Quilt

The raffle quilt for this year’s show “Celebration,” shown above, was created by 69 guild members. 

MARIETTA, Ga. — Three Johns Creek women will have their work featured at the 17th Georgia Celebrates Quilts Show at the Cobb County Civic Center.

Thursday, June 6 through Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the most talented quilters from around the state will compete for cash prizes. More than 344 juried quilts will be on display in the quilt gallery, including three from local women: Linda Agnello, Laura Palgon and Lisa Walker. 

Handmade pieces range from artful wall hangings to traditional bed coverings.

The event includes a Quilted Treasures boutique featuring unique handmade items, a Block Party display of blocks made by K-12 students, several raffles and a marketplace featuring quilt-related products. 

The Georgia Celebrates Quilts Show will be held at the Cobb County Civic Center at 584 South Marietta Parkway SE in Marietta. Tickets are $10 at the door, advance tickets for groups of 10 or more at $9 per ticket are available for pre-show purchase at ecqg.com/advance-ticket-sales. For additional information, visit ecqg.com/quilt-show.

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