Mid-Valley Quilt Guild 2019 Quilt Show
"Fabracadabra the Magic of Quilting"
Mid-Valley Quilt Guild (MVQG) presents its 16th quilt show on April 18, 19 & 20 where the Salem Armory will be transformed into a showcase for quilters. This is a new location that provides free parking and easy access. This event is sponsored by the Mid-Valley Quilt Guild and will highlight the work of local and regional quilters at our first open quilt show open to non-guild members!
Quilts and quilted items will be on display in a variety of categories including traditional, modern and art quilts. There will also be a Junior Category. Quilts may be entered for viewing only or to be judged. Quilts will be professionally judged and receive special ribbons for First, Second and Third place in each category. Quilt entries forms need to be postmarked by March 15th. Entry forms and are available at the below.
The public will vote for their favorite quilts focused on the quilt show theme, Fabracadabra The Magic of Quilting. These challenge quilts will be the focus one of our Viewers’ Choice award. Interested in entering this modern quilt challenge? More specific information about the Modern Mini Quilt Challenge and entry form is available below.
Each day there will also be a special Quilt of Valor presentation. The organization’s mission statement is “to cover all those service members and veterans wounded physically or psychologically with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor.”
The MVQG show will include vendors from across the region offering fabrics, patterns, kits and quilting resources. This is great opportunity to see them and their goods in person. Also, be sure not to miss the MVQG Boutique. The Boutique will include a silent auction area and new this year, a Basket Walk. Each attendee will receive a raffle ticket for the Basket Walk. A variety of baskets will be available chuck full of fun sewing items and others featuring local food, floral and fun! Additional raffle tickets will also be on sale so that folks can increase their odds of winning one of these special collections of goodies.
The gorgeous 2019 Raffle Quilt is ”Enchanted Bouquets” designed, pieced and quilted by MVGQ members: Dianne Nordyke, Michele Byrum, Marg McCanse, Margie Bergan, & Joyce Bolls, Cynthia Shaw and Jan Kucharick. The quilt is queen size. Raffle tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.
Put this MVQG event, Fabracadabra The Magic of Quilting on your calendar. April 18-20, 2019.