Two shows annually July 10th-13th and October 9th-12th, 2014
17th Annual Amish Quilt Show & Sale - October 9th-12th, 2014 at Mr. G’s Hall
Show hours are 9 am – 5 pm each day.
Over 100 original hand-made Amish Quilts will be available for viewing and for purchase at each show
October Amish Quilt & Holiday Craft Show Highlight of Fall Season
The upcoming 17th Annual Fall Amish Quilt and Holiday Craft Show will be held at Mr. G’s Hall on Hwy. 57 just south of Jacksonport from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,Thursday through Sunday, October 9 through 12. Featured at this exquisite Show will be over 100 Amish made quilts in a variety of popular styles, patterns and colors. All quilts are for sale. All quilting is done by hand as is the Amish custom. Full sized quilts and baby quilts as well as queen and king-sized quilts will be available. The quilts are displayed on either a full /queen or king-sized display bed and will be turned on a regular basis by show employees for show goers to view. An explanation of each quilt is given as each is presented. Chairs are set up in the quilt gallery area for those wanting to see the quilt turnings.
This show is much more than a quilt show. It includes many other handcrafted gift items for upcoming holidays. A wide selection of Amish made wall hangings in a variety of sizes, patterns and colors will be on hand. Throw pillow covers, table runners, place mats, pot holders, table centers, quillows, spice mats, rugs, Amish dolls, miniature quilts and many other interesting gifts hand crafted by the Amish will also be on display and for sale. A selection of beautifully made Amish baskets in a variety of shapes and sizes with color accents will be for sale.
Several Amish recipe books and books of various quilt patterns will be available as well as paper-back books highlighting many aspects of Amish life.
Table displays will include a Children’s Table with cloth books, crayon play aprons, wood toys, kitchen utensil aprons, play work tools and cloth dolls. The Purse Table will feature pocket purses, hand crafted purses and bags, cloth check book covers, eye glass cases and cloth book covers.
Back by popular demand is the ever popular Cashew Crunch, a crowd favorite. Amish noodles, peanut butter and Yoder popcorn will be available again this year while quantities last.There will be two tables with fabric for sale. Everyday patterns, seasonal and holiday fabric will be available.
Handmade brooms will be created at the show and will be for sale. Local broom maker, Chris Steinhagen, creates a variety of broom styles – the cobwebber, the hearth broom and standard full sized floor sweeper. Retirement has given her the time to work on making hand made corn brooms with a variety of natural handles. She uses sumac and a variety of wood for the handles which add to the character of the broom. Chris will be demonstrating her broom making skills at the Amish Quilt and Craft Show on Thursday and Saturday. Stop in to watch her at work as she creates a broom especially for you! Colleen Monske will be on hand to demonstrate her replica 1920’s era sock knitting machine on Thursday and Friday. Stop in to see Colleen create socks and take some home for cozy winter wear. A PBS Special DVD on Amish Life will be shown throughout the show in a side room for your viewing enjoyment.
A wonderful collection of jigsaw puzzles will be on display. All are made from recycled paper. Our great collection of jigsaw puzzles include those for children and adults with from 100 to 1000 pieces. Jigsaw puzzles are great family entertainment for all ages and make nice gifts for friends and family.
The Show is sponsored by Jacksonport Craft Cottage Gifts, celebrating 30 years of handcrafted excellence in Door County. For information call 920-823-2288, email firstname.lastname@example.org or view the show on the website at www.JacksonportCraftCottage.com.
An entry fee of $1 will be charged at the door. Children age 8 and under are admitted free but must be attended by an adult at all times. All adults will be welcome to sign up for a Door Prize drawing – two $50 Gift Certificates good at Jacksonport Craft Cottage Gifts or at future Amish Quilt and Craft Shows. The winners need not be present to win.
Note: Dates for next years shows are already selected so put them on your calendar so you can plan to attend. 2015 Amish Quilt and Craft Show Dates: July 9-12 and October 8-11 at Mr. G’s Hall. Open daily 9 to 5 and sponsored by Jacksonport Craft Cottage Gifts.