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Porch sale bonus to Quilt Museum’s silver anniversary

 

August 2, 2022

A QUILTER’S PARADISE – Quilt and craft enthusiasts alike gathered at the Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum on Second Street to browse bins of textiles, sewing notions and craft supplies as part of the museum’s annual porch sale. By 10 a.m. July 29, there was already a crowd. – Photo by Marissa Conklin

For a quarter-century it has been a primary thread binding together the social and cultural fabric of La Conner.

Located at historic Gaches Mansion on Second Street, the Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum is now in its 25th year of exhibitions and educational programs designed to both celebrate traditions in the fiber arts and inspire the creative spirit going forward.

Since opening in August 1997 as the La Conner Quilt Museum under the direction of the late Rita Hupy, it has displayed the works of top quilters and fiber artists from near and as far as Japan.

And one of the muse...



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