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  • Mar 26-28, 2015 (Thu-Sat) -- Three Rivers Quilters Annual Show: Hexagons
    . . IBEW Circuit Center, 5 Hot Metal Street, South Side, Pittsburgh, PA
    . . For times and special new rates, see threeriversquilters.org/quiltshow.html

  • Apr 11, 2015 (Sat) -- The 27th Annual Salvation Army Fabric Fair
    . . 8:30 - 2 pm; South Park Home Economics Building, 1801 Brownsville Rd, South Park, PA
    . . Fabrics, notions, yarns & craft items
    . . For more information contact: The Salvation Army (412-446-1500) or Marilyn Dehuff (412-835-3162)

  • until April 17, 2015 -- Louise Silk: BubbeWisdom
    . . American Jewish Museum at the Jewish Community Center, 5738 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

  • Apr 21, 2015 (Tue)-- Workshop on African Folklore Embroidery with Catherine Redford
    . . Please join Quilt Company East from 10 AM to 4:30 PM on Tuesday, April 21st
    . . First Baptist Church of Monroeville, 3970 Monroeville Blvd, Monroeville PA 15146, near the intersection of Monroeville Blvd and Stroschein Road.
    . . The Workshop focuses on the simplicity and originality of African Folk Art Embroidery, with intricate looking stitches, colorful threading and embellishing with beads and buttons.
    . . Cost of workshop; $ 40.00 members of QCE, $45.00 non members; payable to QCE.
    . . Kit fee payable to Catherine; $35.00 includes all required materials for the day.
    . . This workshop includes instruction on:
    The history and background of African Folklore Embroidery and the culture, traditions and customs of the Ndebele tribe.
    Stitching techniques for completing an African Folklore Embroidery design, including chain stitch, satin stitch, french knots and bullion stitch.
    Embellishment techniques for enhancement and effect: use of variegated and metallic threads, beading, Mola Barbara interweaving, double-sided interweaving, roller coaster and African couching.
    Playing with threads and color and how to mix threads and fibers
    Completed designs can be converted into quilts, tote bags, pillows and wearable art.
    . . (412) 417-0996

  • Oct 8-10, 2015 (Fri-Sun) -- 21st Annual Quilt Show: Paper Pieced Quilt
    . . sponsored by The Beaver Valley Piecemakers
    . . New Location Ė Chippewa United Methodist Church, Community Life Center, 2545 Darlington Rd., Beaver Falls, PA 15010.
    . . Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.
    . . Vendors, Raffle, Food
    . . Admission $ 7; Children 12 & under Free
    . . (724) 495-0825

  • Nov 6-7, 2015 (Fri-Sat)-- Martha Washington Quilters Guild Show: Vintage Memories
    . . Church of the Covenant, 267 East Beau Street, Washington, PA 15301
    . . Friday the 6th 10am-4pm, Saturday the 7th 10am - 3pm
    . . Admission $6
    . . Over 150 quilts! Vendors, Raffles, Flea Market
    . . For additional information, please email us at marthawashintonquilters@gmail.com

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