Manatee Patchworkers will present our 2018 quilt show on Friday and Saturday, February 2 and 3. Setup day will be on
Thursday, February 1. It will take place at the Bradenton Area Convention Center, convenient to both Interstates 275
and 75 as well as downtown Bradenton. We look forward to welcoming quilters from all over Florida. Our opportunity
quilt has been quilted by Eileen Barchi of Kindred Quilting, and a photo appears below. Tickets are available from Susan
Fickey at firstname.lastname@example.org or at guild meetings. For instructions on how to enter a quilt in our show, click on the
following link, 2018 Quilt Entry. Vendor packets have been mailed to previous vendors; if you would like to be a vendor
in our 2018 show (winter in Florida!) please contact Carol Lipp at email@example.com for information, or download a
vendor packet at this link--Vendor Packet.
We have a challenge for our show--Suncoast Sights. All the challenges will be hung together, and the only limit is the
size. The perimeter of the quilt is to be no more than 96" or 24" in width. The subject is limited only by your
imagination! Download the show entry form (link above) for submission instructions. For members, your challenge should
be ready for viewing by December 4 at our holiday party.
We have chairs for most committees, but we need guild members to step up and fill the few remaining slots! Contact
Carol Lipp or Mary Lewis or check the signup sheets at the next meeting. We’ll be working on our final preparations this