Monthly Archives: March 2014

AccuQuilt Block Design Contest

Hi Quilters! Enter AccuQuilt‘s block design contest to win extraordinary prizes! This contest is as easy as 1,2,3. First, design a quilt block. Not an entire quilt, just one block! Second, upload an image of your block to AccuQuilt by May 27th. Last, tell your friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers to vote daily for your design…

Maine Quilts 2014

DDate and location: July 25-26, 2014, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and July 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Dr., Augusta, Me. (MAP) Description: Workshops with Cindy Brick, Susan Cleveland, Gail Garber, Jane Hall, Sue Nickels, Dodi Pulsen, Pat Sloan.Over 600 Quilts Contemporary, Display, Judged Special Exhibits: AQSG Study of the 19th Century Star Quilts; A…

With These hands: Celebrating Silver 2014

Date and location: September 20, 2014 10:00am – 5:00pm; September 21, 2014 10:00am – 3:00pmNorwell Middle School, Route 123, Norwell, Mass. (MAP) Description: The Herring Run Quilters’ Guild presents their 13th Biennial Quilt Show. There will be more than 150 quilts, vendors, boutique, silent auction, refreshments, as well as a raffle quilt. Admission is $7.00…

Sneak Peek into Easy Quilts Summer ’14!

We’re excited to present our Summer issue of Easy Quilts magazine, on sale April 1. We think you’ll love what we have to offer in this issue of Easy Quilts. A stunning two-toned quilt called Blue on White, a Quilt of Valor, and a series of six triangle quilts that are as Easy as 1-2-3…

Alabama Quilts – Quilt Show and Symposium 2014

Date and location: June 5 – 7, 2014 Bumpus Middle School, 6055 Fleming Parkway, Hoover, Alabama (MAP) Description:  Register now for classes offered by Mary Stori, Judy Simmons, Nancy Mahoney, Karen Combs, Sharon Schamber and Barbara Vlack. Information and registration for classes is at: www.alabamaquilts.com. Additional questions, contact:luraquilts@bellsouth.net or 205-663-2822  

Antique Wedding Gown and Quilt Display 2014

Date and location: June 17-24, 2014, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.Castle Farms of Charlevoix, 5052 M-66 Hwy., Charlevoix, Mich. (MAP) Description: Vintage and modern wedding gowns on display along with other dresses dating back as early as 1758, then from 1800 each consecutive decade through present day. Accompanying the gowns is an equally resplendent exhibit of twenty…

Piecemakers of Cairo Quilt Show 2014

Date and location: August 9, 2014, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Ave., Cairo N.Y. (MAP) Description: Featuring beautiful quilts, boutique items for sale made by our members, demonstrations, raffles, vendors and door prizes. You choose the winner of the Viewer’s Choice quilt, Viewer’s Choice wall hanging and the member block challenge.…

San Diego Quilt Show 2014

Date and location: Thursday & Friday, Sept 4th & 5th, 2014, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, Sept 6th, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. San Diego Convention Center, 111 W Harbor Dr., San Diego, Calif. (MAP) Description: The 33rd annual San Diego Quilt Show, with guest artist Sue Rasmussen, will showcase more than 400 quilts and include several special…

Prairie Treasurers Quilt Show 2014

Date and location: October 17, 2014 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and October 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Rd., Wheaton, Ill. (MAP) Description: More than 300 quilts will be on display, plus judged quilts, merchant mall, raffle baskets, boutique, door prizes, scrap bag sale, books and patterns for sale, and much more. Admission is…

Omaha Guild Quilt Show 2014

Date and location: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 5-8 p.m., Friday, June 20, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., and Saturday, June 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.LaVista Conference Center, 12520 Westport Pkwy, LaVista, Neb. (MAP) Description: Our 36th Annual Quilt Show. For details, visit http://www.omahaquiltersguild.org/  

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Quilt a Cozy Scarf

Learn how to create a warm and cozy winter scarf! Erin Gilday will provide you with tips and tricks to make the perfect quilt patchwork. In this Craft Daily video, you will learn how to: Improvise a fabric’s grain by creating your own Line a scarf with fleece to keep warm Quilt a garment without…

Northwest Quilters 40th Annual "A Festival of Quilts"

Date and location: May 2 and 3, 2014. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Portland Expo Center Hall D1, 2060 N Marine Dr, Portland, Ore. (MAP) Description: Lots of beautiful quilts, Latimer Quilt Centers turning of the quilts, Treasure Hunt for kids, Quilts of Valor, Build A Block for Habitat for Humanity, great vendors and lots more. For more…

Westfield NY Quilters' Guild 2014 Quilt Show

Date and location: August 8-9, 2014, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and August 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.Westfield Academy & Central School, 203 E. Main St, Westfield, N.Y. (MAP) Description: This years’ theme: From Start to Finish, Two Decades of Learning. Biennial quilt show with beautiful quilt exhibits, door prizes, challenges, raffle quilt, and vendors. Come witness and…

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Illusions Quilt

Illusions features black-and-white star blocks and a just touch of teal. Finished Size: 48″ × 60″ Finished Blocks: 20 (12″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Get the Illusions quilt pattern in the Love of Quilting May/June 2014 issue! ***The free download link is below for logged-in users. To access Fons & Porter web extras, bonus patterns, tips,…