Atlanta Quilt Festival Has a New Web Site

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The Clara Ford Foundation continues to be one of the sponsors of the Atlanta Quilt Festival, but now the Atlanta Quilt Festival has its own web site.

Visit AtlantaQuiltFestival.com to view the activities of the 2018 Atlanta Quilt Festival and to register for classes.

See you at the Festival!

Atlanta Quilt Festival Call For Entries

Blue RibbonCALL FOR ENTRY! The Atlanta Quilt Festival seeks quilts of all genres and techniques for its juried exhibit which will be held at the South Fulton Arts Center, 4645 Butner Road, College Park, GA 8/1/18-8/31/18. Quilts must NOT be larger than 60 inches, must have a hanging sleeve, a label and must be available for display July 20, 2018 – September 1, 2018. Cash prizes and ribbons will awarded for Best Art Quilt, Best Traditional Quilt, Best Modern Quilt and Best of Show during Opening Reception 8/5/18.

TO ENTER: In a separate email for each entry, include a description of each quilt and 2 pictures, a full view and a closeup. Email your entry to AtlantaQuiltFestival@gmail.com.

DEADLINE June 30, 2018. $10.00 for each entry. Pay through PAYPAL to AtlantaQuiltFestival@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing your beautiful quilts.

Visit AtlantaQuiltFestival.com and Atlanta Quilt Festival on Facebook and Instagram for more information  on festival activities,

2018 Atlanta Quilt Festival Opens August 1st

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Water Walk by Nina Moore, 2011

The Clara Ford Foundation is pleased to once again co-sponsor the Atlanta Quilt Festival along with Hammonds House Museum and South Fulton Arts Center. The Atlanta Quilt Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

The quilt exhibit will be on display for the entire month of August at South Fulton Arts Center, 4645 Butner Road, College Park, GA 30349. Activities will be held at both South Fulton (SF) and Hammonds House Museum (HH), 503 Peeples Street, Atlanta, GA 30311. Also the Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild will host special activist during its monthly meeting at Wesley Chapel Library in Decatur, GA on August 18, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.

Mark your calendar now. The tentative schedule is as follows:

Opening Reception and Quilt Market (SF) August 5, 2018

Master Quilter Workshop (SF) August 11, 2018

Beginning Quilting Class (HH) August 18, 2018

Dollmaking Class (HH) August 18, 2018

Appraisal Lecture by Nancy Franklin (BSS Meeting) August 18, 2018

Quilt Demonstrations (BSS Meeting) August 18, 2018

Trunk Show (HH) August 25, 2018

Collage Class (HH) August 25, 2018

Follow the Atlanta Quilt Festival on Facebook for updataes.

African Mask Workshop Sold Out!

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The Master Quilter Workshop held annually during the Atlanta Quilt Festival is SOLD OUT!

Mt. Vernon, NY resident Renee Fleuranges-Valdes will lead a master quilting class on Saturday August 12, 2017 during the 2017 Atlanta Quilt Festival. The workshop will be held at the South Fulton Arts Center from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Quilters will learn how to use improvisational appliqué techniques to make an African mask.

Although this workshop is sold out, visit Atlanta Quilt Festival on Facebook to check out other activities you may enjoy.

You can also email atlantaquiltfestival@gmail.com to be placed on the waiting list.

Renee Fleuranges-Valdes

2018 Atlanta Quilt Festival Opens August 1st

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The Clara Ford Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2018 Atlanta Quilt Festival exhibit opens August 1, 2018 at the South Fulton Arts Center located at 4645 Butner Road, College Park, GA. Quilting activities will continue throughout the month of August at Aviation Community Cultural Center, 3900 aviation Circle, Atlanta, GA, 30336, Hammonds House Museum, 503 Peeples Street, Atlanta, GA 30311 and South Fulton Arts Center.

The Opening Reception will be held August 5, 2018 from noon – 4 p.m. at the South Fulton Arts Center and will include a Quilt Market, a special doll exhibit of Elizabeth Smart dolls and a special African Mask exhibit.

Follow the Atlanta Quilt Festival on Facebook and Instagram for updates. Visit atlantaquiltfestival.com to register for classes.

See you at the Festival!

Wishing You A Joyful Holiday Season

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Ancestral Christmas, art quilt, by O.V. Brantley.

New York Beauty Goes to Africa Wins Best of Show

 

New York Beauty Goes to Africa by Jeanette Walton

New York Beauty Goes to Africa by Jeanette Walton

The viewers of the 2014 Atlanta Quilt Festival Exhibit voted Jeanette Walton’s New York Beauty Goes to Africa Best of Show. This quilt also won Best Traditional Quilt. The South Fulton Arts Center hosted the exhibit.

Congratulations, Jeanette!

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