Rural Missouri - March 2016 - (Page 3)

CONTENTS Volume 69 | MARCH 2016 | Number 3 14 22 10 10 One step at a time IN EVERY ISSUE Kenny Rogers Children's Center offers therapy and love to kids in need 14 Shotgun Pete's BBQ Shack Bringing smoked meat to downtown Columbia 18 The Rosewood Shop Supplying exotic wood for creative hands 22 Maple magic Food and fellowship are part of the syrup-making tradition at Al's Sugar Shack 29 The garden 4 Cooperation 5 Perspectives 14 Eats 22 Outdoors 26 Recipes 34 Events 40 Neighbors 42 Just4Kids 43 Landscapes Tips and techniques to get your garden growing ABOUT OUR COVER K photos by Jim McCarty To order prints of the cover photo, call 866-962-1191 or visit eeping quilting alive in west-central Missouri is the mission of two quilt guilds that team up to display their creations every year in March. And judging by the turnout for this annual quilt show, their efforts are paying off. The Quilts Among Friends quilt show in Warrensburg features rows of handmade quilts, along with vendors who sell just about everything needed to build one at home. Warrensburg's Inspired Quilt Guild and Knob Noster's Whiteman Area Piecemakers host the show, which will be held March 19 - National Quilting Day - at the First Christian Church, located at 101. E. Gay St. in Warrensburg. On display at last year's event were 86 quilts, including the colorful Blue Scrappy Ohio Star quilt shown on our cover, which was pieced by Shirley Kiefer and quilted by Margret Owens. The quilts ran the gamut from traditional patterns to more modern artistic creations. Along with the quilts were clothing, wall hangings, pillows and purses. Another highlight of the event is bed turning. Shown at left, Shirley Moore turns over this pile of antique quilts while telling the story of the patterns and the people who quilted them so long ago. The event includes challenges for quilters who choose to participate. At the 2015 show, quilters selected a children's storybook and then created a quilt based on the book. Quilts entered in the challenge were displayed along with items that reflected the story. Other challenges required the use of a certain type of fabric. There also are door prizes and much more. The quilt show is free to attend. This year, awardwinning quilter, pattern maker and author Toby Lischko will speak. For more information, contact Linda Julien at 660-624-0611. MARCH 2016 | RURALMISSOURI.COOP 3 http://www.RURALMISSOURI.COOP

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Rural Missouri - March 2016