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Wheat Weavers at the 2019 Bishop Hill Quilt Show

During the Bishop Hill Quilt Show on May 17 to May 19, representatives of the Illinois Association of Wheat Weavers (IAWW), will be on hand to answer questions and demonstrate various plaiting methods used to transform wheat straw into delicate works of art.   Walk-ins are welcome to try a variety of wheat weaving techniques, guided by experienced members of the IAWW. Recent works will be on display and available for purchase. The Wheat Weavers will be at the Steeple Building Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Sunday.

The Steeple Building Museum is located at 103 North Bishop Hill Street, Bishop Hill, IL.  For more details about this free demonstration and other Bishop Hill Quilt Show activities, please call 309 927-3899, email bhha@mymctc.net or visit www.bishophillheritage.org .