Sewing Stitching & Handcraft Show Announced In Australia

The Sewing Stitching and Handcraft Show is being held in Adelaide, Australia July 14-16, 2017. With workshops and seminars, and many exhibitor displays, this show also features the Festival of Quilts and the Scrapbooking and Papercraft show.

For more information, visit http://www.kjex.com.au/Sewing%20Show.html

Quilt Alliance Announces 2017 Quilt Contest “Voices”

Quilt Alliance has announced its contest for 2017 entitled “Voices.”  Open to all Quilt Alliance members, up to four quilts may be submitted per registration.  In addition to online judging by Quilt Alliance members for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention, there will be Judges’ Choice awards and Outstanding Label prizes as well.  All quilts must be entered by June 2, 2017.

For more information, visit https://quiltalliance.org/contest/2017contest/

Quilting Tour Of Amish Country Scheduled For September 2017

US Quilt Tours has announced a quilting tour of the Amish Country of Pennsylvania from September 12-18, 2017 starting in Philadelphia. Highlights include a visit to the Winterthur Museum, three nights in Amish country visiting local quilters and quilt stores, and culminates in the National Quilt Extravaganza.

For more information, visit http://usquilttours.com/amish-autumn-pennsylvania-national-quilt-extravaganza/

Sew Many Places Offers New Zealand Quilting Expedition In October 2017

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Sew Many Places has scheduled a 12-day quilting expedition to New Zealand. This tour features the National Quilt Symposium in Christchurch, visits to local quilt shops, a show-and-tell with local quilters, and three hand-appliqué classes taught by Dierdra MacElroy.

For more information, visit http://www.sewmanyplaces.com/trips/?page=newzealand_quilting_1017

Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival Announces Juried Quilt Competition In June

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The Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival has announced a Juried Quilt Competition for its June 15-17, 2017 festival. Multiple categories are available, including Large, Wall and Any Size in hand and machine quilting. Entries must be submitted between March 1 and March 31, 2017.

For more information, visit http://kcrqf.com/

Quilt Seminars At Sea Announces Quilting Cruise Of Norway June 2017

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Quilt Seminars at Sea is offering Norway: Voyage of the Midnight Sun, a 14-day cruise scheduled for June 11-June 25, 2017. It is led by instructors Sue Nickels, Paula Nadelstern and Kathy McNeil. Three full-day classes will be offered by each instructor, as well as demonstrations and “sewcializing.” This cruise will leave from Amsterdam, Netherlands and will stop at multiple points on the way to and from the North Cape of Norway, returning to Amsterdam.

For more information, visit http://www.quiltcruises.com/cruises/Norway-2017/

 

Martingale’s Offers 19th Century Patchwork Divas Treasury Of Quilts Book

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Martingale’s is offering the book “19th Century Patchwork Divas Treasury Of Quilts.”  Featuring 10 classic patterns with 30 options, the Divas also discuss how to start your own block exchange group.

For more information, visit http://blog.shopmartingale.com/quilting-sewing/patchwork-divas-guide-antique-quilt-block-patterns/