VERMONT QUILT FESTIVAL
KICKS OFF THE NEXT 40 YEARS!
The Festival is thrilled to kick off the next 40 with an exciting new event – a late winter retreat at the Lake Morey Inn. Enjoy good friends, good food, and quilt to your heart's content with instructors Kimberly Einmo and Latifah Saafir. Learn more here.
Vermont Quilt Festival Celebrates 40 Years!
VQF celebrated its 40th anniversary Ruby Jubilee with dazzling color and artistry in hundreds of quilts on display in several exhibits this June. As part of the celebration, the Festival proudly presented "Life's Work: Ruth B. McDowell, "the largest exhibit ever of Ruth's art quilts. Her quilts are exhibited nationally and internationally and are represented in many public, private, and corporate art collections worldwide.
Exhibits featured antique, contest, challenge, and contemporary quilts. The extensive merchants mall with its colorful array of products bustled with shoppers. Throughout the weekend, free gallery talks, lectures, and appraisals offered insight into quilts and quilting techniques. Over seventy classes gave an even more comprehensive study with some of the nation's top instructors.
The show opened with the always-festive Champagne and Chocolate Preview on Thursday evening, June 23. The Textile Detectives and evening programs added to the experience at New England's oldest and largest quilt event and a Vermont Chamber of Commerce Top Ten Time-Honored Event.
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