Sandhills Piecemakers Quilt Guild Hosts Annual Appearance of Pat Knoechel, Sister of Eleanor Burns
Thursday, 14 August 2014 09:38
The Sandhills Piecemakers Quilting Guild of Valentine, NE is proud to present Pat Knoechel on Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 2-4 pm CT at the First Baptist Church, 209 N Green Street, Valentine, NE. Pat is from California and travels the United States promoting Quilt in a Day. Pat is the sister of famous quilter Eleanor Burns. Pat brings with her this year patterns of Honeycomb, Christmas Tree & Wreath, Double Four Patch, Geese in the Garden, Pineapple, Nouveau Wedding Ring, and Chimneys and Cornerstones. There will be a sneak preview of the new book Mystery Quilts. Both beginners and advanced quilters will find Pat’s methods and tips applicable for their next projects.
Dessert will be served before Pat’s talk and a door prize will be given as guests arrive. Coupons for Quilt in a Day products will be drawn for during the talk.
The Sandhills Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets the fourth Monday of every month at the First Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome. For more information please call Debby Galloway, 402-376-3471 or Helen Brock 402-376-1164
Ranchland fire menaces homes in western Nebraska
Thursday, 14 August 2014 09:26
Authorities say a fire that menaced several homes has burned an estimated 150 acres of ranchland in western Nebraska.
The fire was reported Wednesday afternoon along U.S. Highway 83, about halfway between North Platte and Stapleton to the north. No injuries were reported.
Fire crews from the Stapleton, North Platte, Maxwell and Lincoln County Rural departments were called for help. The fire was under control by 4 p.m.