When Terri Scheckler organizes the Quilt Show to benefit the Palmerton Area Library, she invites people to share their quilts and put them on display. Sheckler, a quilter herself, has learned there's always a story inside all those hand stitches.
This Sunday, Oct. 11, visitors to the Palmerton Library's third annual Quilt Show will hear some of those stories as they view various quilts on exhibit from 12-4 p.m. The library is located at 402 Delaware Ave., Palmerton.
Darlene Risteter, Palmerton, a clerk at the Palmerton Post Office, will have her quilt on display. The quilt belonged to her late aunt, Bertha Stickler Goodwin of Tamaqua.
"She was born on a boat coming from Austria and came through Ellis Island. She was premature and they said she was so small they carried her on a pillow. She was one of 10 children and was a sister to my mother, Ann Yates of Tama