It’s quilting time again in the Smoky Mountains. Tuesday March 11th is the official kick-off of the 15th Annual Mountain Quiltfest. Whether you make quilts or just simply enjoy looking at the creations from these skilled artisans, you will not want to miss this show. This event brings together more than 20,000 enthusiasts from around the United States each year.
Along with the quilt show, there are more than 85 quilting classes being offered, ranging from Contemporary Quilt Design for Beginners, Beaded Endings and Embellishments to more advanced classes like Friendship Stars and Cyclamen Flowers. No matter what your skill level, there is a class for you. Classes begin on March 10th and start at $20 per class.
Do you have some great quilts that you want to show off? You can enter up to three quilts in the quilt show. There are 11 different categories that will be professionally judged and 1 viewers’ choice award. Prize amounts range from $50 to $4000 for “Best of Show”.
A Mountain Quiltfest Quilt Show will be held at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center and show hours are from 9 am – 7 pm (Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday) and 9 am – 5 pm on Friday.
For more information, visit A Mountain Quiltfest