Original Sewing and Quilt Expo
Coming to a city near you: Three days of all things quilt! Shopping, classes, quilt displays, trunk shows, stage presentations, fashion shows, workshops and more. Pre-event retreats allow you to learn professional quilting secrets from national experts.
- Fredericksburg, Virginia, October 1-3, 2015 – (info)
- Minneapolis, November 12-14, 2015 – (info)
- Atlanta, March 10-12, 2016 – (info)
- Lakeland, Florida, March 17-19, 2016 – (info)
- Cleveland, March 31-April 2, 2016 – (info)
- Worcester, Massachusetts, April 7-9, 2016 – (info)
Pioneer Quilt Show 2015
Roseville Sports Center Mahany Regional Park 1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd. Roseville, Calif. (MAP)
Description: Quilt Show and sale. Quilts displayed; locally made quilts for sale; boutique of high-quality, handmade items; vendors; door prizes; basket raffle; refreshments and lunch available. Admission $7, free parking. For more information, visit http://www.pioneerquiltersguild.org
PSL Crazy Quilters Quilting in Paradise
Port St Lucie Civic Center, 9221 SE Civic Cen ter Place, Fla. (MAP)
Description: This is the ninth biennial quilt show presented by the Port Saint Lucie Crazy Quilters of Port Saint Lucie, Florida. It is a judged show with 300 quilts, 20+ vendors, raffle baskets and quilt, Member challenge, 3 days of classes with Shannon Shirley of www.onceinarabbitmoon.com, quilt appraiser, daily auction and boutique. What a perfect time to come to the sunshine and see Quilting in Paradise.
Suncoast Quilt Expo 2016
Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd, Palmetto, Fla. (MAP)
Description: Sponsored by Manatee Patchworkers Quilt Guild, Bradenton, Florida. Demos, vendors, quilters basket walk, silent auction, refreshment booth. Bus parking available. Admission $7.00. For more information, visithttp://www.manateepatchworkers.org.
Sharing the Joy of Quilting 2016
Mount Mary University, 92nd & Burleigh Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisc. (MAP)
Description: West Suburban Quilters Guild presents 300 or more quilted items from full size bed quilts to small wall hangings, quilted clothing and accessories. “Sharing the Joy of Quilting” is the theme of the event, which includes vendors of quilting-related items, a gift boutique with a large variety of handmade items, quilting and craft demonstrations, quilt appraisals and a bed turning. There will be a raffle of a quilt made by Guild members as well as a Bernina sewing machine. The facilities are wheelchair accessible, and parking is free. Lunch and refreshments will be available for purchase. Tickets are $5. More information is available at the Guild website, www.wsqg.net.
My Favorite Things Quilt Show 2016
Illinois State Fairgrounds-Orr Building, 801 Sangamon Ave., Springfield, Ill. (MAP)
Description: The show features hundreds of quilts and quilted items, Hoffman Challenge Quilts, quilt appraisals by appointment with Hallye Bone, small quilted items priced at $20.16 to benefit charity, consignment booth, quilt shops and related craft vendors, raffle quilt from Civil War, reproduction fabrics, demonstrations, hot and cold beverages, convenient on-site lunch, free parking and handicap accessible facility. Admission: one day $7; two days $10. For more information:http://www.springfieldquilts.com/2016-quilt-show.html
Miami Valley Quilters Guild Quilt Show 2016
Date and location: May 6-7, 2016, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m Fridy & Saturday
Greene County Fairgrounds, Assembly Hall, 120 Fairgrounds Rd., Xenia, Ohio (MAP)
Description: The Miami Valley Quilters’ Guild’s show of work from its more than 200 members features quilts and fabric arts representing the entire range of quilting from traditional work done entirely by hand through traditional patterns pieced and quilted by machine and on to the latest in contemporary and art quilts. Vendors, local, regional and national, will have fabric, equipment, books, patterns and supplies for today’s quilter and antique quilt dealers will also be available. Guild members offer their own work for sale in a boutique which benefits the guild’s charitable activities and a beautiful machine pieced and quilted king size quilt with hand applique made by members will be available as a raffle prize. The building is fully handicap accessible and there is ample free parking adjacent to the facility. Daily Admission: $5.00 For information:www.miamivalleyquiltersguild.org