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Sunday, January 30, 2005; Page P02



THE QUILTER PICKER UPPPER. Have Great-Great-Aunt Edna's handiwork appraised (for a fee) at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Fest in Hampton, Va. ( Feb. 24-27). There's a Best in Show competition, master workshops like "Nostalgic Penny Style Rugs" with Mary Stori, cloth dolls, textile art and -- you can't make these things up -- "Cup of the Month: Art Bras," a collection of crazy-quilted and pieced unmentionables. The same crew puts on the Mid-Atlantic Scrapbook & Memories Showcase (Williamsburg, Feb. 25-26) and the Quilt Fest of New Jersey (Somerset, N.J., Mar. 3-6).

Thursday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $12 (includes admission to scrapbook showcase). About 2 hours 45 minutes from the Beltway in Hampton, Va. Info on all shows: 215-862-5828, www.quiltfest.com. -- Anne McDonough


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