It's become a Labor Day weekend tradition‹a display of beautiful quilts

that everyone can enjoy. And it continues this weekend as the Contented

Heart Quilt Guild sponsors the "Quilt Show of the Little Mountains."

The show, which is the largest in south central Kentucky and features

over 125 quilts, is set for Friday, August 31 and Saturday, September 1. It

will be held at the ASPIRE Center.

This year's theme is "Dolls, Old and New."

Competition quilts will be judged for prizes totaling $2,460.

The show will also feature the Block Contest.

Antique quilts will be on display throughout the show.

Dolls from the past and present will be used to complement quilt


This year's show will feature free quilting classes. Preregistration is

required for the classes, but on-site registration will be accepted if class

space is available.

The Hand Piecing class will be Friday, August 31 from 9:30 a.m. until


The Needle Turn Applique class will also be held Friday from 1:30 until

4 p.m.

The English Paper Piecing class will be Saturday, September 1 from 9:30

a.m. until noon.

The Hand Quilting class will be Saturday from 1:30 until 4 p.m.

Quilting vendors will be set up to sell quilting tools, books and hard

to find fabrics.

Pleasant View Baptist Church will have lunch available.

Door prizes will be awarded throughout the show, and the Guild will give

away an Opportunity Quilt, which is hand quilted, hand pieced and hand

appliqued on Saturday at 4 p.m.

The show will be open Friday from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. and on Saturday

from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

There will be an admission charge.

For more information about the show go to www.contentedheartquilts. com

or call (606) 340-0015.

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