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October, 2014

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

The 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet

Sep. 05, 2014 - Dec. 13, 2014

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Sep. 05, 2014 - Dec. 13, 2014

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

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

Sep. 21, 2014 - Jan. 04, 2015

AQS QuiltWeek, Des Moines, IA

Oct. 01, 2014 - Oct. 04, 2014
 

  • Sponsor: American Quilter's Society
  • Location: Iowa Events Center, 730 Third St., Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Contact: Bonnie Browning, Executive Show Director 270-898-7903
  • Email: bonniebrowning@aqsquilt.com
  • Web Site Link: aqsshows.com

Smoky Mountain Quilters 2014 Quilt Show

Oct. 02, 2014 - Oct. 04, 2014
Over 300 quilts on display, vendors, raffle quilt, boutique, used books and magazines, Quilts of Valor display

TIMELESS TREASURES

Oct. 03, 2014 - Oct. 04, 2014
FRIDAY Oct. 3rd 12-8PM and SATURDAY Oct 4th 9AM-4PM Quilts, vendors, raffles, food, prizes and much more! Conveniently located just off IL 394 and Exchange St. Just 3 miles south of I80/94

Streetsboro Quilt Guild 32nd Annual Show

Oct. 03, 2014 - Oct. 04, 2014
Judged Show, over 200 quilts; Vendors Mall; Country Store; Bake Sale; Refreshments; Raffle Quilt and Bakets;

Chattahoochee Evening Stars 2014 Stars 'N' Stitches Quilt Show

Oct. 04, 2014 - Oct. 05, 2014
 

Superstars - Traditional to Modern

Oct. 04, 2014 - Oct. 05, 2014
A celebration of quilts and a 35th Birthday of the guild. The show will have a Featured Quilter, Raffle Baskets, Vendors, Free Parking and Handicap Accessible. Also available will be Appraisals of your quilts by appointment or walk-in. Hours for Saturday and Sunday are 10 am to 4 pm. Come celebrate with us and enjoy the creativity of quilting! Check out our website for more information.

  • Sponsor: Rock Valley Quilters Guild
  • Location: UAW Hall 1795 Lafayette St, Janesville, WI 53546
  • Admission: $5 per person, 12 & under free
  • Contact: 608-755-0211
  • Email: rvqguild@gmail.com
  • Web Site Link: rvqg.org

Threads That Bind Us Quilt Show

Oct. 04, 2014 - Oct. 05, 2014
Our biennial quilt show featuring over 100 quilts by African American quilters in the Great Lakes area. Vendors, and free parking available. Saturday, Oct 4- 9am to 5pm Sunday, Oct 5- 11am to 4:30pm

  • Sponsor: Great Lakes African American Quilter's Network
  • Location: 15218 Farmington, MI
  • Admission: $6.00 per person
  • Contact: Theadra Fleming 734-483-5887
  • Email: glaaqn@gmail.com
  • Web Site Link: www.glaaqn.com

25th Annual Autumn Crafts Festival

Oct. 04, 2014 - Oct. 12, 2014
October 4-5 and October 11-12 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 145 per weekend. Screening of applicants will be conducted by a jury of crafts experts. The number of participants 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 parking garage at reduced rates, moderately priced and comfortable accommodations at a discount. The festival will also include: limited entertainment, craft demonstrations, natural, ethnic and dessert food concessions. The Autumn Crafts Festival at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts had demonstrated that it is, with the American Crafts Festival at Lincoln Center, the best crafts exposition in the New York City metro area and one of America's most hospitable craft markets. This year we are again expecting an attendance of 120,000 visitors. Craft-artist's retail earning potential is unusually high in this two weekend event with some artisans reporting sales in excess of $15,000. 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. The fee for one weekend is: $750 for a 10'x10' space. Additional space is available.

  • Sponsor: The American Concern for Artistry and Craftsmanship
  • Location: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City
  • Contact: Raya Zafrina, Director of Operations
  • Email: acainfo@gmail.com
  • Web Site Link: www.craftsatlincoln.org

The 11th Great Quilt Happening

Oct. 04, 2014 - Oct. 05, 2014
100 + Quilts, door prizes, demonstrations, country store, vendors, Opportunity Quilt drawing

  • Sponsor: St. Clair County Quilt Guild
  • Location: Lowry City Civic Center West 4th Street, Lowry City, MO
  • Admission: free
  • Contact: Cindy Moran
  • Email: camoranrn@yahoo.com

Call For Artists! Prater's Mill County Fair

Oct. 11, 2014 - Oct. 12, 2014

Quilts In The Valley

Oct. 11, 2014 - Oct. 12, 2014
Wiltwyck Quilters' Guild presents Quilts In The Valley on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm and Sunday October 12, 2014 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. This quilt show, close to Kingston New York, is one of the best in the Hudson Valley with plenty to keep both experienced and novice quilters interested. In fact the show is a great way to find out about quilting and talk to quilters from all over the region. With so much to see and so much to do the show will keep you busy all day. Ample free parking is available and busses are welcome!

  • Sponsor: Wiltwyck Quilters' Guild
  • Location: Rondout Valley Middle School, 122 Kyserike Road, Accord NY
  • Admission: $7.00 per person
  • Contact: www.wiltwyckquilters.org
  • Email: kwarren7@hvc.rr.com
  • Web Site Link: www.wiltwyckquilters.org

Putting the Pieces Together

Oct. 11, 2014 - Oct. 12, 2014

  • Sponsor: Mixed Sampler Quilt Guild
  • Location: Webster High School, 7564 W Alder St. Webster, WI
  • Admission: $5 under 12 free
  • Contact: Mixed Sampler Quilt Guild
  • Email: mixedsampler@gmail.com

Falling for Quilts

Oct. 17, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014

  • Sponsor: Berrien Towne and Country Quilt Guild
  • Location: Vineland Center, 1155 Vineland Rd, St. Joseph, MI 49085
  • Admission: $6 per person
  • Contact: Charlee Nye (269) 429-4144
  • Email: quiltshow@btcquiltguild.org
  • Web Site Link: www.btcquiltguild.org

Tennessee River Quilt Show

Oct. 17, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014
Pieceful Quilters Quilt Guild presents The Tennessee River Quilt Show. The show includes 300+ quilts on display, silent auction, country store, vendor fair, antique bed turning, food and beverages. The guild's beautiful opportunity quilt will be displayed and tickets sold with proceeds from the quilt and silent auction going to benefit the guild's service project, Carl Perkins Center for Abused Children. We will also be hosting the Supper Quilt, a beautiful quilt comprised of 51,816 squares, each square half an inch depicting The Last Supper. Created by Donald Locke, it was finished in 1999 after 2 1/2 years. The quilt measures 67 inches high and 182 inches wide. The quilt has traveled to 38 states.

Autumn Inspirations 2014

Oct. 18, 2014 - Oct. 19, 2014

  • Sponsor: Quilters United in Learning Together, Schenectady
  • Location: Proctor's GE Theater, 432 State Street, Schenectady, NY
  • Contact: Lynn Lauzon-Russom
  • Email: lynnlauzon@aol.com
  • Web Site Link: quiltschenectady.org

Lake County Impressions Quilt Show

Oct. 25, 2014 - Oct. 26, 2014
Featuring quilts from the members of Northern Lake County Quilters' Guild; Vendor Mall; Silent Auctions; Boutique; Charity Projects; Make It & Take It. Come spend the day with us!