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Nora Creeach 2006

   
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Congratulations! The winners of our Readers Showcase Drawing are Peggy Solomon and Cindy Chatham. Please email me your snail mail addresses and your books will be in the mail.


An interesting note: It is now possible to place a small microchip in your precious quilts the same way pets and expensive show animals are chipped. Chipping and registering your quilts is fast and easy. To find out more about Chipping, Click here and visit the site. This could prevent the loss of a family treasure.


Coming Events:

Learn to Stitch with the Masters
Fort Worth, Texas, USA
5-8 June 2006

Four days of wonderful embroidery classes with world renowned tutors Susan O'Connor from Australia and Gail Doane from the U.S.A. Susan's innovative embroidery and smocking designs are well known to the readers of Inspirations and Australian Smocking & Embroidery magazines. Gail's meticulous work has appeared in Australian Smocking & Embroidery, Sew Beautiful and Creative Needle. Maximum class size - 20 students. All levels. Click Here for a copy of the brochure in PDF file with full particulars.


Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum Press Release
Opening June 6 - August 12:

Gallery I: Joan Sowada: Portraiture in Fiber

Enjoy Joan's Rich and Beautiful Imagery in Fiber as she Explores the Relationship of People with One Another and with their Environment. Her Excitement with the Rhythm and Harmony of this Connection Speaks Through her Work.

Gallery II: Crazy About Crazy Quilts

Please immerse yourself in our entire Victorian Atmosphere. Quilts: From the Museum Permanent Collection and Selected Private Pieces. Featuring: The Japanese Influence; Evolution Into The 20th Century and Contemporary Interpretation. One must Understand Victorian Life to fully Appreciate the Crazy Quilt Fad of the last Quarter of the Nineteenth Century and on.

1111 Washington Ave.
Golden, Colorado 80401
Open Monday - Saturday, 10am to 4pm
Admission Fee Charged
Closed Monday Before Exhibit Opening


A beautiful lace edged traditional crazy quilt. 

Showing details of the lace edged quilt. 

 

This photo shows a wonderful cotton that can truly by called "Crazy". Marcus Brothers has reproduced a line of fabrics taken from examples in this quilt. We plan to have it available for the show. 

The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, a private, non-profit organization, is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the art and history of American quilts and quiltmaking.


 

World Quilt Show - New England
Radisson Center of New Hampshire
700 Elm St.
Manchester, New Hampshire
August 17 - 20, 2006
Thursday - Saturday: 10am -6pm
Sunday: 10am - 4pm
$12. admission good for all days with intact wristband
Sunday only, $10. Children under 16 free.


The Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza
Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
September 7 - 10, 2006
Thursday - Saturday: 10am - 7pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm
$12. admission good for all days with intact wristband
Sunday only, $10. Children under 16 free.


 

The European of Crazy Art Quilt Festival

The 5th Festival of Crazy Art Quilts will take place on Thursday, September 28 to Monday, October 2, 2006

Contact:
Email Sophie Furbeyre for more information and changes in the program

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