Monthly Archives: March 2013

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Quilts Are For Weddings

I’m at the airport, headed to a wedding. One of my very best friends in the whole world is getting married this weekend in New Hampshire and I’m going to see it all happen in all its nuptial glory. She will be the smartest, most beautiful bride EVER. Here’s a picture of me and Sar,…

Northern Star Quilters' Guild Presents A World of Quilts 2013

Date and location: Saturday, May 4, 2013 (10am-5pm) and Sunday, May 5, 2013 (10am-4pm)John F. Kennedy High School, 54 Route 138, Somers New York (MAP) Description: Northern Star Quilters’ Guild’s 34th Annual Quilt Show, featuring a fabulous collection of traditional and art quilts, lectures by SAQA artists Joe Cunningham and Teresa Barkley, demonstrations, quilt appraisals…

Kaffe Fassett–A Life in Color

Watch the BBC News interview of Kaffe Fassett in regards to his new exhibit at The Fashion and Texile Museum in London going on now. Kaffe Fassett–A Life in Color The Fashion and Textile Museum, London March 22 – June 29, 2013 Kaffe Fassett is widely acknowledged as a visionary textile designer in his explosive…

Stars of the Big Sky Quilt Show 2013

Date and location: Saturday, May 18, 10-5, Sunday May 19, 10-4Helena Civic Center Ballroom, 340 Neill Ave, Helena Mont. (MAP) Description: More than 250 quilts, plus featured quilters, demonstrations, door prizes, vendor mall, boutique, raffle quilts and Alzheimers Art Quilt display. $4 admission for both days. Visit helenaquiltersguild.org for more information.  

CAMEO Quilters Guild's Quilts In Bloom II 2013 Quilt Show

Date and location: Frida, May 10, 2013, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 11, 2013, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.Madison Place Conference Center, 876 Horace Brown Drive, Madison Hts., Mich. (MAP) Description: 200+ Quilts, Boutique, Merchant Mall, Quilt Raffle, Cafe, Door Prizes and Silent Auction. Show Admission: $5.00 for both days. For more…

Silver Celebration 2013

Date and location: June 28, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and June 29, 2013, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Park Street Brethren Church Family Life Center, 619 Park St, Ashland, Ohio (MAP) Description: 25th anniversary quilt show celebration of the Old Uniontown Quilt Guild. Quilts, miniatures, vendors, demonstrations, blue and white raffle quilt, door prizes. Admission $3.00 adults, $2.00 children.…

Oregon Summer Quilt Expo 2013

Date and location: July 11 – 14, 2013Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center 3800 SW Airport Way Redmond, Ore. (MAP) Description: For details, visit http://www.oregonsummerquiltexpo.com/  

For the Love of Quilts Quilt Show 2013

Date and location: Nov. 1, 2 and 3, 2013, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.Kenan Arena, 433 Locust St, Lockport, N.Y. (MAP) Description: We will be featuring at least 200 local quilts as well as the traveling Hoffman 2013 Challenge collection. A Chinese auction of quilts, boutique, vendors, door prizes, demonstrations and cafe will be included.…

Seasons of Color Quilt Show 2013

Date and location: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 15, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.Jefferson Junior High School, 7200 Janes Ave. Woodridge, Illinois (MAP) Description: Faithful Circle Quilters present over 350 quilts including a featured quilter and challenge quilts. Show will include demonstrations, a silent auction, a merchant mall,…

Galena/Jo Davies Quilt and Fiber Arts Show 2013

Date and location: November 8-10, 2013Turner Hall, 115 S. Bench Street, Galena, Ill. (MAP) Description: This event will include demonstrations from quilters and fiber arts artisans, vendors and their offerings, over 100 quilts on display and our speaker will be Laurie Aaron Hird, author of The Farmers Wife-Quilt Sampler and The Farmers Wife-Pony Club. The…

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Easy Quilts Summer Fat Quarter Giveaway!

The pages of Easy Quilts Summer are filled with terrific patchwork projects that you can make in a weekend or less. Easy Quilts Summer is on sale now, so pick up your issue at your favorite quilt shop, online as a paper or digital magazine, or have it delivered right to your door as a Quilters…

Pacific West Quilt Show 2013

Date and location: August 23-25, 2013Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center, 1500 Broadway, Tacoma, Wash. (MAP) Description: A juried and judged show presented by the Association of Pacific West Quilters with $25,000 in cash and prizes. Join us at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center for a display of over 500 quilts featuring special…

Erie 2013 Quilt Celebration

Date and location: June 1 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) and June 2 (noon – 4 p.m.)Wayside Presbyterian Church, 1208 Asbury Rd., Erie, Pa. (MAP) Description: We will be displaying 200+ quilts, plus quilting demos, Chinese auction, and vendors. We have a few special displays: from guild a class Decorated Christmas Trees and from teacher Karen…

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High Street–Free Quilt Pattern

The fabrics in this quilt reminded designer Terry Albers of an old Victorian house in San Francisco and a quieter, more dignified, and slower-paced time. The memories inspired her to create her quilt with traditional blocks and settings. We love the Shoo Fly block-it floats! High Street Quilt Kit High Street Digital Pattern ***The free…