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1 NC Quilt Symposium 2015

2 “Mountain Stitches” May 28 through May 31, 2015

3 Bonclarken Conference Center Flat Rock, NC
Next door to Hendersonville, NC 30 miles south of Asheville, NC 35 miles north of Greenville, SC 114 miles west of Charlotte, NC

4 What is NC Quilt Symposium?
A three day annual quilting event Co-sponsored by the NC Quilt Symposium Inc. (NCQSI) Board and a NC quilters guild Held at a conference center or college campus

5 Symposium includes… Stay at the conference center with fellow quilters
3 days of quilting classes and lectures Enjoy a fabulous quilt show Shop at a great selection of vendors Participate in other events

6 Symposium is every year…
First Symposium was in Raleigh in 1979 with a grant from the Raleigh Arts Council Since then, guilds from around the state have hosted the event at various college campuses and conference centers

7 In 2015… Co-sponsored by: Western NC Quilters Guild in Hendersonville
To be held at Bonclarken Conference Center in Flat Rock, NC There will be various attendance packages offered.

8 Bonclarken Conference Center

9 Accommodations This is not a college dorm ! Private baths
Queen/twin beds

10 More Accommodations Cabins and a Motel

11 Bonclarken Conference Center Other Activities
Walking Trails Lake Tennis Rocking on the porch

12 Other Things To Do in the Area before or after
Carl Sandburg National Historic Site Flat Rock Playhouse (NC State Theater) with a quilt block Biltmore Estate Thomas Wolfe Home Memorial Folk Art Center Drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway Pisgah National Forest and Dupont State Forest – Hiking trails and waterfalls Historic downtown Hendersonville

13 NC Quilt Symposium 2015 Classes and lectures Friday – Saturday –
May 29, 2015 Saturday – May 30, 2015 Sunday AM May 31, 2015

14 Symposium Teachers Georgia Bonesteel Karen Combs Susan Edmonson
Wendy Butler Berns Georgia Bonesteel Karen Combs Susan Edmonson Susan Brubaker Knapp Mary Ellen Kranz Mickey Lawler Heidi Lund

15 Symposium Teachers Nancy Mahoney Nancy McNally Marti Michell
Stacy Michell Sue Nickels Patsy Thompson Barbara Vlack Laura Wasilowski Cindy Williams

16 Variety of Classes Machine work Fabric dyeing Embellishment Hand work
Machine quilting …and more

17 Quilt Show NO QUILT SHOW SUNDAY Thursday May 28 10 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday May 29 7 PM – 9 PM Saturday May 30 NO QUILT SHOW SUNDAY

18 Quilt Show Participants may enter quilts in the judged Quilt Show
Rules and categories are posted on Participants may enter a 14” – 18” doll cradle quilt in the quilt challenge for a Viewer’s Choice award. (Quilts and cradles will be donated to a Hendersonville county children’s charity.)

19 Vendors NO VENDORS SUNDAY Thursday May 28 10 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday May 29 7 PM - 9 PM Saturday May 30 9 AM – 5:30 PM NO VENDORS SUNDAY

20 Symposium Schedule Wednesday
2 PM – Early Registration Evening - Soon to be announced local activity

21 Thursday Schedule 1 9 – 12 and 1:30 – 4:30 Registration
Cindy Williams “Terrific Triangles Retreat” day 1

22 Thursday Schedule 2 10 AM – 5:30 PM Quilt Show and 7 PM Welcome
Vendors 7 PM Welcome Door Prizes Teacher Intro “Vendor Bucks”

23 Friday Schedule 1 9 – 12 and 1:30 – 4:30 Classes and Lectures
Cindy Williams “Terrific Triangles Retreat” day 2 1:30 – 4 PM Georgia Bonesteel’s Home Tour – limited space available

24 Friday Schedule 2 7 PM – 9 PM Laura Wasilowski’s “Art Quilts
the Musical” Quilt Show and Vendors

25 Friday Schedule 3 7 PM – 9 PM Open House at Beginnings Quilt Shop

26 Saturday Schedule 9 – 12 and 1:30 – 4:30 Classes and Lectures 7 PM
“Live and Learn in the Quilt World” with Georgia Bonesteel Scholarship Awards

27 Sunday Schedule Breakfast
“Passing of the banner” to the next guild to host Symposium in 2016 9 – 12 Classes Check out and go home inspired and eager to try the new techniques you learned

28 Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Each day there will be time to visit the Quilt Show and Vendors Early evening – You may want to go to Main Street in Hendersonville for dinner

29 Ways to attend Full-time boarding all three days –
Classes and Lectures Quilt Show and Vendor Mall Lodging at Bonclarken Meals in the Dining Room Full-time day all three days – same as above but without lodging

30 Other Ways to attend “A Day of Fun” – One day of classes, lectures, Quilt Show and lunch only “A la Carte Day” – Part-time day of classes/lectures

31 More ways to attend “Make Your Own Retreat” for your Guild
Private work area Group housing at Bonclarken including meals You pick the days & program Attend the Quilt Show only

32 How to register Registration forms will be posted on the web beginning January 5, Go to or click on the link from the NCQSI site The catalog will be on the web site or we will mail one to you for $10.

33 When to register The sooner you register the more likely you are to get the classes you want But not before January 20, 2015

34 Bring Good walking shoes Rolling cart Sweater for class
Sewing machine in good working order (if needed) Basic sewing supplies Check supply list for each class

35 Come prepared to have fun and learn a lot

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