Date and location: September 27-28, 2014, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Littleton Opera House, 2 Union St., Littleton, N.H. (MAP)
Description: The Littleton Quilt Guild Sewflakes presents the 5th Biennial White Mountain Quilt Show. The show will feature quilts made by guild members, quilting demonstrations, vendors, raffle and door prizes. Admission is only $3 or two adults for $5! Parking and a light lunch available. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 603-444-5941.
Date and location: Nov 7-9, 2014
Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah, Wash. (MAP)
Description: "Color Sensations" will be the theme for this year's Block Party Quilters Quilt Show. The featured artist will be Janet Fogg, who emphasizes adding depth to otherwise two-dimensional quilts. The deadline for entries is September 10, 2014. For more information, please go to www.bpquilters.org
Date and location: December 5-7, 2014, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bellwether Dry Goods, 137 Bayard Rd., Lothian, Maryland (MAP)
Description: Over 100 hand quilted bed and wall pieces for sale. Bellwether quilts have been featured in The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun and Maryland Life Magazine. Many Bellwether quilts feature 1930s antique textiles. Free Admission. Light refreshments served.
Date and location: January 17, 2015, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and January 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Modesto Centre Plaza, 10th and K St., Modesto, Calif. (MAP)
Description: Features include: Quilts, Wearables, Demonstrations, Door Prizes, Raffle Quilt, Raffle Baskets, Refreshments and Vendors. We will have over 200 quilts and 30 vendors. Our Raffle Quilt, Kaleidoscope Garden, designed and made by members of CCQ showcases modern and traditional quilting techniques including piecework, needle turn appliqué, and extensive machine quilting by Janet Skiles. Admission: $7, Children under 12 free. For more info, visit: www.countrycrossroadsquilters.com
Date and location: January 21-25, 2015 (Thursday - Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ontario Convention Center, 2000 E Convention Center Way, Ontario, California (MAP)
Description: Winter will mark the largest exhibit of African Folklore Embroidery fiber and quilt art that California has ever seen. Curated by fiber artist, teacher and author, Leora Raikin, it will feature the completed work comprising African folklore Embroidery pieces incorporated into quilts, books, wall-hangings, pillows, table runners, bags and wearable art. The exhibit with over $500 in cash prizes is in its fifth year. The vibrant colors and beadwork of African Folklore Embroidery will be in spectacular display in a special exhibition at Road to California. The challenge is open to all; rules of the challenge are at www.aflembroidery.com For more info: www.road2ca.com
Date and location: February 13-14, 2015.
Florida Eastern State College, N. US Hwy 1, Titusville Fla. (MAP)
Description: Space Coast Quilters presents its bi-annual quilt show at the Titusville campus gymnatorium. This will be the largest book and magazine sale ever. Also: Pat Reid Showcase, Demonstrations by Margie Engel, Laurel Merrill, and Judy Hanson, Quilts of Valor, fantastic boutique sales, vendors, raffle quilt, consignment shop and a memorial for members. There is a food concession and our door prizes are a package of 5 inch charm squares. For more information: http://spacecoastquilters.com/
Date and location: February 13, 2015, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and February 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn Lawton-Fort-Sill, 135 NW 2nd St, Lawton, Okla. (MAP)
Description: Sponsored by the Wichita Mountains Quilt Guild. Aside from the hundreds of quilts on display, there will be a raffle for a Featherweight sewing machine and a stunning modern quilt created by guild members. There will be a shop hop of local and regional quilt/craft vendor s and the opportunity to participate in a basket walk of locally made and prepared gift packages designed especially for quilters. Finally, special guest quilter Reeze Hansen will offer basic and advanced classes on Electric Quilt- the most popular and complete design software for quilters! Visit www.wmqg.net for workshop information and ticket prices.
Date and location: February 19-22, 2015, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Description: QuiltCon is the international quilt show of the Modern Quilt Guild and will feature a quilt show with special exhibits by The Quilter's of Gee's Bend and more. More than 100 exhibitors and vendors will host demonstrations, designer and author appearances, as well as an unparrelled shopping experience for sewists and textile crafters. Attendees can also purchase tickets for more than 30 lectures. The lecture hall will feature a keynote from The Quilter's of Gee's Bend as well as lectures from some of the most popular people in the sewing world including: Yoshiko Jinzenji, Bill Kerr, Angela Walters, Jacquie Gering, Heather Ross and many more! Lecture passes are available onsite. For a complete schedule, please visit QuiltCon.com
Date and location: February 19-22, 2015. Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin Texas (MAP)
Description: QuiltCon is the international quilt show of the Modern Quilt Guild and will feature special exhibits by The Quilter's of Gee's Bend and more. More than 100 exhibitors and vendors will host demonstrations, designer and author appearances, as well as an unparrelled shopping experience for sewists and textile crafters. Attendees can purchase tickets for more than 30 lectures. The lecture hall will feature a keynote from The Quilter's of Gee's Bend as well as lectures from some of the most popular people in the sewing world including: Yoshiko Jinzenji, Bill Kerr, Angela Walters, Jacquie Gering, Heather Ross and many more! Lecture passes are available onsite. For a complete schedule, please visit QuiltCon.com
Date and location: Friday February 27, 2015 from 10:00 a.m-8:00 p.m. and Saturday February 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Seminole Recreation Center - 9100 113th Street N, Seminole, Fla. (MAP)
Description: Three quilt guilds - Hidden Stitches, Largo Cracker Quilters and the Procrastinating Quilters - are joining forces to put on this Mid Pinellas Quilt Show. The show will feature three beautiful opportunity quilts to raise money for several charities - Christian Outreach Center, Religious Community Services and the Quilts of Valor. There will also be quilt vendors, boutique, Basket Walk, Quilt Appraisals, Demonstrations and lunch available onsite. Admission is $7.00 per day or $10.00 for a 2 day ticket. Contact Carol Hemmingsen at email@example.com. Ample, convenient parking. Staying open late Friday night for the working quilters out there!! Buses are welcome and have a special rate of $5.00 per person.
Date and location: Friday, February 27, 2015 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, February 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
King's Court Castle, Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Ct., Lake Orion, Mich. (MAP)
Description: Presented by Great Lakes Heritage Quilters and featuring more than 100 quilts, a vendor mall, raffle quilt, door prizes and GLHQ boutique. Admission is $6. For more information, visit www.glhq.org
Date and location: February 28 and March 1, 2015, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day.
Palm Ridge Recreation Center, 13800 W. Deer Valley Dr., Sun City West, Ariz. (MAP)
Description: This year's show, Quilted Treasures, features more than 200 quilts on display, boutique, vendors, quilt auction, quilt appraisals, as well as a special Hoffman Challenge Display. Admission is $3.00 and parking is free. Buses welcome. For more information https://pvpquilt.shutterfly.com
Date and location: March 6, 2015, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and March 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Robarts Arena, 3000 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, Fla. (MAP)
Description: Sarasota Florida's Friendship Knot Quilters' Guild presents its biennial quilt show. This quality show features traditional through art quilts, many by quilters who have won national awards. Also included: a gift basket boutique; raffle quilt, raffle se wing machine; mini quilt and block auctions; a Carol Taylor original auction, appraisals, and merchant mall. Admission is $8. For additional information, visit http://www.friendshipknotquiltersguild.com/quilt15/home.html
Date and location: March 11-14, 2015; Wednesday-Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Continental Inn, 2285 Lincoln Hwy, Lancaster, Pa. (MAP)
Description: Celebrating our 25th year with 40 vendors and an antique quilt show. Not affiliated with AQS but will be running shuttle bus service to their show downtown. Cost: $2 each way. A portion of the proceeds to benefit St. Jude's Childrens Hospital. FREE admission * FREE Parking * FREE $2500 Raffle Basket. For more information, visit www.lancasterquiltshow.webs.com
Date and location: March 13 and 14, 2015; Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green St, Pasadena Calif. (MAP)
Description: The Glendale Quilt Guild presents its 36th Annual Quilt Show & Retreat. Our show will feature 200 quilts, as well as, Dolls, Special Exhibits, a wonderful Vendor Mall including the Guild Boutique, and Daily Prizes of baskets from our vendors. We are also featuring a variety of classes with Laurel Anderson, Charlotte Warr Andersen, and Melissa Cory. For more information, visit http://www.glendalequiltguild.org
Date and location: March 13-14, 2015
The Salvation Army Worship Center, 1100 W. Sligh Ave, Tampa, Fla. (MAP)
Description: The Quilters Workshop of Tampa Bay invites you to our 2015 bi-annual show. This is a NQA certified judged show with challenge quilts, Creative & Classic Small Quilt Auction (Sat only), tea room, vendors and boutique. This year's raffle quilt is 'Sunrise Celebration', a Florida-bright take on Sarah Vedeler's 'Sedona Sunrise'. You can see this 85" x 85" masterpiece at www.quiltersworkshop.org. Admission is $7. Buses and groups are welcome.
Date and location: March 14, 2015, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; March 15, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Barry County Expo Center, 1350 Michigan 37, Hastings, Mich. (MAP)
Description: The Thornapple River Rippers Quilting Guild presents its 2015 Quilt Show with vendors, demos, door prizes, and special guest Kathleen Tracy on Saturday. For more information, visit http://thornappleriverrippers.com
Date and location: March 13-14, 2015, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. both days.
Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Rd., Charlotte, N.C. (MAP)
Description: Sponsored by the Charlotte Quilters'Guild. Features include 200+ judged quilts, a vintage and antique quilt bed turning, 25+vendors, a guild boutique, multiply demonstration, door prizes,and raffle opportunities. Metrolina Tradeshow Expo offers 20,000 square feet of space in which to show case our quilts, vendors and special attractions. The facility offers free parking, on-site food concessions and easy access from I77 and I 85. For more information visit http://www.charlottequiltersguild.org/quilt-show/
Date and location: March 20-22, 2015
Henderson Convention Center 200 Water Street, Henderson, Nev. (Map)
Description: DQN'S 25th Quilt Show (Rainbows over the Desert) will feature over 250 quilts,dolls and apparel items. There will be a Merchant Mall, Guild Boutique, Silent Auction, Bed Turning, Raffle Baskets, Opportunity Quilt and a Fashion Show. We look foward to seeing you there.
Date and location: Date and location: May 21-23, 2015; (Thurs. and Fri. from 10 a.m-6:30 p.m. and Sat. from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Expo New Mexico/New Mexico State Fair, 300 San Pedro Dr NE, Albuquerque, N.M. (MAP)
Description: Call for entries through March 2, 2015. Please visit the website for info and the entry form: http://www.fiberartsfiesta.org
Date and location: Friday, March 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Central Catholic High School, 1201 Airport Road, Bloomington, Illinois (MAP)
Description: The Hands All Around Quilt Guild of Bloomington/Normal presents this annual show. Features include over 200 quilts on display, a bed turning featuring modern quilt designs, a quilters' boutique offering small quilted gift items, a merchants' mall, quilting demonstrations and door prizes. The show will feature local quilt artist, Rhonda Boyd, who will display her award- winning quilts. Admission is $6 Adults, $5 Seniors (60+) and $4 Children (4-12). Lunch will be available.
Date and location: March 28, 2015, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and March 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Las Campanas Recreation Center, 565 West Belltower Drive, Green Valley, Ariz. (MAP)
Description: Sponsored by the Valley Quilters Guild of Green Valley. More than 100 quilts will be displayed as well as The Quilt Boutique, vendors, a quilt appraiser, and an opportunity quilt. For more information, visit www.vqgaz.com
Date and location: April 10-12, 2015; Friday and Saturday 10 a.m-5 p.m and Sunday 11 a.m-4:00 p.m.
Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Frear St., Roseburg, Oregon (MAP)
Description: Our 32nd Annual Quilt Show, "EARTH, WIND and FLOWERS," features more than 330 items displayed, including judged quilts, patriotic quilts, special exhibits and wearable items. Featured Quilter, door prizes, exhibitor prizes and handmade items for sale. Admission is $5.00. More info available at www.umpquavalleyquilters.com
Date and location: Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, 2015
Knobbs Creek Recreation Center, 200 E Ward St, Elizabeth City, N.C. (MAP)
Description: Colonial Quilt Lovers presents our 2015 Quilt Show. We will be judging approximately 200 quilts and our guild's challenge. We will also be drawing for our opportunity quilt and baskets put together by our talented volunteers. Shop with our vendors and at The Country Store. Project Linus, Quilts of Valor and our local Comfort Quilts groups will be represented. Admission is $5 and parking is free. Lunch is available. For more information please see visit cqlguild.org.
Date and location: April 17-18, 2015, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Christian City Church, 300 NC Hwy 68 South Greensboro, N.C. (MAP)
Description: Heart of the Triad Quilt Guild's 2015 quilt show features more than 100 quilts in a judged show. Enjoy quilts from traditional to modern, Boutique bargains, Quilt Drawing, great door prizes and Vendors with the latest trends. For more information, visit www.hottqg.com
Date and location: Friday, April 17, 2015, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, April 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Legends Sports Complex, 602 Pruitt Road, The Woodlands, Texas (MAP)
Description: Featuring hundreds of quilts displayed, judged and non-judged, boutique, raffle baskets, grab bags, School House, vendors, and member artist Peggy Fetterhoff! $5 admission, under 16 free. For more information, visit www.waqg.org
Date and time: April 22-June 21, 2015
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary, N.C. (MAP)
Description: PAQA-South (Professional Art Quilters Alliance - South) presents its annual International Juried exhibit. Memories of long ago or the not-so-distant past will be displayed in this exhibit of innovative art quilts. Reminisce a little, as exhibiting artists share their stories in art-quilt form. For more information, visit http://paqa-south.org/
Date and location: Friday, May 1, 2015, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Griffith Hall, Ludwig's Corner Fire House, 1325 Pottstown Pike (Rte. 100 & 401), Glenmoore, Pa. (MAP)
Description: Sponsored by: Penn Oaks Quilters, Frazer, Pennsylvania. More than 100 quilts exhibited. NQA certified judge. These, along with 'exhibit only' quilts, will be on display. Demonstrations, a hand-made boutique and vendors will also highlight the show. Opportunities to win door prizes and to buy chances to win a mini-quilt. Book signing by Robert DeCarli, author, Remarkable Rectangles. Admission: $8. For more information, visit www.pennoaksquilters.org
Date and location: June 5-7, 2015; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri/Sat; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun
Gordon Field House, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Dr. Rochester, N.Y. (MAP)
Description: The Universe of Quilts features 600+ quilts, iron quilter competition, 65 vendors, raffle quilt, workshops, lectures $10 day/$20 weekend; seniors $8 day/$16 weekend, under 12 free. For info: www.geneseevalleyquiltfest.com
Date and location: June 13, 2015, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. and June 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Annapolis Senior High School, 2700 Riva Road, Annapolis, Maryland (MAP)
Description: Features include: works from the Annapolis Quilt Guild Members, Raffle Quilt, country store, Boutique with handmade pieces, children's activity and voting, silent Auction and Raffle Baskets, more than 20 vendors and much more. Light refreshments available for purchase. Admission: $10.00; seniors $9.00; Children under 12 free. Handicapped Accessible Parking available. For detailed information go to: www.annapolisquiltguild.org
Date and location: June 13, 2015, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and June 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Oakhurst Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst, Calif. (MAP)
Description: Event sponsored by the Sierra Mountain Quilters' Association. Featured Quilter: Virginia Corriea. Attendance Fee: $7.00 Website: www.sierramountainquilters.org
Date and location: June 19-20 2015
Champaign County Fairgrounds, 725 S. Main St., Urbana, Ohio (MAP)
Description: More than 100 large quilts plus wall hangings,table runners, and more. Door prizes hourly, silent auction both days,vendors and demos. Admission $5.00 per person. Handicap accessable. Air conditioned or heated as needed. Space still available for vendors. Make it a special day by adding a self driving barn quilt tour through Champaign county of over 70 Barn Quilts
Date and location: June 24 - 27, 2015
Shipshewana, Indiana (MAP)
Description: The Shipshewana Quilt Festival, held annually in the heart of Amish Country, is the region's largest event of its kind featuring: lectures by nationally recognized quilters Pam Holland, Karen Kay Buckley, Malka Dubrawsky, and Round Robin Rebels; educational schoolhouse; quilting workshops; a shop hop; a Quilt & Vendor Show; and many more activities throughout the county . Enrollment begins on March 2, 2015 and runs through June 10, 2015. On-site enrollment is available for some activities. Please see website for details. http://www.shipshewanaquiltfest.com
Date and location: Feb 12 & 13, 2016 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd, Palmetto, Fla. (MAP)
Description: Sponsored by Manatee Patchworkers Guild, Wimauma. Demos, vendors, Saturday guest speaker, quilters basket walk, silent auction, refreshment booth, door prizes. Bus parking available. Admission $7.00. For more information, visit http://www.suncoastquiltingcircle.org/