Please check with show contact, guild website or a quilt shop in the area to verify information...............................................


New Shows not in the 15th Edition.
Location of show. Click on month next to the city to view the information about that show. Shows are listed by Date in their respective month, not by City.
Round Lake Beach - Oct
Lovespark - May
Oblong - July
Bloomington - March
Quincy - April
Arthur - April
Greenville - May
Jacksonville - July
Danville -July
Urbana - Oct
Crete -
Dixon -
Salem - Oct
Brussels - Oct
Herrin - Apr
Mt Vernon - Aug to Oct
Belleville - June
Edwardsville - Nov
Peoria - Sept
Effingham - Sept
Princeton - March
Galena - March, Nov
Galesburg - Aug
Bishop Hill - May
Lisle - Oct.
Naperville - May
- Sept
- April,Oct
Crest Hill - March
Springfield - March, Sept
Chicago Area
Bensenville - Mar
Glencoe - Nov
Grayslake - Feb
Chicago - Oct
Clarendon - March
Glenview - Oct.
Hoffman Estates - Sept
Libertyville - Oct
Rosemont - March
Schaumburg - Sept
South Holland - Oct

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           Annual, 1st weekend in April

Yarn Con
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): April 2 & 3, 2016
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: ,
Location: Chicago Plumbers Union Hall, 1340 W. Washington St., Chicago, 60607
Hours:       Admission:      
Sponsored by: , ,
YarnCon is Chicago's homegrown yarn-centric exhibition -- a place to promote, sell, and celebrate the yarny arts. Started in 2007, YarnCon aims to be the premier market for independent producers of yarn, knitted/crocheted objects, fiber for spinning, tools, gadgets, books, patterns, instructions, and gifts related to spinning, knitting, crochet, and weaving

           Annual, 3rd Sat in April

Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): April 9, 2016
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: ,
Location: Jane Addams Community Center, 430 W Washington St, Cedarville, 61032
Hours: 9 - 5       Admission: $2      
Sponsored by: , ,
A celebration of fiber and the fiber arts with workshops, demonstrations of spinning and weaving, vendors offering fibers for spinning plus finished yarn, dyes, books, gifts, equipment, handmade soap and baskets. Also supplies for spinning, weaving, knitting, felting, dyeing, tatting and crochet.

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           Annual, May

Spring Fiber Fling
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): May 14 & 15, 2016
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: ,
Location: McHenry County Fairgrounds, 11900 Country Club Rd., Woodstock, 60098
Hours: Sat 10 - 4, Sun 10 - 3       Admission:      
Sponsored by: McHenry County Fair Association, Woodstock,
an educational event focused on fiber and the process from ?Sheep to Shawl?. It will be a weekend event with various activities for you to take part in learn, and purchase anything from art supplies to finished handmade products. We will have different livestock expos and demonstrations going on around the grounds for you to enjoy. We will have 2 buildings set up for our crafters, artisans and fiber related venders with booths set up to sell everything from fiber art supplies (wool, knitting needles, crochet hooks, cloth, etc.) to finished products (handmade items). We will then have a third building set up for classrooms where you can sign up to take a class.

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           Annual, August

Stitches Midwest
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Aug. 4 - 7, 2016
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: ,
Location: , , Schaumburg,
Hours:       Admission:      
Sponsored by: , ,

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           Annual, 3rd Saturday in September

Fiber in the Park
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Sept. 17, 2016
Contacts       Website: Facebook       Email:       Phone: ,
Location: Shabbona Park, 4165 E 16th Rd., Earlville,
Hours:       Admission:      
Sponsored by: , ,
A relaxing day and opportunity to meet many local fiber vendors in a small, kid-friendly park in a rural setting. You can buy lunch from a food vendor, or bring a picnic and spread you blanket under the trees. Bring your projects or your spinning wheel, and spend the day listening to live music, far from the city.

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           Annual, 3rd Saturday in October

Bishop Hill Fiber Guild Spin-In
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Oct. 15, 2016
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Jen, (309) 634-9157
Location: Mossville Junior High School, 12207 N. Old Galena Rd., Mossville,
Hours: Sat 8:30 - 3:30       Admission:      
Sponsored by: , ,
Join us and enjoy a day of fiber and fun including vendors, classes, displays and more! There is social space available, bring your wheels or other projects and enjoy socializing while working on your favorite fiber art! Classes too.

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           Annual, 1st full Thurs to Sat in November

Illinois Quilters Show Fine Art of Fiber
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: ,
Location: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe, 60022
Hours:       Admission:      
Sponsored by: Illinois Quilters, Wilmette,
Wonderful displays of quilts, weaving and needlearts. Boutiques, fashion shows, educational activities and lectures.

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