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Nimble Thimble Quilt Show to feature hundreds of pieces

March 5, 2014
By ED FRANKS ( , Pine Island Eagle

The Nimble Thimble Quilt and Needlework Guild of Pine Island Cove will host its annual quilt show and sale next week.

This year the quilt show and sale will be held Monday, March 10, from 12:30-3 p.m., at the Clubhouse, which is located in Pine Island Cove on Gulf Gate Lane.

The guild makes lap robes for chemotherapy patients, pillow cases for Shriner's Hospital and blankets for needy children of Lee County.

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Quilts ready for the Nimble Thimble
Quilt and Needlework Guild
of Pine Island Cove show.

Photo provided

The show will feature more than 100 quilts and needlework pieces, which will be displayed on the walls and tables in the clubhouse. Light refreshments will also be available during the event.

Members of the guild will be present during the show to answer any questions an individual may have.

This year there will be three raffles to support their charities. The guild donates to the Pine Island Food Pantry and Pine Island Elementary School. The winner does not have to be present to win the raffle. Tickets for the raffles are $1 each or 7 for $5.

Fact Box

If You Go:?

What: Annual Nimble Thimble Quilt Show?

Who: Nimble Thimble Quilt and Needlework Guild of Pine Island Cove?

When: Monday, March 10, 12:30-3 p.m.?

Where: Pine Island Cove Clubhouse on Gulf Gate Lane, St. James City.

The quilt show began about 10 years ago to display some of the pieces that the guild created throughout the year. There are double sized quilts, a Swedish Weave Afghan and a Knitted Afghan.

The Nimble Thimble Quilt and Needlecraft Guild is comprised of 40 women who meet every Monday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.



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