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Enjoy Fall in the Adirondacks  |  October 14-16

Register today! During the annual Quilts Unlimited Exhibition, View will host the 4th Annual ADK Quilt Conference on October 14-16. Choose from multiple workshops featuring both traditional and art quilting techniques, enjoy informal presentations from experts in the field, -and best of all- network with fellow quilters.

Monday

5:00 pm Opening Reception Meet and Greet with catered Dinner and a lively presentation by David Sirota

Tuesday – Workshops/Lecture 

8:00 am Breakfast in Gould Hall

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cyanotype Printing with Jane Davila

Learn to print with the sun, using a vintage photography technique. Today it’s used for making stunning blue and white artwork that you will be using in quilts!

Row Houses with Mary Walter

Let your fabrics, imagination and inspiration be your guide to create your own unique Row House wallhanging from her easy pattern. Students can choose to assemble their quilts using their preferred method of piecing and/or Applique techniques. 

New Hampshire Beauty with David Sirota

Are you curious about paper-piecing? Would you like to know how to make sharp, perfect points? This workshop will show you how to make the rays with perfect points every time with David’s “No More Tears” method of paper-piecing

Trip Around the World with Pat Harrison

Take the mystery out of creating a precise strata that is then sewn into a tube and cut unto strips of pieced squares.

Noon Catered Lunch – Gould Hall 

5:00 pm Catered Dinner with presentation by Pat Harrison, “Thoroughly Modern Quilting” – Staying true to the minimalist design aesthetic while adding the third dimension of texture is no small feat.  

Wednesday – Workshops/Lecture 

8:00 am Breakfast in Gould Hall

1/2 Day Workshops

9:00 am -12:00

Embroidered Houses with Mary Walter

In this half-day class, students will experiment with ways to enhance a vintage black and white postcard with simple embroidery stitches. 

1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Reversible Quilts with Claire Oehler

Discover an unexpected “two for one” while making a Reversible Quilt. It’s like making twice the quilt in half the time! 

Full Day Workshops/Lecture 

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Block Printing with Jane Davila

Learn to craft blocks from a variety of materials and substrates to print your own bespoke textiles.

Fractured Maple Leaf –with David Sirota

Choose your color scheme and break out your scraps, jelly rolls, and fat quarters because each leaf is made of small scraps of fabric.

Scrappy Stars with Pat Harrison

An original pattern that includes a “trim to size” block that will just eat up all those scraps you’ve been saving. Each block is then sashed and a 4-pointed star cornerstone is then inserted.

Noon Catered Lunch – Gould Hall, including a lecture presented by Jane Davila, “Earthly Delights: The Art of Nature-Inspired Quilts” This fast-paced  and lively lecture delves into the rich and diverse world of nature-inspired quilts,  beginning with traditional quilts and transitioning to art and modern quilts.