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From Mid-Atlantic to Pennsylvania

Show, Travel & Hotel Package to the 2017 Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza from Hampton, Virginia

FROM MID-ATLANTIC TO PENNSYLVANIA . . .
A Three-Night Quilting Adventure including a stop in Lancaster, PA. September 13-16, 2017

The Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza offers a Show, Travel & Hotel Package to make your visit to the “Extrav” carefree. Travelling by deluxe charter coach from Hampton, Virginia to Oaks, Pennsylvania, your first adventure will be in scenic Lancaster County for shopping, a Pennsylvania Dutch lunch and a short tour of the Amish countryside before heading to the show.

Your host hotel is the Homewood Suites in Audubon, PA where breakfast is included.
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Your itinerary of activities at the Extravaganza include a Fashion Show and two Lectures. Plus, you’ll have time to explore the show on your own. You may also choose to sign up for a full or half-day workshop (at the cost published in the PNQE brochure) on Thursday and/or Friday. You will be sent PNQE workshop details as soon as they are available. Thursday features a group dinner. On Friday evening, your tour bus will transport you to the charming town of Phoenixville, PA. Check out of the hotel on Saturday, September 16, ready to go home and create your own quilted masterpiece!

Show, Travel & Hotel Package Includes:
• Round trip transportation via deluxe charter coach between Hampton, Virginia and Oaks, Pennsylvania
• Show Pre-Registration and Admission
• 3 Night Stay at the Homewood Suites, Audubon, PA (Breakfast
included)
• Lancaster County shopping, lunch and tour
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• PNQE Fashion Show presented by Vickie Clontz, Thursday at 2:00 pm (2016 PNQE fashion show pictured below)
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• PNQE Lectures presented by Pepper Cory on Thursday and David Sirota on Friday
• Group dinner on Thursday evening
• Friday evening adventure to Phoenixville, PA

Please click here to download a Show, Travel & Hotel Package registration form.  

The Quilt & Sewing Fest of New Jersey

QFNJ_'17_Color_FinalIt’s opening day of the Quilt & Sewing Fest of New Jersey! Join the fun at Somerset’s Garden State Exhibit Center and feast your eyes on beautifully crafted works of quilt and textile art from all over the country.

At this year’s event, the long list of must-sees includes the entries to the juried and judged Tri-State Quilt Competitions. The competition will highlight an array of quilts created by residents of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. These talented regional quilt artists will display a stunning collection of artwork.

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In addition, show-goers won’t want to miss the special exhibits on display including the beautiful, Award Winning Quilts of the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival. Also among the exhibits will be Quilting Leather? featuring leather quilts created by Cathy Wiggins (pictured above), quilts by Quilt Fest instructor Jessica Skultety, an exhibit of Modern Quilts presented by the North Jersey Modern Quilt Guild plus more!

Award Winning Quilts of the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival
3rd Place-Innovative: Blue Anemone by Andrea M Brokenshire
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There are some seats still available in this year’s workshops that are full of fun and innovative techniques for beginners as well as for the more advanced textile artist. Those interested in learning new skills, developing skills already acquired or just wanting to have some quilting fun can learn from an exceptional faculty including David Sirota, Jessica Skultety, Bobbie Bergquist, Debora Konchinsky, Nancy Murtie and Lisa White Reber. Plus, certified quilt appraiser Phyllis Twigg Hatcher will be on-site offering quilt and woven coverlet appraisals by appointment. Please call the on-site quilt registration desk to check availability:  732-748-0197.

Finally, you won’t want to miss the Merchants Mall filled with rows of vendors offering a variety of quilt, wearable and textile art supplies. Everything one needs to create a masterpiece of their own!

The Quilt & Sewing Fest of New Jersey
Garden State Exhibit Center
(Just off I-287, Exit #10)
50 Atrium Drive
Somerset, NJ

March 2-5, 2017
Thursday-Friday-Saturday: 10am – 5 pm
Sunday: 10am – 4pm

$13 includes re-admission for all show days.
$11 Sunday only.
Children under 16 free.

Please, no pull along or drag behind carts allowed on the show floor.