23rd Annual Bennington Quiltfest

September 17 - 18, 2016   Sat:9-5, Sun:9-4

Mount Anthony Union Middle School
747 East Road
Bennington, Vermont

2016 Featured Quilter: Pat Delaney

Pat Delaney, 2016 Featured Quilter

Pat Delaney is an award winning quilter from New England, specializing in color, home machine quilting, appliqué, and embroidery.

Her teaching has taken her to shows in Chattanooga, Des Moines, Vermont, Minnesota, and Virginia among others and she has visited many, many, guilds.

Her quilts have won First Place Traditional in Houston, Best of Show, Best Machine Quilting, Best Color, many blue ribbons in national shows, and her quilt “The Ancient Mariner at Sunrise” won Best of World in 2007. In addition, her quilts have appeared in national publications such as American Quilter, Quilters Newsletter Magazine, Quilt, American Patchwork and Quilting, “500 Traditional Quilts,” two covers for the AQS Book Catalog, and five editions of Quilt Art Calendar.

She has just finished her first Craftsy tutorial, “Raising the Bar: Quilting Linear Spaces,” free-motion quilting on a domestic machine. Pat is a Massachusetts College of Art graduate—she has two grown daughters, one grandson, and resides in Abington, Massachusetts with her husband, Matt.

Lectures on both days will be at 1:00 pm.

Admission $7, Children 12 and under free. Handicapped Accessible.

Group tours and buses welcome. Contact the Quiltfest Chair for more information.