Florida Quilt Network - Newsletter #38

March 4, 2001


Hello Florida Quilters,


As usual for this busy quilt show season, I’m re-running this month’s quilt show info at the end of this newsletter.


Take a peek at http://www.hirealternatives.com/splash.html for some beautiful quilts!






Feb 15- May 13 Museum Quilt Exhibit in Gainesville http://www.arts.ufl.edu/harn/


Mar 1-11 Creative Arts Exhibit in Orlando <cff@centralfloridafair.com>


Mar 9-10 Quilt Show in Sarasota  bettejimb@aol.com


Mar 9-10 Quilt Show in Eustis <Brassellm@aol.com>


Mar 9-11 Quilt Show and Classes in Ft. Lauderdale http://www.browardquiltexpo.com


Mar 11 Sulky Seminar at JoAnns in Altamonte Springs 407-788-3411


Mar 18 Sulky Seminar at JoAnns in Orlando 407-898-6300


March 15-18 SSQA Symposium Altamonte Springs www.ssqa.org


March 16-17 Quilt Show in Sebring <petznick@strato.net>


Mar 16-17 Quilt Show in St. Petersburg Tallulahst@aol.com


Mar 17 Quilt Show in Satellite Beach  (321-255-9489)


Mar 17 National Quilting Day


Mar 24-26 Wendy Huhn Workshops in Palm Beach <snow-bee@worldnet.att.net>


Mar 30-Apr 1 Quilt Show in Boynton Beach 561-742-6380(library's #)


Mar 31-Apr 1 Quilt Show in DeBary < express7@bitstorm.net>


Mar 31 & Apr 2  Liz Porter Workshops in Orlando rfoster5@ix.netcom.com


Apr 2 Liz Porter Lecture in Orlando rfoster5@ix.netcom.com


Apr 1-30 Fabshop Hop on the web  www.fabshophop.com


Apr 7  Beverly Mcinness Workshop in Palm Beach  <snow-bee@worldnet.att.net>


Apr 24- 25 JEAN RAY LAURY CLASSES in Ellenton < pcmonk@gte.net>


April 20,21 Quilt Show in Coral Gables www.gopbi.com/community/groups/quiltfest/


May 5-6 Quilt Show in Gainesville  Jeanrosell@aol.com


July 13-15 STAR SPANGLED CELEBRATION 2001 in Cedar Rapids  needlecase@aol.com


Nov 1-4 Houston International Quilt Show






Suncoast Quilting Circle Presents




March 16 & 17, 2001 Friday 10 am – 5 pm Saturday 10 am – 4 pm

Donation: $4.00


University of South Florida, Bayboro Campus, Campus Activities Center

Corner of 2nd St. and 6th Ave. South St. Petersburg, FL


For more info, email Tallulah at Tallulahst@aol.com






The Palm Beach County Quilters' Guild will be hosting Beverley McInness for a workshop on Saturday, April 7 2001.  If you are interested in attending please email me, then mail the fee to me at 333 Murray Road, West Palm Beach, 33405.  I will email the supply list to you.   Thanks, Bev  <snow-bee@worldnet.att.net>




Workshop with Beverley McInnes

Saturday, April 7, 2001   9-4, Garden Club

$35 members, $45 non-members, materials fee $15


A One Day Workshop for those PASSIONATELY addicted to Fiber.  Do you remember the wonderful slide show last April's program presented by Beverley McInnes?  Because of the great response from the guild, she has agreed to return with a workshop on how to use some exciting found objects and embellishments.  This one day workshop will introduce the participants to Iron On Transfer Painting using a variety of fabrics. Favorite landscapes and gardens or any "look" the student wishes to capture will be translated onto fabric for later use in any piece of work. This fast and easy technique will be thoroughly explored during our time together.


Embellishing, adding texture, dyeing and applying transparent overlays, nettings, laces, ribbons and silhouetted shapes are a few of the techniques included in the workshop.  New and different materials which include sea (fish) leathers, punchinello, familiar household items, metal screening and a myriad of found objects add texture and interest as the many possibilities of each participant's work become apparent.


From: Beverly Snow snow-bee@worldnet.att.net






A Show of Quilts, Antique and Contemporary. Sponsored by the  Boynton Beach Library Quilters & the Boynton Woman's Club.

Friday and Saturday March 30 & 31 10am -5pm, and Sunday April 1st, 10a-4pm.

1010 S. Federal Hwy. Boynton Bch., Fl. 33435

For directions, call 561-742-6380(library's #)






I enjoy your newsletter.  Thank you for sending it.  I have a friend who would like to have someone who will applique and quilt a kit quilt.  We live in the DelAND AREA.  Contact Mary at mcm300mc@yahoo.com   Thanks.






"Southern Love Quilts" will meet the first Tuesday in every month in Yalaha,  FL.  We are a small group of ladies who make quilts for children in need of  "comfort."  If you are interested in being a part of this ministry, please  call Anna Ceravolo at 352-324-2944 or E-mail:  SoLoveQlt@aol.com.






Spirit of the Cloth: Contemporary Quilts by African American Artists


February 15- May 13, 2001

The exhibition includes 51 quilts created using a wide variety of materials and techniques. Every quilt was chosen to reflect the rich diversity of approaches to the quilt format among African American artists today. Each quilt conveys the individuality of its maker; as a whole, the exhibition is a testament to the hundreds of African American artists active today in all regions of America. These intriguing works provide a forum for sharing the stories, memories and visions of the artist. The exhibition is organized by the American Craft Museum, New York, in collaboration with the Women of Color Quilter's Network and with co-curator Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi. 


Call: (352) 392-9826 during Museum Hours

The Harn Museum of Art is located on the University of Florida Campus, Gainesville







Florida Cabin Fever Quilters will be hosting her and spaces are still available for 2 of her workshops.  Each will be at the Social Hall of the Central Florida Fairgrounds from 9am to 4pm.  Cost of each workshop is $40 for non-guild members.


On Saturday, March 31st she will be teaching" Curing Curve a Phobia" This class is for you if you are terrified of piecing curved seams and avoid any blocks with curves.  She will help you conquer your fears with her simple method of piecing oversized Drunkards Path units.


On Monday, April 2nd she will be teaching her new design " Floral Trellis".  If you love the look of applique but prefer doing patchwork, learn her special techniques to make the flowers and leafy vines that trail across this quilt.


Liz will be presenting a program for the guilds monthly meeting at 7pm April 2nd at the Marks St Senior Center in Orlando titled "The Quilters Book of World Records.  Come see slides of the world's ugliest quilt, the most beautiful, the most celebrated and many others with Liz Porter as the tour guide. 


For more information, contact Kathy Foster at rfoster5@ix.netcom.com






March 1 through 11, 2001


Fairgrounds, 4603 West Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL

32808. For additional information contact Ellen Gordon, phone:

407-295-3247, fax: 407-295-3247 or e-mail: cff@centralfloridafair.com






Our Orlando and Altamonte Springs store will be hosting a Sulky "SEW EXCITING" Seminar #5 featuring projects taken from the book "Sulky Secrets to Successful Quilting" by Joyce Drexler.  This fabulous seminar will teach you numerous exciting tips and techniques that incorporate every type of Sulky Decorative Thread for Quilting.  Plus! Time saving tips using Sulky KK-2000 Temporary Spray Adhesive. Cost is $15 for Adults and $6 for children ages 6-16 (see attachment for more details).

This seminar will be held in our Altamonte Spring store on Sunday March 11 from 10am-12:30pm or 2pm-4:30pm and in our Orlando store on Sunday March 18 from 10am-12:30pm or 2pm-4:30pm.


Brenda Cunningham

Community Education Team Leader

Jo-Ann etc

3562 E. Colonial Dr

Orlando Fl 32803

(407) 898-6300






Friendship Knot Quilters Guild of Sarasota 2001 Show:  "A Quilter's Palette"

                    March 09 and 10, 2001, to be held at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium,

                    Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Fl.   For information contact Bette Behanna

                      SASE to 5137 Sunnydale Circle W., Sarasota, Fl.  34233 or call

or  e-mail:  bettejimb@juno.com







We are having our annual Quilt show March 9& 10 In Eustis Fl. We Have We will have Quilts a Boutique , Wall hangings A raffle Quilt "Jacobs Fans and Flowers" Door Prizes.  Jill Harrison will demonstrate her quilt “Victoria Lady” made from a picture  with 12000 Pieces.    


Publicity chair

Margaret Brassell 

1315 Dora Ave

Tavares, Fl.32778

email   Brassellm@aol.com

# 352 343 4517






Broward Quilt Expo will be held March 9, 10, and 11,2001 at War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE *th Street, Ft Lauderdale, FL.  Highlights of Expo will be the line up of teachers:  John Flynn, Barbara Hahl, Sara King, Suzanne Marshall, Marsha McCloskey, Joan Shay, Kathy Stubbs Ward, and Barbara Thompson.  In addition,  there will be 200 quilts on display (you are welcome to enter your quilts) , a large boutique, many venders, a Sunday afternoon live mini auction, and a thursday night lecture by John Flynn at the Doubletree Guest Suites, 2670 East Sunrise Boulevard, Ft Lauderdale, FL. For more information and class schedule visit our web site

<http://www.browardqquiltexpo.com> or contact Janet Oxley at 954-757-7427.






Highlands County Quilt Guild presents Loving Stitches Quilt Show

March  16  &  17  2001 - 9 a.m.  to  4 p.m.


Agri-Civic Center George Blvd. & US-27 South Sebring, Florida


Quilts, Miniatures, Member Boutique, Wearable Art, Raffle Quilt, Door Prizes

Demonstrations, Food, Quilt Appraiser,  "Teddy Pruett"


For Information call:    Doris 863-385-1684  petznick@strato.net






Nimble Fingers Quilters' Guild presents "Quilts in the Mansion".  The quilt show will be held March 31 and April 1, 2001.  This quilt show is being held at newly renovated, historic DeBary Mansion in DeBary Florida.  We will have a donation quilt named 'Redwork Garden' which is a redwork-Irish Chain combination.  We will also have vendors, a silent auction of miniature/small quilts and of course, a boutique.  DeBary Mansion has been the recipient of Nimble Fingers outreach for many years.  For the past several years we have had silent auctions at DeBary Mansion during their spring festivals.  We have donated 40% of monies of each of these auctions back to DeBary Mansion for their use in restoring the mansion.  For more information, please contact Dottie at express7@bitstorm.net or SASE to Nimble Fingers Quilters' Guild, 813 Goldcoast Drive, Deltona, FL  32725.







Seaside Piecemakers present: " Small Wonders IV"

featuring small quilts on display

March 17th 2001 10am to 4pm

Satellite Beach Civic Center

565 Cassia Blvd.

Satellite Beach







The Palm Beach County Quilters' Guild will be hosting Wendy Huhn for a series of workshops in March 2001.  If you are interested in one or more of the workshops, email me, then mail the fee to me at 333 Murray Road, West Palm Beach,  33405.  I will email the supply list to you Beverly Snow snow-bee@worldnet.att.net



Wendy Huhn Workshops, March 24-26, 2001

Garden Club, West Palm Beach


Imagery Transfer, March 24/25, Sat. 1-4, Sunday 9-4 Members $60, non-members $70, supply fee extra (TBD) - Techniques can include: Photo copy fabric, Thermofax printing, Polymer, Dolvent Acrylic transfers, Heliographic printing, Heat transfers (CLC and inkjet, Bubble jet set, stencils, carved rubber stamps, Polariod image & Emulsion transfers, mono printing, Discharge, Devore, Cloque, Foiling, Disperse dye transfers and more.....  Techniques can be high or low tech.  The focus is on safety .The workshop is directed on how to incorporate the transfer images into your own working style.


Photocopier as a Design Tool, March 26, Monday 9-4 Members $40, non-members $50, supply fee extra (TBD) In this hands-on workshop, you'll discover new ways of designing with this instant image-making machine.  Starting with several images of your own choice, you'll work on a design project while exploring the copier.  Topics to be covered: the history of the photocopier, the nuts and bolts of the copier, how to manipulate, use transparencies, special screens, toners, photocopy fabric, foils, specialty papers and more. Experimentation is encouraged.






March 5, Monday

8:30am        #511 Squaring Your Quilt w/ Paula Reid

2:30pm        #645 Blending Blocks w/Joen Wolfrom


March 6, Tuesday

8:30am        #512 Folded Applique w/ Anita Shackelford


March 7, Wednesday

8:30am        #513 Tesselations w/ Jinny Beyer

2:30pm        #646 Cowboy Quilting w/ Janet Ludwig


March 8, Thursday

8:30am        #514 Adoption Quilts w/ Joanie San Chirico


March 9, Friday

8:30am        #515 Folk Art Wedding Quilt W/ Robyn Pandolph

2:30pm        #647 Fabric Painting w/ Mickey Lawler


March 12, Monday

8:30am        #516 Strip Piecing w/ Eleanor Burns

2:30pm        #648 Stippling & Trapunto w/ John Flynn


March 13, Tuesday

8:30am        #517 Flourishes w/ Becky Goldsmith & Linda Jenkins


March 14, Wednesday

8:30am        #518 Cop Quilter w/ Pam Munns & Christy McNay

2:30pm        #649 Shadow Quilts w/ Donna Slusser & Patricia Margaret


March 15, Thursday

8:30am        #519 Sashiko Tote Bag w/ Gaye Sunada


March 16, Friday

8:30am        #520 Chronicle Quilts w/ Jane Quinn

2:30pm        #650 Snuggly Quilt w/ Billie Lauder


March 19, Monday

8:30am        #521 New York Beauty w/ Karen Stone

2:30pm        #651 Fabric Manipulation w/ Jennie Rayment


March 20, Tuesday

8:30am        #522 Broderie Perse w/ Judy Severson


March 21, Wednesday

8:30am        #523 Freddy's House w/ Freddy Moran

2:30pm        #652 Diagonal Borders w/ Carolyn Reese


March 22, Thursday

8:30am        #524 Machine Quilting w/ John Flynn


March 23, Friday

8:30am        #525 Carrie Hall Historic Quilts W/ Bettina Havig

2:30pm        #653 Smashing Sets for Sampler Blocks W/ Margaret Miller


March 26, Monday

8:30am        #526 Tools of the Trade w/ Bonnie Browning

2:30pm        #663 Petal Play w/ Joan Shay


March 27, Tuesday

8:30am        #527 Wilflowers w/ Carol Armstrong


March 28, Wednesday

8:30am        #458 A Quilter's Garden W/ Cathy Rawitt

2:30pm        #528 Baby Tumbling Blocks W/Helen Frost & Debbie Gordon


March 29, Thursday

8:30am        #529 Maverick Quilts w/ Kaye England


March 30, Friday

8:30am        #530 Easy Pieces w/ Margaret Miller

2:30pm        #662 Easter Basket w/ Eleanor Burns