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November 16-17, 2018

A Two Day Introduction to Quilt Judging Seminar
Presented by Sandra Dorbecker, NACQJ Judge
Friday November 16, 2018 ~ 9 AM to 6 PM
Saturday November 17, 2018 ~ 9 AM to 6 PM

Sandra Dorbecker is one of only twelve people in the US who are Qualified as Certified Instructors by the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges (NACQJ). The Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show Committee, with the support of the Dutchess Community College Foundation, is pleased to sponsor an Introduction to Quilt Judging Two Day Seminar lead by Sandra. The seminar covers all aspects of quilt judging. It is open to anyone who is interested in developing a better understanding of the judging process. This is not a judging certification program, but will prove of benefit to anyone who enters judged quilt shows or is interested in pursuing certification as a quilt judge or appraiser.

This two day event will be held on the campus of Dutchess Community College, Bowne Hall Room 105, Poughkeepsie, NY. Participation is limited to 12 students. Cost for the two days is $210. The fee includes a student kit. A $100 deposit is required to hold your seat, with the balance due by September 20, 2018.

Location: Bowne Hall Room 105 at Dutchess Community College, 53 Pendell Road Poughkeepsie, NY. Enter the campus from Pendell Road, via Mascot Lane. Handicapped parking is available adjacent to the building. To access handicapped parking, turn right in front of the childcare building, pull up to the gate and press the button to speak to security, parking is behind Bowne Hall, use the ramp to access the building.

Questions? Karen Abramson ( or Mobile: (845) 559-7428.



May 4 – 5, 2019
Wing Falls Quilters Guild
“Dreaming in Color”
Queensbury Hotel
Maple & Ridge Streets
Glens Falls, NY