Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild
Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild

2018 Exhibit News!

The upcoming exhibit will be the 20th anniversary for the guild, and the 10th exhibit.

The dates for the exhibit will be: August 10th Opening Reception, Friday, 7 pm

There will be a soft opening Wednesday, August 8th for those who just can’t wait!

The closing date will be Sunday, September 23rd at 5 pm.

The deadline for entries will be June 30, 2018. Drop off dates: July 31 & August 1, 2018 2 - 5 pm(Tuesday/Wednesday) Pick up dates: September 25 & 26, 2018 2 - 5 pm(Tuesday/Wednesday)

Let me know if I need to hold your quilts for you.

There will be lots of details coming your way but this should begin the process.

The committee will be asking for your help along the way and I know you will come forward and take on a task. We have some exciting ideas for this very special exhibit...

2018 Exhibit Committee

Chair - Kate Means (570)404-4541 katemeans51@gmail.com

Co-Chair - Holly Morris (610)836-1884 chiefhollymorris@aol.com

Registrar - 

Raffle Quilt - Louise Holder (570)404-0935 holder.louise@ymail.com

Hanging Committee - Large Quilts Sylvia Loveland (570)827-2291 lovelandsm@stny.rr.com

                                     Others Kate Means

Viewers’ Choice - Ava Keeler (570)724-6769 avajkeeler@gmail.com

                              Darlene Webster (570)724-7915 memanine@ptd.net

                              Greta Marie Taft (814)367-5637 rtaftsaw@verizon.net

Door Prizes - Bonnie Huzey (814)326-4683 bonniehuzey@gmail.com

                       Grace Schauer (814)367-5749 schauergrace@gmail.com

Raffle Tickets - Cindy Baker (570)827-2045 jc.baker@frontiernet.net

Booklets - Louise Holder

Docents - Debbie Pascale (570)376-4625 lpascale@epix.net

Publicity - Deb Dom (570)723-8998 ddom@ptd.net

Publicity for the 2018 QUILT SHOW

MLQG would like to put a small quilt in each of the downtown merchants’ store windows with the information for our show. The visual impact will attract visitors to read the information about the show. The quilts will be sold, with the money collected going to a charity to be determined. We just want small quilts (11” by 14” or a circumference of 50”). Please call Deborah Dom if you need more information.

Feel free to start making these quilts now so that we have enough to cover the downtown business in Wellsboro and some out of town businesses!

Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild 20th Anniversary, Quilt Show

Entry Categories                                                                       AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2018

1.  Large Quilt *                           More than 270” around intended for a bed, Machine quilted.

2.  Large Quilt *                         More than 270” around, intended for a bed, Hand quilted.

3.  Small Quilt                            Less than 270” around, including throws, lap and baby quilts.

4.  Wall Hanging                     No more than 160” around, intended for wall display.

5.  Miniature & Misc            Small quilts (the blocks are small versions of large quilt blocks), and quilted table runners, clothing, and bags.

6.  Guild Challenge                  “My Environment”, a piece less than 84" around. (18”x24”)

The Challenge, "My Environment", can be anything that you think of as "yours".  It can be large or it can be small.  It can be practical or ethereal.  You can search your time and space to arrive at your inspiration.

 

Guild members cannot enter more than 4 entries in the exhibit, including the challenge category.  So, if you enter the Challenge, you may also enter 3 other entries. Dowels will be requested for Challenge; Wall Hangings; and Miniatures that need to be hung.

*Members will be allowed one entry in the 2 Large Quilt categories.  So, if you enter a hand quilted large quilt that will be your entry and vice versa.

Quilts must have been completed after October, 2016.  

 

Guild Exhibits

Here are some images from our 2016 exhibit at the Gmeiner Art & Culture Gallery in Wellsboro  PA

Barn Quilt Exhibit - Deane Center  2016

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