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Local Happenings:

Shannon Brinkley Workshop
Saturday, May 6
Southwest Branch Library - Dr. Phillips
10am - 4pm

Where Stitches Bloom 2017
Tree City Quilters' Guild Quilt Show
Saturday, May 6 - 10am - 5pm
Sunday, May 7 - 10 am - 4 pm

Best Western Gateway Grand
45200 NW 97th Blvd.
West of I-75, Exit 390
Gainesville, FL


Heather Givens of Crimson Tate - Classes and Trunk Show
May 12 - 13, 2017 at the Hampton Inn, Oldsmar, Florida

Make Mine Modern 6 hour Class
Friday, May 12 from 9 - 5 $105 includes lunch
Showcasing Your Favorite Prints Succulent Garden Quilt Pattern
Transform modern large scale fabrics prints into unique blocks.

Letters From Home 6 hour class
Saturday, May 13 from 9 - 5 $105 includes lunch
A modern take on a signature quilt to create an heirloom
choosing fabric, cutting, sewing and creating a bonus pocket to fill
with kisses and love notes.
Fussy cutting envelope linings and embellishing demos!

Lecture ~ Finding Your Unique Voice: Artistry in Quilting
Saturday, May 13 from 7 - 8:30 $35
In the fast-evolving tapestry of the modern quilt movement, how do you define your aesthetic? What’s your point of view? Hear Heather describe her adventure from artist to teacher to maker to fabric designer. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be inspired!

Sign up for both classes/lunches, and lecture for $200 ~ Call 813-925-9037
Special Room Rates at the Hampton $89 per night
Call Jackie at the Hilton ~ 813-891-9990 x 129

Calls for Entries:

The International Quilt Festival will feature quilts in a special exhibit, the Modern Quilt Guild Showcase.  Deadline for entry is June 17, 2017. 

Stars Above the Sierras Carson Valley Quilt Show offers $20,000 in prize money.  June 2-3, 2018. (Entry details not posted yet.)

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