Schedule of Events

NOTE These Program Changes:

  • The Community Quilt TOP will be on display during the Awards Ceremony, but due to an unexpected delay the raffle winner will not be drawn until a later date.
  • The Q-Style Fashion Show HAS MOVED to the GALLERY is now a FREE event. Also, the time has changed to 6:00 PM. Light refreshments will be available for sale during intermission and after the show, and donations to support the work of Mississippi Cultural Crossroads will be gratefully accepted.

July 23, 2021

Day 1 

11:00 AM

Awards Ceremony

The Pieces and Strings Quilt Show Awards Ceremony is free and open to the public. We are elated to have former executive director Dr. Tara Wren serving as program guide.

2021 Quilt Show Judges: Rhonda Blasingame, Carolyn Justice

6:30 PM

Quilt-side Chat

The theme of the evening is The Ties That Bind, an inspiring look at the role of quilts, quilting and fabric in the story of our lives.

Moderator Ms. Pamela Junior, Director, Two Mississippi Museums

Panelist Ms. Tomeka Cheatham, Interim Executive Director, Mississippi Craftsmen's Guild

Storyteller Ms. Helen Sims

July 24, 2021

Day 2

10:00 AM


Life happens, things change. Something cool will happen here.                


11:00 AM

An Easy Way to Attach Ends of Binding

Susan Beard

12:00 PM

Preparing Your Quilt for a Long-Arm Quilter

Susan Beard

6:00 PM

Pieces and Strings "Q-Style" Fashion Show

Crossroads Gallery

507 Market Street
Port Gibson, MS 39150

High fashion with a quilted edge; expect the unexpected as we "Quilt the Runway" with sass and pizazz! Featuring a special collection designed especially for us by professional designer Marnita Miller and EFABB Collections. 

FREE ADMISSION! Light refreshments for sale, and donations gratefully accepted! We always appreciate the support of our community.

Quilt-side Chat Guest Panelists

Pamela Junior
Two Mississippi Museums
Jackson, MS
Tomeka Hall
Interim Executive Director
Mississippi Craftsmen's Guild
Jackson, MS


6:30 PM

Quilt Show BINGO

Get ready for the final fundraiser, Quilt Show Bingo. FREE Admission but there is a capacity limit of 60 people to comply with COVID restrictions. This event promises loads of laughter and fun plus purchase refreshments and bid on silent auction items.