A Team of Talented Cockermouth Quilters will be Showing their Colourful Creations

A team of talented Cockermouth quilters will be showing their colourful creations in an exhibition this Saturday 21st October.

The Quilt Show will be held in Christ Church, South Street, from 10am to 4pm. Entry is £4 with all profits going to Hospice at Home West Cumbria.

Fifty women enjoy the weekly sessions held by the town’s U3A quilters. The WI also runs a weekly group, which has 12 members.

They have come together, along with some individual quilters, to put on a show of more than 70 quilts.There will also be cushions, bags and hangings on show. Some of the items will be for sale.

The largest quilt, made by 18 people and consisting of three landscapes on various panels, is six foot wide and four foot long.