The 2017 Bishop Hill Quilt Show will be from May 19 to May 21.  This year's theme is "Cats, Calico and Cross Stitch." At the Colony School, a bedazzling display of color will fill the building.  Over 100 quilts will be on display: antique, miniature, patchwork, applique and much more.  Admission fee for the Colony School is $5.  Proceeds from the show will be used for various charity quilts distributed to local hospitals, homes for the elderly, Veterans and children in need.  The Prairie Queen Quilt Club Theme Challenge quilts will be on display in the Steeple Building Museum. On May 20, Cathy Grafton will be conducting a hands on embroidery workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Dairy Building.  Learn a bit of embroidery history and create a sampler with ten basic stitches.  To register, please call 309 927-3064.  Also on Saturday May 20, Cathy Grafton will talk about the story, the needlework and the history of the Bayeaux Tapestry.  This famous embroidery depicts the meeting of Harold of England & William Conqueror and then graphically illustrates the 1066 Battle of Hastings.This free lecture to the public will be at the Dairy Building and will start at 6 p.m.  For more details about the quilt show, plese call 309 927-3851.The quilt show is sponsosred by the Prairie Queen Quilt Club, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Show hours for May 21 are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bishop Hill, Illinois • 100 West Main Street • Bishop Hill, Illinois
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