Chatfield College has announced that the deadline to submit quilts for display or to reserve a craft booth in the Chatfield College Quilt and Craft Show has been extended to Friday, April 11. This year’s show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the St. Martin campus in St. Martin.
The show features a quilt display, a quilt contest, a craft show, traditional craft demonstrations, music by the Back Porch Hounds, as well as a DJ, carriage rides courtesy of First State Bank, an antique car/tractor/motorcycle show, a book sale, a student art display and delicious food from Pit to Plate.
The quilt exhibit will include traditional quilts of any theme as well as contemporary pieces. Display quilts will be judged by a professional judge for Best of Show in four categories: Bed/Machine Quilted, Bed/Hand Quilted, Wall Hanging/Machine Quilted and Wall Hanging/Hand Quilted. This year’s contest theme is diamond-themed quilts. All quilt contest submissions will also be judged and awarded ribbons in these categories. Applications are available now to exhibit quilts, demonstrate or sell crafts, register for the classic car/tractor/motorcycle show, and enter the quilt contest on the college’s website at www.chatfield.edu.
The craft show will highlight over 25 area artisans who will exhibit, demonstrate and sell their traditional crafts.
General admission for the Quilt and Craft Show is $3 for adults, $2 for senior citizens. Children 12 and under are admitted free.
Chatfield College is located in northern Brown County, near the intersection of stste Routes 50 and 68. The address is 20918 state Route 251, in St. Martin. For information or for applications, log on to www.chatfield.edu, call (513) 875-3344, ext. 140 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.