Quilts representing 15 years of sewing by upstate quilters will be on display this weekend when the Busy Bees Quilt Guild hosts its inaugural quilt show at the Fountain Inn Activities Center on 610 Fairview Street.
The inaugural show, “Honey of a Quilt Show,” was scheduled for this weekend from Friday through Sunday afternoon. The $5 admission fee includes viewing of 150 locally created quilts and celebrates 15 years of quilt making, said Marilyn Cooper of Kinards and a long time member of Busy Bees.
“Most of the quilts are by members of Busy Bees Quilt Guild and some are by members of the Loose Threads Quilt Guild in Clinton,” Cooper said. Busy Bees Quilt Guild includes many members from Laurens County as well as others from the Southern portion of Greenville County.
Admission is $5 and it includes the vast quilt show, woodworking, furniture refinisher and fabric vendors, a silent auction, gift baskets and donation raffles for a quilt and a basket of batik fabric.
“This show represents 15 years worth of quilting by many different people,” Cooper said. “And we will be raising money for our regular philanthropy work.”
Judging of the quilts will be done by the public who come to view the quilts, Cooper said.