- Things to Do
Featuring the Viewer’s Choice quilt show, speakers, demonstrations and vendors.
On Saturday, visitors may vote for their favorite quilts in the Welcome Center at the Viewer’s Choice Quilt Show or visit the Cold Spring Brewery and vote on their favorite entries. On Sunday continue to enjoy the display and see the winners.
Kathleen Lindsey, a founding member of the Seven Sisters will present a collection of memoirs that depict various experiences in her life symbolizing lifelong stories and events pieced together in an imaginary quilt on Saturday at 11am and 2pm at the Gazebo
Throughout the weekend enjoy dyeing and spinning demonstrations from Erin Lewis. Visit with Chris Ruwell and learn about wagon wheel weaving. Embroiderer’s Guild of American, Jersey Cape Atlantic Chapter, Quilts of Valor, South Shore Stitcher’s and Ryan’s Cases for Smiles will also be demonstrating.
A rare wedding quilt, c. 1714, handmade by Cape May Countian Sarah Spicer, will be on display both Saturday and Sunday. The quilt was restored in 2012 through a grant from the Cape May County Culture and Heritage Commission. An HCSV staff member discusses the restoration process and care of your textiles at home.
Shop for quilting and sewing fabrics, supplies, and equipment to help inspire the creation of an heirloom project with regional vendors.
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9 South
Cape May, NJ 08204