Homemakers sponsor quilt block contest

The Dubois County Extension Homemakers are sponsoring a quilt block contest.

Any Dubois County resident older than age 19 or any member of the Dubois County Extension Homemakers organization may enter the quilt block contest.

Quilt blocks should be no larger than 18-by-18 inches and no smaller than 8-by-8 inches.

The quilt blocks may be embroidered, pieced, painted, cross-stitched or stenciled.

Hand or machine sewn blocks will be accepted.

The blocks should be ready for quilting, but not quilted. Blocks marked for quilting will be accepted.

There is an entry limit of three blocks per person.

All blocks should be clean,  pressed, mounted on card stock and covered with a clear wrap for display purposes.

The top three quilt blocks will be chosen by a people’s choice ballot during the 4-H Fair week.

Check in takes place from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 12, in Exhibit Building No. 2.

All blocks will be on display during 4-H Fair week. Blocks will be released between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20.

Visit Facebook and click on Purdue Extension Dubois to view the quilt blocks.

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