|Quilt show starts Friday|
The North Louisiana Quilters' Guild will present its biennial Cotton Corner Quilt show 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27 at the West Monroe Convention Center.
More than 200 quilts will be on display.
The merchants malls will feature vendors offering the latest in sewing and quilting machines, fabrics, patterns, and other quilting related items.
Handmade Treasures, a new guild-sponsored booth, will highlight the mall this year.
Lenita Smith, 2010 featured quilter, will provide a display of her quilts.
Participants will have a chance to make several projects using Bernina sewing machines.
Hourly demonstrations will feature the latest trends in quilting, sewing, and other related arts.
A drawing for a quilt will be held 3:45 p.m. Saturday.
General admission to the show is $5, and $2 for students.
Visitors over 80 and under 12 will be admitted free.
Proceeds from the quilt show are used by the guild for education and community projects.
The guild recently donated more than 100 quilts to CASA(Court Appointed Special Advocates).
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