Quilting on the Waterfront Holds Workshop

By KBJR News 1

October 29, 2010 Updated Oct 29, 2010 at 7:03 PM CDT

DULUTH, MN. (Northland's Newscenter)------It's a weekend full of quilting for those who turned out for a workshop at the Inn on Lake Superior.

Over 100 women are participating in the 3-day event put on by the Quilting on the Waterfront club.

The workshops, held at the Inn On Lake Superior are taught by two specialists who have won awards in national quilting competitions.

A special exhibit of the teachers work is part of the event, along with many quilting vendors.

Quilters of all skill levels can attend the workshops.Techniques taught include paper piecing, machine quilting, long arm quilting and something called fusible appliqué.

"Today we were learning to do fusible appliqué, which means cutting out very small intricate pieces and using certain products and fusing them onto other pieces," said quilter, Bonnie Malterer.

It's not to late to attend classes. The workshop runs all day Saturday and is open to the public.

Admission into the special exhibit and vending area is $3 at the door.

Written and posted to the web: Jennifer Walch