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Quilt Fiesta Santa Fe – October 19 & 20, 2018

 

Rocky Mountain Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild Annual Exhibit

August 1 – September 28, 2018
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
2401 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80205

“Botanical Expressions”

Opening Reception – Saturday, August 11, 2018 – Noon – 4:00 p.m.

eQuilter hosting Gemstone Quilt artist MJ Kinman

eQuilter is hosting the Gemstone Quilt artist and instructor MJ Kinman,
creator of the wildly popular Birthstone Pattern series, in our new
classroom for her ” Treasure Hunting”  workshop Saturday and Sunday, October
6 & 7, 2018 9 am to 4 pm.

https://www.equilter.com/product/248654 

We still have room in the workshop, and wanted to ask your help in getting
the word out about this quilting celebrity!

We’re hosting these creative workshops in our spacious light-filled 2,000
square foot classroom/studio at the BRAND NEW eQuilter building:

6201 Spine Road 
Boulder, CO 80301

If attendees would like to stay close, we now have a discount rate at the
Hampton Inn 2 blocks away, and that link is on the page at the link above.

I will be the host of this event, which will include a tour of our warehouse
and my studio…and we always give our classroom visitors fabric goodies!

If you have questions, please contact Dana at service@equilter.com

David Taylor Event in Grand Junction

 
 
We are THRILLED & very fortunate to have David Taylor coming to do two wonderful classes for us!  If you have never experienced David’s unique and dynamic style, you are in for a TREAT!!!  Not to mention, he is one of the most talented and gifted artisans in fabric and quilting of our generation.  Class sizes are extremely limited.
 
2-day class will be Saturday June 2 and Sunday June 3, 9:30-5pm at Owls Nest Quilters
This will be the Floral Appliqué Class.  
Owls Nest Quilters

527 Bogart Lane
Grand Junction, CO 81505
970.241.5700

Grand Junction Guild Programs – May & June

MAY
On May 9, Julie Silber, quilt historian, appraiser, and curator of the Esprit Quilt Collection in California, will present a trunk show called “Show Me! Rare and Historic Quilts” at the Sunset Slope Quilters’ monthly meeting on May 9 at 9 am in Grand Junction. She will also present a more humorous lecture/trunk show at the 7 pm Colorado West Quilters Guild meeting. Non-member guest fees are $10 for SSQ and $5 for CWQG. Julie will lead a workshop the following day on dating fabrics and antique quilts at the Grand Junction Clarion Hotel from 9 to 4. $62 for non-members covers the workshop and lunch. Students will learn about dating fabrics and why one quilt is worth more than another of the same pattern. Bring a pre-1960 quilt to discuss, and Julie will make a verbal appraisal.
 
SSQ meets at 9 am on the second Wednesday of the month at the American Lutheran Church, 631 26-1/2 Road. CWQG also meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 pm the First Christian Church at 1326 N. 1st Street in Grand Junction. 
 
For more information, or to make a reservation for the workshop, call 970-263-4473.
 
FOR JUNE
Award-winning quilter and long armer Carol Moellers will be in Grand Junction on June 13 and 14. On the 13th, she will present a lecture/trunk show at the 9 am meeting of the Sunset Slope Quilters about her journey as a quilter. There is a $10 guest fee for nonmembers. Carol will teach a workshop from 9 to 4 on June 14 at the Clarion Hotel that will feature the importance of value and color placement and the impact that has on our quilts. There may still be space available for the $75 non-member fee, which includes lunch.
 
SSQ meets at 9 am on the second Wednesday of the month at the American Lutheran Church, 631 26-1/2 Road. Speakers normally take the stage about 10:30 am, but that is subject to change.
 
For more information, or to make a reservation for the workshop, call 970-263-4473.

Longmont Guild – May Meeting

Meeting: May 8th, 2018, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
The meeting program:
 
Sprint Tea/Pie Social and Silent Auction
 
The advent of spring will be celebrated with a Spring Tea and a Pie Social. A slideshow of the year’s events will be displayed. There will be a Silent Auction and Sew and Tell.
 
The Longmont Quilt Guild meets the second Tuesday of each month, 6:00-9:00 pm with the business meeting starting at 6:00 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, on the corner of Third Avenue and Terry Street in Longmont, CO. Meetings are free to
LQG members and $10 for guests or non-members. For more information, visit
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For more information, contact
Terry Hellmer, Publicity Chair
publicity@longmontquiltguild.org
Phone: 303-859-1570

Black Canyon Quilt Show – July 20-22, 2018

Call for Submissions – Boulder Modern Quilt Guild

36th Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts – Entry Information

36th Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts

Entry Deadline: 5/7/18

Exhibition Dates: July 6- September 1, 2018
Entry Fee: $35.00

This juried exhibition features the current work of the finest national and international contemporary quilt artists, July 6 – September 1, 2018. Art quilts accepted for exhibition will exemplify innovation in quilting and surface design techniques as well as excellence in artistic composition and craftsmanship. The goal of the exhibition is to recognize the world’s finest contemporary quilt artists and to advance the art form. The Opening Reception is scheduled for Friday, July 13, 5 – 7 p.m.with the Awards Presentation the same evening at 6 p.m.               

Exhibition Jurors: Charlotte Ziebarth, Louisa Smith, Vicki Carlson, and Ellen Martin
Awards Judges: Charlotte Ziebarth and Vicki Carlson

Awards
$1,000 Best of Show Award Sponsor TBD
$500 Prize for Creative Artistry – exceptional artistic expression and craftsmanship
$500 Prize for Creative Innovation – exceptional integration of new materials, techniques and design

Entry Rules and Requirements: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5195

 

An Afternoon With June Ryker – May 5, 2018

June Ryker is a founding member of CQC and we invite you to spend an afternoon with her and her quilts.
 
The program will be May 5, 2018, from 1:30-3:00  at Green Mountain United Methodist Church.  12755 W. Cedar Dr., Lakewood, Co.  80228.   
June’s program will be:
                . Quilt History and growth in popularity
                . June’s teaching experience
                . The showing of her quilts and sharing her techniques
 
Light refreshments will be served after the program so people can talk with June and look closely at her quilts.
 There will be no fee to attend but donations will be appreciated to offset expenses.