PUEBLO, Colo. — The Southern Colorado Regional Quilt Show going down this week in Pueblo on the El Pueblo Historical past museum.
The quilt show is a free occasion showcasing creations from quilters all through the area. Along with the showcase this yr, the host of the show, Delight Metropolis Quilt Guild, is amassing new garments, blankets, toys and different gadgets for kids and households that Pueblo Police would possibly encounter on their calls.
The show is in its twelfth yr and boasts 164 quilts, together with different sewn gadgets on show. Cass Pearson, the Chairperson of the Southern Colorado Quilt Show Committee, mentioned the occasion serves to honor the custom of quilt making, together with the hours, days, and generally years these quilters put into their creations. She mentioned the quilting group flourished throughout Covid-19 lockdowns, in that it helped preserve individuals in her guild linked and artistic throughout aggravating instances.
“For a lot of people, staying home, being alone was a hard time. But as members of a quilting community, we had that sisterhood that helped us through that. That might have been, ‘I’m working on a new pattern, let me send you an email. Let me send you a text, talk to you on the phone.’ Even had meetings on Zoom. Oh, I think our guild in Pueblo probably made, you know, over 2,000 masks.”
She went on to say that the quilting group could be very supportive of one another, in their quilt making and their everyday lives, and that’s the reason she’s so excited to convey consideration to this occasion.
The quilts are being showcased for the aim of appreciation, and most should not provided on the market, although Pearson mentioned they’ll go alongside to the creator if somebody expresses curiosity in shopping for a quilt that they fall in love with.
The show is free and runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. till Saturday, April ninth.