Quilt Shows and Competitions - From the Mailbag!

Here is some information we've recently received in our mailbag regarding upcoming quilt shows and competitions.  Enjoy!

1.  Florida Modern Quilt Retreat!
--The Sarasota Modern Quilt Guild is organizing the first Florida Modern Quilt Retreat!
--It will take place on May 15th to 18th, 2014, at the Kenilworth Lodge in Sebring, Florida.
--The retreat lasts for three nights and includes optional workshops, breakfasts, some dinners, door prizes, etc.
--The cost is $250 for double occupancy for $350 for single occupancy.
--For more information, go to:


2.  Suncoast Quilt Expo:
--The Suncoast Quilt Expo will be held on Friday and Saturday, March 7th and 8th, 2014.  It will be held at the Bradenton Area Convention Center (1 Haben Boulevard, Palmetto, Florida).
--For information regarding the show and quilt entry forms, go to:


3.  Jewish-Themed Quilt Show - Call for Entries
--The Chase Family Gallery of The Mandell Jewish Community Center will present, "Connecting Threads Quilt Show - Quilting as part of Jewish Life,"a quilt show for its summer art exhibition.
--It will be held from July 8th to August 31st, 2014 in West Hartford, CT.
--The exhibition will demonstrate how Jewish women with a simple piece of fabric and a length of thread has had the ability to connect Jewish traditions from one generation to another.  Quilts that meet these criteria are welcome.
--Quilt entries are open until April 4th.
--For more information, please contact southfloridamod@gmail.com for the flyer.

4.  Belleview Busy Bee Quilters Show
--The Belleview Busy Bee Quilters will host a quilt show on Friday and Saturday, February 14th and 15th, 2014.
--The show will be held at Silver Springs Shores Presbyterian Church, 674 Silver Road, Ocala, Florida.
--For more information, please contact southfloridamod@gmail.com for the flyer.