Date and location: Sat., April 6, 2013, 10:00 – 4:00
Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S St Landry Ave, Gonzales, Louisiana (MAP)
Description: All displayed quilts are donated by the quilter to the charity of her/his choice. Quilt submission is free. We are privileged to present a heartwarming Quilts of Valor documentary. Free QOV patterns will be available. A fidget apron for patients with Alzheimer’s Disease will be displayed with free patterns available. Kits will be available, at no cost, for sewing pillowcases on-site for the children of GRACE camp. GRACE camp is a 5-day non-denominational camping experience for children ages 10-18 who have an incarcerated parent . Kids Draw for Kids sponsored by National Quilting Association, is a community outreach project in which school age children can help make a quilt to be donated to a child through Baton Rouge Quilt for Kids. Children will have the opportunity to stuff fabric bears which will be donated to Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital.