Sewing for Sight Annual Quilt Show

Saturday, January 12
Parish Center of St. George
63128-388th Lane
New Ulm, Mn.

Area quilters will take over the for the 8th annual Sewing for Sight event to raise funds for the Foundation for Saving Sight and their sight saving efforts in San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala. With 100% of funds from this event going to the foundation, over $90,000 has been donated in the first seven years to make an amazing difference in the lives of the people of Guatemala. 

Blue Earth quilter Mike Ellingsen has been invited to be the featured quilter for this event. Over 100 of his quilts – some that have never been shown locally – will be on display, along with quilts from many of the sewing participants. Quilters have registered to sew at a table from morning till night. This event is so popular that this year, all 60 spots sold out in 24 minutes; there are 20 quilters on the waiting list.

This quilt show will be open to the public from 1:00 to 5:00 pm in the afternoon with an admission charge of $5. There will also be independent vendors, a second hand market, a quilters’ boutique, silent auction, and a homespun cafe on site. St. George Parish is located approximately 10 miles northwest of New Ulm at 63128-388th Lane.

The Sewing for Sight annual Quilt Show is organized by the Sewing Seeds Quilt Shop in New Ulm with assistance from the St. George United Financial. All proceeds go directly to the Foundation for Saving Sight.

For more information contact Ann Wendinger, 607.766.3389

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