One of the attractions for the Missouri Day Festival in Trenton this October will be the display of quilts.
Sponsored by the Scrappy Quilters Guild, the show will be in the former J-C Penney building of Eastgate Shopping Center.
A "preview show" will be Friday, October 18th from 5 to 8 that evening.Â The show will be open on the weekend with hours Saturday, October 9th from 11 to 5 and Sunday, October 20th from 10 to 4 o'clock.
Quilts created by local and area residents can be entered into categories that include those large and small, wall hangings, table runners, purses, wearable art, along with hand, machine, and vintage quilts. Another category designed to spark interest among youth will be for quilts made by those under 16 years of age.
Organizers of the quilt show report there are plans to provide space for vendors or merchants to display products or projects, perhaps demonstrations too.
A fund raising booth is expected to include handmade items, fabric, notions, books and miscellaneous that can be purchased.
A class called â€œcreative dyeing, will be offered as well. The purpose is to demonstrate a technique to dye silk fabric using permanent markers. The cost is 20 dollars a person with a limit of 20 individuals attending the class during the Sunday hours of the quilt show.
There is a web site: ww.scrappyquilters.com