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September, 2014

Civil War Quilters: Loyal Hearts of Illinois

May. 06, 2014 - Oct. 17, 2014

  • Location: Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery

Call for Entries, Fiber Arts Fiesta

Jun. 19, 2014 - Mar. 02, 2015
From now until March 2, 2015 we are taking entries for the Fiber Arts Fiesta, Albuquerque, NM. Please visit the website for the entry form. www.fiberartsfiesta.org

Civil War Quilters: Loyal Hearts of Illinois

Jul. 24, 2014 - Oct. 17, 2014
Sunburst Quilt c. 1855, made by Jane Gaunt (Richards) Russell (1802-1889) of Rogersville, Tennessee. Hand-pieced and quilted cotton. Collection of the Illinois State Museum. Gift of Virginia Fulkerson In 1860, Joseph and Jane Russell headed a slave-holding Tennessee family, with a foothold in Illinois. Since the 1830s, Joseph had been purchasing large tracts of land around Jerseyville in Jersey County, Illinois. When their oldest daughter, Sarah, settled in Jersey County with her new husband in 1843, Joseph and Jane came along to help them set up house. The 1850 and 1860 U.S. Census, however, shows the Russells back in eastern Tennessee with the number of their enslaved workers growing by the decade. This crib quilt is inscribed: "J.G. Russell/Given to Sadie B. Fulkerson," Jane Russell's granddaughter. Sadie's father was William Houston Fulkerson, a Confederate office for Company A, 63rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment. Following the war, the Russell and Fulkerson families, along with a number of their freed slaves, settled on the Russell property outside Jerseyville. Although the quilt is inscribed to Sadie who was born in 1866, the fabrics predate the war. The quilt may have been used by older grandchildren, or Jane may have pieced fabric she saved before the war made processed cotton so scarce. This quilt is currently on display as part of the exhibition Civil War Quilters: Loyal Hearts of Illinois. Through October 17. At the ISM Lockport Gallery, 201 W. 10th Street, Lockport, IL 60441.

  • Location: ISM Lockport Gallery, 201 W. 10th Street, Lockport, IL 60441

The 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet

Sep. 05, 2014 - Dec. 13, 2014

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Sep. 05, 2014 - Dec. 13, 2014

AQS QuiltWeek, Chattanooga, TN

Sep. 10, 2014 - Sep. 13, 2014
We are very excited about hosting our first QuiltWeek event in Chattanooga, Tennessee. We hope you will be able to join us September 10 - 13, 2014, at the Chattanooga Convention Center. We will post more information soon.

  • Sponsor: American Quilter's Society
  • Location: Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., Chattanooga, TN 37402
  • Contact: Bonnie Browning, Executive Show Director 270-898-7903
  • Email: bonniebrowning@aqsquilt.com
  • Web Site Link: aqsshows.com

Yellowstone Quilt Fest - 2014

Sep. 11, 2014 - Sep. 13, 2014
Quilt show with over 100 quilts. Preview Party Sept 11 from 5-7:30 with hors d'oeuvres, vendors, treasure hunt. Special exhibit of art quilt challenges.

  • Sponsor: Paintbrush Piecers Quilt Guild & Textile Artists of Greater Yellowstone (TAGY)
  • Location: Beck Ave, Cody, WY
  • Admission: $3.00/show days & $5.00 Thurs night party
  • Contact: Marybeth (307) 754-5399
  • Email: marybeth@wir.net
  • Web Site Link: yellowstonequiltfest.info

8th Annual Lake Barkley Quilt Show

Sep. 12, 2014 - Sep. 13, 2014
September 12th & 13th Friday: 10am-5pm Saturday: 10am-3:30pm All quilters are welcome to bring and display quilt related pieces for viewing and/or competition. Entries need to arrive for setup on September 10th between 9am and 1pm. Security will be provided Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. $5 admission entitles you to one vote for viewer's choice. There will be a $10 fee for each judged quilt. NEW THIS YEAR- Eleanor Burns' Quilt in a Day Class You must be pre-registered before August 29th. Vendors: Stitches to Britches Bee Originals by Susan Lakewood Workshop Country Connection Crafty Ladies Cabin Deli Odds & Ends Crafts Quilt-In-A-Day Elizabeth Rose Quilts Jewelry by Mary Buck Sponsors: Akridge Ace Hardware Echo Charlie's The Oasis Food Giant Kuttawa Hardware Floral Decorations by The Flower Basket Prizes: Best Art Quilt $300 Best Large Hand Quilt $300 Best Large Machine Quilt $300 Best Small Hand Quilt $200 Best Small Machine Quilt $200 Best Wall Hanging Hand Quilt $200 Best Wall Hanging Machine Quilt $200 Best Miniature Hand Quilt $200 Best Miniature Machine Quilt$200 Lake Barkley's Best of Show $100 Judge's Choice $100 Viewer's Choice $100

  • Sponsor: Lyon County Homemaker's Club and Lake Barkley Tourist Commision
  • Location: 309 Lee S. Jones Park, Eddyville, KY
  • Admission: $5
  • Contact: (270) 625-6262 or (270) 388-7763
  • Email: vacation@lakebarkley.org

The Bennington Quiltfest 2014

Sep. 13, 2014 - Sep. 14, 2014
The Quiet Valley Quilters Guild will be presenting its 21st annual quilt show, The Bennington Quiltfest 2014, on September 13th and 14th at the Mount Anthony Union Middle School. The show will have new and vintage quilts, the guild challenge, and a special exhibit. Featured quilter Michele Scott (piecefulquilter.com) will present a lecture both days. There will be a raffle quilt, a queen size quilt "Quiet Valley Spirit", which was made by the guild members. There is also a consignment boutique, vendors, door prizes and food service. For more information visit www.benningtonquiltfest.com or call Judith Smith (802) 823-4631

Chester Cornett: Beyond the Narrow Sky

Sep. 13, 2014 - Nov. 09, 2014

  • Sponsor: Kentucky Museum
  • Location: Kentucky Museum, Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Admission: $10 for Adults $5 for Children ages 6-16 $5 Seniors (over 60) $20 for Families C
  • Contact: Donna Parker (270) 745-6083
  • Email: donna.parker@wku.edu
  • Web Site Link: wku.edu/kentuckymuseum

European Patchwork Meeting

Sep. 18, 2014 - Sep. 21, 2014

  • Sponsor: APQS / AURIFIL / BEAUVILLE / BERNINA / CLOVER / CREDIT MUTUEL / FRANCE PATCHWORK
  • Location: France / Alsace / Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines
  • Admission:
  • Contact: + 33 (0)3 89 58 33 10
  • Email: info@patchwork-europe.com
  • Web Site Link: www.patchwork-europe.com

From Heart to Hand: African-American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine A

Sep. 21, 2014 - Jan. 04, 2015

Flights And Fantasies Quilt Show

Sep. 22, 2014 - Sep. 28, 2014

QuiltFest 2014

Sep. 25, 2014 - Sep. 27, 2014

  • Sponsor: QuiltFest, Inc. of Jacksonville, FL
  • Location: Prime Osborne Convention Center, 1000 Water St., Jacksonville, FL
  • Admission: $10 per person
  • Contact: webmaster@quiltfestjax.com
  • Email: webmaster@quiltfestjax.com
  • Web Site Link: www.quiltfestjax.com/

Cabin Fever Quilters Show

Sep. 26, 2014 - Sep. 27, 2014
Over 150 quilts, vendors, demonstrations. Food available on site.

  • Sponsor: Cabin Fever Quilters
  • Location: Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 4907 Landes St, Port Townsend, WA
  • Admission: $5 donation
  • Web Site Link: www.cabinfeverquilterswa.com

City Blues Quilt Show

Sep. 26, 2014 - Sep. 27, 2014
City Blues Quilt Show at Buckeye Event Center will showcase the members' work, a children's display, Keepsake Challenge Traveling Quilts, workshops and vendors. September 26 from 9 am to 7 pm September 27 from 9 am to 5 pm

"Autumn Splendor" 2014

Sep. 27, 2014 - Sep. 28, 2014
Show times: Saturday, September 27, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday, September 28, 2014 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 300 quilts, quilting demonstrations, Silent Auction, Vendors, Food Venues Available, raffle quilt drawing Sunday, September 28, 2014 3:00 p.m. AQS Quilt Appraiser Donna Kooistra Saturday, September 27, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Autumn Gems Quilt Show

Sep. 27, 2014 - Sep. 28, 2014
BIG SHOW 400+ quilts. Challenge quilts, Bed Turning, Silent Auction & Boutique, Vendors, Demonstrations. Food and Beverages available.

  • Sponsor: Gems of the Prairie Quilters, Peoria, IL
  • Location: Peoria Civic Center, Peoria IL
  • Admission: $7, $10 for 2-day, 6-12yr $1
  • Contact: Ann Unes (309) 696-7924
  • Email: gemspublicity@gmailcom
  • Web Site Link: www.gemsoftheprairie.com

5th Biennial White Mountain Quilt Show

Sep. 27, 2014 - Sep. 28, 2014
The Littleton Quilt Guild Sew Flakes will present the 5th Biennial White Mountain Quilt Show from 10a.m. to 4p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. The show will feature quilts made by guild members, quilting demonstrations, vendors, raffle and door prizes! Parking and a light lunch available. Find us on Facebook at Littleton Sew Flakes

  • Sponsor: Littleton Quilt Guild Sew Flakes
  • Location: Littleton Opera House, the corner of 2 Union Street and Main Street in Littleton
  • Admission: $3 per person or two adults for $5
  • Contact: Jane at 603-444-5941
  • Email: littletonquiltguild@hotmail.com

17th Annual Craft and Fine Art Festival

Sep. 27, 2014 - Sep. 28, 2014
Work must be original, handcrafted and expertly executed. Manufactured products, products assembled from kits and imported products are unacceptable. Applicants are asked to submit 5 color slides or emailed images for juried selection of work representative of that which will be displayed. The number or participants is limited to 100 craft-artists. Screening of applicants will be conducted by a jury of crafts experts. The number of participants in each discipline will be limited so as to provide a well-balanced fair and give each exhibitor their maximum market potential. The festival will offer 24-hour security, full color postcards and stickers for artist's mailing lists, a printed program, secure free parking, moderately priced and comfortable accommodations at a discount. The festival will also include: limited entertainment, craft demonstrations, natural food and dessert concessions. The Craft and Fine Art Festival at the Nassau County Museum of Art takes place under large tents and out of doors in one of the wealthiest communities in the United States. A paid attendance of approximately 6,000 highly educated and prosperous consumers are again expected. Craft-artist's earning potential is unusually high in this event due to the nature of its clientele. There will be 24 hour a day security. All booth displays may stay up overnight. How to apply: Craft-artists may use www.zapplication.org, download applications at www.craftsatlincoln.org or call (973) 746-0091 and we will send or email the application to you. Fees are as follows: Craft artists may apply for one or both weekends. Out of doors: $540 for a 10'x10' space; $810 for a 10'x15' space and $1080 for a 10'x20' space Under tent: $695 for a 10'x10' space and $1390 for a 10'x20' space. Additional space is available.

  • Sponsor: The American Concern for Artistry and Craftsmanship
  • Location: Nassau County Museum of Art Roslyn Harbor, NY
  • Contact: Raya Zafrina, Director of Operations
  • Email: acainfo@gmail.com
  • Web Site Link: www.craftsatlincoln.org

Darting Needles Quilt Guild 16th Biennial Show "The Many Sides of Quilting"

Sep. 27, 2014 - Sep. 28, 2014
Ours is a juried show featuring 250+ quilts on exhibit, judged competition, demonstrations, quilt raffle, bake sale, silent auction, quilter's boutique, vendor's mall, daily bed turning @ 2PM, and quilt appraisals on-site. Lunch and concessions available both days. Handicap accessible. Join us Saturday, September 27th, 10AM-4PM and Sunday, September 28th, 10AM-3PM at Fox Valley Lutheran High School located at 5300 N. Meade St., Appleton, WI 54913.

  • Location: Fox Valley Lutheran High School 5300 N. Meade St. Appleton, WI 54913
  • Admission: $5 per person, 12 and under free
  • Contact: Barbara Knapp (920)731-6868
  • Email: quilterbk@hotmail.com
  • Web Site Link: www.dartingneedles.com