Through the Branches – A Quilters Perspective

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 by

Through the Branches – A Quilters Perspective

New Exhibit at Klehm Through the Branches -

A Quilters Perspective, by Claire Powers

Event Date: Tuesday, June 28, 5:30 – 7:30pm

 

What: Quilt Exhibition Preview

When: Tuesday, June 28, 5:30 – 7:30pm

Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden (Visitor Center) – 2715 S Main Street – Rockford, IL

Cost: Members FREE, guests $3

Overview: Klehm is holding a reception to launch the quilt exhibition Through the Branches – a Quilter’s Perspective. Meet Claire Powers, creator of these quilt masterpieces as she shares her history of quilting.

 

What: Quilt Exhibition: Through the Branches-a Quilter’s Perspective

When: Daily July thru September 2011

Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden (Visitor Center) – 2715 S Main Street – Rockford, IL

Cost: FREE with Arboretum daily admission fee

Admission: Adults $6, seniors 65+/ Students $3, Members and under 3 – Free

Discover an exceptional display of birds, flowers, animals and trees depicted in appliqué by Quilt Artist, Claire Powers. A collection of over 20 quilt pieces of intricate detail with titles like “Every Garden needs a Prince Charming”, “Autumn Nosegay” and “The Case of the Vanishing Vase” will thrill and excite viewers of all ages.

Visitors can complete their Klehm visit with a walk through the Arboretum’s 1.5 miles of paved accessible paths, and Friday through Monday they can ride the Klehm Express for $3. Klehm’s specialty gardens include a Children’s Garden, 5 Demonstration Gardens, formal Fountain Garden and a specially designed Quilt Garden to accompany this exhibit. Wheelchairs available at no additional cost. Groups & Bus Tours Welcome – Reservations required.

This exhibit is part of the Northern Illinois Quilt Fest.

 

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