I am so excited about today’s blog post featuring the Blue Ridge Quilt Festival, the largest quilt festival in Southwest Virginia. Mark your calendar for July 9 – 12, 2014 at Blacksburg Middle School, 3109 Price’s Fork Road in Blacksburg, Virginia.Enjoy the extensive quilt and wearable art exhibit, view “Dare to Dance” exhibit and the “Huipil Quilts“, visit the large vendor mall, workshops and lecture and the Viewer’s Choice Contest. Get inspired—Shop—Quilt!
Featured Artist is Jennie Rayment from Great Britain.
Unique in her field, she’s now internationally known for her quick, simple, innovative and original techniques with manipulated material and her hilarious lectures with real ‘Strip, Show and Tell’. Learn more about Jennie at http://www.jennierayment.com/
Amy Stewart Winsor from North Carolina
See her website at WinsorArtQuilts.com
Marilyn Wall from South Carolina
Her webpage can be found at www.marilynwallfiberartist.com
Susan Brittingham from Virginia
Her web site is www.susanbrittingham.com
Mary W. Kerr from Virginia
Mary Kerr, a AQS certified appraiser, will be appraising quilts.
Feel free to visit Mary’s website at www.MaryWKerr.com
Textile Artist of Virginia will present “Tales from a Mayan Huipil“. Art quilts inspired by Guatemalan weaving.
Quilt Documentation and Discovery Day will be sponsored by Virginia Consortium of Quilters, Paula Golden and Blue Ridge Quilt Festival on Saturday, July 12, from 9:30AM – 4:30PM. Virginia Consortium of Quilters is documenting new and old quilts made in Virginia before the year 2000. Click here for more information.
You will not want to miss this awesome quilt show in the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia!
Karin Täuber is founder and sole organizer of the Blue Ridge Quilt Festival.
For more information about lectures and workshop times, visit http://www.brqfestival.com/