2019 SHOW DATES Friday May 31, 9 AM - 5 PM Saturday June 1, 9 AM - 5 PM Sunday June 2, 10 AM - 4 PM
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SHOW ADDRESS Gordon Field House RIT Campus 1 Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester, NY
Genesee Valley QuiltFest - Genesee Valley Quilt Club 2018

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 Blood Orange Peel by Mary Wieser 2017 Member Entry: Applique, 1st Place

Friday May 31, 10AM - 12 Noon and 1:30PM to 3:30PM - MEMBER SKILL SHARING

Location: Center Aisle Genesee   Valley   Quilt   Club   has   many   talented   members   who   are   eager   to   share   their   skills!      You   are   invited   to   stop   by   and   watch   several   experts at   work   demonstrating   what   they   do   best   for   for   two   hours   in   the   morning   and   two   hours   in   the   afternoon.      Be   inspired!     Ask   questions!      Learn something new!  No sign-up required. Ruth Ohol - Machine Quilting Janet Root - Working from a photo. Jean Lemmon - English Paper Piecing Betsy Speer and Donna Schalge - Wool Applique Caren Betlinski - Thread Painting Cindi Renaldo - Crazy Quilting Margaret Miyake - Sashiko

Saturday June 1, 10AM to 3PM - IMPROVISATIONAL ROUND ROBIN JUDGED TEAM COMPETITION

Sponsor: Ivy Thimble Quilt Shop, Trish Straight (Judge) Location: Center Aisle WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT 3 Teams   of   four   show   off   their   improvisational   design   skills   in   a   timed   round   robin   formant.      No   rulers   allowed.      Only   quilt   tops   will   be   produced,   with no quilting or binding required.  Individuals not attached to a team prior to the contest are assigned to a team at the contest start. Prior   to   the   competition,   each   entrant   will   design   and   make   a   starting   composition   no   larger   than   12”   by   12”.      Fusing   can   be   used   as   well   as piecing   but   no   use   of   rulers   and   no   3D   embellishment.     Any   fabric   can   be   used.   On   the   day   of   the   competition   each   entrant   will   bring   a   starting composition   and   enough   fabric   to   give   the   teammates   creative   room   to   add   to   this   composition.      In   the   spirit   of   improvisation,   initial compositions and accompanying fabric selections are not to be shared with other participants prior to the start of the competition. The   finished   quilt   tops   produced   by   each   team   will   be   judged   as   a   group   in   a   blind   judging.      Awards   will   be   based   on   design,   composition   and innovation.  Prizes will be awarded to the first and second place team.

Sunday June 2, 10AM to 4PM - 2020 QUILT PROJECT: SIT AND SEW

Sponsor: The Bobbin Case, Inc. Location: Center Aisle Come express yourself at our Sunday ‘Sit and Sew’ art project to celebrate in 2020 the 100th anniversary of women obtaining the right to vote. Genesee   Valley   Quilt   Club,   in   conjunction   with   the   Susan   B   Anthony   Museum   &   House   is   sponsoring   a   Sit   and   Sew   for   the   2020   Quilt   Project. Look up to the railings above our quilt show to see examples of blocks already a part of this multi-year effort. Two   machines   have   been   made   available   by   the   Bobbin   Case   Inc.   14”   center   squares   will   be   the   canvas   on   which   you   can   write,   draw,   doodle, and   express   sentiments   and   ideas   surrounding   this   important   milestone   in   the   history   of   women’s   rights   in   America.   Staff   from   the   Susan   B Anthony   Museum   &   House   will   be   on   hand   to   help   you   flesh   out   your   ideas.   GVQC   members   will   sew   on   the   borders,   backing   and   ribbons   for your   center   square   if   you   would   like. All   we   need   is   your   imagination   and   desire   to   express   yourself.   Take   a   break,   and   come   join   the   efforts   to fill the rails with 2020 blocks, and add even more art work to this traveling exhibit. Visit www.2020quilt.org for more information and details on how to participate and/or request the exhibit for your own future quilt show.
2019 SHOW DATES
SOCIAL
ADDRESS Gordon Field House RIT Campus 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. Rochester , NY
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Genesee Valley QuiltFest - Genesee Valley Quilt Club 2018
Blood Orange Peel by Mary Wieser 2017 Member Entry: Applique, 1st Place
Quilt Appraisals

Friday May 31, 10AM - 12 Noon and 1:30PM to

3:30PM - MEMBER SKILL SHARING

Location: Center Aisle Genesee Valley Quilt Club has many talented members who are eager to share their skills!  You are invited to stop by and watch several experts at work demonstrating what they do best for for two hours in the morning and two hours in the afternoon.  Be inspired!  Ask questions!  Learn something new!  No sign-up required. Ruth Ohol - Machine Quilting Janet Root - Working from a photo. Jean Lemmon - English Paper Piecing Betsy Speer and Donna Schalge - Wool Applique Caren Betlinski - Thread Painting Cindi Renaldo - Crazy Quilting Margaret Miyake - Sashiko

Saturday June 1, 10AM to 3PM -

IMPROVISATIONAL ROUND ROBIN JUDGED

TEAM COMPETITION

Sponsor: Ivy Thimble Quilt Shop, Trish Straight (Judge) Location: Center Aisle WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT 3 Teams of four show off their improvisational design skills in a timed round robin formant.  No rulers allowed.  Only quilt tops will be produced, with no quilting or binding required.  Individuals not attached to a team prior to the contest are assigned to a team at the contest start. Prior to the competition, each entrant will design and make a starting composition no larger than 12” by 12”.  Fusing can be used as well as piecing but no use of rulers and no 3D embellishment.  Any fabric can be used. On the day of the competition each entrant will bring a starting composition and enough fabric to give the teammates creative room to add to this composition.  In the spirit of improvisation, initial compositions and accompanying fabric selections are not to be shared with other participants prior to the start of the competition. The finished quilt tops produced by each team will be judged as a group in a blind judging.  Awards will be based on design, composition and innovation.  Prizes will be awarded to the first and second place team.

Sunday June 2, 10AM to 4PM - 2020 QUILT

PROJECT: SIT AND SEW

Sponsor: The Bobbin Case, Inc. Location: Center Aisle Come express yourself at our Sunday ‘Sit and Sew’ art project to celebrate in 2020 the 100th anniversary of women obtaining the right to vote. Genesee Valley Quilt Club, in conjunction with the Susan B Anthony Museum & House is sponsoring a Sit and Sew for the 2020 Quilt Project. Look up to the railings above our quilt show to see examples of blocks already a part of this multi-year effort. Two machines have been made available by the Bobbin Case Inc. 14” center squares will be the canvas on which you can write, draw, doodle, and express sentiments and ideas surrounding this important milestone in the history of women’s rights in America. Staff from the Susan B Anthony Museum & House will be on hand to help you flesh out your ideas. GVQC members will sew on the borders, backing and ribbons for your center square if you would like. All we need is your imagination and desire to express yourself. Take a break, and come join the efforts to fill the rails with 2020 blocks, and add even more art work to this traveling exhibit. Visit www.2020quilt.org for more information and details on how to participate and/or request the exhibit for your own future quilt show.

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