Archbold, OH – Recognized as one of the top quilting events in the Midwest, the 41st Annual Sauder Village Quilt Show will once again be a spectacular celebration of creativity and fine craftsmanship. Quilters are encouraged to register early for the many workshops and the evening dinner lecture that have been planned during this always popular event at Sauder Village.
Registrations are currently being accepted for workshops to be held during Quilt Show Week – May 2 thru 7. All workshops and the evening dinner lecture will be taught by guest instructors Lenore Crawford and Mary Kerr. Scheduled workshops presented by Lenore Crawford include “Shredded Fabric Art Quilts” on May 3, and “Creating a Flower from a Photo” on May 4 & 5. Mary Kerr’s workshops include “Stars Over Virginia” on May 4, “Saving Our Treasures” on May 5, and “Log Cabin Improv with a Vintage Twist” on May 6. Ms. Kerr is also presenting a dinner lecture on Friday evening, “Quilting Old Into Art.” Workshop descriptions, fees, supply list and registration details are available online. Class sizes are limited, so be sure to register early.
In addition to signing up for a quilt workshop, quilters are also encouraged to register a quilt for exhibition in the 2017 show. On-line registration is also available for quilt appraisals. Quilt appraisals will be done at the Quilt Show on Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5 and advance appraisal registration is preferred. Registration for workshops, quilt exhibition and appraisals can be found on the Sauder Village website at http://saudervillage.org/classes-events/special-events/quilt-show-2017
In addition to the workshops and quilt appraisals, the 41st Annual Quilt Show is also made up of a new merchant’s mall, quilt exhibition, special exhibits, and a grouping of creative demonstrators all set in the charming setting of Historic Sauder Village. Again this year the quilt exhibit in Founder’s Hall will feature nearly 400 quilts on full-length display in categories ranging from pieced, appliqué and mixed media to contemporary, art, masters, baby, miniatures and youth.
Make plans to attend one of the most respected and popular quilting events in the Midwest! Take time now to register for classes, make group reservations for a quilt guild or church group tour, or invite a few friends to enjoy a fun daytrip to Sauder Village.
The Sauder Village Quilt Show runs Tuesday, May 2 through Saturday, May 6 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 7 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. A special “Exhibit Only” admission pass is available for the annual Quilt Show for $11.00. The admission price for the Quilt Show and Historic Village is only $17.00 for adults and $12.00 for students ages 6-16. A two-day admission pass is available for $25 for adults. Again this year, children 16 and under are free every Sunday this season!
For more information about the 41st Annual Quilt Show, special workshops, or other special events planned for the 2017 season at Sauder Village call 800.590.977, visit www.saudervillage.org or follow Sauder Village on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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