Vereins Quilt Guild to host biennial show this weekend

“Rhapsody in Blue” is the theme for the Vereins Quilt Guild of Fredericksburg’s biennial quilt show on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 31-Sept. 1.

Doors open at 9 a.m. at the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church.

Admission is $6.

Features include bed turning, a boutique, a donation quilt, silent auction, tearoom and vendors.

Lisa Erlandson, AQS certified quilted textile appraiser, will be providing written appraisals by appointment only.

The guild, which began with six members in 1997, now has a membership of 161.

Meetings are held on the third Saturday of every month, except December, at 9 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 424 West Main Street.

Non-members may attend one meeting free as a guest.

Besides the promotion and advancement of quilting, the guild has a commitment to community service with different groups within the organization making quilts for child protective service and the VA hospital.

In addition, others focus on making surgery pillows, Alzheimer blankets and pillowcases for hospice.

For more information on programs and workshops, visit

The Fredericksburg United Methodist Church is located at 1800 North Llano Street.

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