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Arthur Quilt Show
The Amish women have a long tradition of quality quilt work. This annual show at Arthur, Illinois gives hundreds of visitors from the Midwest an opportunity to share in the creativity.
Dates: 04/24/2014 - 04/27/2014
Times: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
The annual quilt show and auction features one of America's most significant folk arts. It also displays the high-quality quilting for which the Amish women are famous.
This annual event displays more than 100 quilts with more on display in the downtown stores. It attracts visitors from all over the Midwest.
Saturday is usually the Quilt Auction day at the Otto Center.
The Arcola Flower Patch owns several of these quilts which are on display and also used as covers for their beds.
You can touch and feel the living history of the Amish experience. For the skilled artisans, this is an opportunity to see the creative designs and techniques revealed in this remarkable handiwork.
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