Cincinnati Original Creative Festival Cincinnati, OH June 28, 29 & 30, 2012 Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Road Sharonville, OH, 45246-4002
Shopping hours: Thursday & Friday 10am - 5pm • Saturday 10am-4pm
Classes begin at 9am each day
Admission: $8 per day, $16 3-day pass
Thank you to everyone who attended and
exhibited at the Festival.
We'll see you again next year June 13-15, 2013!
The following world renowned teachers presented classes and workshops at the 2012 Festival at the Sharonville Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH. The show was sponsored by our industry partners AccuQuilt, Baby Lock USA, Coats & Clark, Elna, Janome America, Juki America, and others. Class Descriptions: THURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYClass Grid (all three days)
The Janome DC2012 brings the features you need to complete any project: home dec, garment sewing, scrapbooking, or quilting. Fifty stitches, including three buttonholes, give essential variety for your diverse sewing needs. You'll also find a variety of easy convenience features, including an auto-lock button, easy reverse, and a speed control slider. The DC2012 also features the stability and dependability you expect only from a high end machine, allowing you to sew with precision and confidence.
Martha Pullen Company Prize Package
This fabulous door prize was awarded at the Creative Festival!
A Martha Pullen Company prize package full of product.
This beautiful prize package is full of books, magazines, patterns, and notions and is worth over $350.
The GO! Baby™ Fabric
Cutter is an extension of
the GO!® family of products
and is an ultra portable and
adorable fabric cutter for
quilters and fabric crafters.
Other prizes from these vendors:
Community Quilt Connection
Crazy Family Quilts
Great Copy Patterns
Heart Creek Farm Creations
Heritage Basketry Guild
Heritage Quilt Shop
Impact Health & Spine Centers
Irena Bluhm Designs
Plantation Quilts & Gifts
Seams Sew Easy Quilt Shop
Sew Artfully Yours
Southwest Ohio Crochet Guild
Squiggly Twigs Designs
The Decorating Diva
The Silver Lady II
The Sulky Polylite Starter
Electric Quilt Co.
Quilt design software "Electric Quilt 7". Retail value $189.95
New Richmond Alpaca Farm to exhibit at the Festival
Attendees of the Original Creative Fesival were able to see firsthand what an ALPACA is – they were live at the show June 28-30 at the Sharonville Convention Center. New Richmond Alpaca Farm brought an alpaca to their booth where shoppers could purchase clothing items such as sweaters, hats, scarves, gloves, socks, stuffed animals etc, all made from the ALPACA fleece from their animals. ALPACA yarn was also for sale. DETAILS
Make it - Model it - Be creative Announcing the Heartstrings Talent Contest
at the 2012 Original Creative Festival Sewing enthusiasts createed one-of-a-kind
matching aprons "Mommy and Me" style using the Kwik Sew 103
patterns. Adults and children modeled their creations at the
Festival on Thursday June 28. DETAILS
Friday & Saturday 2-3pm
Attendees were inspired as models from SquigglyTwigs Designs showed some of their fun and creative collection of easy to sew patterns for Boutique styled clothing for all. If you can follow a simple recipe, you can sew any of these patterns in no time at all. See more of SquigglyTwigs at their blog http://www.squigglytwigs.blogspot.com. DETAILED PHOTOS
Attendees were invited to
participate in the LoveQuilt
During the Festival attendees had
opportunity to sit and sew a seam for charity.
We used the 6- Hour Quilt by Kaye Wood, famous quilt teacher, author and hostess
of TV's Kaye's Quilting Friends Machines for the LoveQuilt Connection
supplied by Seams Sew Easy of Fairfield OH. DETAILS
African American Quilt and Doll Guild (AAQDG)
The philosophy of the AAQDG is to share their work, ideas and talents in a comfortable and caring atmosphere. To explore the African American heritage with respect to the textile ares. To teach and inspire each other.
The AAQDG provided some wonderful quilts and dolls on display for the Original Creative Festival exhibit area.
Irena Bluhm Quilt Exhibit
Irena Bluhm is a quilter, instructor, pattern designer and author of eight books.
Irena displayed many of her award winning quilts at the Festival.
Attendees enjoyed viewing the results of her techniques and she was there to answer questions.
This is just a sample of Irena's work. Many more were displayed at the Festival
Aunt Ruth's Quilt Shop Quilt Exhibit Aunt Ruth's Quilt Shop brought a new display
of quilts to the Festival. Their display was across from
their booth in the vendor hall.
A Stitch Above Needlepoint Exhibit
A Stitch Above Needlepoint displayed a wide variety of needlepoint art at the Festival. We're sure these beautiful works of art inspired attendees to create your own, A Stitch Above Needle point was there to help attendees get their projects started. A Stitch Above is located in Maderia, Ohio (12 miles from downtown Cincinnati).
Fun Food for Body and Soul Exhibit Feeds Needy Children
Sales of the donated 22" quilts and "1905 Cookbooks" along with 150 antique quilts on BuckboardQuilts.com go to feed needy children.
Special quilt art exhibits included Pilgrim/Roy Challenge 2012 provided by the National Quilt Museum, Paducah, KY.
For Sharon & Paul
by Karen Stone of Beaumont, TX
by Shirley P. Kelly of Colden, NY.
2012 Original Creative Festival Sponsors:
For over 24 years the Original Creative Festivals offer a world class buyers market. Open to the public, the festivals feature the latest
traditional supplies, hands on classes and hard to find gadgets.
Original Creative Festival Quilt - Sew - Fiber Art Expo
June 13-15, 2013
REMEMBER TO BRING
BASIC SEWING SUPPLIES
IF YOU SIGN-UP FOR
You will need to bring the following supplies if you are taking any hands-on
classes: sharp sewing
shears, rotary cutter,
cutting mat, straight pins,
marking tool, ruler, tape
measure, #2 pencils and
Sewing machines are
provided in the classroom.
Students should check
class descriptions for
additional items needed.