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Quilt Show 2007

33rd Annual Show
"A Festival of Quilts"

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The 2007 Quilt Show will be held at
University Place Hotel
310 SW Lincoln Street at 4th Avenue
Portland, Oregon

Friday, June 1, 2007
Saturday, June 2, 2007
Sunday, June 3, 2007
10 am -- 6 pm
10 am -- 6 pm
10 am -- 3 pm

Admission: Adult $6.00
Seniors (60 years) and Students (12yrs. through college) $5.00
Free admission for children under 12
Free admission for NWQ Guild members

2007 Raffle Quilt Winner
Sherry Case


2007 Raffle Quilt Winner

Sherry Case bought the winning raffle ticket on Friday, June 1st. at the quilt show . Sherry (r) posed with Helene Knott (l), the quilt's designer, at the June 11th general meeting.
     
2007 Wall Hanging Winner
The second prize "Rose Birds' Rose Block wall hanging was won by Dixie Kroll, a NWQ member, past president and former quilt show chairman.



Raffle Quilt 2007
Under Construction

The Raffle Quilt for our 33rd Annual Quilt Show has been named "Rosebirds." The quilt measures approximately 96" X 96". It is hand-appliquéd, machine-pieced and hand-quilted. The 100% cotton quilt features roses with two birds in the center. The roses are accented with oil-based pastels heat set on the pink flowers.

The Raffle Quilt was designed by Helene Knott. She also designed "Evening Song," the NWQ 1995 Raffle Quilt. "Evening Song" was featured on the cover of Quilters Newsletter magazine and was shown at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas.

Raffle Quilt 2007
Helene Knott (right) shows the quilt top
Raffle Quilt 2007
The quilt top

Raffle Quilt 2007
Ready for quilting
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NWQ Challenge Quilt 2007
"It's .. What's for Dinner"

  1. The theme will be "It's ... What's for Dinner".

  2. Size: No smaller than 14" X 14" and no larger than 30" X 30".

  3. Use fabric from your stash -- you are allowed to purchase two fabrics if necessary (Quilter's honor code).

  4. The quilt must include batting and a backing and must be either hand or machine quilted. Technique is not limited.

  5. Attach a label on the back of the quilt with any information, but necessarily your name and the name of the quilt.

  6. The deadline for delivering the quilt in a large paper bag will be the April PM meeting. Quilts may be delivered before this date. Deliver quilts to Barbara Isom or her assistant, Jan Heiling.

  7. Voting will be held at both the April PM general meeting and the May AM general meeting. If you attend both meetings, please vote only one time (again, Quilter's honor code).

  8. Please turn in a Quilt Show registration form (picture not necessary for the Challenge Quilts) for exhibit planning purposes.

  9. Award ribbons will be placed on quilts at the Quilt Show.

  10. Categories for Awards:
    1. Your favorite
    2. Best interpretation of theme
    3. Quilt Show Chairman Award
    4. Guild President's Award
    5. Challenge Quilt Chairman's Award

  11. Quilts will be returned at June general meeting or by special arrangement.

  12. Remember to keep your interpretation of the Challenge Quilt a SECRET!

  13. Any questions, please call Barbara Isom.


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Made by Marje
Revised 8 September 2007