On Thursday, August 11 (weather permitting), Jane Burke, an avid quilt collector and historian, brings her beautiful collection of antique quilts to the Lakefield Farmers' Market. The rich and colourful display features over 25 quilts, with pieces ranging from the 1860's to the present.
Burke, past president of the Mississauga Quilters Guild began quilting as a therapy for burnout in 1991. She has made about a hundred quilts and specializes in hand appliquéd original designs. Her collection of quilts includes the absurd, the unusual, the fabulous and quilts with amazing stories...more