FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
HOLLY KECK -216-635-3253
Don't miss a stitch! Pick up an Application and
General Rules brochure today and enter a quilt in the
10th Annual Cleveland Metroparks �Reflections of Nature�
Cleveland Metroparks �Reflections of Nature� Quilt Show event is
on November 10 and 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rocky River
Nature Center in Rocky River Reservation in North Olmsted.
Quilt Show application/brochures are available for pickup at the
following Cleveland Metroparks locations:
- Brecksville Nature Center in Brecksville Reservation,
- CanalWay Center in Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation, Cuyahoga
- Garfield Park Nature Center in Garfield Park Reservation,
- North Chagrin Nature Center in North Chagrin Reservation,
- Rocky River Nature Center in Rocky River Reservation, North
The application/brochure is also available online at "http://www.clevelandmetroparks.com/">www.clevelandmetroparks.com.
Click on �Events & Programs,� scroll down and click on
�Reflections of Nature� Quilt Show.
To enter a quilt in the juried, nature-theme quilt show, an
application must be completed for each quilt entered. A limit of
two entries per person will be accepted. Applications must be
accompanied by a $10 entry fee per quilt, payable by check or money
order to Cleveland Metroparks along with a non-returnable photo(s)
of the quilt.
The deadline for submitting an application is Thursday, October
Completed applications can be dropped off at any Cleveland
Metroparks nature/visitor center. Applications can also be mailed
to: Rocky River Nature Center, 24000 Valley Parkway, Rocky River
Reservation, North Olmsted, OH 44070.
Entered quilts must have a nature theme, incorporating at least
one North American nature image within the design. Quilters may use
traditional or innovative concepts. A complete list of rules and
requirements can be found on the brochure.
Not quite ready to tackle a quilt? Then stop in at an EarthWords
Nature Shops and purchase a pre-made quilt block to enter in the
EarthWords Nature Lover's Quilt Block category. Visit any of
the three EarthWords Nature Shops (located in CanalWay Center,
North Chagrin Nature Center and Rocky River Nature Center) or
Hinckley Lake Boathouse & Store to purchase a Nature Lover's
Quilt Block pattern and enter the completed piece in the show.
Prizes and ribbons will be awarded to the top three quilts in
the following categories: large quilt, medium quilt, small
quilt, and EarthWords Nature Lover's Quilt Block. Additional
prizes will be awarded for Best of Show, Viewers' Choice, Best Hand
Quilted, Best Hand Work on the Quilt Top, Best Machine Quilted,
Best Machine Work on the Top Quilt, Best Execution of Theme:
�Reflections of Nature.� Ribbons will also be awarded in the
categories of Honorable Mention and Judge's Choice.
The winner of the Best of Show quilt receives a Bernina 3 Series
sewing machine ($1,399 retail value), courtesy of Abigayle's
Quiltery of Olmsted Falls.
The weekend-long �Reflections of Nature� Quilt Show features the
juried, quilt show, guest presentations, retailers and vendors,
quilt and textile arts guilds and demonstrations, �make-and-take'
activities, food for purchase, and more!
For more information, call 440-734-6660 or visit
Showcase a nature-themed quilt by entering the 10th
Annual �Reflections of Nature� Quilt Show in Cleveland
Metroparks - part of your life naturally.