Over the past month, we received some quilt news and events in our mailbag. Here is a selection of news and events you might find interesting!
1. Quilt Exhibit: The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at
Florida Institute of Technology announces its first juried exhibition
of art quilts, FLORIDA IN FABRIC, Wish You Were Here!, which will feature 15 original quilts created by Florida artists. The center will also present an exhibition featuring national artist Yvonne Porcella entitled Yvonne Porcella: Quilt Selections 1986 - 2012.
These quilts will be on view at the Funk Center in Melbourne, Florida, from May 19th to August 18th. You can find out more information HERE!
2. Serger Quilt Pattern: At our charity quilting day in May, someone mentioned serger quilts. Charlotte found a great free pattern for a serger quilt! You can find the free pattern HERE!
3. Quilt Show Entry: Quilters are invited to enter up to four (4) quilts in the 2012 Quilt Expo Quilt Contest, held in Madison, Wisconsin from September 6th to 8th! Cash prizes of up to $1,500 are available. The entry form and materials must be submitted by June 29th. Click HERE for more information and entry forms.
4. Quilt Show Entry - For Kids! As part of the 2012 Quilt Expo Quilt Contest, a special contest is being held for quilters ages 15 and under! This is a great opportunity to have younger family and friends participate in their first quilt show and win prizes! The entry form and materials must be submitted by August 24th. Click HERE for more information and entry forms.
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