Quilt Events in Area

 Pony Express Block Party


I’m reaching out to quilt guilds in your state to spread the word about a special quilting event taking place in the 8 states where the Pony Express trail once was.

It’s a Block Party September 9-24, 2017, were participating shops will offer a free block pattern that is based on the new Pony Express collection by Northcott.

85 Quilt Shops in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, and California are participating!

Details and images are below. There is also a short video you can watch at this link to learn more- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAHrf8rw58Q


If you want to check if there are participating shops near your city- here is the link to the interactive map- http://www.northcott.com/resource_details.aspx?resourceid=61&resourceCatId=8

If you think your guild members might be interested in knowing about this event please spread the word at your next meeting or your newsletter.


If you have any questions or need graphics please email me at Jennifer.bernaudo@northcott.com

Accuquilt wants to show their appreciation for quilting guilds and are offering an exclusive promotion! We are inviting your members to take advantage of our FREE SHIPPING promotional code “GUILD2017.” This code will allow you to receive free shipping with no minimum purchase. Free shipping with this coupon is only valid within the continental U.S. Unfortunately, free shipping is not available for shipments to Hawaii, Alaska or Canada, but it is still quick and affordable.

Not only are we offering this free promotional code, we also have more than 700 free patterns on our website! We would love to have you share this information on your website to make it easy for your guild members to find our free and helpful resources.


Here are the links:


AccuQuilt Homepage: https://www.accuquilt.com/

Free AccuQuilt Patterns: https://www.accuquilt.com/shop/patterns/free-quilt-patterns.html



AccuQuilt Block Contest and Event

AccuQuilt is having their annual Block Design contest now through August 22nd. Here is the link for more details on that https://www.accuquilt.com/blog/uncategorized/accuquilts-2017-quilt-block-contest-is-here/

The big celebration announcing the winners is Friday, September 29th. AccuQuilt is inviting Omaha area quilters to attend the event and contacted our guild right away! They have lined up two speakers. Marianne Fons and Ann Rehbein, the Executive Director for the Quilts of Valor Foundations.
Marianne Fons will be here to speak about the Under our Wings program. Guests will have a chance to speak with her and ask questions. Ann will be speaking about Quilts of Valor and doing a Quilt presentation.
AccuQuilt will have demos set up for guests to ask questions and meet the experts. Greg and Steve will both speak. The new block sign will be unveiled. Block Contest winners should be here. AccuQuilt will also be providing food. 

AccuQuilt has been a fantastic supporter of our guild and this sounds like a really fun event! There will be more details coming and I will update you as I get them. For now, definitely save the date!!

Accuquilt Event Flyer