Quilt show highlights works of art

KINGWOOD, TX Kingwood Area Quilt Guild
Quilt Round-Up - "Texas Style"
WHEN: April 15th - 16th, 2011
WHERE: Humble Civic Center
8233 Will Clayton Parkway
Humble, Texas
TIME: Friday 10:00 - 5:00
Saturday 10:00 - 4:00
TICKETS: $8.00, Seniors $6.00
12 and under free

The Kingwood Area Quilt Guild is presenting their 14th Biennial Show on April 15-16 at the Humble Civic Center.

This show is a "mini-me" of the International Quilt Festival held every year at the George R Brown. While some may be overwhelmed by that huge show that is attended by 50,000-60,000 people, this smaller version is very "do-able". It has everything that the larger event does with a more intimate, "down home" feel.

Some of the show events this year are:

  • A Judged show of over 300 quilts- judged by nationally recognized Bobbie Aug
  • Lectures by Nancy Zieman - TV personality of "Sewing with Nancy" In partnership with Humble Sewing Center's "Love of Sewing" Retreat.
  • A Live Auction Friday Night with popular local Auctioneer Rodney Foster
  • A Vendors "Main Street" Shopping Mall with many exciting products
  • Daily silent auctions of miniature quilts with Live bid-offs!
  • "Members Mercantile" of quality hand made items
  • "Prairie Garden" Gift Basket Door Prize Drawings
  • "Chuck Wagon" Cafe
  • Professional Appraisals by Bobbie Aug
  • A Raffle Quilt "Stars of Wonder"
  • Special Exhibits/Classes/Demonstrations
  • The "Trading Post", a virtual garage sale of sewing related items with amazing deals!
There will be quilts for sale and special activities for children in this family-oriented show.

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