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Quilters offer chance to ‘stitch history’

first_img Published 8:16 pm Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories Print Article By Jaine Treadwell Email the author You Might Like Goshen plays Providence Christian Goshen High School’s Reginald Foster (21) carries the ball during the Eagles’ game against Pike County High School. (Messenger Staff… read morecenter_img The public is invited to lend stitches and add their names to this quilt top which will be on display at the Peanut Butter Festival Saturday in Brundidge.The Fellowship Quilters at Mount Moriah Baptist Church will bring something old and something new to the Peanut Butter Festival in Brundidge on Saturday.The quilters will demonstrate the age-old art of quilting and have several of the quilts on display that they have “stitched” at the Monday quilting bees at the church.The quilters will also have many of the other needlework items that they create on display and for sale. “We do all kinds of needlework from aprons to quilts and everything in between,” said Mary Mitchell, a member of the Fellowship Quilters. “We all enjoy quilting and love to share what we do with others.”A quilting revival in recent years has generated interest in the old art among people of all ages. Young people are taking an interest and so are a few men. But, quilting continues to be a “woman’s art.” Book Nook to reopen Sponsored Content Mitchell said the Fellowship Quilters are excited to be part of the Peanut Butter Festival and to share their love of quilting with the community.The year 2010 is the state tourism bureau’s Year of the Small Town Downtown, which is an event of the Great Alabama Homecoming.Those who stop by the Fellowship Quilters’ booth on Saturday will make a stitch in time that will become part of a “piece of history.” Quilters offer chance to ‘stitch history’ By The Penny Hoarder Mitchell didn’t say that one of the main reasons is that women enjoy the fellowship that is a natural by-product of a quilting bee.“No, we don’t gossip,” she said laughing. “But we do enjoy each other and we enjoy quilting and want others to learn to enjoy it, too.”In an effort to introduce others to the art, the Fellowship Quilters have pieced a top that will be quilted at the Peanut Butter Festival.“We have the quilt top on a small frame and we’ll invite everyone to make a few quilting stitches on the top,” Mitchell said. “We want women, men and children to try their hands a quilting and, those who do, will have the opportunity to sign their names on the border of the quilt. When the festival is over, the ‘community’ quilt will be donated to the Brundidge Historical Society to be hung at the We Piddle Around Theater.” Skip Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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