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Seneca resident to teach, lecture at 9th Quilt Expo

Published: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 10:25 a.m. CDT

MADISON, Wis. — Seneca resident Margy Weber will present a lecture titled “Cot-ton Theory Quilting – Quilt First, Then Assemble” and teach a Sit & Sew workshop titled “Cotton Theory Courthouse Combo Wall Hanging” at Quilt Expo in Madison, Wis.

Quilt Expo’s lectures are given by notable quilting authorities, and provide an opportunity for quilters to acquire new ideas from leading quilting educators. Sit & Sew workshops allow attendees to learn, practice and master new techniques on state-of-the-art sewing machines.

The Quilt Expo, presented by Wisconsin Public Tele-vision (WPT) and Nancy Zieman Productions LLC, runs Thursday, Sept. 5, through Saturday, Sept. 7, in the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.

Other highlights include a 10-category quilt contest, hundreds of quilts on exhibit, a vendor mall, stage presentations, hands-on workshops, nationally known celebrity presenters, the opportunity to meet public television’s Nancy Zieman, a prize raffle and two evening events.

This year’s evening events feature David Taylor’s hum-orous Thursday night presentation that includes stories and an overview of his hand-appliqué technique. On Friday night, Amy Ellis shares how she found her creative voice and went from frazzled mom to fulfilled quilter, designer, author and mom.

For complete Quilt Expo details and to sign up to receive informational e-newsletters, visit wiquiltexpo.com on the Web. Advance class registration and ticket sales began the week of July 8. Group bus tours are available and easy to organize. Special admission rates are available for groups of 20 or more.

Details are available on the Web at wiquiltexpo.com or by emailing Helene Phelps at helene.phelps@wpt.org or phoning (608) 265-4446.

WPT is a service of the Educational Communica-tions Board and University of Wisconsin-Extension. Wisconsin Public Television is a place to grow through learning on WHA-TV, Madison; WPNE-TV/TV, Green Bay; WHRM-TV, Wausau; WLEF-TV/TV, Park Falls; WHLA-TV, LaCrosse; and WHWC-TV, Menomonie-Eau Claire.

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