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    Flint Festival of Quilts

    Presented by at Greater Flint Arts Council

    September 13 - September 15, 2012


    Flint Festival of Quilts

    Flint Festival of Quilts
    Highlighting traditional, historical, contemporary, planet and fiber art through out the weekend

    [Free admission at all sites except Stockton Center at Spring Grove]

    Participating sites are

    Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley - African American Quilters - "Back to Basics", Yvonne Wells, Quilter and Artist who is an award winning quilter from Tuscaloosa Alabama, 2 pm Sat, Sept 15 will do a lecture at the Flint Public Library

    Greater Flint Arts Council,  816 S. Saginaw St. - Michigan Invitational curated by Mary Andrews and Marty Calhoun, "ENCORE!" A retrospective exhibiton of works by Michigan Quilt Artists, ArtWalk, Friday, Sept. 14, 6-9 PM, music with 4 Miles to the Groove, Jazz

     First Presbyterian Church, 746 S. Saginaw St.  - The Liturgical Arts  Ministry has created a Gallery to encorage and display work by local, state, and  national Quilters utlizing their craft as an expression of faith, a sharpner of faith, or an inspiration to faith. Entries were juried in by images for purposes of space and sutiability of theme only. No worked was judged.  A lecture by Rosemary Lutz, "The Quilt Tells The Story", Saturday, Sept 14, 11 AM.

    Hoffman's Deco Deli, 503 Garland St - Material Girls -"It's A Wrap" with key exhibitors Sara Coblentz, Nancy Cooper, Sharon Lombard, Chris Long, Katrina Lucas, Jill Smith, Pricilla Tate, Sue Warth and Cheryl Wilson

    Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley,  Star Quilts

    The Lunch Studio, 444 S. Saginaw St. - Flint Handmade, "My Favorite Things" and eclectic mix of quitls centered around the theme. A variety of traditional & non-traditional materials in a a wide array of textures and patchwork styles will be showcased

    Brown Sugar, 432 S. Saginaw St.  -  Leone Burwell will have 14 original quilts using a 1943 pattern of Raggedy Ann 

    Flint Crepe Co,  555 S. Saginaw Street - Quilts by the Carriage Town Ministries of the expression of  "Transititions" An expression fo the transition from homeless to independent liveing. A Quilt made from donated materials by women who have experienced homelessness. Quilts are pictured and available for purchase on our facebook page: Carriage Town Ministries. All proceeds go toward our quilting projects.

    Stockton Center at Spring Grove, 720 Ann Arbor St.  - "Civil War Celebration" celebrating the Civil War through quilts from Linda's Country Quilts . Reproduction quilts and favrics tell many storyies of the life during the Civil War. Have your scissors, kitchen knives, & garden snips sharpened on Friday, Sept 14, 9-Noon and Saturday, Sept 15, Noon-4 pm by Bell's Blazen Blades there is a fee for the sharpening. There is a fee to enter Stockton Center at Spring Grove. First 50 attendees get a free gift.

    For more  information call. 810.238.ARTS

    Greater Flint Arts Council

    816 S. Saginaw St.
    Flint, MI 48502

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:


    General Day and Time Info:

    9 AM - 5 PM
    (exeption on Saturday Sept. 15, First Presybeterian will close at 2:30 PM)

    Phone: 810.238.2787

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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