Monday, March 31, 2014

Quilt Shows on Final Four Weekend

Star Quilt by Roseanne Smith

This week promises to be a quilter's delight in the Greater Kansas City Area.
First: Our Kaw Valley Quilt Guild Annual Show:
The theme:

Over the Rainbow

Bring your quilts in on Friday afternoon April 4th.

The show will be open: 
Saturday, April 5 - 10 to 5
 Sunday, April 6 – Noon to 5 

       The Place:
Crown Toyota, 3430 Iowa, Lawrence, Kansas
$5 admission


Our Featured Quilter is Roseanne Smith who specializes in
star quilts. She'll  also be doing a trunk show of her quilts, talking
about the efficient techniques she uses and what can go wrong.
Talks are at 2:00 on Saturday and Sunday.

Oooh, Nooo!

Click here for more information:

Three other quilt shows will be up in the area.
In Kansas City (40 miles east of Lawrence):
The Kansas City Modern Quilt Guild is hosting

 The KCMQG Showcase at The Star

An exhibit of 80 quilts made by KCMQG members will be up for the first part of the weekend. The free event is being held at The Kansas City Star Press Pavilion at 16th & Magee Streets in Kansas City, Missouri.

Friday 5-9
Saturday 9:30-3

And it's also Shop Hop Weekend in the area.
Click here to read more:

Two Continuing Museum shows are worth the trip. One is in Lawrence.

Quilt by Yoshiko Jinzenji

Personal Geometry: 

Quilts by Yoshiko Jinzenji and Virginia Jean Cox Mitchell

Spencer Museum of Art
Lawrence, Kansas
 On the University of Kansas Campus
 (Next to the football stadium on Mississippi Street)

Museum Hours:
10 AM - 4 PM Tuesday, Friday & Saturday
10 AM - 8 PM Wednesday - Thursday
Noon - 4 PM Sunday 

And in Topeka (25 miles from Lawrence on I-70)

The Garden by Josephine Craig

Speaking of Quilts:

Voices from the Collection and the Community

Kansas Museum of History
Topeka, Kansas
Museum Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday 9-5
Sunday 1-5

Click here for more information:

You'd better plan on seeing EVERYTHING!

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