Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Block Party Quilters annual Quilt Show

·         Location: Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. South, Issaquah, WA  98027
·         Date: November 9-11, 2012  (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)
·         Hours: Friday and Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday: 10am-4pm
·         Suggested Donation: $5

This year’s Block Party Quilt show will feature a special challenge exhibit of member’s self-portraits, done with a variety of fabric arts and quilting techniques.  Each represents how the artist views herself as a quilter, whether realistic, abstract, or even comical.  Local artist Linda Haddan will also be featured.  Linda specializes in realistic portrayals of every-day scenes.  

Complementing the over 200 show quilts, there will be a variety of booths and activities for quilters and non-quilters alike: 
·         Local harpist David Michael playing a musical program 
·         Boutique with fabric arts & craft items for sale
·         Merchant Mall featuring local specialty fabric, sewing and quilt art vendors
·         Demonstrations of quilting and fabric arts
·         Tea Room featuring homemade and specialty goodies
·         Voting for your favorite quilts
·         And chances to win door prizes!

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