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News Release: March 19, 2013

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Pam Salisbury, 304-420-4800 blennerhassettislandsp@wv.gov
Doug Kreinik, www.kreinik.com

It’s Not Just Thread Special Lecture at Blennerhassett Museum Quilting Event, March 23.

            PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – The Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History’s 9th annual Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt Show, sponsored by the Friends of Blennerhassett and WesBanco, opened March 16 and runs through Sunday, March 24, 2013. There are 65 quilt entries in the show this year that showcase the artistic work of local quilters and needle workers. 

            Doug Kreinik of Kreinik Threads Manufacturing Company of Parkersburg is presenting a lecture, “It’s Not Just Thread,” on Saturday, March 23, beginning at 2 p.m. The lecture will be held at the Blennerhassett Museum 3rd floor conference room. Seating is limited and is first-come, first served basis. The cost for the lecture is $5 per person. 

            Kreinik Mfg. is a locally owned business started in 1970. They make a variety of silk and metallic threads for quilts, needle workers, fiber artists, crafters, scrapbookers, and fishermen (lures). Kreinik will also have samples and kits available at the lecture for individuals to purchase. 

            For more information about the Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt Show, call the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History office at 304-420-4800 or visit www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com and click Events/Deals.