Fort Bragg Soroptimists Donate Railroad Themed Quilt to the Mendocino Model Railroad & Historical Society (MCMR&HS)

Quilting is a very active pastime in Fort Bragg and along the immediate coast. The annual quilt show has amazing quilts in on display in local business and a school. The weekend of the annual show is a big draw for residents and visitors alike. In a recent exhibition one complex quilt done by a lady was mirrored by a “quilt” made by her husband from wood. For a small town the skills are awesome.

The MCMR&HS has two large G Scale layouts and a Museum. Club Members thought that the offer of a railroad themed quilt would be a delightful addition to the artifacts we have on display. The quilt came to us unframed. Lonnie Dickson, a club member agreed to frame it, You can see it below in all its glory.

The Railroad Themed Quilt

The new quilt facing the Ain’t Goin Nowhere Layout in Fort Bragg

A very good friend of my wife Sarah heard of what the club was creating and made a donation the cost of the materials.

Club Member Frank Smith was kind enough to take the photos.

 

 

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