Florida Quilt Network - Newsletter #193
October 5, 2014

Quilting Friends,

I love the fact that  we have a nationwide resource called QuiltingHub that does everything FloridaQuiltNetwork does (and more) but for a larger audience:

QuiltingHub.com - "From shop hops to sales, QuiltingHub's unmatched listings are the most significant innovation for quilters since the quilting machine." -- Travel Daily News - June 2014

If you have not seen the two trip planners on the home page of QuiltingHub.com, prepare to be amazed.  It shows you either quilt shops and museums along a travel route or shows, sales and shops hops along a travel route for anywhere in the world.  Enjoy!

I also wanted to share some kind words I received last month regarding our LongArm page.  This is what it’s all about people! (I love putting people together):

I just wanted to thank you for including me in the Long-arm Quilters directory on the Florida Quilt Network site.
First of all, I want to tell you that your site is working and that I have been found and thank you because my business has grown by word of mouth thanks to a few leads from your website. If I could send you a big hug I would. You have done a great service to help put people together.

Keep on keeping on everyone. 
And finally, if you are a fan of the Mancuso World Quilt Show in West Palm Beach (and who, after all, isn’t?), know that there is another Mancuso Quilt Show, next March, not too far away.  Savannah, GA is only 4 hours away from Central Florida.  Learn more here.  I hope to see you there!!

To get a complete, organized, hotlinked listing of all the Florida upcoming shows, retreats, workshops, shop hops, exhibits, etc, please visit the Calendar
Happy Quilting,   Mary-Jeanine
PS: I love to hear from you, so drop me a line sometime!
LongArm Quilting Machine For Sale

2009 Baby Lock Jewel Longarm, $10,000 negotiable.

Quilt Motion Software with computerized carriage.

Grace Pinnacle Frame. Frame parts included for either 8 ft or 10 ft frame to suit your needs. Included are leaders, separate bobbin winder, needles and many bobbins, three groovey boards, laser light, ruler base, and extras.

I have upgraded to a larger machine and would love my Jewel to go to a nice new home.
Local delivery and set up possible.

Call: Judy Lee
Cell  863-899-6217
Home 863-298-0451



 CALENDAR OF EVENTS: (Newsletter number follows)


Now-Oct 28 Fiber Art Exhibit in Jacksonville fiberartistsnetwork.org   (#191)

Now-Oct 19 Quilt Exhibit in Tallahassee museumoffloridahistory.com (#191)

Now-Oct 31 Quilt Exhibit in Ormond Beach (#192)

Oct 7, 14, 21 Quilt Class in Cedar Key (#192)

Oct 10-11 Quilt Show in McIntosh victoria2220@embarqmail.com. (#186)

Oct 11 Quilt Show in Palm Beach nitagold@gmail.com (#189)

Oct 14 LongArm Seminar in Ocala laura@gallsewingvac.com  (#192)

Oct 14-15 Artist Workshop in St. Pete (#192)

Oct 17-18 Quilters Walk & Marketplace cancelled in Lake Worth www.hibiscusquiltguild.org (#183)

Oct 17 – Nov 23 ArtQuilt Show & Sale in Clearwater (#192)

Oct 18-Nov 8 Basic Quilt Class in Cedar Key (#192)

Oct 23  Shopping Bus Trip starts in Leesburg cczernuch@embarqmail.com (#193)

Oct 23-25 Claudia Pfeil Classes in Orlando www.wanderingstitches.com (#193)

Oct 29-Nov 1 Beginning Machine Quilting Retreat in Lake City FabricArtShop.com  (#192)

Oct 31- Nov 2 Quilt Retreat in Cocoa Beach www.SewCentral.net  (#188)

Nov 2-4 Intermediate Machine Quilting Retreat in Lake City FabricArtShop.com  (#192)

Nov 6 Craft Show & Auction in Orlando (#193)

Nov 7-8 Quilt Show in Ocala fjcrqshow@aol.com (#190)

Nov 7 Jenny Doan Lecture in Boca Raton www.StitchCraftBoca.com (#191)

Nov 8 Kathy Ward Workshop in Lake Worth www.hibiscusquiltguild.org (#191)

Nov 7-9 Mark Lipinski Classes in Orlando www.wanderingstitches.com (#193)

Nov 11 LongArm Seminar in Ocala laura@gallsewingvac.com  (#192)

Nov 13-14 Quilt Retreat in Oldsmar (#193)

Nov 14-15 Quilt Tea in Davenport http://www.quiltsandtea.com  (#178)

Nov 22 Pat Yamin Workshop in Lake Worth www.hibiscusquiltguild.org (#191)

Dec 9 LongArm Seminar in Ocala laura@gallsewingvac.com  (#192)

Dec 14 Cracker Festival in Bradenton christine.brown@manateeclerk.com (#191)


Jan 8-10 Mancuso’s Quilt Fest in West Palm Beach QuiltFest  (#192)

Jan 13 LongArm Seminar in Ocala laura@gallsewingvac.com  (#192)

Jan 14 Kathy McNeil Lecture in Tampa www.featherprincesses.org  (#193)

Jan 15-16 Kathy McNeil Workshops in Tampa www.featherprincesses.org  (#193)

Jan 22-25 Modern Quilt Retreat in Leesburg www.FloridaModernQuiltRetreat.com (#192)

Jan 23-24 Quilt Show in Orlando quiltfever2015@floridacabinfever.com  (#186)

Jan 23-24 Showcase of Quilts in The Villages www.qgotv.org (#191)

Jan 30-31 Quilt Show in Clearwater postmaster@quilterscrossing.net (#191)

Feb 6-7 Betty New Workshops in Lake Worth www.hibiscusquiltguild.org (#191)

Feb 13-14 Quilt Show in Vero Beach www.sbonnets1979.org (#177)

Feb 13-14 Quilt Show in Titusville www.SpaceCoastQuilters.com (#190)

Feb 13-14 Quilt Show in Panama City sabqg.org (#191)

Feb 19-22 Quilt Retreat in St. Pete www.quiltbeeretreats.com (#192)

Feb 20-21 Quilt Show in Punta Gorda www.peaceriverquiltersguild.org (#188)

Feb 27-28 Quilt Show in Sebring kdoughty53@centurylink.net       (#175)

Feb 27-28 Quilt Show in Seminole KMLEONE@SNET.NET (#184)

Feb 27-28 Quilt Retreat & Show in Niceville quiltingforfun@cox.net (#191)

Mar 6-7 Quilt Show in Mt. Dora http://www.lakequiltguild.com/  (#190)

Mar 10-14 Fiber Workshops in New Smyrna Beach Focusonfiberfloridastyle.com (#192)

Mar 13-14 Quilt Show in Tampa www.quiltersworkshop.org (#187)

Mar 14 Quilters Tea in New Smyrna Beach PelicanPiecemakersFL@yahoo.com (#191)

Mar 15-21 Fiber Retreat in New Smyrna Beach Beach Focusonfiberfloridastyle.com (#192)

Mar 28 Quilt Festival in Geneva www.countrycottagesewing.com   (#188)

Mar 28 Festival in Bradenton mailto:christine.brown@manateeclerk.com  (#191)

May 2 Pat Yamin Workshop in Lake Worth www.hibiscusquiltguild.org (#191)

May 2-3 Quilt Show in Gainesville (#192)

May 15-16 Studio to Gallery Conference in Melbourne www.StudioToGallery.com  (#192)

Aug 8 Kathy Ward Workshop in Lake Worth www.hibiscusquiltguild.org (#191)

Nov 6-7 Quilt Show in Brandon www.brandonquiltguild.org (#193)


Feb 12-13 Quilt Show in Palmetto Karonsquilting@hotmail.com (#193)

Florida Cabin Fever Quilt Guild Upcoming Programs

October 6

Quilt Fever 2015 Quilt Show Registration Kick-Off \
with Joyce Johnson
Marks St Center at 6:30pm (Ballroom)
Quilt registration begins tonight! Joyce will oversee the meeting with great ideas for prepping your quilt for inclusion in our quilt show in January. There will be a demonstration of the registration process and instructions on attaching a sleeve.

Joyce will also go over the categories and how to measure your quilt accurately. We will also have lots of refreshments and extra door prizes throughout the evening.

November 3

“What These Tools Can Do”
Gail Renna from Studio 180
Marks St Center at 6:30pm (Ballroom)

Gail Renna, a certified instructor for Studio 180, will be joining in November for an information packed hour of demonstrations. Studio 180 is most known for their Rapid Fire tools used in making the LeMoyne Star, Hunter’s Star (and others) with NO "Y" seams! She will be demonstrating these tools for us and showing off samples of what they can do. You can see some of Gail's quilts on her blog at www.quilthaventhreads.blogspot.com.

Also, check out Studio 180’s website at: www.studio180design.net.

Guild Website: www.floridacabinfever.com


If you are a quilter, here is a bus trip for you. The Quilting Sisters of Leesburg are planning a bus trip to 3 quilt shops in Florida. We will be going to Crafty Threads, in Tampa, Happy Apple Quilt in Safety Harbor and Tomorrow Treasures' in Crystal River.

The date is Thursday Oct 23rd. The bus will leave the Masonic Lodge in Leesburg at 8 a.m.. We will have door prizes, games on the bus and the shops will give demos and a special for the ladies on the bus. The price is $35.00 for non guild members and includes lunch and tip for the driver.

Connie Czernuch

Castle Quilters
invites you to our

 3rd Annual

Craft Show & Auction

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 10:00 a.m.
First Baptist Church of Pine Castle
1001 Hoffner Avenue, Orlando, FL  32809

Shop a wide selection of handmade gifts:
Quilts, Scarves, Home & Personal Accessories
Jewelry & More

100% of proceeds from the Craft Sale & Auction and the Donation Quilt
will benefit the Food Pantry
at First Baptist Church of Pine Castle

*Cash and checks accepted


Claudia Pfeil Classes at Wandering Stitches!

Call today to reserve your spot!

Classes are $135 each.  Special price $799 for all!

Lecture only $55, Trunk Show only $10

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Day 1 -     9am-Noon.................A2Z(et) 
                1pm-4pm.................Gambling with Echoes
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Day 2 -     9am-Noon...Claudia's Fantastic Free Motion Sashings, Border and Patchwork
                1pm-4pm.......Bubbles, Curves and Straight Lines
                6pm-9pm.......What to Quilt on This Quilt?(lecture)
Friday, October 24, 2014
Day 3 -     9am-Noon....(P)fun (P)feiling (P)feathers
                1pm-4pm....Ornamental (P)fun (P)feiling (P)feathers
                6:30pm.............Slide/Trunk Show

Call 407-658-4044 or visit www.wanderingstitches.com

Mark Lipinski Classes at Wandering Stitches!November 7, 8 & 9!

Three Days, Three separate classes!

Lemon Catherdral - twisted applique!
Mystery Class! - Learn a technique to make it all your own!
Hand Embroidery Bag! - Old and new techniques blended together!

Cost $150 per class or only $399 for three!
Call 407-658-4044 or visit www.wanderingstitches.com

Lisa Mullins
Wandering Stitches
5818 Hoffner Ave, Suite 905
Orlando, FL 32822

407-658-4045 fax




Fall 2014 Retreat sponsored by Crafty Threads.  


Event flyer can be found here: http://www.craftythreads.com/media/uploads/2014/09/24/files/Retreat_Fall_2014.pdf



Kathy McNeil Lecture and Workshop
Presented by the Feather Princesses
13345 Casey Road 
Tampa, Florida  33618
Lecture - Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Workshop - "The Wonderful World of Landscape Quilting" - Thursday, January 15 - Friday, January 16, 2015
For more info, contact Janet Wachter at poodley4us@gmail.com



Piecemakers Quilt Guild of Brandon presents:
Harvest of Quilts: Past, Present & Future

Nov 6 & 7, 2015
at The Regent, 6437 Watson Road, Riverview, FL



Suncoast Quilt Expo
Dates:  Feb 12 & 13, 2016
Location:  Manatee Area Convention Center  1 Haben Blvd, Palmetto, FL  34221

Guild:  Manatee Patchworkers Quilt Guild
Contact:  Karonsquilting@hotmail.com


Hi Mary-Jeanine,
The QuiltFest Inc. show was really great. We had 79 vendors and they were happy with the show. Our Quilt Sale booth did a booming business.
The quilts that were put up were beautiful; I personally think the quilts were the best we have ever had at our show.
Lots of pictured on our face book.
 The Quilters Walk had 92 or 94 baskets.
The Guild quilts were great. Everyone that won a quilt was really happy.
 I can hardly wait for next year to see what we will get.