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Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)


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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Artisans at the Grand Tea
Guest Speaker Jean Carleton - American Quilter's Society certified appraiser and author of Minnesota Quilts : Creating Connections with Our Past. Event begins at 9:30 am and is located at the Grand Center for the Arts at 210 North Minnesota Street.
Ended $20.00 $0.00
3D Quilt Workshop
Anna Johannsen's workshop explores fabric folding and layering to form three-dimensional versions of traditional pieced blocks. Event runs from 10 am to 3 pm and is located in German Park at 200 North German Street.
Ended Free $0.00
Quilters : A Patchwork of Our Lives
NUACT Readers Theatre Play based on the trials and tribulations of American pioneer women and children and how quilting got them through the harsh times. Performances are at 11 am and Noon on June 22. Classes are June 15 from Noon to 4 pm and June 20 from Noon to 1 pm. Both the classes and the performances are free and open to the public. NOTE: CLASS REGISTRATION IS FULL - PLEASE ATTEND THIS WONDERFUL PERFORMANCE! Located in the Brown County Museum Annex at 2 North Broadway Street.
Ended Free $0.00
Pieces of the Past Bed Turning
Bed turning featuring vintage and antique quilts exhibited by members of the Prairie Piecemakers Quilt Guild. Presentation is at 1:30 pm and is located in the Brown County Museum Annex at 2 North Broadway.
Ended Free $0.00
Wanda's Attic Kid's Quilt Class
Kids can sew a mystery quilt project with Shawn Mothershead of Quilters Dream. Event begins at 10 am and will take place at the Wanda Gag House at 226 North Washington Street.
Ended Free $0.00
A Stitch in Time Quilt Exhibit
Exhibit featuring unique and historical hand quilted patterns and fabrics. Event runs from 10 am to 4 pm and is located in the Brown County Historical Society Museum at 2 North Broadway. Small museum entrance fee.
Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details

The event includes Artisans at the Grand Tea with guest speaker Jean Carlton, a 3D Quilt Workshop
with Anna Johannsen, the New Ulm Actors Community Theatre (NUACT) one-act play Quilters: Lives
of the Pioneers, Wanda's Attic Kid's Quilt Class, Pieces of the Past Bed Turning and A Stitch in Time Quilt Exhibit. A bed turning is a way to introduce quilters and non-quilters to the beauty of antique or unique quilts. A bed is brought in and quilts are placed on the bed. As each quilt is turned and held up for the audience, the quilt is described, dated and the story of the quilt is given. In addition to the main activities, the three local retail quilting stores are coordinating mini-workshops throughout the day. 

Quilitistry is sponsored by the New Ulm Retail and Specialty Shops, New Ulm Area Foundation, New Ulm Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau with partial funding from the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council. The event is supported by the Prairie Piecemakers Quilt Guild, Brown County Historical Society Museum and the Wanda Gag House Association. 

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When & Where

Downtown New Ulm
1 North Minnesota Street
New Ulm, MN 56073

Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

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Quiltistry: Celebrating the artistic expressions of quilts past and present is a collaboration between local art and history organizations, retail and specialty shops, the Prairie Piecemakers Quilt Guild and members of the community.

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