The Great Alaska Quilt Show is back after a two-year hiatus
Updated: Sep. 19, 2022 at 3:55 PM AKDT
The pandemic may have made people take time off from gathering, but it didn’t stop quilters from creating their unique crafts. The Great Alaska Quilt Show was back this weekend after 24 months off. And the crowds and the amazing quilt displays was a testament to how ready everyone was to get back out and showcase their stitching and fiber skills. The Allgood News caught up and chatted with the people that create the art and the pageantry of quilting.
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