Monthly Archives: April 2011


Free Wedding Quilt Pattern – Wedding Wishes

Liz Porter designed this light-hearted free wedding quilt pattern in 1930s reproduction fabrics as a wedding present for her daughter Katie and son-in-law Matt. Triangle quilt units are stitched in vertical rows rather than into individual quilt blocks providing a stunning, modern look. For instructions on how to create Wedding Wishes, please click on the link below.

I Heart Chicago — and maybe a Chicago quilt…

When the flurry of activity that I’m currently directing has calmed down, my number one priority is to quilt. I always manage to get to the sewing machine however busy I am, but you heard it here first: Starting in May, you’ll be seeing some tremendous production coming out of my sewing room. It’s time…

All Quilts Bright and Beautiful

Granville, OH The Heart of Ohio Quilters Guild quilt show, featuring more than 100 quilts, will be held October 7 and 8, 2011, at the Bryn Du Mansion Field House, 537 Jones Road, Granville, Ohio 43023. The show theme, All Quilts Bright and Beautiful: Celebrating 20 Years of Quilting, is part of a year-long celebration…

My Signature Color Is …?

Boise, ID Saturday, June 25th and Sunday, June 26, 2011. New Location: Expo Idaho. 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. For more information, call 208 249-4277 or go to

Harvest of Quilts

Yucaipa, CA Citrus Belt Quilters Present “Harvest of Quilts” Quilt Show October 15th and 16th 2011 at the Yucaipa Community Center 34900 Oak Glen Road Yucaipa, CA 92399 10-4 Saturday and 10-3 Sunday Admission $8.00 per day. Opportunity Quilt Drawing, Vendors, Drawing Baskets. For more information visit

Quilt Explosion 2011

Butler, PA Show theme: “A Journey Back in Time” Entry forms, due 7/25, and more info are available on our website. This is a judged & juried show. Loccation: Family First Resouce Center, 216 N Washinton St Hours: Fri & Sat 10/7&8–10AM-5PM, Sun 10/9–10AM-4PM Hoffman Challenge Quilts, Vendors, Demonstrations, Door prizes, Refreshments Hope to see…

Landrum Quilt Show

Landrum, SC This years show takes place at Landrum Middle School. Georgia Bonesteel will be our quilter in residence for entire show. June 9-11, 2011 Thursday & Friday 10:00- 5:00 Saturday 10:00- 4:00. For more information, go to

Wayne County EH Biennial Quilt Show

Richmond, IN Wayne County Extension Homemakers will be hosting their 3rd biennial Quilt Show. “The Supper” quilt by Dr. Don Locke ( will be our feature this year, as well as the Wayne County Bicentennial quilt. We will have about 200 area quilts and quilted & needlework items on display, a vendor mall, quilt &…

A Quilter’s Harvest

Brooklyn Park, MD Saturday and Sunday, September 24-25, 2011. Location: Brooklyn Park Middle School, 200 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, MD 21225, in Northern Anne Arundel County next to the Chesapeake Center for the Arts. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The 11th Biennial show sponsored by Friendship Quilters of Linthicum and Eternal Quilters of Glen Burnie, MD…

Autumn Gems Quilt Show

Peoria/Pekin, IL Autumn Gems Quilt Show, sponsored by the Gems of the Prairie Quilters. Over 350 quilts, 20 plus vendors. Silent Auction. Avanti’s Dome, 3401 N. Griffin Ave., Pekin, IL 61554. For more information, call 309-692-7460 or go to

2011 Quilt Festival

La Conner, WA The 2011 Quilt Festival is a celebration that includes a three day show of Juried & Judged quilts Friday, September 30 (9:30-5), Saturday, October 1 (9:30-5), Sunday, October 2 (10-4) at Maple Hall and the La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum. $10 donation includes entrance to both venues. Maple Hall will showcase…

Quilts In The Pines

Park Rapids, MN August 2 – August 25, 2011 The Crazy Quilters’ Guild of Park Rapids return to the North Country Museum of Arts with over 100 pieces for our latest show: Quilts In The Pines. New this year will be an outdoor display on August 6 (rain date August 13)and BYO Lunches on Tuesdays…

Quilt Company East

Pittsburgh, PA Quilt Company East will be holding their quilt show November 3rd,4th and 5th at 3 Lakes Golf Club, 6500 Saltsburg Rd.,Penn Hills Pa. -View over 150 handmade quilts from local quilters, demonstrations, vendors, and enjoy the Holiday gift boutique and Chinese auction. Free parking. For more information e-mail or

Fort Worth Spring Fest-Ridgemar

Fort Worth,TX VENDORS NEEDED Booths available: * Arts * Crafts * Acessories * Live Music * Food * Job Fair Booth * Jewelry * Furniture * Clothing * Metal & Wood Works * Trading Cards (Sports, Pokemon, etc) * Contests * ALL things FUN! * MUCH, MUCH MORE! * More added daily. For more information,…