* Redirecting the Ordinary

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"Redirecting the Ordinary" is about turning things around, upside down, inside out, backwards, or how even just a minuscule course correction can charge up the humdrum, turn the common into the uncommon, and make the expected unexpected. 

 We live in an environment we take for granted. We often miss the essential and forget that we can make the routine so much more vibrant and interesting. These selected artists have interpreted the object or phenomenon in cloth to bring attention and significance to the ordinary.

Juror: Alicia Merrett   juror's statement 

Curator: Gül Laporte curator's statement



International Quilt Festival - Houston, Texas, October 30 - November 2, 2014
International Quilt Festival - Chicago, Illinois, March 26-28,  2015
Quilt! Knit! Stitch! - Portland, Oregon, August 13-15, 2015
Carrefour Europeen du Patchwork, Alsace, France, September 16-19, 2015
Abilmente Mostra-Atelier Internazionale della Manualita Creativa, Fiera di Vincenza, Italy, October 15th to the 18th 2015
Abilmente Autunno Rome, Rome, Italy, November 5-8, 2015
International Patchwork Festival in Sitges, Spain, March 10-13 2016
German Quilting Guild, Celle Germany - June 11 and 12, 2016
Original Sewing & Quilt Expo - Fredericksburg, Virginia, September 29 and 30 and October 1, 2016
Original Sewing & Quilt Expo - Schaumburg, Illinois, October 13-15, 2016
Original Sewing & Quilt Expo - Minneapolis, MN November 10 -12, 2016

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