FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
ALYSSA COOK-ALEXANDER - 216-635-3274
The deadline to enter Cleveland Metroparks juried �Reflections
of Nature� Quilt Show is almost here.
If you have a great nature-themed quilt, and are interested in
entering the juried show, you can still get an application at any
of the Park District facilities. 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. While online, view pictures of
winning quilts and past shows.
To enter a quilt in the 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
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 Quilt Top, and Best Execution of Theme:
"Reflections of Nature." Ribbons will also be awarded in
the categories of Honorable Mention and Judge's
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.
Come out for the �Reflection of Nature� Quilt Show on Saturday
and Sunday, November 10 and 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at
Rocky River Nature Center in Rocky River Reservation in North
The event features the juried show, presentations, quilt/fiber
art vendors, demonstrations, local quilt guilds, �make-and-take'
activities, refreshments for purchase and more.
Visitors can enjoy free presentations both days with guest
11:30 a.m. Darlene Wegrynowski - �Preparing
Your Quilt for Machine Quilting
1:30 p.m. Saturday: Mary Huey -
�Inspired by Nature�
Sunday: Rita Thelen - �The Life of an 1800s
3:30 p.m. Amy Rhee - �Color
Theory for Quilters� (sponsored by Cindy's Sew Easy)
Rocky River Nature Center is located at 24000 Valley Parkway in
Rocky River Reservation, between Cedar Point Road and Shepard Lane
in North Olmsted - off the I-480/Clague Road exit (westbound) and
I-480/Columbia Road exit (eastbound).
For more information, call 440-734-6660 or
Enter your best nature quilt work for the �Reflections of
Nature� Quilt Show of Cleveland Metroparks - part of your