Tuesday, March 1, 2011

The Heart of the Valley Quilt Show Saturday and a Free Computer Class

A free computer class for quilters is coming to Central Park Library, Thursday, March 17 from 10:15-11:15 in the Technology Center. Learn about quilting resources in the library, on the internet and in our local community. Learn about great deals like $10 admission for the weekend at the Santa Clara Valley Quilt Association's Heart of the Valley quilt show.

Join the local quilt community at the Santa Clara Convention Center Saturday, March 5 from 10-5 and Sunday, March 6, from 10-4.

Hundreds of quilts will be on exhibit. Look for special exhibits including small group challenges, and a special childrens' challenge as well as others. Demonstrations such as machine quilting, hand quilting, machine applique, hand applique, machine piecing, hand piecing, and easy binding application will be shown throughout the show.

Door prizes will be given throughout the weekend. Opportunity tickets will be available for the chance to win a quilt designed by Wedgewood quilters, a small quilt group. The quilt is composed of Santa Clara Valley landmarks in red work, handquilted by Santa Clara Valley Quilt Association members. More than twenty vendors will be selling sewing machines, fabric, embellishments, jewelry and other fun items.

posted by mb