Stitch By Stitch: The Americana Quilt Show

More than 200 quilts are on display during the Americana Quilt show this weekend, filling the Aquatic Center Rods and Relics Room with vivid colors and fancy stitching.

Vendor shopping,  raffle drawings and bed-turning demonstrations are just a few of the activities during this American themed event.

Tickets for the American Quilt Show are $5 per day.

Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The quilt “Affairs of the Heart” by Cathy Geer won Mayor Mark Nexsen’s choice award. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

 

The quilt “Dance of the Dragonfly” by Donna Vaughn is on display during the American Quilt Show. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

 

Quilts sewn by Neveah O’Brian, 10, and Nacadia O’Brian, 12, are on display at the American Quilt Show this weekend. This is the O’Brian’s first quilt show. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

 

The LHC Military Moms award goes to Shauna Martin. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

Valerie Molle and Denise Horton look at quilts on display during the American Quilt Show. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

 

Co-chair Sherri Ashford and Chairwoman Susan black pose for a photo in front of American themed quilts Friday afternoon at the Aquatic Center. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

 

The Arizona Quilters Hall of Fame award goes to Sandy May “Southwest Memories.” Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

 

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