Quilting Workshop at NMU

Thursday 6, 2012


            MARQUETTE, Mich.—A beginner’s-level quilting workshop will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, in 105 Cohodas Hall at Northern Michigan University. It is sponsored by the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center as part of the U.P. Folklife Festival. Reservations are encouraged by calling 227-3212. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students and the workshop is limited to high school age and older.

Kathy Peters and Judy Parlato, members of the Marquette County Quilters, will lead the workshop. Participants will make several small fabric pieces of traditional and liberated designs using no-sew fusing techniques. 

This workshop is funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. The U.P. Folklife Festival is an eight-month series of cultural events featuring folk artists reflecting traditions of the region.  It is sponsored by the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center.


Kristi Evans
News Director