"My mom (Elaine Bowman Sheckler) quilted her whole life," said Wayne Sheckler. His wife, Terri organized the Oct. 14 quilt show at the Palmerton Area Library.
As someone passes a display, she says, "I like them very much. So many are still hand-quilted."
Barbara Fisher has a personalized quilt with things that were enjoyed on the front and happy remembrances on the back.
Cheryl Hank was giving Quilt in a Day classes. She said an expert in the method can actually complete a queen-size quilt in a day, but for most people it would have to be a smaller project. The method was developed by quilter Eleanor Burns, who hosts her own television show, that features lots of quick tips to complete quilts faster.
Mariann Kmetz said the annual quilt show has gotten more popular with a lot of vendors. She introduced a woman who dates old quilts, Barbara Garrett of Chester County.
Garrett tells people how old their quilts are based on such things as the age of a certain type of fabric a