Annual Quilt Show opens at Blennerhassett Museum

PARKERSBURG W.Va, (WTAP)- 80 quilts are on display at the museum for the 15th annual Quilt Show.

The quilts were judged by a panel and many of them have ribbons displaying their awards.

The final accolade, a fan favorite, will be awarded at the end of the quilt show to the quilt with the highest number of votes.

“Anybody can make a quilt. It’s just a matter of buying the fabric, cutting it into pieces, and putting it back together again…A lot of people have memories of their grandmothers who make quilts and that brings back a lot of memories from them…It’s a lot of down memory lane on some of these quilts and a lot of them are new to the future going to be memory lane,” says Brenda Wentzel, chairman of the quilt committee at the Blennerhassett Museum.

The Museum’s hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

Tickers are $4 for adults and $2 for children ages 4-12.

The exhibits will be open through March 17th.