Bringing the world of quilting to the city of Manchester, the 15th annual World Quilt New England returns to the Radisson Center of New Hampshire, Thursday, August 17 through Saturday, August 19, 2017. The event is open between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm each day.
Quilt and sewing enthusiasts will once again be able to view the unique and beautiful entries of the World Quilt Competition. Quilts from 10 nations will compete for the coveted Best of World title. The competition entries, judged at the Manchester venue, will be on display 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: – Peony Ring by Sally Bramald, Best of County-U.K., 2016 World Quilt Competition.
An internationally known faculty will offer quilt and textile related activities including workshops and lectures that will be presented at this year’s event. The 2017 faculty includes Christine Porter from the United Kingdom, and instructors from across the United States including Esterita Austin (NY), Marjan Kluepfel (CA), RaNae Merrill (NY), David Sirota (NH), Bobbie Bergquist (NH), Debora Konchinsky (PA), Michele Galloway (PA), Erin Underwood (MD), and Joyce Fischer (NY). Joyce will also be offering appraisals during the event.
In addition, Mancuso Show Management is thrilled to present for the first time at World Quilt New England, several longarm quilting workshops sponsored by Innova/Olde City Quilts. Judy Engime (NJ) and Barb Persing (PA) will offer longarm classes for all levels.
Quilters attending the event will not want to miss the special luncheon and lecture presented by Christine Porter. Also, be sure to attend the World Quilt Panel & Forum Ice Cream Social; attendees can learn about the instructors and join in the conversation about the hot issues of today’s quilting world.
This year’s fabulous merchants mall offers a wide variety of quilting and sewing products including machines, books, threads, fabric, patterns and more.
World Quilt New England, not only gives attendees the unique opportunity to view amazing quilt work from around the globe, but also provides the inspiration and supplies to create their own masterpiece!
World Quilt New England is generously sponsored by ABM International / Innova and Handi Quilter.
For complete show details and to register online, please visit World Quilt New England.
World Quilt New England
Featuring the premier of the 2017 World Quilt Competition Radisson Center of New Hampshire
700 Elm St., Manchester, NH 03101
Thursday, Friday & Saturday
August 17-19, 2017
10:00 am – 6:00 pm each day