Quilt and craft show coming up

Cancer Council volunteer Wendy Lohmann. Photo by Susie Cunningham.
Cancer Council volunteer Wendy Lohmann. Photo by Susie Cunningham.

Impressive quilt displays, local craft stalls and homemade sandwiches and Devonshire tea will attract people from near and far to the Quilt and Craft Show in Beaudesert.

The event will go from 9am to 4pm 24 March and 9am to 3pm 25 March at The Centre on Brisbane Street, Beaudesert.

The Beaudesert branch of Cancer Council Queensland is organising the show, with funds raised going to cancer research and to support patients and their families.

Attendees will be able to browse the quilt displays, shop from about a dozen craft stalls and sit down and relax with a cup of tea or coffee and a homemade sandwich or Devonshire tea at the on-site café set up by branch members.

The local branch aims to make the show a biannual event, alternating with Boonah’s biannual quilt show.

Cancer Council volunteer Wendy Lohmann, who has been quilting since she and husband Mark had a sewing shop in Beaudesert, said interest was strong in the event.

“We’ve got buses coming from outside the area and one lady has already contacted me with 25 people coming on a bus,” she said.

“I encourage people to come along and see quilts and crafts by locals, enjoy a yummy Devonshire tea and support a good cause at the same time.”

Cancer Council branch secretary Ellen Logan thanked Beaudesert Quilters, who will supply the bulk of quilts for display at the show, for their contributions.

There will be a People’s Choice award for Best Quilt, with the winner receiving a gift basket.

For more information phone Ellen Logan on 0408 431 223.

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