Volunteer Susan Gilbert (l) and Stevens County Museum Office and Program Coordinator Lori Kurpiers (r) are gearing up for Through the Needle's Eye national exhibit. (Photo: Marshall Hoffman)

A national traveling exhibit from the Embroider’s Guild of America titled Through the Needle’s Eye will be displayed from January 14 through March 30 at the Stevens County Historical Society and Museum, 116 West 6th Street in Morris. Throughout its run, there will be classes and demonstrations on knitting, hardanger, hand crochet, cross stitch, embellished wool appliqué and spinning.

The Museum’s Office and Program Coordinator Lori Kurpiers told KMRS that there will be a variety of techniques on display.

An embroidery class by national EGA teacher Barbi McPhee will be held on two Saturdays, January 19 and 26, and a Prince themed Cherrywood Challenge quilt exhibit will be on display February 4 to 16. There will also be a local fiber arts exhibit at the Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance, and a historic fiber arts exhibit from the museum’s collection.


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