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Thursday, May 15, 2014

QUILTING BY THE LAKE is a popular destination for Summer 2014 art studies.. have a peek and come on down!

Join us for Quilt Show, Tours, & Classes 
at Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY
One of the longest running professional quilting conferences in the country with an internationally renowned faculty and over 200 quilters participating in classes in design, techniques and surface design for all levels. 
Quilt Show Open to Public - 
Now Air Conditioned!
Hours: Sunday July 13 - Fri July 18, and Sun July 20 - Thurs. July 24 11:30 - 5:30. Tuesdays July 15 and July 22 from 7-9pm. 
Admission $6, Members of Schweinfurth Art Center and Children under 12 free. Free to Guild Members with guild membership card on Monday July 14, 2014.  
Special Tour Days July 17 & July 24

Tour Day Package Includes:

* Introduction to QBL
* Guided Tour of QBL classrooms with teachers
* Lunch
* Admission to Quilt Show & Vendors
* Lecture by QBL Faculty (open to Tour & QBL Students only)

July 17: Philippa Naylor 
Philippa trained as a clothing designer and worked as a lingerie designer before setting up her own bespoke wedding and evening dress business. She began quilting in 1996 while living in Saudi Arabia. Curved Pieces, the use of bright hand-dyed fabrics and extensive free motion machine quilting are hallmarks of Philippa's work. She has won many top quilting prizes including the Pfaff Award for Machine Artistry and the International Quilt Festival, Houston in 2007 and 2008 and best of Show at the 2003 American Quilters Society show in Kentucky. Philippa published her book "Quilting in the Limelight" in 2008. 
July 24: Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Victoria Findlay Wolfe is a New York City based quilter who recently won Best of Show at the 2013 QuiltCon Conference for her quilt Double Edged Love. Victoria is a fabric designer, found and President of NYC Modern Quilt Guild, a Board member of the Quilt Alliance, and runs several community drives with BumbleBeansBASICS. She is the author of 15 Minutes of Play (C&T publishing). Born and raised on a farm in Minnesota, she credits her quilting influences to her grandmother's double knit crazy quilts that kept her warm, growing up. 
 Tour Day: $30, advance registration required 1 week before tour day.

Registration 10:30am - 11:00 am. Classroom tours 11:15 - 12:15. Lunch 12:15 - 1:00 Quilt Show 1:00 - 2:00. Lecture 2:00 - 2:45. Quilt show open until 5:30pm. Tour involves brisk walking. 
Interested in taking a class? 
Click Here for more information on 2014 classes Spaces still available in classes with Philippa Naylor, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, and others.
Fore more information on Quilting by the Lake visit www.quiltingbythelake.com.
Quilting by the Lake is a program of the Schweinfurth Art Center