Annual quilt display opens this week through July 10

The quilting guild Stikine Stitchers is putting on its annual Fourth of July Quilt Show. For two weeks, members will display their work at various businesses around town.

Setup is Wednesday, June 26, and the show will come down July 10.

About 12 to 15 residents will participate in the show, said organizer Joan Benjamin, displaying their quilts at Midnight Oil, Angerman's, Stikine Drug, Ottesen's Ace Hardware and more.

"This is our 18th time putting on the show," she said. "It would've been 19 if not for COVID."

Benjamin said it all began in 2005, when several storefronts had closed, due in par...


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