Category Archives: Quilt Show News

Quilt Show Update-6/27

The “Quilt Show aka Raise Some Cash Committee” met on June 14 and decided to hold a Second Hand Treasures Sale on September 18-19, 2020. We need your Treasures!! Please contact Debbie Schladt, Nancy Rudnick, or Faye Kunz and let us know what you have for us. We can arrange pick up or you can bring to the July meeting. Please sell or purchase your raffle tickets and then request more tickets from Dawn Thompson to sell or purchase! The […]

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Small Quilt Auction

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Thank you for donating items to the “Small Quilt and Related Items” Committee for the September 2018 Great River Quilt Show. Proceeds from the Small Quilt and Related Items Auction that was recently held in conjunction with our 2018 Great River Quilt Show were recently distributed. Winnie’s Place, sponsored by Churches United, was the recipient of $1500.00. Dawn Thompson, Quilt Show Chairperson, is shown presenting the check to Betsy Vanausdeln, Associate Director of Churches United. Also attending the presentation were […]

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Hanging Sleeve Directions

Remember to attach a hanging sleeve to your quilts, especially larger ones. Instructions are, “Construct a tube from a 10” wide piece of fabric (does not have to match backing) that is 5” less than the width of the quilt. Machine hem the 10” sides, then sew a ¼” seam along the long edge, WRONG sides together. Press, centering the long seam. Firmly baste the top and bottom edges of the sleeve to the back of the quilt, approx. 2” […]

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Quilt Show Photos

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2018 Great River Quilt Show Best of Show By allowing your quilt(s) to be in the show, you are giving permission for photos to be taken of your quilt(s). These photos may be used by the Guild — for example, in a CD of the Show, in the 2018 Guild Photo Album, and/or on the Guild’s website or Facebook page and in the Guild newsletter or in any other manner deemed appropriate by the Guild Board of Directors.