Cherokee UMC Women to hold annual quilt show

4:39 pm | April 1, 2013

“Hands to Service, Hearts to God,” the annual quilt show sponsored by the Cherokee United Methodist Women, will be held Friday and Saturday, April 5-6.

The quilt show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

This exhibition is a major fund raiser for local mission projects which include Good Samaritan Ministries, Coalition for Kids, The Melting Pot, Meals on Wheels, Buffalo Mountain Camp Scholarships, Cherokee Christian Learning Center, CUMC Youth Group and local schools.

This annual event features a marvelous display of family heirlooms and works of art in the medium of needlework from quilters and crafters throughout the area.

The Merchants Mall will include Cross Stitch & Crafts, Burd Art, Pampered Chef, Home Interior, Kelli G. Barnett Designs, Handmade Baskets, Dragon Fly Dreams, Sonshine Crafts, Mountainview Milk Soaps, Tomboy Tools, Cherokee Knit/Crochet Group and various other crafts.

Live music will be provided by the Renaissance Strings and other talented musicians throughout the day.
Quilting demonstrations will be presented by members of the Erwin Piece Makers.

Blood pressure checking and health information will be available.

A short devotion will be offered in the sanctuary on both days at 10:45 a.m.

Miss Bonnie’s Tea Room Friday and Saturday will be open from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Enjoy wonderful Southern style hospitality with a delicious lunch of homemade chicken salad on a flaky croissant, broccoli cheese soup, chips, orange salad, bread-n-butter pickles and Miss Bonnie’s renowned Tea Punch — all for just $9.
Reservations may be made for parties of 8 or more. This is a great idea for an office gathering or a group of friends!

Orders for this special meal will be taken only on Thursday, April 4. Orders for five or more lunches will be delivered to your office for $9.50 each. For lunch reservations or take-out orders, call  928-4786 or 926-7467.
If you are interested in displaying quilted pieces, there is no fee.  Ribbons will be awarded for Best Machine Quilting, Best Hand Quilting, Judges Choice, Best of Show and Viewers Choice.  Protective gloves will be used for handling all display items and 24-hour security to protect your treasures will be provided.

For more details, visit www.cherokeechurch.com or call Judith Robertson at 431-8822 or Nancy Hathaway at 773-8574.

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