Local quilt guild moves annual show to Maryville College

Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild is moving their annual Quilt Show and Competition to the campus of Maryville College. The event will be held on March 19, 20 and 21, 2010, in the Cooper Athletic Center. The guild is proud to be partnering with Maryville College to bring local and national quilters in competition and exhibition.

“Smoky Mountain Quilters of Tennessee is truly excited about celebrating its 30th Anniversary Quilt Show and Competition on the beautiful campus of Maryville College. We are hopeful that this is the first of many years in this new location,” commented Show Chair, Ann Rushing.

This is the thirtieth year the guild has hosted the event. The event usually displays over 140 quilts with over $5,000 being awarded in various categories including bed quilts, wall quilts, pictorial quilts, miniature quilts and other special techniques.

Quilt entry deadline is February 2, 2010. For more information, please visit Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild’s website, www.smokymtnquilters.com or contact Lynn Sykes at 865-382-5976.

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