Pownal quilter accepted into national quilt competition

POWNAL — Quilt artist Linda Deming has been accepted into the 2020 Stitch Your Art Out quilt competition, part of the 31st annual mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival taking place at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton, Va., from Thursday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 1.
Deming’s quilts — “Gypsy Rose” and “Western Roundup” — will be on display at the show along with many other submissions. Quilt and textile art enthusiasts will have an opportunity to view Deming’s quilts among all the other displays of quilts and textile art at the event.
The quilt competition incorporates pieces from the best quilters in the United States; they will be judged and on display to be enjoyed by quilt enthusiasts and other quilt artists.
In addition to the competition quilts, the festival will feature workshops and lectures taught by a world-renowned faculty, a “Merchant’s Mall” and special exhibitions, including many presented by local quilt guilds.