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40th Anniversary Show
July 27-29, 2017
at the Augusta Civic Center

   

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Special Events and Activities

There are a number of on-going activities each day at Maine Quilts. The Daily Events page has information about the Demonstrations, Lectures and more.

Champagne Reception & Preview

Wednesday, July 26 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Join us for our 40th anniversary quilt show and celebrate!  Enjoy a glass of champagne or soda and anniversary cake! Be among the first to attend Maine Quilts 2017, view the quilt exhibits and shop in Merchants Mall – all the vendors will be open for business – without the crowds of opening day! One ticket to this event is included as part of the Advance Admission fee or workshop registration fee by filling out the Workshop and Event Registration form. Tickets can also be purchased at the door on Thursday evening for $10.

Thursday, July 27

Lecture
12 noon – 1 p.m.

“Weekend Projects and Quick Gifts”
With Ann Unrein

Sponsored by: Cotton Cupboard - Bangor, Maine
Tickets $10


Lecture
5:30 p.m.

“Indonesian Batiks: The Old is New Again”
With Bruce Magidson - Sew Batik
Tickets are free; our anniversary gift to you!


 

Friday, July 28

Lecture
12 noon - 1 p.m..

“Unpredictable Outcomes for Obtuse Ideas”
With Pat Pauly
Sponsored by: Quilt Essentials - Auburn, Maine
Tickets $10


Friday Night Dinner and "Award Winning Quilts. Secrets for Success"
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Augusta Room, 2nd floor North Wing

Philippa tells you all about her quiltmaking journey, starting with the tiny hand sewn dolls’ dresses she made as a child through to what is in her sewing machine right now - and everything else in between! Find out about the inspiration, the materials & techniques and the stories behind each piece of work. Everything you wanted to know about making original quilts for exhibition is illustrated, in detail, in this “Quilter Tells All” lecture.

Dinner is $28 including the lecture.  Ticket may be purchased in advance on your Workshop and Event Registration Form with a deadline of July 24.

Saturday, July 29

Children's Activities - Make and Take
Sponsored by Tacoma Lakes Chapter
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

FUN WITH FLEECE
Simple NO-SEW fabric projects using polar fleece for children ages 5-10; participating children will make at least one or more of the following: No-sew fleece pillow, No-sew fleece cozy ruffled lap blanket, No-sew fleece simple pom-pom hat, No-sew fleece octopus


Lecture
12 noon – 1 p.m.

“Let’s Talk Turkey?”
With Froncie Quinn  
Tickets are $10.



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