Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Saturday 7 March 2015 QSG of NSW talk by Judy Day on Miniature Quilts

Judy Day is an internationally acclaimed quilt maker who has made many reproduction and miniature quilts such 'Moxley', 'Autumn Leaves', 'Dancing Dollies', 'Auntie Green's Coverlet' and 'Shellbourne Wreath'.

Her quilts have won many prizes and her miniature quilt 'Dancing at Netherfield' is one of two of her quilts that are in the collection of the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky, USA (see http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=1C-3B-DC)

Judy will cover the history of miniature quilts, what constitutes a miniature quilt, tips on how she chooses patterns, fabric, piecing and/or quilting designs, and how she cuts and constructs them.

Come along to hear Judy speak about Miniature Quilts and see her wonderful collection at the Quilt Study Group of NSW talk. The talk will start at 2pm on Saturday 7th March 2015. The venue, The Meeting Room at The Glover Cottages, is at 124 Kent Street Sydney and is an easy 10 minute walk from Wynyard and Circular Quay train stations. Entry is $5 for Quilters' Guild members and $10 for others. Afternoon tea is included.

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