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Grinter QuiltersAna Maria Blancarte, Kansas City, Kan., a member of the Grinter Place Quilters, showed the opportunity quilt that the group is currently working on. A quilt show is on exhibit this weekend at Grinter Place and the visitors center, 1420 S. 78th. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
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Grinter QuiltersPam Pearson, front, of Overland Park, Kan., and Carleen Seaborn, Bonner Springs, looked at the Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt hand-quilted by Ana Maria Blancarte during the Grinter Quilt Show April 27. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
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Grinter QuiltersAlbertha Martin, left, and Carol Tarwater, president of the Grinter Quilters, staffed the quilter’s table April 27 at the Grinter Quilt Show. The show continues on Sunday afternoon. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)
Fifty colorful quilts brighten the Grinter Place visitors center this weekend at 1420 S. 78th, Kansas City, Kan.
Most of the quilts are at the visitors center, while a few antique quilts are at the Grinter Place museum, according to members of the Grinter Place Quilters. A spring tea is being held at noon and 2 p.m. this weekend in conjunction with the quilt show; reservations are necessary for the tea.
Carol Tarwater, president of the Grinter Place Quilters, said members of the group have been working on an opportunity quilt that will raise funds.
At the quilt show Saturday, Pam Pearson and Carleen Seaborn were touring the quilt exhibits, looking at a repieced and hand-quilted Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt by Ana Maria Blancarte.
Blancarte, a member of the Grinter Quilters, said the group meets once a week to work on the king-size opportunity quilt. The Grinter Place Quilters are accepting donations on it, and the funds raised will go to Grinter Place Friends.
Blancarte, a Kansas City, Kan., resident said she has been quilting with the group about eight years, and has learned a lot from the group. She enjoys quilting, she said.
The Grinter Place Quilt Show will continue from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28.