Escape the Cold at World Quilt Show in West Palm Beach, Florida

West Palm BeachThe World Quilt Show will be held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida November 13 -15, 2009. There will be over 400 quilts from 10 countries on display. Show hours are 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday. Admisssion is $12.00

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East Cobb Quilt Show Opens September 18

East Cobb 2009PinThe East Cobb Quilt Guild will open its bi-annual show September 18, 2009 at the Cobb County Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA. The theme of the show is Georgia Celebrates Quilts, and over 400 quilts will be on display. Show hours are Friday,  10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In addition to the quilts, there will be classes, vendors, a raffle quilt and a sewing machine raffle. Admission is $8.00 daily.

Successful Lecture Series Launched

Holly Anderson and Carolyn Mazloomi

Holly Anderson and Carolyn Mazloomi

The Clara Ford Foundation, in collaboration with the Hammonds House Museum, launched the Clara Ford Quilt Lecture series recently. The inaugural lecture was presented August 1 and 2, 2009 by Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi in conjunction with the Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Show.  The second lecture was presented by Quilt Appraiser Holly Anderson August 8, 2009. Both lectures were inspiring, educational and entertaining.

Check this web site frequently for notice of future lectures.

Jazzy Quilts on Exhibit in Charleston

Gone Clubbing: Crazy About Jazz by Marlene O'Bryant Seabrook

Gone Clubbing: Crazy About Jazz by Marlene O'Bryant Seabrook


Jazz! Art Quilts in Performance, an exhibit of art quilts with a jazzy theme,  will be on display at the McKinley Washington Auditorium at Avery Research Center in Charleston from June 1 – July 31, 2009.

The exhibit was curated by Curtis Franks.  Renowned quilter, educator and jazz advocate, Dr. Marlene O’Bryant Seabrook,  has a quilt in the exhibit.

The quilts celebrate the cultural heyday of  jazz as art, music and craft.

Admission is free.

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