Sewing for Sight
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Quilters and quilt admirers are invited to attend the 8th Annual Sewing for Sight Quilt Show to be held Saturday, Jan. 12, 1-5 p.m. The show will be held at the St. George Parish Center, featuring quilts by Mike Ellingsen of Blue Earth, MN as well as retreat participants. Last year’s event is pictured above. More than 200 quilts will be on display. A Quilter’s Second-Hand Boutique featuring fabric, books, patterns, notions and more, The Quilted Market offering quilted items available for sale, The Homespun Café serving coffee, desserts and refreshments, Independent Consultants and a Silent Auction will also be available. Admission is only $5. All proceeds from the event will be directed to the Foundation for Saving Sight and their ongoing mission to provide sight-saving eye care to the villagers of San-Lucas-Toliman, Guatemala. Whether or not you are able to attend the event, financial contributions (both personal and business) are greatly appreciated. Donations can be mailed or delivered to Sewing Seeds Quilt Company at 1417 South State Street, New Ulm, MN 56073. Please make checks payable to Sewing for Sight. This event is co-sponsored by St. George Catholic United Financial and Sewing Seeds Quilt Company. For more information, please contact Jackie Forst (507)276-1069, Ann Wendinger (507)766-3389 or Cindy Wendinger (507)276-2716. Listen to KNUJ Radio for weather related announcements.