RainFest opens with Piecemakers Quilt Club show

Quilt show  

Supper Quilt  

Chris Cook - Forks Forum photos

The Piecemakers Quilt Club opened up the three-day RainFest weekend with the opening of their quilting show "Fabric of the Forest" in the Forks High School Auxiliary Gym on Friday afternoon, April 20. The quilting show, quilting lessons and talks are being held Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the gym and at the First Baptist Church in Forks. In addition, the American Heroes play and quilt display is open at the Peninsula College Forks Extension. 
In the community hall at Forks Congregational Church the nationally-renowned "The Supper" quilt is on display with its maker, Don Locke, visiting Forks from his home in Texas. Pictured with Locke are interested Forks residents Boyce Woody and her daughter Wilda Blankenship. The Supper Quilt website shows that over 750,000 people have viewed the Supper Quilt since it was completed in 1999. The quilt is made up of 51,816 half-inch squares, and is 67 inches high and 183 inches wide. Go to for more information. The Supper Quilt will be on display from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, and its maker is giving a talk about how he made the quilt at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 22 at the Forks Congregational Church.

The quilting events are sponsored by the West Olympic Council of the Arts (WOCA). 


We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the Oct 27
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates