The Pointless Sisters: Quilted Fiber Arts Exhibit
March 5 – April 20, 2013
The Rincon Valley Regional Library in Santa Rosa is hosting “The Pointless Sisters: Quilted Fiber Arts Exhibit”. This exhibit features their challenge banners “Interpreting Red”, our “Sky” challenge, a variety of art and traditional quilts, and small fiber art objects by members of the Pointless Sisters, an art quilt group of the Santa Rosa Quilt Guild. The library is located at 6959 Montecito Blvd., Santa Rosa.
Hours: Tues. Thurs. Friday – 10 – 6; Wednesday- 10-8, Saturday 10-4; closed Sundays and Mondays. Phone: 707-573-0162
Amador Valley Quilters presents “Quilts from the Heart,” their biannual show, on April 20 and 21, 2013, at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, Young California Building, in Pleasanton. Featured artist is Alex Anderson and there will also be a special exhibit of Quilts of Valor. Show hours are Saturday from 10 am-5 pm and Sunday from 10 am-4 pm. Admission is $10 and free for children under 12. Parking is also free if you mention Quilt Show to the parking attendant.
There will be more than 400 quilts, vendors galore, door prizes and raffle baskets, demonstrations, and activities for visitors. We also have a wonderful opportunity quilt “Ruby’s Fruit Baskets Redux.” If you would like to see the opportunity quilt or learn more about the show, visit our website at http://www.amadorvalleyquilters.org/quilt-show.
ArtWear 2013, PenWAG's Runway Show
May 19, 2013
Crown Plaza Hotel in Palo Alto.
The ticket price of $50 includes a delicious brunch as well as an amazing art wear show featuring some of the northern California's most talented member/designers. There will also be an art doll silent action and designer/member booths where you can purchase beautiful hand-crafted art wear. Postcard download here.
Individual tickets are available for $50.00 each; contact Claire DeLucchi at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can purchase an entire table for 10 persons which will give you the opportunity to select your table location for better viewing of the runway show.
Oregon Summer Quilt Expo (OSQE) – This is the 1st show!
Website: http://www.oregonsummerquiltexpo.com We are also on Facebook.
Dates: July 11 - 14, 2013
Where: Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center 3800 SW Airport Way Redmond, OR 97756
Time: Thursday/Friday/Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $15 for all 4 days
On Saturday, July 13, if you purchase a ticket to the OSQE show and park at the show, then you can take the FREE shuttle to the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show in Sisters, OR (15 miles away).
Show Promoter: Quilt Expos 866-266-3136 email@example.com
Make the Oregon Summer Quilt Expo part of your summer quilt experience in Central Oregon. The Oregon Summer Quilt Expo is the only quilt indoor climate controlled vendor mall and show during "The Week for Quilters" event in central Oregon. Free parking with great access! Over one hundred vendor booths plus quilts, classes and seminars for four wonderful days!
Janome America Inc. Recalls Elna Sewing Machines Due to Fire Hazard
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Sewing machine
Units: About 600
Importer: Janome America Inc. of Mahwah, N.J.
Hazard: The wires inside the sewing machine can short circuit, posing a risk of fire.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm knows of one report of a sewing machine catching fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the Elna eXcellence 740 sewing machine. The machine is white and navy with a digital touch panel. "Elna" and "eXcellence 740" are printed on the front of the machine.
Sold at: Sewing machine stores nationwide from September 2010 through April 2011 for about $3,000.
Manufactured in: Japan and Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the machine and return it to the store where it was purchased for a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Janome America at (800) 631-0183 anytime or visit the firm's website at www.elnausa.com