2019 Bee by the River “Seasons for Quilts” Quilt Show
Twin Rivers Quilter guild presents "2019 Bee by the River “Seasons for Quilts” Quilt Show." Fri. Oct. 25, 2019 - 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 26, 2019 - 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center, 203 S. Front St, New Bern, NC 28560. Admission is $10 for both days and this includes these wonderful lectures!
On Friday at 2 p.m. and again on Saturday 10 a.m., Lynn Gorges, Textile Conservator and Restoration Specialist, will discuss Sanitary Commission Quilts. These quilts were made in the North for wounded soldiers hospitalized right in New Bern.
On display will be the Stitching NC: The Hundred County Quilt, a quilt made by 125 North Carolina quilters to celebrate, remember, and represent the 100 counties served by the North Carolina Memorial Hospital since 1879.
Come out to view over 300 quilts, multiple vendors, exhibits, the famous Twice Around Treasures booth which has moved upstairs for the added space, the exclusive Guild Boutique and even take a quilt home at the Quilts for Sale booth. The guild’s gorgeous raffle quilt will be revealed! Please check our website and Facebook for show updates!
Who will be the 1st Champion
Stone House Quilters is sponsoring a Fall Quilt Competition for Nov. 2 at Manassas Baptist Church. There will be five-person teams and the goal is to: (a) HAVE FUN; and, (b) create a quilt top 48" x 60" within three-hours. Fabrics and Theme will be provided by Stone House. Each team will consist of three sewers, one ironer, one cutter and you will need to decide who will be team captain. Team registration is $100 per team ($20 per person) and lunch will be provided to all participants. Bring your friends along to cheer you on. At the end of the competition, all quilt tops will be judged, by independent judges, and prizes awarded. Please review the documents attached and register a team at your earliest convenience. All teams are on a first come,first serve basis.
PLEASE FORWARD THIS TO YOUR MEMBERSHIP AT YOUR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE. On the flyer you will see a website which directs you to the registration form and contact information should you have any questions.
Thank you, Sue Graves - Stone House Quilters
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Colonial Quilt Lovers day of Sharing, Elizabeth City N.C. - More information to come.