U.P.-crafted quilts on display this weekend


The Marquette County Quilters’ Association presents the bi-annual 2012 Autumn Comforts Quilt Show at Northern Michigan University’s Great Lakes Rooms this weekend. This event will held Saturday November 17th, 2012 from 10:00-5:00 p.m., and Sunday November 18th, 2012 from 11:00-4:00 p.m.


There will be over 250 quilts on display.  Quilters from across the Marquette County region, as well as those from other areas will be displaying a variety of quilts and related items.  Antique-vintage quilts, traditional quilts, modern quilts, and “charity” quilts, offering a plethora of color and texture will adorn the halls and walls of NMU’s Great Lakes Rooms.


The Marquette County Quilters’ Association  was formed in 1978 and is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of the art of quilting, patchwork, appliqué, and related fiber arts. Centered in Marquette, members hail from several counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m., the first Monday of each month at Peter White Public Library’s Community Room.


For more information visit the Marquette County Quilters’ Association website at www.marquettecountyquilters.com.