Just the numbers

  • 1 out 10 households have an active quilter
  • There are 16.4 million quilters in the United States
  • Last year quilters spent an average of $300 (which is up 36% from 2010)

 

You might QIAHandout_B_Page_1be surprised to know that dedicated quilters have been working in this media for over 20 years. They are well educated and are affluent. These dedicated quilters spend over $3000 a year on quilting.

Take pride in what you do SAQA members: Fiber artists are a force in the arts industry. If you are interested in reading more go to http://www.saqa.com/weblog/?p=658

 

Events:

Valerie White will be speaking at the CQC meeting in Arvada on December 6.  2014  at the Indian Tree Golf Course Clubhouse  7555 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, CO

CQC

The Colorado Quilting Council invites you to their meetings.  Meeting start at 10AM and the speaker starts around 11AM.  Guest fees are $10. per meeting.  Dues for 2015 are only $25.  Fill out the membership form on line or at a meeting to receive the newsletter and free admission to meetings, access to the library, reduced class fees, etc.  See the entire 2014 CQC schedule, maps, membership forms, class registration and other details at www.ColoradoQuiltCouncil.com.  

December 5 will be the opening of The Art of Fiber: 50 Years of the Handweavers Guild of Boulder   with a reception 3-7 PM.  The fiber art show includes works by numerous invited artists with national stature, a juried exhibit, and a historical timeline.  The exhibit will run until January 16, 2015.

Call for Entries : Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum 25th Anniversary Challenge

What inspires you?   Make a 25-inch-square quilt to celebrate something that has inspired you during the last 25 years.   Compete for cash prizes!   All entries will hang at RMQM with the 25th anniversary exhibit in 2015!,Located at 1213 Washington Ave, downtown Golden.  RMQM is open 10-4 Monday through Saturday and 11-4 Sundays. There is plenty of free parking in the lot behind the museum.

RMQM

Visit www.RMQM.org or call 303-215-9001 or 303-277-0377 for details on all museum events.

On Display:

Carol Ann Waugh at the DIA Art Gallery (Denver Airport) on the 5th floor, near baggage claim 17-19 at the end of the escalator on the northwest side of the terminal  (on the back side of the auto rental counters).   It is up through Feb., 2015.  Visit www.CarolAnnWaugh.com then plan ahead to see it on your next trip to DIA.

THE BLOG WILL BE TAKING A THANKSGIVING BREAK.

Rockwell

SEE YOU IN DECEMBER!

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