FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
DAN CRANDALL - 216-635-3274
Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Cleveland
Metroparks �Reflections of Nature� Quilt Show and register
now to have your quilt in the show.
Cleveland Metroparks annual �Reflections of Nature� Quilt
Show event will be held November 10 and 11 at Rocky River
Nature Center in Rocky River Reservation in North Olmsted.
Quilt Show applications are available at the following
- 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
Applications are also available via download at "http://www.clevelandmetroparks.com/">www.clevelandmetroparks.com.
Entered quilts must have a North American nature theme,
incorporating nature images within the design. Quilters may use
traditional or innovative concepts.
Not quite ready to tackle a quilt, stop in 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, Rocky River Nature Center, and
Hinckley Lake Boathouse & Store) to purchase a Nature Lover's
Quilt Block pattern and enter the completed piece in the
The show application deadline is Thursday, October 25.
There is a $10 show entry fee per quilt. A limit of two
entries per person will be accepted. Applications must be
accompanied with a non-returnable photo of the quilt.
Prizes/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, Judge's 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,� and Honorable Mentions.
The Best of Show quilt receives a Bernina 3 Series sewing
machine ($1,399 retail), courtesy of Abigayle's Quiltery of Olmsted
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 or an application, call 440-734-6660 or
Start designing a master piece quilt to enter in the
10th Annual �Reflections of Nature� Quilt Show in
Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life