Thursday, March 17, 2016

QUILT CANADA 2016 beckons all those who love to be with other fibre enthusiasts in an exciting and creative setting.


We are so very excited to have the opportunity to be with all of the Quilters and Fibre Arts enthusiasts at the beautiful International Centre for four days of FIBRE FOCUSED events...the Annual CQA/ACC National Juried Show, a stellar slate of classes over 4 days and more amazing events. Come Play at Quilt Canada 2016. We promise an experience you will love and more fun than you could ever expect from this  iconic Canadian Quilt Show event!

QUILT CANADA is scheduled from June 15-18th with Opening Night and Awards Ceremony for The National Juried Show 2016 on Tuesday June 14th at 7 pm.

Many arts focused events will be offered including exciting live Demos in the ARTISTIC CREATIVE PRODUCTS Demo Booth sponsored by JANOME on the main display floor all week!

http://www.canadianquilter.com/pdf/quilt-canada-2016/QC2016-Demo-Booth.pdf

You will recognize the names of many of the National Juried Show quilt artists as you tour the show floor and enjoy exploring each quilt in your own time. 

QC 2016 Classes will be held at the International Centre Wednesday through Saturday and all of the details are here: (Mary and I promise you a fun filled day with design play using shiva paint sticks o create lucious landcapes or  your machines and favourite fabrics in my classes - check them out!)

http://www.canadianquilter.com/events/quilt-canada-2016-workshops.php

New again this year in Mississauga  is a series of wonderful Quilt Artists Lectures to be delivered throughout the week: 

http://www.canadianquilter.com/events/quilt-canada-2016-lectures.php

Come shop the expansive MERCHANTS MALL, experience the fun of walking through the annual Trend Tex Challenge display and have lunch with friends treats in the Centre restaurants or bring a brown bag lunch and just have an outside stroll in the downtown Mississauga area over your break.

Here is a link to QUILT CANADA 2016 - DAY AT A GLANCE details: http://www.canadianquilter.com/pdf/quilt-canada-2016/2016DayataGlance.pdf

McCoy Tours is offering a one day bus trip from Kingston and area and the details are here: (Leaving Kingston and stopping in Belleville for pick-up of area friends)

http://gomccoy.com/tour_type/canada-quilt/           

Call McCoy for all the details:        1-866-384-0012

And for those who would like to join in all of the fun and stay in the area for the Quilt Canada Show and Classes/Lecture events for several days you will find Accommodations information here:

http://www.canadianquilter.com/events/quilt-canada-2016-accommodations.php

See you in Mississauga... June 15-18, 2016!

Look for Mary and I along the way..

Bethany Garner

SAQA Co-Rep
Central Canada

http://www.canadianquilter.com/events/quilt-canada-2016.php