Monday, April 2, 2012

Quilter's Take Manhattan 2.0



Here we go again! Tickets will go fast!!!


Quilters Take Manhattan: Denyse Schmidt & Mark Lipinski at FIT
1:00-5:00 p.m., Saturday, September 15, 2012

Fashion Institute of Technology, Seventh Avenue at 28 Street, NYC. Ticketed event for 350 people.
$45 for Alliance Members, $60 for non members, $25 for "Home" tickets (see below)**
You can add your membership fee (including renewals) to your ticket order at checkout (full info on membership here).
**Can't make it to New York this year? Enjoy the event from your home by purchasing a "Home Ticket." For $25 you'll receive first access to event video footage online, a packed event goody bag with samples and treats from all of our sponsors, a chance to win select door prizes and the chance to buy a signed copy of Denyse Schmidt's new book and have it shipped to your home. And you'll be playing an important role in supporting the work of the Alliance.

Denyse Schmidt image Mark Lipinski image
This event will include a live Quilters’ S.O.S. – Save Our Stories (Q.S.O.S.) oral history interview with Denyse Schmidt (above left), iconic quiltmaker, teacher and entrepreneur whose stunning couture and custom quilts (since 1996) and “work” quilts (since 2003) reinterpret traditional patterns with a modern sensibility. Quilts from Denyse’s upcoming book, “Denyse Schmidt: Modern Quilts, Traditional Inspiration” will be exhibited at the event and Denyse will do a Q&A after her interview as well as a book signing.

Mark Lipinski
(above right), the bold creative genius behind numerous print, web and TV productions, most recently the web radio show Creative Mojo with Mark Lipinski will lead off the event with his talk, “Mark Lipinski Explains It All to You.”
Selected house-shaped quilts from the Alliance’s “Home Is Where the Quilt Is” contest will also be displayed at FIT and the rest will be exhibited at The City Quilter (133 West 25th Street.).
Door prizes, goody bags and a special silent auction of products donated by our generous sponsors (see logos below) will round out the event. Be sure to like the Alliance Facebook page where we'll post details on all of the incredible products you can win or bid on at the event.

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Quilters Take Manhattan: After Dark
7:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday, September 15, 2012

Loft home of Victoria Findlay Wolfe in the NYC Garment District. Ticketed event for 100 people.
Purchase your tickets early--this event sold out quickly last year!
$100 for Alliance Members, $125 for non members

Victoria Findlay Wolfe image
This cocktail party fundraiser will feature and celebrate the full spectrum of quilting and quilters today. From a hands-on quilt performance to old time music we’ll experience why quilts are still making a not-so-soft impact on culture and history like no other material culture. Rub elbows with our event speakers, Quilt Alliance members and partners who are leading the charge in creating and documenting the next wave of quilt history. Cocktails, demonstrations and music in the cozy yet sophisticated studio and home of Victoria Findlay Wolfe (above), co-founder of the New York City Metro Area Modern Quilt Guild, owner of Bumble Beans, Inc. and founder of the Bumble Beans Basics charity project.


All the info you need is here:
http://www.allianceforamericanquilts.org/support/events.php


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Aurifil logo
Brother logo Gold level sponsors:
  
  Moda logo 
  
Michael Miller logo Timeless Treasures logo
  
  
  
Fabric Traditions logo 
Craftsy logo 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silver level sponsors:
  
Pellon logo 
      Spoonflower logo 
 
Fairfield logo     
  
 
 
 
Bronze level sponsors:
 Marie Bostwick logo      Abrams logo
 
   
Venue sponsors:
 The City Quilter logo   Bumble Beans Inc logo
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