Ellsworth Quilt Show

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As part of Windsor's 375th Anniversary, the Ellsworth Memorial Association will hold a Quilt Show. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., and Sunday,10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Antique and contemporary quilts will be on display. Attendees will vote to award ribbons to quilts in several categories, including Best Pieced Quilt, Best Quilting, and Best Quilt made by a Daughter of the American Revolution. Local quilt experts will give free lectures at 10:00 each day. Kris Driessen, "the Quilt Bus Lady", quilt historian and teacher will give Saturday's lecture on dating quilts made from 1800 until World War II. Sue Reich, a local quilt historian and teacher, will give Sunday's lecture on The History of Quilts in Connecticut with an emphasis on DAR Quilts. For $5 per quilt, attendees are invited to bring their antique quilts to be evaluated by these experts between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. each day. Space is limited. Sign up at the admission table.

Quilting and sewing vendors will be on site for the whole event. Food will be available for purchase. Take a chance on winning a new quilt, pieced and quilted by the Connecticut Daughters of the American Revolution. While enjoying the Ellsworth Quilt Show, take the opportunity to tour the historic Oliver Ellsworth Homestead and see more of our antique quilt collection. Admission to the Homestead is free with a paid admission to the Quilt Show.

Ellsworth Quilt Show

Address : Oliver Ellsworth Homestead, 778 Palisado Ave. Windsor CT
Phone : 860-870-8824   (Always call and confirm events.)

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Admission Fee : Admission is $6 with proceeds benefiting the Oliver Ellsworth Homestead.

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