Wednesday, March 28, 2012

A Good Excuse to Go to the Beach

Need a reason to go to Rehoboth Beach? 

Here's one - a needlework exhibit!

The Rehoboth Beach Historical Society announces its Second Annual Needlework Exhibit. The exhibit is on display March 24 through May 6, 2012 at the Rehoboth Beach Museum.
Exhibitors who are not Society members will receive free admission to the museum for the duration of the exhibit.

April 21: Demonstration Day: Needleworkers will demonstrate a variety of techniques for adults and children from 1 p.m.until 3 p.m. Edwina MacNeal, and award winner in our exhibit, will demonstrate English Paper Piecing techniques. Theresa Baird, winner of Best of Show for this year's exhibit, will demonstrate cross stitch techniques. Geri Williams, Amerifdan Needlework Guild member and teacher, will demonstrate a technique to be decided upon prior to the demonstration day.
April 28: Barn Quilts of Western Maryland: A presentation by Dolores Andrew, accomplished needleworker and author, on the quilt square designs painted on the sides of barns, visible from the road. 2 p.m. until 3 p.m.
May 5. New Castle Nuptuals: Recalling an Exhibit of 19th Century Wedding Gowns.  Love heorloom sewing techniques? Love wedding gowns? Then this is the presentation for you. Michael Connolly of the New Castle Historical Society will show images from the Society's past exhibit titled "New Castel Nuptuals." Mr. Connolly will also bring examples of 18th Centuray Wedding gowns. 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

I bet I could talk my hubby into this one if I could find some free time! 

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