Florida Quilt Network - Newsletter #12

September 15, 1999


Hello and whew!Prayers really do work.Floyd was a non-event, unless you were the one who had to evacuate.I canít imagine trying to figure out what to bring and what to leave!!


Anyway, you might be interested to know that QuiltFest in Jacksonville is a go.See below for the official word:




Dottie Durst dbld@mediaone.net of QuiltFest says:


We here in Jacksonville are pleased to tell you that the Quilt Show is going to be held as advertised.Floyd hit us a glancing blow, but with diligence all the quilts for the show were housed in a hotel where they were safe and ready for the show.Our vendors are on their way to Jacksonville as we speak.Come prepared to have a good time with us.


We are having the show at: The Morocco Shrine Auditorium 3800 St Johns Bluff Road

Jacksonville, Florida.


Friday from 12:00 til 6:00

Saturday from 9:00 til 6:00

Sunday from 12:00 til 5:00


Sunday morning there will be a Breakfast Brunch at 9:00 am followed by a presentation on Antique Quilts by Alan Kelchner We hope to see you at the show. We are ready for a good party with you other quilters.


Dottie Durst

Registration Chairman

QuiltFest, Inc. Jacksonville




Susan Druding druding@STRAW.COM of Quilting Guide at About.com <http://quilting.about.com> says:


I received an email from a woman in Puerto Rico looking for Quilters there.


If anyone is aware of a quilting group of Latinas in Puerto Rico, please email me.




Julie England wonmug@digital.net of Space Coast Quilters says:

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Does anyone out there know of someone who mends and/or cleans quilts?There is a call for one.


Thanks, the need exists for someone willing and able.




Bobbi McPharlin peter.mcpharlin@gte.net of Cracker Quilters, Citrus County says:


Cracker Quilters, Citrus County invite you to attend TIMELESS TREASURES 2000, a quilt show to be held Friday, February 18: Saturday, February 19 from 10:00AM-4:00PM and Sunday, February 20 from Noon-4:00PM at the Citrus County Auditorium ,RT 41S(3610 S. Florida Ave.), Inverness Florida.


Admission is $3:00, Buses welcome(please let us know in advance).


The show will include: quilt show exhibit, small quilt silent auction, boutique, donation quilt, demonstrations, vendors and QUILTING TODAY'S traveling quilt show.


For more information please contact:

Bobbi McPharline.mail-peter.mcpharlin@gte.net††† 352-465-4914

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June Rogers e-mail-jwrog@citrus.infi.net†† 352-7a46-612

Quilt Show Co-Chairs




Amy Picard <Picardquil@aol.com> of Lake County Quilters Guild says:


My daughter, Gayle Ropp of Vienna, Va. is coming to give a Trunk Show at our guild meeting

on March 21st.We are trying to get her booked somewhere else.She is associated with Jenny Beyer, is on her Seminar Staff for 10 years. She teaches Spoon Quilting and also different ways of quilting your quilt.She has a wonderful Trunk Show.If interested in having her at one of the quilt group (somewhere within 100 miles from Leesburg), please contact Donna Barnes,

9006 Oakcrest Circle, Mt. Dora, Fl 32757(352) 735=9105 E-mail: Barnes9876@aol.com


I am Gayleís mother, and I will brag and say that she had a beautiful trunk show.Her quilts have been featured in the Traditional Quilter magazine (July issue) and will appear in the Fons and Porter magazine (November -December)issue.Contact me, if you wish Picardquil@aol.com.Gayle and her husband are leaving Friday, Sept. 10th for 13 days in Hong Kong.




LAMOYNE F MEEK lamoyne@juno.com of Winter Haven Quilters says:


The Winter Haven Quilters will have a small but fabulous quilt display most of October at Polk Community College Cultural Arts Center.The address is 999Ave. HNE in Winter Haven.The show will include quilts, wall hangings and wearable art. There will be 4 wall hangings for which tickets will be available.


The dates and hours will be Oct. 4-22 10:00 a.m.--2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with extended hours on Saturday,October 16 which is FALLFEST at which time the hours will be 9:00 to 4:00.FALLFESTis a huge arts and crafts show and sale.




Katherine Christenson katchela@earthlink.net of the Sewing Studio in Maitland says:


Roberta Horton is coming!!†† Sept.30 is our full day with Roberta and her Plaids and Stripes class.Cost is $70, which includes lunch.We will have Robertaís fabric for sale at the event which will be held at the MT Vernon Inn in Winter Park.For more info, check out web page www.sewing.net