It is Summertime and Quilt Show season has arrived in full force! Take a moment and click on the links for these Quilt shows, you can enter your beautiful quilts and win BIG money!
|A beauty by Carol Barton Jerome|
Their Quiltfests are filled with Quilts, Supplies and Workshops taught by some of the most talented folks in the Quilting industry. Now is the time to look at your schedules and get yourself to one of these magical events. When you come home, inspired and filled with new and fresh ideas, log onto Mary Jo's Cloth. You will find much of the same fabric at much better prices at maryjo's.com. We have everything you are looking for, usually! If you cannot find it on our website, click on "Ask Mary Jo" and we will get right back to you.
Quiltfest Shows for the 2012 season...
(Click on the links. Most shows feature Prize Winning Competitions!)
Manchester, New Hampshire
Featuring the Premier of the World Quilt Competition XVI
The World Quilt Show - New England is one of the most internationally diverse events of its kind in the world of quilting and the textile arts. This year’s faculty will be offering a fabulous variety of workshops and lectures. In addition, Mancuso Show Management is hosting the World Quilt Panel and Forum Ice Cream Social; this special event is included with your festival registration. Also returning to the Festival for another year will be the special Saturday luncheon presentation. Plus, for those who wish to travel to the show with ease, Show Management is offering an all inclusive show & hotel package. We hope you will join us in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA for World Quilt Show - New England. Click for more Info...
September 13-16, 2012
Philadelphia Area, Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza is the largest and most prominent quilting arts event in the Northeast all under one roof. The quilt competition features wonderful entries from throughout the nation. Entries to the competition include traditional and innovative quilts. The exhibits of the Extravaganza will offer over six hundred quilts and garments presented in gallery style as well as more than two hundred vendor booths offering everything from completed quilts and garments to all the supplies and equipment used in making them. Click for more Info...
October 11-14, 2012
Santa Clara, California
Pacific International Quilt Festival returns to Santa Clara, CA with a spectacular collection of over 800 quilts and works of wearable and textile art. This well-recognized and largest quilt show on the west coast, known to quilters as P.I.Q.F., is held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Not only does this incredible event feature astounding works of quilt art, it also offers a wide array of workshops and lectures presented by world-renowned instructors. A 300 booth Merchants Mall can be found with the best in fabrics, notions, machines, wearable art and everything for the quilter, artist and home sewer.
Visitors to the show will view a magnificent competition of the finest quilts created by talented artists from across the globe. Fashionable entries from the Wearable Art Competition will also be on display. In addition, this Festival also features over 60 workshops and lectures presented by our international teaching staff.
The San Francisco / Monterey Bay area is a wonderful destination! Don't just go to a quilt festival, vacation at one! Click for more Info...
What Quilts do you have to share with us? We would love to see the Quilt you are entering into any one of these Competitions. Please email us today!