Metro Quilt Expo 2018 featured 160 quilts in a judged show, plus

a retrospective of quilts by Lucy Senstad, long-time owner of Aunt Annie’s shop in Avon, MN
Lucy Senstad
touchable samples of many techniques, courtesy of the Surface Design Association
some SDA swatches
 2 Story Quilts by Jewell Wolk

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Visitors enjoyed free demonstrations of

Mennonite plush work flowers

English Paper Piecing

Doodle Quilting

Crazy Quilting

 Excellent, informative lectures were given by experts

 Strategies for Entering a Quilt Show…What Are the Judges Looking For?   Melissa Griggs

 What’s in my Button Box?  Kae Watson

How to Choose Your Batting, Clem Buzick and Char Boardman

Women of the Plains: a story quilt devoted to Blackfeet women, Jean Wakely

Beads, Beads, Beads!  Kim Stenehjem

 Photographing Your Quilt, advice and tips from a professional, Russ Hanson


Visitors took home small quilt works from the Silent Auction