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An Amazing Global Quilt Event Returns

Join us for summertime fun  …
Don’t just GO to a New England quilt festival  …
VACATION at one!

An Amazing Global Event Returns
to the Center of New Hampshire

World Quilt New England
Manchester, New Hampshire ~ August 18 – 20, 2016


Mancuso Show Management’s Outstanding New England Quilt Festival
, World Quilt New England, returns to the Radisson Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 18 – 20, 2016. Plus, and new for 2016, the festival will open to all (those who are pre-registered and those who purchase admission at the show) on Wednesday evening, August 17 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  A great long weekend can be spent at World Quilt viewing the spectacular collection of quilts and textile art from all over the world in the event’s international competition and special exhibits, learning new techniques and quilt and sewing secrets from the internationally known faculty in workshops and lectures, and shopping in the Merchants Mall. Come be inspired!

The overall highlight for quilt enthusiasts attending this show is the annual premier of the World Quilt Competition. Now in its twentieth year, this international competition draws entries from across the globe. See how quilters from around the world approach their art! The competition is judged at the Manchester venue where the entries will be on display and viewed for the first time in the United States. After New Hampshire, selected U.S. winners and all of the international quilt entries tour to other Mancuso Show Management venues in Pennsylvania, California and Florida. Pictured: Humming Bee by Judith Wilson, UK, Honorable Mention 2015.

You will also enjoy a wide range of quilt and textile related activitiesRosalieDaceWeb including workshops and lectures presented by a renowned faculty. The 2016 faculty includes Rosalie Dace who is from South Africa, and instructors from across the United States including Frieda Anderson (IL), Pamela Druhen (VT), Pat Harrison (RI), Marjan Kluepfel (CA), Dierdra McElroy (CA), Bobbie Bergquist (NH), Bonnie Dwyer (ME), Debora Konchinsky (PA), Nancy Murtie (FL), David Sirota (NH), and offering quilt appraisals Joyce Fischer (NY). Join one or more of these talented instructors in a workshop to learn a new technique or perhaps brush up an old one. Pictured: Rosalie Dace (South Africa).

Among the highlights of the 2016 show are two special luncheon presentations by well-known instructors Bonnie Dwyer and Rosalie Dace, and the always-popular World Quilt Panel & Forum Ice Cream Social. In addition, the World Quilt Show will continue to offer its all-inclusive show and hotel package for those who prefer an easy, package plan.

4005aAfter viewing all the wonderful quilts, it’s time to shop. This exciting venue offers a fabulous merchants mall with exhibitors who travel to New Hampshire from throughout the country. From books to threads, from scissors to thimbles, from fabric to patterns there will be everything imaginable available for purchase by the quilt artist and needlecraft enthusiast.

World Quilt New England
is an amazing opportunity to see the work of quilt artists from across the United States and from abroad. This show, the only one of its kind, is not to be missed! Nothing beats New England in the summer! Pictured above left: Pro und Kontra by Martina Hilgert-Vervoort, Germany, Honorable Mention 2015.

World Quilt New England is generously sponsored by ABM International / Innova, Handi Quilter and SewBatik.

For complete show details and to register online, please visit World Quilt New EnglandClick here to enter the World Quilt Competition; international competition entrants, please click here.

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Calling All Aspiring Quilters

Have a friend that you’re trying to convert into a quilter? Beginners are encouraged to attend all Mancuso Show Management quilt Shows! There’s so much to learn & aspire to and plenty of people willing to help. Click here to find a show near you: www.quiltfest.com.

Speaking of aspiring to… get a look at The End of the Line? By Joanne Baeth, Best Wall Quilt at the 2014 Pacific International Quilt Festival.

Most Trending Quilt Competition

How would you like to win a $500 Quiltfest Bucks Shopping Spree to be spent in the fantastic Merchants Mall at World Quilt Florida AND have your quilt on display at the show? Enter Mancuso Show Management’s first ever Most Trending Quilt Competition for a chance to win! Anyone in the U.S. can win and entering is easy.MostTrendingQuilt

Visit Quiltfest – Mancuso Shows on Facebook. Then, comment on the Most Trending Quilt post with a photo of your quilt (1 quilt per person) and get all your friends to like it. Be sure to include all the details as described in the post.

The Most Trending Quilt must be available to hang in the World Quilt Florida show, January 7-9, 2016.

The Quilt with the most “likes” will be the winner! If you can’t make it to the show, you can always donate your Quiltfest Bucks to a friend who can attend!

World Quilt Florida
January 7-9, 2016 – Orlando, Florida

Best of World to be Chosen at the World Quilt Competition XIX

World Quilt Show – New England XIII
Manchester, New Hampshire
August 13-15, 2015

Every year the international World Quilt Competition has such an amazing display of quilts that the judges find presenting only one with the Best of World Award a very difficult task. This year will be no different with a collection of beautiful and culturally unique entries. The premier of the 19th annual World Quilt Competition will be at the World Quilt Show – New England XIII, returning to the Radisson Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, August 13-15, where the competition will be judged. From New Hampshire, the international entries and selected winning U.S. entries will tour to three more Mancuso Show Management quilt festivals across the U.S. Be sure to take an opportunity to view this international exhibition full of creativity and talent.

Now in its nineteenth year, the competition draws entries from across the globe that will compete for over $9,500 in prize money. Best of Country from among the entries for each nation will be chosen as well as the prestigious Best of World winner. Visitors to the World Quilt Show – New England also have an opportunity to vote for their favorite entry to win the Viewer’s Choice Award.

If you would like to enter the World Quilt Competition XIX, a 4009aprintable or online entry form for U.S. entrants is available on worldquilt.com. International entrants should also visit the website to obtain contact information for their country’s World Quilt Competition representative. To view the spectacular winning entries from last year’s competition, please visit worldquilt.com.
Pictured: Skyline by Claudia Scheja, Germany, 2014 World Quilt Competition.

The World Quilt Competition is an amazing opportunity to see the work of quilt artists from across the United States and from abroad. Enjoy viewing the diverse talents and techniques captured through quilt making!

 The World Quilt Show – New England is generously sponsored by Major Sponsor Brother, and Sponsors ABM International/Innova, Handi Quilter and Sew Batik.

View or print the event brochure from www.worldquilt.com, or to receive a brochure in the mail email mancuso@quiltfest.com or write to the World Quilt Show – Dept P, P.O. Box 667, New Hope, PA 18938 USA.

Looking at the World through Quilts

 World Quilt Show – New England XIII
Manchester, New Hampshire – August 13-15, 2015

Mancuso Show Management’s Outstanding New England Quilt Festival, the World Quilt Show – New England, will be returning to the Radisson Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, August 13 – 15, 2015 in its new 3-day – Thursday, Friday and Saturday – format.

WQNE14_9002aWant to see quilts from across the globe? No need to spend days traveling. We are bringing the quilts to you. Join us for the premier of the 2015 World Quilt Competition XIX. These quilts from all over the globe present a mix of culture, fun and creative talent. The show also features special quilt exhibits including displays from across the United States and Canada. You will also enjoy a wide range of quilt and textile related activities including workshops and lectures presented by an internationally known faculty. Plus, if you need to cap-off your unfinished summer project or jump-start something fresh for the fall season, the show’s Merchants Mall will offer everything you may possibly need! Pictured above: Best of World 2014, “Chinese Journey in Three Parts” by Stephanie Crawford, U.K.

The Show’s faculty includes Anna Hergert from Saskatchewan, Canada who is the Canadian Quilters Association Teacher of the Year. In addition, instructors from the United States include Pamela Druhen (VT), Pat Harrison (RI), Sue Nickels (MI), Pat Yamin (NY), Bobbie Bergquist (NH), Debora Konchinsky (PA), Nancy Murtie (FL) and David Sirota (NH). Join one or more of these talented instructors in a workshop to learn a new technique or perhaps brush up an old one.

Among the highlights of the 2015 Show are a special luncheon presentation by well-known instructor Sue Nickels, the always popular World Quilt Panel & Forum Ice Cream Social, and, new for 2015, Quilt-O; “the best time you will ever have at a quilt show.” Also, the World Quilt Show will continue to offer its all-inclusive show and hotel package for those who prefer an easy, package plan.

After viewing all the wonderful quilts, it’s time to shop. This exciting venue offers a fabulous merchants mall with shows vendors who travel to New Hampshire from throughout the country. From books to threads, from scissors to thimbles, from fabric to patterns there will be everything imaginable available for purchase by the quilt artist and needle craft enthusiast.

The World Quilt Show – New England is an amazing opportunity to see the work of quilt artists from across the United States and from abroad. This show is not to be missed! Nothing beats New England in the summer!

The World Quilt Show – New England is generously sponsored by Major Sponsor Brother, and Sponsors ABM International/Innova, Handi Quilter and Sew Batik.

 View or print the brochure from the event’s website, www.worldquilt.com, or to receive a brochure in the mail, email mancuso@quiltfest.com or write to:
WQ-NE, Dept P
Mancuso Show Management,
PO Box 667
New Hope, PA 18938.