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October 17, 2018

Quilting Specialist to Speak, Teach in NNY May 25-26


Watertown, NY – Longarm quilting specialist Mandy Applebee of Yellow House Quilts, Port Byron, NY, will be the special guest speaker at the North Country Quilting Guild meeting on May 24. She will lead two workshops in Watertown on May 25.

Longarm quilting instructor Mandy Applebee will teach two topstitching workshops in Watertown in May. She is seen at her longarm machine stitching a soon-to-be-released original pattern by paper piecing designer Ron Stefanak.

Longarm quilting instructor Mandy Applebee will teach two topstitching workshops in Watertown in May. She is seen at her longarm machine stitching a soon-to-be-released original pattern by paper piecing designer Ron Stefanak.

Mandy Applebee is a former emergency medical services instructor who now teaches machine quilting and how quilters can finish their own works with topstitching.

On May 24, Applebee will speak at the North Country Quilting Guild Meeting and Program at Black River Elementary School, 160 Leray St., Black River.

Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m., program at 7 p.m.

The public may attend the event for $5.

On May 25, Applebee will teach a three-hour Straight Line Quilting class for finishing quilts and a three-hour class on Circles and Curves at All Souls Church, 1330 Gotham St., Watertown.

The workshop cost for North Country Quilting Guild members is $35 for one session or $70 for the day, $45 or $90 for non-members.

To register, contact Tamara Klock, 24214 County Route 32, Calcium, 13616 or [email protected]

Applebee is a frequent exhibitor at major quilting shows across the U.S. and won the Genesee Valley Quilt Show Best Machine Quilting Track System Award in 2015.

She has offered a freehand longarm quilting service using commercial pantographs and her own unique designs for quilters across the U.S. for 10 years. A mosaic quilt of her two sons made by Applebee won the 2015 New York State Fair Thumbstall Quilt Guild Award.

The North Country Quilting Guild will hold its biennial quilt show on June 3, 4 and 5 in Clayton.

The show includes more than 300 quilts, a special 30 Anything exhibit in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Guild, demonstrations, vendors, and a 60-piece mini-quilt auction to benefit the Gouverneur Business Women’s Breast Cancer Walk Fund.

Find more information online at www.ncqg.org.

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