The quilt auction raises a lot of money for Mennonite Central Committee, and showcases the remarkable skills of the quilters.
Preview of some 2018 Quilts
As we begin to store the quilts for the upcoming quilt auction – high noon on Saturday September 15, 2018 – we can preview some of them.
The first quilt is a printed “Double Wedding Ring”, measuring 88″ x 104″.
Our second is a pieced 32″ x 42″ crib quilt, “Blue Ducks”.
The third is a full-size “Star” printed panel; 85″ x 102″ in size.
Quilt #4 is a used, pieced “Fan” quilt. It’s up for auction AS IS. It measures 72″ x 82″.
Our fifth item is a large, blue or purple, pieced “Spin Star” quilt. It’s 99″ x 110″.
Quilt number six is a tan and brown and blue pieced “Window Boxes” pattern, measuring 78″ x 93″.
Tied Corduroy Comforters
Next we have a group of tied corduroy comforters. The first, in brown, gold, and cherry, measures 62″ x 80″.
More comforters to come.
This comforter is brown and rust coloured; 64″ x 80″.
The next comforter is 68″ x 82″, and multi-coloured.
Our next tied corduroy comforter is 62″ x 78″, in red and blue. The back is hockey flannel.
This 62″ x 80″ tied corduroy comforter is 62″ x 80″, in red, gold, and brown.
“Streak of Lightning” is a tied corduroy comforter in blues and grays. It measures 66″ x 80″, and is my personal favourite in this group of comforters.
Item 13 is another tied corduroy comforter in black, brown, and “leaves”. Size: 62″ x 80″.
Quilt #14 is a tied corduroy comforter in gray and purple; size 62″ x 80″.
Number 15 is another tied corduroy comforter. It’s 60″ x 80″. The front is grey and blue; it has a striped back.
The final tied corduroy comforter (in this streak!) is a multicoloured cotton; 62″ x 74″.
Next we have another used, diamond-pieced, multi-colour quilt. It measures 78″ x 80″. Like our other quilts, it is sold “as is”.
More quilts are coming soon.
Lots more to come.
More quilts are coming!
Remember the 2017 Quilt Auction?
In 2017, dedicated quilters created the special Anniversary Quilt. To revisit the quilts we promoted last year, just click on this Quilts of 2017 link.
The Toronto Mennonite Festival returns on Saturday September 15, 2018
See you at Black Creek Pioneer Village on Saturday September 15, 2018!