter Demonstration
3:00 PM  Linda Hashman Trunk Show
4:00 PM  Jodee Garrelts Trunk Show

ALL DAY:  Quilt Appraisals by Jan Sears in Pine Room (additional fee)
Appointments preferred–call Janice 308-430-5850

Sunday, April 6
1:00 PM  Phyllis Eitemiller Trunk Show
2:00 PM  Beginning Free Motion Quilting Demonstration by Janice
3:00 PM  Raffle Quilt Drawing
3:15 PM  Winners’ Walk:  Chat with Ribbon Winners about their quilts

All day every day:  Name-That-Block Challenge & Quilting I Spy Challenge