Several nearby hotels are offering special rates for our guests. The brand new Hilton New York Fashion District and the Holiday Inn NYC - Manhattan 6th Avenue have both offered event rates for our guests.
Click on the Hilton l ogo to review rates and make a reservation online. To inquire about rates and make a reservation at the Holiday Inn phone their sales office and tell them you are attending an event at F.I.T.
Click logo for Hiton rates.
Phone 1-212-430-8500 for Holiday Inn.
Our biggest event in the exciting Quilters Take Manhattan series will feature beloved quilt TV host Marianne Fons, who will lecture on “Why We Quilt.” Her daughter Mary Fons, a slam poet from Chicago who recently launched her own quilt TV show, “Quilty,” on the Internet will follow in the program. Then, meet Jay McCarroll, first season Project Runway winner, who is now designing quilt fabric for FreeSpirit. Jay will be interviewed for the Alliance’s prestigious Q.S.O.S. oral history project, and take questions from the audience. This afternoon has it all: door prizes, refreshments, goody bags, and an amazing silent auction. (The bad boy of quilting, Mark Lipinski, will be there too: but his role is a surprise for now.)
Click links below to register for these other Quilters Take Manhattan events:
Modern Stories: Documenting the Modern Quilt Movement: Fri., August 5, 2011, 7-10 p.m.
NY’s Ultimate Block Party: Cocktails at The City Quilter, Sat., August 6, 2011, 7:30 - 9:00 pm
$45 for individual tickets.
Please consider joining the AAQ when you buy your ticket. Annual membership fees start at $25 (Friendship Level). Visit our membership page for more information or join when you buy your event ticket online.
Payment Options: PayPal, Credit/Debit Cards or check.
While PayPal is our payment processor, you do not need a PayPal account to make your payment, but please choose PayPal as your payment option when you register if you plan to pay by PayPal or credit card (in the next screen you will be able to choose PayPal or debit or credit card). PayPal accepts payments from all Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express cards, as well as some other localized payment types.
If paying by check please note: registration is not complete until payment is received. Please mail your check within 10 days of registration to avoid cancellation. All payments must be received no later than July 29, 2011.