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What's going on in the modern quilt world?

Have you heard about these exciting events in the modern quilt universe?

Locally, the Austin Shop Hop has been announced and will be Saturday August 10 and Sunday August 11.  This is going to be super awesome because not only do we get to peek into some stores that are online only, we also get to sign up for amazing prizes!  Be sure not to miss this one (or do and there's more for me muahahah) and find more info here:

Austin Shop Hop

NYC Mod Quilters are having a Double Wedding Ring (DWR) challenge!  They have a variety of categories to enter and you have until Dec 1 to link up.  Winners of amazing prizes will be announced Dec 15.  Check out the rules and other details here:


American Quilter Society is having a Modern Quilt Challenge with $6000 worth of prizes!  Quilts will be displayed and judged at Des Moines Quilt Week.  There are many categories available.  Entry fee is $15 for AQS members and $30 for non-members.  Better hurry on this one because entries are due August 2!  More info here: 


Do you dream of being a fabric designer?  Connecting Threads is having a fabric design contest!  Entries are being accepted now until August 10.  The winner receives a $2000 prize, a contract with Connecting Threads to produce the fabric, and up to 100 yards of the collection for free!  Check it out here:


Need to take a break from working on all these challenges?  Why not head over to the Greater San Antonio Quilt Guild show?  It's called Rainbow of Quilts and is being held at the Norris Conference Center in San Antonio on Friday August 23 & Saturday August 24 from 10 am - 7 pm.  Admission is $7.  Here's the address:
         Norris Conference Center
         4522 Fredericksburg Rd
         Wonderland Mall (Crossroad Mall)


Happy quilting!

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