Experience nature through the fiber arts at the Reflections of Nature Quilt Show on Saturday and Sunday, November 9 and 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at Rocky River Nature Center in Rocky River Reservation.
This weekend-long juried quilt show features original, nature-themed quilts made by local and regional quilters, presentations, quilt/fiber art vendors, demonstrations, local quilt guilds, �make-and-take� activities, refreshments for purchase and more.
Learn some quilting tips though presentations, lectures and demonstrations from guest speakers, featuring:
11:30 a.m. - Carolyn Burgess & Heidi Dietz of Appliqu�s, Quilts and More - �Appliqu�s Made Easy�
1:30 p.m. - Rebecca Slibaugh of Ruby Blue Quilts - �Seemingly Scrappy Trunk Show, Scrappy Looking Quilts from Precuts�
3:30 p.m. - Karen Benke of Little Red Quilt House - �Nine Nifty Notions to Jazz Up Your Quilt�
Pick up quilting odds and ends at the exhibitors' hall, including Abigayle's Quiltery, Carried Away, Cindy's Sew Easy Shoppe, Mara's Fabrics and Gifts, Quilts by Sarah, and Yarn Knit by Sue.
In addition to the exhibitors, check out the more than 70 quilts that were entered in the juried quilt show on display throughout Rocky River Nature Center. Prizes and ribbons are awarded to the top three quilts in the following categories: large quilt, medium quilt and small quilt. 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 and Best Execution of Theme: �Reflections of Nature.� You even have a hand in choosing a winner by voting for the Viewer's Choice. Cast your vote for your favorite quilt at Rocky River Nature Center.
The winner of the Best of Show quilt receives a Bernina 330 sewing machine ($1,399 retail value), courtesy of Abigayle's Quiltery of Olmsted Falls.
Rocky River Nature Center is located at 24000 Valley Parkway in Rocky River Reservation, between Cedar Point Road and Shepard Lane in North Olmsted.
For more information, call 440-734-6660 or clevelandmetroparks.com.
Enjoy the beauty of nature and art at Reflections of Nature Quilt Show in Cleveland Metroparks - Discover, Enjoy, Protect!
SUE ALLEN - 216-635-3338, firstname.lastname@example.org
ALYSSA COOK-ALEXANDER - 216-635-3274, email@example.com