The sixth annual Sequoyah Quilt Show is scheduled for Saturday, October 12 during the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. inside the Historic Summerville Depot, located at 119 East Washington Street in downtown Summerville. Quilts of all ages, colors, patterns, and designs will be on display, along with live demonstrations. The show will feature a wide variety of modern, antique, and rare quilts. Those looking to purchase quilts, quilt related items, or quilting products may also find something at this event.
Two Bed Turning demonstrations are scheduled during this year’s show. Audiences will have the chance to enjoy Bed Turnings at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the depot Freight Room. Southern Bedding is a proud sponsor of this portion of the quilt show. Bed Turning demonstrations are a unique way of telling the stories and history of quilts to appreciative audiences who are intrigued with the stories the quilts can tell. They are a pictorial history of the lives and experiences as told from the quilters themselves.
The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s passenger train is expected to arrive around 12:45 p.m. Train enthusiast will enjoy the turning of the antique steam engine on Summerville’s turntable. Persons interested in exhibiting or selling quilt products at this show may contact Summerville Main Street. Admission is free to the public. The Sequoyah Quilt Show is the second event of the “Steam Into Summerville Railroad Days”, which runs through November 10.
For more information on this event contact Summerville Main Street at (706)859-0900 Ext. 1337.