"Featherweight Frenzy" & Nova Montgomery by Friends of the IQSCM - SOLD OUT

Thursday, June 22, 2017 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

"Featherweight Frenzy" & Nova Montgomery by Friends of the IQSCM - SOLD OUT

Description: "Featherweight Frenzy" at International Quilt Study Center & Museum will celebrate all things related to the petite workhorse sewing machines made by Singer from the 1930s to the 1960s. Please join us Thursday, June 22 to Saturday, June 24 at International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. Highlights will include Pam and JC Elliott and their rare Featherweight collection all three days.

Please note, the Featherweight Passport is SOLD OUT, but tickets are still available for the Friday events.

One "Featherweight Passport" ticket entitles you to the following:
• A full-day "Featherweight Maintenance Workshop" by acclaimed expert Nova Montgomery on Thursday, June 22 or Saturday, June 24; includes museum admission. Read more about the workshop.
• Museum admission on Friday, June 23 to view the exquisite rare Featherweight collection of Pam and JC Elliott.
• Admission to the Vintage Marketplace on Friday, June 23 featuring vintage fabrics, sewing-related collectibles and more.
• Fireside chat with Featherweight collectors Pam and JC Elliott at 4 pm on Friday, June 23.
• Lecture by Nova Montgomery at 5:30 pm on Friday, June 23 entitled "A Century of Progress: The Chicago World's Fair of 1933 and Its Quilt Contest." The Featherweight's history is connected to this event. Quilters, historians and textile lovers will find much to appreciate in this presentation.

The Featherweight Maintenance Workshop is only available by purchasing the Featherweight Passport. Tickets to the fireside chat and the lecture on Friday, June 23 may be purchased separately for $15.

One classic Singer Featherweight sewing machine will be offered at auction on Friday, 6/23—your chance to own one of these little treasures!

Featherweight Frenzy is a fundraising event sponsored by Friends of IQSCM. The profits will directly benefit the museum and help to further its mission to build a global collection and audience that celebrate the cultural and artistic significance of quilts.