At the Gala...
- Door Prizes
- Hand Quilting Demonstration
- Museum Challenge Quilts
- Raffle Drawing
- Special Exhibit by Fiber Fanatics, a local fiber arts guild.
- Merchant Marketplace
24th Annual Quilt Gala
February 23rd, 2017 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
February 24th, 2017 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gala is open to the public.
Admission is $5 per person, children 12 and under free.
Anyone may participate in the Gala by entering a quilt. This is not a judged or juried show, however, viewer’s choice voting will take place. If you have any questions please let us know.
Ribbon Winning Quilts Exhibited at the Horry County Museum
The first place ribbon winners and the ribbon winners in the challenge category will have their items displayed at the Horry County Museum throughout the month of March.
Vendors were available for visitor’s sewing and quilting needs, including patterns, fabric, thread, baskets, clothing, wall hangings, aprons, and much more.
The featured Quilter this year was Kathleen Stuart. Kathy displayed several of her quilts and gave talks on Whole-cloth quilts.
The Gala’s other highlights included discussions of antique quilts by Walter Hill, “Embellishments Etcetera” by Jerry Reese, “Cuttin’ up Quilts” by Jeff Woodward; and “Zany Zentangles” by DJ Stultz.
The public was invited to vote on their favorite quilts. Ribbons were given in each category for third, second and first place. The Best of Show quilt received the most votes overall.
The first place ribbon winners and the ribbon winners in the challenge category will have their items displayed at the Horry County Museum throughout the month of March.challenge category will have their items displayed at the Horry County Museum throughout the month of March. The Best of Show item is the quilt that received the most votes overall.