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Vickie Cogar, left, and Ann Podany display a creation from the 2010 Artesia Quilters Guild exhibit at the Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center. (Courtesy photo)

Vickie Cogar, left, and Ann Podany display a creation from the 2010 Artesia Quilters Guild exhibit at the Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center. (Courtesy photo)

By ASHLEY TRUJILLO
Daily Press Staff Writer

Local quilters are sewing in their final stitches just in time for the annual Artesia Quilters Guild exhibit at the Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center.

Starting this week, quilters will begin to bring in their latest creations and the museum will begin to design the 11th annual installation. The exhibit is scheduled to open July 19 and run through Aug. 27.

“Each year’s show is always something completely new and different,” said Nancy Dunn, museum director. “Even the vintage quilts on display are ones that have never been displayed before.”

Last year, between 60-80 unique pieces were on display.
According to member Vickie Cogar, the guild will present quilts, table runners and tote bags. Guild members also craft wall hangings, clothing and baby blankets for the exhibit. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.