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Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt Show set for March 15

From left, quilt judges Ann Judy, Mary Roediger and Meta Van Nostran review a submission for the 16th annual Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt Show on display Saturday through March 15 at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History in Parkersburg. (Photo by Wayne Towner)

PARKERSBURG — The 16th annual Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt Show will be held Saturday through March 15 at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History at Second and Juliana streets.

This year’s theme is “Basket Case.”

The quilt show will feature hand- and machine-pieced quilts and wall hangings made by area quilters.

Categories for the quilts include bed quilts (three categories), baby quilts, miniature quilts, wall hangings, art quilts, antique quilts and themed quilts.

Visitors can cast votes for the People’s Choice award which will be announced on the last day of the show.

The Blennerhassett Museum is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and admission is $4 for adults and $2 for children ages 3-12.

As part of the quilt show, at 1 p.m. March 14, Doug Kreinik, owner of Kreinik Mfg. Co. in south Parkersburg, will give a presentation on the use of the metallic threads manufactured by his company in many needle art crafts including quilting.

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