Main Line Quilters

A quilt guild based on Philadelphia's historic Main Line

Area Quilting Events

 now through October 31, 2014

Common Threads: Selections from the Textile Collections of the Goschenhoppen Historians, Mennonite Heritage Center and Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center

Fraktur Gallery
105 Seminary Street Pennsburg, PA 18073
215–679–3103
For info, click here

A collaborative exhibit of selections from the textile collections of the Goschenhoppen Historians, the Mennonite Heritage Center, and the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center

Visitors to the Heritage Center will experience the rich variety of textiles that each institution holds in its collections – from amazing and seldom seen quilts of the Goschenhoppen Historians; clothing and personal accessories from all three institutions; to decorated hand towels, samplers, and all types of extraordinary needlework that was produced by Pennsylvania German women from the late 18th to the early 20th century.

 

July 13 – July 25

Quilting by the Lake Workshops 2014

Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY
Offering 26 quilting/ fiber art classes/workshops in quilt design and techniques for traditional and art quilters at all levels of experience.
Check out their website and Facebook page for more information.

 

through August 24, 2014

Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024
Phone (212) 873-3400

 

The exhibition builds on recent scholarship in social and economic history to tell of the events that led to the war, the stories of men and women affected by the Civil War, and the opportunities and challenges that followed it. Through a wealth of artifacts drawn from around the nation, the exhibition will invite visitors to see and acknowledge the human experiences beneath the veneer of Blue and Gray.
Click here for more info.

For photos taken by Cathy Izzo of City Quilter, click here

 July 24-27

Quilt Odyssey

Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, Hershey, PA
Thurs-Sat 10-6 Sun 10-4
Judged and juried quilt contest, merchants mall, workhops, quilt appraisals
quiltodyssey.com

 

September 18 – 21

Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks, PA
Thur – Sat 10-6, Sun 10 -4
600 quilts, workshops, lectures, 200 vendors
Visit quiltfest.com for details

 

 

 October 3-5

Quilts in the Mill:  presented by The Courthouse Quilters Guild

Prallsville Mills, 31 Risler Rd, Route 29
200 quilts, raffle quilt, door prizes, vendots, demos

special guest Linda J Hahn, author of “New York Beauty, Diversified”

www.courthousequilters.com

 

 

October 24-25

Valley Forge Quilt Show

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
132 E Valley Forge Rd
King of Prussia, PA 19406
$5.00 donation
Over 200 quilts on display, vendors, quilt appraisals, raffle quilt

www.ValleyForgeQuilters.org

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