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CCQ to exhibit at Old Aurora quilt show

Old Aurora MuseumCoffee Creek Quilters will exhibit during two days of Old Aurora Colony Museum’s 44th Annual Quilt Show, “Home at Last — An Aurora Sampler.” CCQ members will be at the show with examples of our students’ quilts on October 14 and 15. The quilt show runs October 14-23, 2016, 10 am to 4 pm daily.

The Old Aurora Quilt Show celebrates the 160th anniversary of the founding of the Aurora Colony in 1856 AND the 50th anniversary of the Old Aurora Colony Museum. Nearly 100 traditional and contemporary quilts will be exhibited throughout the Museum and the historical Kraus House adjacent to the Museum, augmented by antique historical quilts from the Museum’s extensive collection.

There will be other special exhibits during the quilt show including Quilts of Valor, a presentation by fiber artist and quilter Isaac Yoder, a display of 1800’s quilted skirts, petticoats, and bonnets collected by Cathy Harper, a quilt block contest, and more. Please visit the Museum’s website for details.

The Old Aurora Colony Museum is located at 15018 Second Street NE, Aurora, OR.

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CCQ to exhibit at Yamhill quilt show

Yamhill quilt showCoffee Creek Quilters will be a featured exhibitor at the Yamhill County Historical Society Treasures in the Attic quilt show on Saturday, September 17th. CCQ instructors Peggy Gelbrich and Gloria Richardson will be there with our exhibit and available to answer questions about our program. In addition, Peggy will show 14 of her own quilts and will give a presentation.

Treasures in the Attic will be at the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 SW Durham Lane, McMinnville, OR on Saturday, September 17th, 9 am – 5 pm.

Please click on the flyer at left for additional details about this fun annual event.

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CCQ quilts on display at Canby Library

Canby Quilt ShowQuilts made by women incarcerated at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility are on display at the Canby Public Library until April 26th. The exhibit also includes quilts made by instructors in the Coffee Creek Quilters program. Instructor-made quilts are available for purchase as part of our fundraising efforts.

The quilt shown at left is typical of a first quilt made by one of our students. Each student makes three quilts in weekly two-hour classes held in the prison dining room.

The Canby library is located at 292 N. Holly, Canby, OR. Please check the Canby Library’s website for their hours.

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