Beloit Historical Society 2nd Annual Quilt Show
The Beloit Historical Society is hosting its 2nd annual Quilt Show! Come see
beautifully crafted, colorful works of art made by local quilters and from the Beloit Historical
Society’s collection. This event will take place on Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 10am to
4pm and Sunday, November 6, 2022 from 9am to 5pm.
Quilts from local quiltmakers ranging in size from bed quilts to wall hangings illustrate a variety
of techniques and designs. A bed turning program shares quilt stories and historic quilting tools
from the society collections will be displayed.
Quilt appraisals by certified appraiser Suzanne Swenson are available by appointment. Contact
the BHS office (608-365-7835) to schedule a time. Walk-in appraisals during the quilt show are
also welcome. Appraisals provide a record of the value, history of a quilt, and are usually done
for insurance purposes. The appraisal considers condition, workmanship, design and the fabrics
To enter a quilt, please visit www.beloithistoricalsociety.com/events or call (608) 365-7835 for
more information. Entries can be for display only or judged by certified quilt judge Maribeth
Schmit. Judged quilts in all categories will receive 1st, 2nd and 3rd place ribbons with a special
Award of Merit being given to one quilt. Show visitors can vote for their favorite quilt to
determine a Viewer’s Choice award.
The Beloit Historical Society, founded in 1910, preserves and shares the rich and diverse
heritage of the Beloit community to enhance community pride. Headquartered at the Lincoln
Center at 845 Hackett Street, the society also manages the Hanchett-Bartlett Homestead. For
more information, visit the website, http://www.beloithistoricalsociety.com.