Quilts and crafts galore! – Times News Online

Posted on December 01, 2021 at 10:06 am

PRESS PHOTOS OF DONNA GEWERTZ Wendell Burkholder, of Kutztown, poses near a wreath and flower arrangement at the Craft Fair and Quilting Show at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Faith, held on the 13th November at 3355 Macarthur Road, Whitehall, Church.

Wendy Hujsa, from Nazareth, buys whoopee pies from Kaylynne Burkholder (back, left) and Lauretta Burkholder, with Burkholder’s Farm Market in Kutztown. Hujsa said she intended to ship the pies to a friend in New Hampshire.

Quilts of all sizes, styles and colors sewn by local artisans are available for purchase in the church sanctuary.

You’re never too young to start shopping at craft and quilting salons, as witnessed by Shannon Henry and her daughter Abigail, both of Chester Springs, and Judy Ehret, grandmother, of Schnecksville.

Buyers Diane and Jack Vanderslice, of Whitehall, take a closer look at some handcrafted jewelry that has caught their eye.

Kathleen Chimarys, from Northampton, learned to knit at Allentown Central Catholic High School in 1960 and today she uses her skills to create a line of knitted mice in various costumes. Many look like the characters in the Mouseton Abbey book. It takes about eight hours to knit each mouse, Chimarys said.

Entrepreneur Ron Gotzon, a US Army veteran from Northampton, presents a small sample of the 61 different nesting box designs he builds and sells, along with a range of fishing lures. Each piece is unique and handmade.

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