Florida Quilt Network - Newsletter #234
www.FloridaQuiltNetwork.com
April 4, 2018

Quilting Friends,

At the AQS Quilt Show in Daytona Beach last month, I was asked to present my Spray Basting tutorial for a free AQS video.  Check me out here.

Also, I've updated my website with some of my new quilts, take a look. Be sure to scroll to the bottom.

We have TWO beautiful machines for sale below, please take a look and forward this email to anyone you know looking for a sitdown or standup longarm machine.

If you’re a fairly new reader of this newsletter, you may not know that the Calendar page on the website is a quick way to view upcoming events all over the state.  Give it a look-see.

Happy Quilting, 
      Mary-Jeanine


PS: I’d love to hear from you, so drop me a line sometime.
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 CALENDAR OF EVENTS: (Newsletter number follows)
2018

Now through Apr 26 Fiber Exhibit in Ocala info here (#232)

Now through April 30 Quilt Exhibit in Key Largo (#234)

April 11 Nancy Amidon Lecture in Tampa poodley4us@gmail.com   (#232)

April 14 Featherweight Class in Tallahassee jjohnston2654@embarqmail.com (#232)

April 18 Mary-Jeanine Ibarguen Lecture in St. Pete suncoastquiltingcircle.org (#234)

April 20-21 Quilt Show in Palatka http://www.missdsquilts.com/ (#234)

April  25-26    Lee Chappell Monroe, Lecture & Workshops in Melbourne seasidepiecemakers.com (#225)

April 27 Eleanor Burns Lecture in Trenton 352-463- 3842  (#234)

May 3 Mary-Jeanine Ibarguen Lecture in Gainesville www.QADCDG.ORG (#234)

May 4-6 Michelle Wilkie Events in Boca Raton southfloridamqg.com/events/  (#234)

May 9-10 Quilts of Valor Retreat in Lake Yale pamela.leese@qovf.org (#234)

May 23 Mary-Jeanine Ibarguen Lecture in Deland www.fabrications.rocks  (#234)

June 11 Anne Sullivan Lecture in Oxford centralfloridamqg.blogspot.com (#234)

July 12-14 Stitchers Paradise in St. Pete www.stitcherparadise.com (#234)

July 20-21 Bus Trip in Lutz  www.sweetdarlingquilts.com   (#232)

Oct 12-13 Quilt Show in Brandon www.brandonquiltguild.com (#230)

Oct 12-13 Quilt Show in Palm Beach County nanmi@aol.com  (#231)

Nov 9-10 Quilt Show in Ocala www.crqocala.com (#231)

2019

Feb 8-9 Quilt Show in Vero Beach vbsunbonnetsue@Gmail.com (#224)

Feb 15-16 Quilt Show in Seminole www.midpinellasquiltshow.com (#230)

Feb 15-16 Quilt Show in Tampa (#234)

Feb 23-24 Quilt Show in Punta Gorda (#227)

Mar 2 Quilt Show in Bushnell baprice47@aim.com   (#234)

Mar 8-9 Quilt Show in Sarasota friendshipknotquiltersguild.com   (#233)

Mar 8-9 Quilt Show in Mt. Dora www.lakequiltguild.com  (#234)

Mar 9-10 Quilt Show in Fort Lauderdale PR@browardquiltexpo.com (#234)

 

2020

Feb 21-22  A1 Quilt Extravaganza in Amelia Island www.aiquilters.com/quilt-show-2017   (#229)

 

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Babylock TIARA with Stitch Regulator, Koala Studio Table and many extras - $3750

Over $6500 of equipment/furniture plus many additional tools and supplies worth more than $500.

Hardly used –this machine has just over 300,000 stitches on it.  At 1500 stitches per minute this is less than 4 total hours of sewing time!

You will have everything you need to get started as soon as you move it in!  This package includes:

For more details, more  photos or to test-drive, call Pam MacConnell at 386-747-1623 or email to pammacconnell@gmail.com.  This must be picked up from my house in DeLand, next to Stetson University.  I am not willing to package and ship all of this!

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NOLTING LONG-ARM MACHINE FOR SALE  $12,000

Well loved and perfectly running 2009 Nolting Pro 24, Stitch Regulated, Side Saddle Computerized Longarm on a 12 Ft frame with Rolling Castors and Hydraulics.  
Includes Winder, Loads of Digital Patterns, Needles, Bobbins, Ruler Base Plate and some Rulers (a set of Vine Echo Rulers and a Hook and Lines Ruler). If Local, (within 100 miles) I will 
help you with some lessons. Or lessons at my home before you take it.  You must move it, but I will help you load it. Have to downsize my home and cannot take my 2 machines.  Please contact me with any questions. 
Asking $12,000. 

Contact: Nancy Fishpaw
813-843-8664
Seweasy2quilt@gmail.com

 

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QUILT EXHIBIT IN KEY LARGO

The Miami Art Quilters present "Florida Weather" at the Key Largo Library, 101485 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037. The show will be available to be seen during library hours throughout the month of April.

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NANCY AMIDON LECTURE IN TAMPA
The Feather Princesses, Inc.
Nancy Amidon, Master Applique Teacher
Lecture:  "A New Look At Turned Edge Applique"
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
11 a.m.
Carrollwood Recreation Center
3515 McFarland Road
Tampa, Florida  33618
$15.00 visitors fee
Contact:  Janet Wachter
poodley4us@gmail.com

The Feather Princesses are delighted to host Nancy Amidon of San Diego, California.  Nancy will present an exciting lecture about the starched edge freezer paper method of turning applique figures.  Nancy and Pearl Pereira of P3 Designs, have been partnering for the past 20 years, offering classes, cruises, and winter workshops in Carlsbad, Calif.  You may have visited Nancy's booth and seen her tirelessly demonstrating this method at Paducah and other quilt shows. With her great breath of experience, Nancy will entertain us, sharing her insights into this very polished method of applique.

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MARY-JEANINE IBARGUEN LECTURE IN ST. PETERSBURG

Join the Suncoast Quilting Circle in St. Petersburg on Wednesday, April 18th at 10am for a Stashbuster lecture and trunk show by Mary-Jeanine Ibarguen [that’s your Editor!].  

Pilgrim Congregational Church, 6315 Central Ave, St. Pete, FL

suncoastquiltingcircle.org

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QUILT SHOW IN PALATKA


Our quilt show (Quilts by the River) in Palatka is going to be April 20th and 21st at 301 st. John's ave. Anyone wanting to enter a quilt needs to have it to us by april 16th. We are having a nationally certified judge and there will be monetary and ribbon awards. We will be having several vendors. There are many restaurants and two hotel/motels within walking distance. Anyone interested in entering can get an application by contacting Miss D' Quilt Shop in Palatka. 

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ELEANOR BURNS LECTURE IN TRENTON

The Florida Quilt Museum celebrates Eleanor Burns, with a benefit lecture and demonstration on Friday, April 27, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Florida Quilt Museum, 409 North Main Street Trenton, Florida. With her newest book, Forty Fabulous Years with Eleanor, Mrs. Burns marks the 40th anniversary of the publishing of Make
a Quilt in a Day: Log Cabin Pattern, published in 1978. This first book, and the ensuing
television program of the same name, has been credited with starting the quilt-making revival and revolutionized the modern art of quilt making.

Through mass media, Mrs. Burns has motivated all types of sewers to participate in traditional quilting using her unique style; a diverse combination of cutting and sewing applications which replaced scissors and templates with rips and strips, bringing rotary speed to patchwork. Mrs. Burns is also credited with introducing an incredibly rapid stitching system: applying the method of assembly line sewing to the piecework that lies at the heart of quilt making. Mrs. Burns’ concise, step-by- step directions were easy to understand, allowing anyone to be successful at making a quilt and provided more experienced quilt makers tips and techniques that compacted what was previously months of effort into one day of work.
Patricia Knoechel, Mrs. Burns’ sister, will lead the book tour and demonstrations. A $10.00 donation to The Florida Quilt Museum is requested to attend. RSVP to 352-463- 3842. Seating is limited. Parking is free.
The Florida Quit Museum is home to The Florida Quilt Trail and Trenton’s Suwannee Valley Quilt Festival. The Florida Quilt Museum is dedicated to preserving and displaying Florida’s quilting heritage.

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MARY-JEANINE IBARGUEN LECTURE IN GAINESVILLE

Join the Quilters of Alachua County as they welcome Mary-Jeanine on May 3rd at 10am. Free. Mary-Jeanine will present one in her series of StashBuster Lectures, complete with handouts, demos and answers to your questions.

Senior Recreation Center

5701 NW 34th Street

Gainesville, FL

http://qacdg.org/about-us/

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MICHELLE WILKIE EVENTS IN BOCA RATON

South Florida Modern Quilt Guild (SFMQG) is hosting a three day event with instructor Michelle Wilkie (factotum-of-arts.com). She will be have a lecture/trunk show and two workshops on Improvisational Quilts and Modern Design on May 4th - 6th, 2018. See southfloridamqg.com/events/ for details. Everyone welcome.


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QUILTS OF VALOR RETREAT IN LAKE YALE

Florida State Quilts of Valor is having a quilt retreat on May 9-12 at the Lake Yale Baptist Convention Center in Eustis, FL. Sharing a double room rate is $228 for the 4 days/3 nights including 9 meals. Private room rate is $312.  Daily rate is $37 which includes Lunch and Dinner.  Just bring your sewing machines and sewing "stuff" and we will provide fabric. We will be sewing quilt tops to help cover the over 250 requests on our waiting list that goes back through 2015. 

Please send your $100 deposit to hold your room as soon as possible to Pam Leese, 25330 NE 139th Place, Salt Springs, FL 32134. Make the check out to the Lake Yale Baptist Convention Center. Or a $50 deposit for the daily rate if you can come for two days or more. We still have openings so come and join us to cover our Veterans with comforting Quilts of Valor.

Thank you for your commitment to our Veterans,

Pam Leese
Florida State Coordinator
Quilts of Valor Foundation
pamela.leese@qovf.org 

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MARY-JEANINE IBARGUEN LECTURE IN DELAND


Fabrications Shop in Deland is hosting Mary-Jeanine Ibarguen [that’s your Editor!] at their shop on May 23, at 6:30pm.
Mary-Jeanine will present a one-hour lecture & trunk show on “Upcycling Cotton Shirts”, with lots of quilts, tips and techniques.  Cost is $10 ($8 if reserved a week in advance)


145 W. Wisconsin Avenue, DeLand, FL 32720
386-624-7340
www.fabrications.rocks
https://www.facebook.com/Fabrications.DeLand.FL/
Seating is very limited, so call soon.

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ANNE SULLIVAN LECTURE IN OXFORD, FL


Anne Sullivan (PlayCrafts) an award-winning modern quilt designer, and featured guest on Fresh Quilting TV, will present a program to Central Florida Modern Quilt Guild members and guests on Monday, June 11. 

Monday, June 11, 6:30 pm
Program: You Are Creative!*
If you have trouble thinking of yourself as creative, Anne will set you straight! She explains what it means to be creative, providing tips and tricks to be your most creative self. Everyone is creative, including you!

*Anne presented this lecture at QuiltCon 2017 in Savannah.

Free to Central Florida Modern Quilt Guild members; At the door: $5 for non-members
Amazing Grace Lutheran Church, 4886 County Road 472 (Rainey Trail), Oxford, Florida

For more information: www.CentralFloridaMQG.blogspot.comCentralFloridaMQG@gmail.com, and on Instagram and Facebook @CentralFloridaMQG

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STITCHERS PARADISE EVENT IN ST. PETERSBURG
 The event is bigger and better than last year – with 30+ workshops and presentations and many more vendors in the Marketplace. Top national instructors are Jamie Wallen, Stephanie Brandenburg, Linda Hahn and Andrea Brokenshire. Popular Floridians June Coburn, Jen Lee and Brenda Grampsas are also teaching.
Plus, Stitcher Paradise is happening during the Winter Stars Bay Area Shop Hop so visitors to our area can add stops at the participating shops to their itinerary. Martz Bus Group is offering special pricing for groups booking a bus to Stitcher Paradise. Contact person is Crystal Hueston chueston@martzgroup.com 727-399-6198
 Stitcher Paradise
July 12-14, 2018
Hilton Carillon
St. Petersburg, FL
Special room rates are available through June 6
 Full details and registration are available at www.stitcherparadise.com

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QUILT SHOW IN TAMPA
Quilter’s Workshop of Tampa Bay.
Our show, Quilt Fiesta will be Feb. 15-16, 2019.
The show will be held at the Salvation Army Worship Center, 1100 W. Sligh Ave., Tampa, Fl 33604

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QUILT SHOW IN BUSHNELL
The Red Oaks Quilters is a seasonal not for profit quilt group that is located at The Red Oaks RV Park in Bushnell.  We do an annually quilt show to display our work and to raise money for local charities. The show includes many quilts of varying sizes, vendors, cancer challenge silent auction, treasures auction, raffle quilt, demonstrations, and a boutique.  Food is available for purchase for both breakfast and lunch.  Could you please include our show in you newsletter?

Date:   March 2, 2019
Time:  9:00 am to 2:00pm
Place:  Red Oaks RV Park   5551 SW 18th Terrace   Bushnell, FL/  At  Boots Hall
Cost:    non perishable food item or monetary donation to the local food bank

Any questions please contact Barbara Price at – baprice47@aim.com  / 423 802 9962

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QUILT SHOW IN MOUNT DORA
2019 Mar 8-9 FANtastic Quilt Show in Mount Dora, FL www.lakequiltguild.com

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QUILT SHOW IN FORT LAUDERDALE
Broward Quilt Expo (BQE)
March 9-10, 2019
Fort Lauderdale, FL 

Contact
AJ Grossman
PR@browardquiltexpo.com