Quilt Day – Kenosha Public Museum Program
Peggy Gregorski, Deputy Director
First Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53140
KENOSHA, WI – “Traditions and
Treasures” is the theme for the annual quilt show presented by
members of the Southport Quilters Guild at the Kenosha Public Museum.
Quilts will be on display at the museum in DaimlerChrysler Hall
through March 24.
are 76 quilts on display, including 15 challenge quilts. This
year's quilt challenge is “What's Behind the Door?” Each quilter
has a picture of a door and is challenged with making a 20"x20"
quilt imagining what is behind their door. Guests are encouraged to
vote for their favorite.
Celebrate National Quilt Day 9 a.m. - 5
p.m. Saturday, March 16 at the Kenosha Public Museum. From 9 a.m. -
1:30 p.m there will be quilting demonstrations by Southport Quilters
Guild members and family activities on the Mezzanine and in the
Linda Honsberger will present a
program, “Traditions To Treasures,” at 2 p.m. in DaimlerChrysler
Hall. Quilting has been a part of Linda's heritage for over 30 years,
as she was initially taught by her husband’s grandmother. Linda
took a four week class in beginning quilting and a passion was born.
It proved to be the beginning of a wonderful career. She has done all
aspects of quilting, including an interesting and challenging career
as an American Quilter’s Society Certified Quilt Appraiser. Her
experience includes being a commission quilt maker and restoration
expert for over 25 years, as well as a teacher and lecturer. Linda
Honsberger has worked for such notable professionals as Georgia
Bonesteel, Bob and Judie Rothermel and Ann Fahl. Free tickets will be
available the day of the presentation beginning at 9 a.m. Seating is
limited and unreserved.