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Mercer woman, a semifinalist, heads to national quilt show

 

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Mercer resident Jane Zillmer has been selected a semifinalist for the 2013 American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek Show in Paducah, Ky., for her quilt “Oh, Mexico Beach.” The show takes place April 24-27.

MERCER, Wis. — Mercer resident Jane Zillmer has been selected as a semifinalist for the 2013 American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek show in Paducah, Ky., April 24-27.

Her quilt, “Oh, Mexico Beach,” along with 401 others, was chosen to go on display and will be judged. Winners will receive first, second or third prizes in 15 different categories, along with nine overall awards being given.

The show is expected to draw more than 30,000 people, and quilts were entered from 46 states and 11 countries.

For Zillmer, the show in Paducah is one of the best.

“I go every year to this show,”...



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