Friday, September 16, 2011

2011 SAQA Benefit Auction – Pass the Word

Olson -  Shades of AutumnBeinAfter one week, SAQA has sold 25 pieces and raised over $10,000!

Quilts in Section 1 have been selling fast but there are still some beautiful pieces left, including work by SAQA-CT members Ruth Anne Olson and Debbie Bein

You have until Sunday night to buy one of the amazing works of fiber art in Section 1.  (images, upper right: Token Art Quilt by D. Bein, Shades of Autumn by R. Olson)

http://www.saqa.com/news.php?ID=1791

Prices will drop to $150 at 2PM today and then to $75 at 2PM Saturday, but don’t wait too long or you may miss out on your favorite!

On Monday September 19th, SAQA will open Section 2.  Quilts on pages 2a and 2b will be up for bid starting at $750.  Section 2 includes work by Connecticut artists Gail Kotowski, Norma Schlager and Diane Wright.  

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(images left to right: Sunset by G. Kotowski, Technicolor Ginkos III by N. Schlager, and Shards of the Day by D. Wright)  

Please take some time (and encourage your friends) to visit SAQA’s website and consider bidding on one of these lovely 12x12 quilts to help support fiber art. http://www.saqa.com/news.php?ID=1791