Clinton resident is a finalist in regional quilt competition

  • Sat Jul 26th, 2008 9:47pm
  • Life

Laurie A. Weiner of Clinton is a finalist in the eighth biennial Pacific Northwest Quiltfest with her quilt “Rood Awakening.”

Laurie A. Weiner of Clinton is a finalist in the eighth biennial Pacific Northwest Quiltfest.

Her quilt “Rood Awakening” will compete with 290 quilts and wearable art entries from the five northwestern United States and the four western provinces of Canada.

More than $40,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to winners in 11 categories.

The Quiltfest will be held Aug. 8 to 10 at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle.

The Pacific Northwest Quiltfest is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 8 and 9 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10. Admission is $10. For information contact the office of Association of Pacific Northwest Quilters at 425-558-1983 or visit the Web site at www.apnq.org.