Quilts will cover the Long Beach Convention Center at an international trade show – Press Telegram

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More than 500 quilts will be on display at the Long Beach Convention Center Thursday through Saturday, August 4-6, for the return of the International Quilt Festival.

The festival, which is based in Houston but also produced a show here from 2009-2013, will feature quilt exhibits, as well as 41 different classes with 15 different teachers, including an Open Studios approach to the show with four teachers offering quilts. concurrent sessions. .

“I hope that not only dedicated quilters will be there, but also those who are new to or unfamiliar with this exciting art form,” said Karey Bresenhan, president and CEO of the show producer. Quilts, Inc., in a statement. “The quilts we will have on display show incredible creativity and craftsmanship.

“Even if you’re not a quilter yourself, there’s a lot to see at the Festival,” she added. “And many of our quilt exhibits debut in Long Beach.”

There will also be over 200 trade booths at the show, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. General admission is $15 per day and $12 for seniors, military, and students, and children under 10 are free. A three-day pass is available for $35.

For a list of classes and more information, go to quilts.com.

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