By Malinda Allison
Once again, on July 26 and 27, the Quilt Hop is coming to the lovely historic St. Marks Church in Honey Grove. It will be a good weekend to have friends and family visit you and visit Honey Grove. The photo shows last year’s event.
We are delighted to be showing quilts from the collection of Claudia Picard, who has been collecting quilts almost her entire life. She vividly remembers her grandmother’s home where her grandmother and friends were quilting in an upstairs room once a week. She has collected old quilts and new quilts and has made quilts herself. She has graciously agreed to let us display many of her quilts at St. Marks.
Janet Kilgore, who is organizing the event in Honey Grove this year, says: “The colors and designs of these quilts are wonderful. St. Marks will be ablaze in color. We can’t wait to show off the historic church and these beautiful quilts to Quilt Hop visitors.”
The Friends of the Honey Grove Library sponsors the Quilt Hop stop at St. Marks each year. The Friends manage the church, which is used for various community functions during the year and is available to rent for weddings.
Honey Grove also has many painted quilt squares within the City that will be enjoyed by Quilt Hop visitors.
The location in Honey Grove is one of 10 quilt hop locations. The others are in Bonham. Information on the entire event is at http://visitbonham.com/upcoming-events/bonham-quilt-hop-2019/