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Quilting in GA

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 Quilting Events

June 28-August 16, 2014 - Socially Relevant: A Quilter’s Depiction of Issues Impacting Our Lives, presented by Ebony Stitchers Quilt Guild at Art Station Gallery, Stone Mountain, GA.  The exhibit explores social consciousness boundaries.  It is an exhibit about social issues – justice, health care, politics, and so much more – all depicted through a quilters eye. The exhibits hosts both local and national quilters. More info can be found through email.

July-September, 2014 – The Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum presents, ”The Girls We Left Behind.” Grand Opening with free admission and refreshments, July 12, 10AM – 2 PM at  306 Bradley Street, Carrollton, GA. This important and historic exhibit of quilts from across the region, and stories of their creators, commemorates  women left to care for their families and help the war effort. The Mosteller Quilt, with an authentic 1864 story from Adairsville, Georgia, loaned by the Bartow County History Museum, is included in the exhibit.  The Museum is open Thursday and Friday, noon to 4 PM and Saturdays 10AM – 4 PMor by appointment.

July 27-August 9, 2014 –  Clara Ford Foundation and Hammonds House Museum present the Atlanta Quilt Festival featuring a special exhibit of wine themed quilts, and a special exhibit of ‘mug rugs” by the Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild. Visit Quilt Market during the Opening Reception on July 27 from noon – 4 pm. at the South Fulton Arts Center, 4645 Butner Road, College Park, GA. Admission to the exhibit is FREE! At the Opening Reception you will be able to watch the quilters and dollmakers demonstrate their craft while shopping for beautiful one-of-a-kind hand crafted items. Leisurely view the amazingly creative quilts and dolls while sipping a glass of wine and networking with other creative people. Make sure you vote for your favorite quilt while you are there. Bring the kids. There will be special activities for them.

July 30-August 2, 2014American Quilter’s Society Quilt Week Show in Charlotte, NC.

August 2, 2014 – Acclaimed Quilt Artist Bisa Butler will lecture and show her quilts at the South Fulton Arts Center from 3 – 5 p.m. Ms.Butler has won many awards and accolades for her unique portrait collage quilts. You will not want to miss this opportunity to see them up close and personal. Ms. Butler will also share her techniques in Master Quilt Classes August 2nd and August 3rd. Both classes are sold out. Admission to the lecture and trunk show is $10.00 at the door. A reception will follow.

August 14-16, 2014 – Georgia Quilt Council SEWFEST Retreat and Convention, Charlie Elliot Wildlife Preserve, 543 Elliott Trail, Mansfield, GA.  More info here. Sign up early. Space limited.

August 20-23, 2014 - American Quilter’s Society Quilt Week Show in Grand Rapids, MI.

September 10-13, 2014 - American Quilter’s Society Quilt Week Show in Chattanooga, TN.

September 11-13, 2014Quilting LIVE, the ultimate quilting experience. Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA. Exhibit Hall Hours:  Thurs./Fri. 10am – 6pm; Sat. 10am – 5:30pm.

September 25-27, 2014QuiltFest 2014, presents It’s Not All Black and White. Prime F. Osborne III Convention Center, 1000 Water St, Jacksonville, FL.

October 1-4, 2014 - American Quilter’s Society Quilt Week Show in Des Moines, IA .

October 2-12, 2014Georgia National Fair. Perry, GA. Info for this year’s quilt entries should be on the web site in July.

October 4-5, 2014 – Chattahoochee Evening Stars will hold their Stars “N’ Stitches Quilt Show at  Lakewood 400, 1321 Atlanta Hwy, Cumming, GA.  For questions, email or visit their website.

November 10-13, 2014Quilting in Toccoa. Teacher info will be available after May 1. Contact: Frances H. Cranford, Coordinator.