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National Quilting Day celebrated at Heritage Village
National Quilting Day celebrated at Heritage Village

Heritage Village will celebrate National Quilting Day on Saturday March 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Quilting guilds from Clearwater, Dunedin, Largo, Palm Harbor and St. Petersburg participating in this free event include the Procrastinating Quilters, Suncoast Quilters Circle, Quilter’s Crossing, Innovative Quilters, Hidden Stitches and the Largo Cracker Quilters.

This free family event will include quilting demonstrations of both hoop and frame techniques, as well as how to make “yo-yos” – rosettes made by gathering circles of fabric. 

All visitors will have the opportunity to participate by making pillows for women recovering from breast cancer and arm pillows for children treated at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.  Children who make an arm pillow may make a second pillow to take home.

National Quilting Day, celebrated the third Saturday in March, is sponsored by the National Quilting Association as a day service for local quilters to give back to local communities throughout the nation. 

Parking is free. Donations are welcome to help support Heritage Village.

Heritage Village is located at 11909 125th St. N. in Largo. This living history museum brings more than 150 years of local history to life. Tour 28 authentic buildings and structures, and experience historical Pinellas County through hands-on exploration. Paths wind through 21 acres and connect with the Florida Botanical Gardens and the Pinewood Cultural Park campus.

Heritage Village is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. It is closed Mondays, Tuesdays and all Pinellas County holidays. For more information on Heritage Village visit www.pinellascounty.org/heritage, or call (727) 582-2123.

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