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Harvest of Colors Quilt Show

Featuring more than 200 quilts by Coastal Quilters Guild members, including traditional quilts, art quilts, and quilted wearables and home decor, plus demonstrations, a gift boutique, and more.

When: Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara

Cost: Free - $10

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Special Events

Description:

The show will have on display traditional quilts, art quilts, quilted wearables and quilted home decor. Visitors to the show will be able to vote for their favorite quilt in the “Viewer’s Choice”. The Education Corner will have activities for both children and adults alike. Quilting demonstrations also will take place throughout the weekend. A gift boutique will have hand-crafted items for sale and vendors will participate in the merchant mall. Raffle tickets for the opportunity quilt will be available at the show for $1 each or six for $5. The drawing for the quilt will be December 13, 2012 and the winner need not be present to win. Proceeds from the opportunity quilt and the show go to help fund many of the guild’s community projects. Recent recipients of the guild’s generosity include the Assistance League of Santa Barbara, Hospice, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Goleta Valley Community Center, the Breast Cancer Treatment Center, Unity Shoppe, Habitat for Humanity, Women’s Free Health Clinic of Santa Barbara and the local food bank.

Our guest artists at this year’s Harvest of Colors quilt show will be Fibervision, a local collective group of 25 California fiber artists whose members reside in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura counties. Its members support, share and promote artistic creation and exploration in all forms of fiber art. Visit http://www.fibervision.org for more information.

Weekend passes, good for both days, are $8 in advance and $10 at the door, children under 18 will be allowed in for free. Advance tickets can be ordered on the guild’s website, www.coastalquilters.org. Free parking will also be available thanks to Planned Parenthood’s annual book sale, also being held at the fairgrounds that weekend.

Event posted Sept. 5, 2012
Last updated Sept. 5, 2012

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