Annual show to tell stories through quilts at Wright State

The fourth annual quilt show at Wright State is going on now through 4 p.m. Saturday in WSU’s student union. This year’s show features quilts made for hospice patients.

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The fourth annual quilt show at Wright State is going on now through 4 p.m. Saturday in WSU’s student union. This year’s show features quilts made for hospice patients.

Forty-seven quilts created for hospice patients will be featured at the fourth annual quilt show at Wright State this week.

The show, called “Quilt Show: Celebrating Quilt Stories,” located in the Apollo room at the WSU student union, is free and open to the public and runs through 4 p.m. Saturday

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The 47 quilts highlighted were created for patients’ rooms at Hospice of Dayton, according to the university. The quilts, made by the Miami Valley Quilters Guild and no longer on display at hospice, are the centerpiece of the three-day show.

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The show will also include a quilt of John Crawford III, a 22-year-old African-American shot to death in 2014 by a police officer in a Walmart store in Beavercreek. Crawford was holding an air rifle picked up from a store shelf.

Some quilts will be auctioned off for scholarships, according to the university.

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