Quilter’s Take Manhattan

Looking for a fun getaway in September? 
How about New York in the fall?
 Garment district tours, Broadway outings, quilt exhibition, quilters everywhere, does that wet your appetite? Then join the Quilt Alliance for Quilters Take Manhattan at their annual fundraiser.
To read more about this organization, please visit their website
 Featured speaker, Hollis Chatelain  along with Mark Lipinski, Marie Bostwick, Frances Holliday Alford, Luke Haynes, Stephen Sollins, and Heather Jones, just to name a few.
How about lunch at the home and studio of Victoria Findley Wolfe?
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Quilt made by Luke Haynes
Just a few of the Add-on events.
  • After Dark Cocktail Party at the home and studio of Victoria Findlay Wolfe with the first ever Quilt Match Manhattan, a quilt design competition between Heather Jones, Luke Haynes and Mark Lipinski! (Saturday) Details.
  • Tours of the Garment District with visits to some of your favorite fabric companies with Mark Lipinski or Paula Nadelstern (Friday)  Details.
  • Wicked Broadway outing with Marie Bostwick, includes a ticket to the musical and a chance to meet Wicked dresser and founder of the Broadway Gentlemen’s Quilting Auxiliary, Michael Michalski (Friday)  Details.
  • Workshops at The City Quilter, Manhattan’s best quilt shop, with Mark Lipinski, Leslie Tucker Jenison and Frances Holliday Alford (Friday and Sunday)  Details.
  • 15 Minutes of PLAY half-day workshop with lunch at the home and studio of Victoria Findlay Wolfe. (Sunday) Details.   
  • A Behind the Scenes Preview at the American Folk Art Museum for alt_quilts: Sabrina Gschwandtner, Luke Haynes, Stephen Sollins. Guests will be able to tour the galleries during the last day of installation allowing them the first glimpse of this exciting exhibition. (Sunday)  Details
 For more details and to purchase tickets to the events.
 Quilters Take Manhattan Main Event
Saturday, September 28, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Fashion Institute of Technology
227 W. 27th Street at 7th Avenue, NYC
Tickets: $45 Alliance members, $60 non members 
http://www.allianceforamericanquilts.org/support/QTM2013.php
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