Short Hill Historical Society
Join the Short Hill Historical Society at the Between the Hills Community Center on Sunday, August 18 at 2 p.m. for the next in their History Talks, Trips, and Treasures series. The non-profit organization is pleased to feature award winning quilter, Priscilla Godfrey who will speak about the history of Loudoun County Quilting. Light refreshments will be provided. A suggested donation of $5 a person is welcome.
About Priscilla Godfrey
Priscilla Godfrey has been quilting for more than 40 years. She is known for her precision piecing, her realistic 3-dimensional appliqué, and pictorials of Loudoun’s countryside. Ms. Godfrey became a National Quilting Association certified quilt judge in 1986 and has judged in several states along the eastern seaboard and Midwest. She has also exhibited and won awards on her quilts at National Quilting Association Annual Shows throughout the United States, and locally at Oatlands Plantation, Belle Grove Plantation, Mount Vernon Needlework Show, Rose Hill Manor, and Sotterley Plantation in Maryland. Since 1979, Ms. Godfrey has been a member and served as past officer of the Waterford Quilters Guild. She has exhibited at the Franklin Park Arts Center, Leesburg Town Hall, Purcellville Train Station, Bluemont Fair, Leesburg County Government Building, and currently, several of her large bed quilts are permanently exhibited at the Purcellville Town Hall. She continues to judge quilt shows and lecture throughout the northeast. She is a Charter member of the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges and treasurer for the Mason Dixon Professional Quilters Network, a network of judges, teachers, quilt shop owners in the Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania area.
The Between the Hills Community Center is located at 11762 Harpers Ferry Rd, Purcellville, VA 20132. The Short Hill Historical Society’s History Talks, Trips, and Treasures series is sponsored by The Purcellville Gazette—the Title Sponsor, and Jason P. Sengpiehl of the Sengpiehl Insurance Group. Learn more about this series and about the Short Hill Historical Society at www.ShortHillHistoricalSociety.org.
2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Between the Hills Community Center