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

                                                            

New Shows not in the 13th Edition.
Legend
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
Neoga - June
Oblong - July
Bloomington - March
Quincy - April
Arthur - April
Greenville - May
Jacksonville - July
Rochester
June
Danville -July
Urbana - Oct
Crete -
Oct
Salem - Oct
Mt Vernon - Aug to Oct
Belleville - June
Edwardsville - Nov
Peoria - Sept
Effingham - Sept
Princeton - March
Galena - March, Nov
Decatur
March
Galesburg - Aug
Bishop Hill - May
Ottawa
Sept.
Minooka
March
Woodridge - Sept
Naperville - May
Sycamore
- Sept
Wheaton
- April,Oct
Crest Hill - March
Springfield - March, Sept
Chicago Area
Bensenville - Mar
Glencoe - Nov
Grayslake - Feb
Chicago - Oct
Clarendon - March
Hoffman Estates - Sept
Libertyville - Oct
Rosemont - March
Schaumburg - Apr
South Holland - Oct























































February
Back to map


Grayslake
           Annual, 2nd Sat in February


Winter Festival and Quilt Walk
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Colleen Storiz, (847) 548-4967
Location: Downtown Grayslake, , Grayslake,
Hours: Sat 9 am - 3 pm       Admission: Free      
Sponsored by: Shoo Fly Quilts, Grayslake,
Quilts hanging in Downtown Shop Windows, Antique Quilts at the Museum, Demonstrations, Silent Auction, Ice sculptures, Winter games for families.


March
Back to map


Clarendon Hills
           Even Years, Feb or March


Salt Creek Quilt Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): March 5 & 6, 2016
Contacts       Website: www.saltcreekqg.org       Email: jmk5942@comcast.net       Phone: Linda Kennedy,
Location: Clarendon Hills Middle School, 301 Chicago Ave., Clarendon Hills, 60514
Hours: Sat & Sun 10 - 5       Admission: $7      
Sponsored by: Salt Creek Quilters Guild, Western Springs,
In our last show we displayed over 300 quilts, had 22 vendors, an opportunity quilt, raffle baskets, a silent auction and a guild boutique.




Crest Hill
           Even Years, 2nd weekend in March


Pride of the Prairie Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.prideofprairie.org       Email: dolly_co@yahoo.com       Phone: ,
Location: Richland Grade School, 1919 Canton Farm Rd., Crest Hill,
Hours:       Admission:      
Sponsored by: Pride of the Prairie Quilters, Plainfield,
The show will have 300+ beautiful quilts made by our members plus wearable arts and challenge-quilt entries. In addition, guests will be able to shop at a variety of vendors, sample treats from the bake sale, attend demonstrations, and take a change on winning our beautiful raffle quilts, raffle baskets and silent auction items. The God Bless American Touring Quilts will be featured.




Princeton
           Odd Years, 3rd weekend in March


Covered Bridge Quilt Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Carolyn Schmitt, (815) 875-3161
Location: Bureau County Fairgrounds, I-80 Exit 56 go S 2 miles, then W on Rt. 6 1/2 mi., Princeton,
Hours: Sat 9 - 5, Sun 11 - 4       Admission: $5 for adults, Children under 12 Free      
Sponsored by: Covered Bridge Quilters Guild, Princeton,
Judged Quilt Show, Merchants Mall, Silent Auction, Quilt Raffle, Scissor Sharpening, AQS certified appraiser available by appointment. . Featured Quilters Susan Knapp and Mary Jane Mattingly of The Quilt Branch.




Ottawa
           Odd Years, 3rd weekend in March


Little Cabin in the Woods Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: tuckabatchee@ivnet.com       Phone: Kelly Bunnell, (815) 433-2984
Location: Knights of Columbus Hall, 401 W. Main St., Ottawa, 61350
Hours: Sat 10 - 5, Sun 10 - 3       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Camp Tuckabatchee, Ottawa,
150+ Quilts on Display, Raffle Quilt, Silent Auction, Vendors




Springfield
           Even Years, 3rd Fri & Sat in March


Q.U.I.L.T.S. Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.springfieldquilts.com/       Email: springfieldquilts@gmail.com       Phone: , (217) 414-4775
Location: Illinois State Fairgrounds--Orr Building, , Springfield,
Hours: Fri 10 - 6, Sat 10 - 4       Admission: $7 for one day, $10 for both      
Sponsored by: Q.U.I.L.T.S., Springfield,
300+ Quilts on Display, Door Prizes, Raffle Quilt, Challenge Quilts, 300+ Junior Quilters Display, Demonstrations, Vendors, Lunch Available




Minooka
           Odd Years, March


Pieces From the Heart Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.piecesfromtheheartquiltguild.net       Email: sewcar@mtco.com       Phone: Carole Bolatto, (815) 795-5531
Location: Chapin's East, 502 Twin Rail Dr., Minooka,
Hours: Fri 9 - 5, Sat 10 - 4       Admission: $7      
Sponsored by: Pieces from the Heart Quilt Guild, Morris,
Come see us at our new venue- Chapin's East. Enjoy a day in the country and see beautiful quilts and great vendors. A box breakfast and lunch will be available along with dining in The Pub. Take some time to look at our Quilters Boutique and learn about all the activities that our guild is involved in.




Galena
           Annual, 3rd Weekend in March


Northwest Illinois Quilt Expo
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.nwilquiltexpo.com       Email: nicole@sojournhouse.com       Phone: Nicole Haas, (815) 238-5141
Location: Galena Convention Center, 900 Galena Square Dr., Galena, 61036
Hours: Fri & Sat 10 - 5       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: , ,
Featuring vendors, quilt exhibits, lectures and much more during the two-day event. Located just off of Hwy 20 and 26 in Freeport, IL, the venue has ample parking, food availability and offers a nostalgic atmostphere for locals and visitors alike. Vendors, exhibitors and sponsors are welcome to register until February 15, 2012.




Bloomington
           Annual, March or April


Quilt Spectrum A Quilter's Legacy
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: haaqg.tripod.com       Email: haaqg@lycos.com       Phone: Ruth Novosad, (309) 830-1937
Location: IWU Shirk Activity Center, 302 E. Emerson St., Bloomington, 61701
Hours: Fri 10 - 7, Sat 10 - 4       Admission: $6 Adults, $5 Seniors, $4 Children      
Sponsored by: Hands All Around Quilt Guild, Bloomington,
The show will feature a display of over 200 quilts, special exhibits, viewers' choice balloting, vendors, demonstrations of quilting products, a gift shop of quilted items, and much more. A drawing for the winner of the guild's annual raffle quilt entitled Spring Clover will be held on Saturday at 3pm.




Decatur
           Annual, late Fri & Sat of March


Decatur Quilt Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.decaturquiltersguild.com       Email: website@decaturquiltguild.com       Phone: Mary Traxler, (217) 454-4159
Location: Decatur Civic Center, Corner of Rt. 51 N & Rt. 36 E, 1 Gary Anderson Plz, Decatur,
Hours: Fri 10 - 5, Sat 10 - 4       Admission: $5, 2 days $8      
Sponsored by: Decatur Quilters Guild, Decatur,
Our non-juried show will feature 250+ quilted, with viewer's choice awards in every category. We will also have a vendor mall, silent auction, raffle quilt and raffle baskets, mini classes, and many demonstrations throughout both days.




Bensenville
           Annual, March or April


All Around the House Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.bensenvilleparkdistrict.org/pdcms/fischer-farm       Email: jsebastian@bensenvilleparkdistrict.org       Phone: Jonathan Sebastian, (630) 834-3152
Location: Fischer Farm Museum, 16W680 Old Grand Ave., Bensenville, 60106
Hours: Sat & Sun 10 - 4       Admission: $3      
Sponsored by: Bensenville Park District, Bensenville,
This annual event at Fischer Farm is going to be better than ever. Quilts will be on display, many of which are antique. There will be a wide variety of items on sale including books, patterns, fabric, blocks and quilts. Great door prizes will be awarded! There will be two crib-sized Sun Bonnet Sue Around-the-World opportunity quilts. Tickets for for a chance to win one of these opportunity quilts can be purchased at Fischer Farm and at Deer Grove Leisure Center during regular facility hours.




Schaumburg
           Annual - Late March or early April


Original Sewing & Quilt Expo
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.sewingexpo.com       Email: info@sewingexpo.com       Phone: , (800) 699-6309
Location: Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 N. Thoreau Dr., Schaumburg, 60173
Hours: Thurs & Fri 10 - 6, Sat 10 - 5:30       Admission: $10      
Sponsored by: Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, Westlake,
Vendor Mall, Top Industry Teachers, Free Seminars, Free Fashion Shows & Stage Presentations, Workshops, Make & Take Its, Free on-going Demonstrations, Quilts Displays


April
Back to map


Quincy
           Odd Years, April


Stitches In Time Quilt & Needlework Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.orgsites.com/il/quincyega       Email: heatherator@hotmail.com       Phone: Heather Ator,
Location: Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center, 639 York St., Quincy,
Hours: Fri 11 - 7, Sat 9 - 5       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Quinsippi Needleworkers Chapter, Quincy,
Special display ?Reviving the 1930s?, vendors, demonstrations, raffles and lunch available.




Wheaton
           Even Years, Last weekend of April


Quilts From the Village
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.villagequilters.net       Email: ddnddom@comast.net       Phone: Nancy Dom, (630) 653-4587
Location: First Baptist Church, 1310 N. Main St., Wheaton,
Hours: Fri 10 - 7, Sat 10 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Village Quilters Guild, Wheaton,
More than 200 quilts will be on display. The proceeds from our opportunity quilt will go to the Gift of Hope Organ Tissue Donor Network.




Arthur
           Annual, last weekend in April


Arthur Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.illinoisamishcountry.com       Email:       Phone: wilma Herschberger, (217) 543-2287
Location: Arthur Community Bldg., 120 E. Progress, Arthur,
Hours: 10 am - 4 pm       Admission: $3      
Sponsored by: , ,
Quilts in Several Categories on Display, Viewers' Choice, Grand Prize Award, Raffle Quilt


May
Back to map


Greenville
           Annual, 1st Sat in May


Bond County Historical Society Quilt Show Bond County Historical Society Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.bondcountyhistorical.org       Email: wandbmc@hughes.net       Phone: Wanda McCracken, (618) 326-8451
Location: Free Methodist Church, 1367 Rt. 140, Greenville, 62246
Hours: Sat 9 am - 4 pm       Admission: $3      
Sponsored by: Bond County Historical Society, Greenville,
Over 100 hand quilted, machine quilted, wall quilts, and antique quilts will be displayed. This year's featured quilter is Juanita Burge. There will also be vendors, workshops, and door prizes.




Lovespark
           Odd Years, May


Sinnissippi Quilters Quilt Show Global Connections
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.sinnissippiquilters.org       Email: cindy@sinnissippiquilters.org       Phone: , (815) 226-0191
Location: Indoor Sport Center, Sporstscore two, 8800 E. Riverside Blvd. (just off I-90), Lovespark,
Hours: Sat 9 - 5, Sun 10 - 4       Admission: $6      
Sponsored by: Sinnissippi Quilters, Rockford,
Vendors, Exhibits from PAQUA, Hoffman Doll Challenge Display, SQI 30th Anniversay Quilt Challenge. Guild Bed Quilts, Wall Hangings and Miniatures. Over 300 Quilts. Good Food & Parking.




Naperville
           Annual, 2nd weekend in May


Naperville Quilts Be Inspired!
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.riverwalkquilters.com       Email: lorainequilts@yahoo.com       Phone: Loranie Nemo, (630) 961-0930
Location: NIU Campus, 1120 E. Diehl Rd., Naperville, 60563
Hours: Fri 2 - 9, Sat 9 - 5       Admission: $7      
Sponsored by: Riverwalk Quilters Guild, Naperville,
Featuring Janine Burke & Amy Walsh of Blue Underground Studios, there will be over 300 quilts on display, as well as our beautiful opportunity quilt. Featuring a merchant mall, stunning raffle baskets, philanthropy display and raffle, demonstrations, hourly drawings and more!




Bishop Hill
           Annual, 3rd weekend in May


Prairie Queen Quilt Club Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.villagesmithyquilts.com       Email: marilyn@villagesmithyquilts.com       Phone: Village Smithy, (309) 927-3851
Location: The Colony School Bldg., Main St., Bishop Hill,
Hours: Fri & Sat 10 - 5, Sun 10 - 4       Admission: $3      
Sponsored by: Prairie Quilt Quilt Club, Bishop Hill,
Over 100 Quilts by Local Quilters Displayed, Quilt Raffle, Viewers' Choice. Set in the Historical Living Village of Bishop Hill.


June
Back to map


Belleville
           Odd Years, 1st weekend in June


Hearts 'n' Hands Quilt Guild
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.heartsnhandsquilt.com       Email: lindaleeh@att.net       Phone: Linda Lee Hodges, (618) 632-9043
Location: Whiteside Middle School, 111 Warrior Way, Belleville, 62221
Hours: Sat 10 - 5, Sun 11 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Hearts 'n' Hands Quilt Guild, O'Fallon,
Over 200 Quilts on Display, Antique Quilt Bed Turning, Raffle Quilt, Demonstrations, Silent Auction, Featured quilter, Appraisals, Vendors.




Rochester
           Annual, 3rd Fri & Sat of June


Peace & Applique Charity Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: quilter@peacenapplique.com       Phone: Peace & Applique Quilt Shop, (217) 498-6771
Location: Masonic Hall, E. Main St., Rochester,
Hours: Fri & Sat 10 - 4       Admission: Donation      
Sponsored by: , ,
Benefitting the Rochester Historical Preservation Society




Neoga
           Annual, 3rd Fri & Sat in June


Sew Happy Hearts Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: sewhappyheartsneoga.wix.com/sew-happy       Email: landd@frontiernet.net       Phone: Linda Jaspers, (217) 536-5537
Location: Grace United Methodist Church, 752 Walnut St., Neoga, 62447
Hours: Fri & Sat 10 - 5       Admission: $2      
Sponsored by: , ,
Talent, expertise, and workmanship are readily apparent in these beautiful quilts by local people. Our show has every facet of quilting. A bed turning will be shown three times each day.




Rosemont
           Annual, 4th weekend in March


International Quilt Festival
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): March 26 - 28, 2015
Contacts       Website: www.quilts.com       Email: shows@quilts.com       Phone: , (713) 781-6864
Location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 9301 Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont, 60018
Hours:       Admission:      
Sponsored by: Quilts, Inc., Houston,
(Schedule Change: listed in June in the book) 100's of Quilts and Wearable Art on Display, Classes, 100's of Vendors


July
Back to map


Danville
           Annual, All of July


Midwest Heritage Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.vermilioncountymuseum.org       Email: vermillioncounty@att.net       Phone: Sue, (217) 442-2922
Location: Vermilion County Museum, 116 N. Gilbert, Danville, 61832
Hours: Tues - Sat 10 - 5       Admission: $2.50      
Sponsored by: Threads of Time Quilt Shop, Danville,
A special traveling quilt exhibit. Also the Museum is a Lincoln Site on the National Register.




Oblong
           Annual, 2nd Thur & Fri in July


Quilt Show & Luncheon
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email:       Phone: Martha Waldrop, (618) 592-3191
Location: Oblong Municipal Bldg., 202 S. Range St., Oblong,
Hours: Thurs & Fri 8:30 - 4       Admission: Free      
Sponsored by: Oblong Community Service Club, Oblong,
50+ quilts on Display, Viewers' Choice, Raffle Quilt, Luncheon--$6




Batavia
           Annual, 3rd weekend in July


Batavia Quilt & Textile Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.bataviaquiltshow.com       Email: chrisw@bataviaparks.org       Phone: Chris Winter, (630) 406-5274
Location: Shannon Hall and the Eastside Community Center, 14 N. Van Buren St., Batavia, 60510
Hours: Fri 1 - 6, Sat & Sun 10 - 5       Admission: $6      
Sponsored by: Batavia Depot Museum & Prairie Shop Quilts, Batavia,
Held in conjunction with the Batavia Park District's Windmill City Days. Over 150 quilts on display, vendor hall, raffles, free quilt technique demonstrations, Route 66 travelling art quit exhibit.




Jacksonville
           Annual, last Fri & Sat of July


River Country Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: clifford@irtc.net       Phone: Jackie Clifford, (217) 245-5445
Location: Jackonville High School, 1211 N. Diamond St., Jacksonville, 62650
Hours: Fri & Sat 10 - 5       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: River Country Quilters, Jacksonville,
Great Quilts on Display, Viewers' Choice, Raffle quilt, Demonstrations, Quilt Block Challenge, Door Prizes, Bed Turning, Vendors, Lunch Available. Special Guests: Millie Sorrells & Hallye Bone.


August
Back to map


Mt. Vernon
           Annual, August to October


Gathering of Quilts
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.cedarhurst.org       Email:       Phone: , (618) 242-1236
Location: Shrode Arts Center, 2600 Richview Rd., Mt. Vernon,
Hours:       Admission:      
Sponsored by: , ,




Galesburg
           Even Years, 2nd weekend in August


Piecemakers Quilt Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: https://sites.google.com/site/piecemakersquiltingguild/       Email: kaehankes@gmail.com       Phone: Kae Hankes, (309) 343-6467
Location: Carl Sandburg College, 2232 S.Lake Storey Rd., Galesburg, 61401
Hours: Sat 10 - 4, Sun 11 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Piecemakers Quilt Guild, Galesburg,
Held in Conjunction with Heritage Days Celebration. 125+ quilts will be on display. National Quilting Association judging and Viewers' Choice Awards are available. Author/Quilter: Kathleen Tracy Other program options include a bed turning, appraising, and a colorful bag boutique


September
Back to map


Hoffman Estates
           Odd Year, mid September


NW Illinois Quilters Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.nsqg.net/quiltshows.html       Email: nsqg.info@gmail.com       Phone: Prairie Stone Wellnes Center, (847) 285-5400
Location: Prairie Stone Sport & Wellness Center, 5050 Sedge Blvd., Hoffman Estates, 60192
Hours: Fri 10 - 8, Sat 10 - 5       Admission: $7      
Sponsored by: Northwest Suburban Quilter's Guild, Arlington Heights,
Stroll through a cotton botanical garden of over 300 quilts created by the Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild on display. Judge and admire quilts of all sizes, shapes and techniques. NSQG is one of the oldest and largest quilt guilds in Northern Illinois. 300+ quilt entries and exhibits to include: wall quilts, large bed size, miniature and clothing fashion quilts. Raffle quilt made especially by members for this event. American Girl Doll Raffle includes dozens of beautiful handmade outfits and accessories. One-stop shopping at the vendor mall featuring dozens of local quilt-related merchants. Antique quilt bed turning presentations. Silent auction of 200 member-made miniature quilts. Quilt appraisals by an AQS certified appraiser. Special display by NSQG Featured Quilter. Free round-trip shuttle bus between event and parking lot.




Effingham
           Annual, 3rd Fri & Sat in September


Crossroads Quilters Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Sept. 12 & 13, 2014
Contacts       Website: crossroadquilters.wordpress.com/       Email: skdquilter@yahoo.com       Phone: Sharon, (217) 536-6032
Location: Thelma Keller Convention Center, 1202 N. Keller Dr., Effingham, 62401
Hours: Fri & Sat 10 - 5       Admission: $4      
Sponsored by: Crossroads Quilters Guild, Effingham,
Over 100 entries in 11 different categories. Quilting & Craft vendors, Demonstrations, A Bed Turning, Appraisals by AQS Certified Quilt Appraiser, Sandy Schweitzer




Woodridge
           Odd Years, 3rd weekend in September


Faithful Circle Quilters Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.fcquilters.com       Email: woserjudy@aol.com       Phone: Judy Pacanowski, (630) 341-5251
Location: Jefferson Jr. High School, 7200 Janes Ave., Woodridge, 60517
Hours: Sat 9 - 5, Sun 11 - 4       Admission: $6      
Sponsored by: Faithful Circle Quilters, Downers Grove,
Over 350 member quilts on display, including our Opportunity Quilt, Celebration! (Festijn), which won First Place in the Group Category at the AQS Show and Contest held in Paducah this past April. We are also hosting a national traveling exhibit entitled Stars! A Study of 19th Century Star Quilts. Twenty-five quilts from the American Quilt Study Group's quilt study project created from originals made in the 1800's will be on display through August 2012, and our quilt show is the only time the exhibit will be in Illinois. In addition, the show will have demonstrations, a merchant mall, boutique, silent auction, raffle baskets and lots more.




Peoria
           Annual, late September


Autumn Gems Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Sept. 27 & 28, 2014
Contacts       Website: www.gemsoftheprairie.com       Email: gemsquiltshowpublicity@gmail.com       Phone: Ann Unes, (309) 696-7924
Location: Peoria Civic Center, 201 Sw Jefferson, Peoria, 61602
Hours: Sat 9 - 5, Sun 11 - 4       Admission: $7 or $10 for entire event      
Sponsored by: Gems of the Prairie Quilt Guild, Peoria,
Features 400+quilts, bed turning, demos, silent auction & boutique, quilt challenge, raffle quilt, vendors, food & beverages, free parking.




Ottawa
           Even Years, September


Illinois Valley Quilt Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Sept. 27 & 28, 2014
Contacts       Website: www.illinoisvalleyquiltersguild.com       Email: pjs65als38@sbcglobal.net       Phone: Ann Savio, (815) 667-4017
Location: Knights of Columbus Hall, 401 W. Main St., Ottawa, 61341
Hours: Sat 10 - 5, Sun 10 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Illinois Valley Quilt Guild, Ottawa,
Over 200 quilts and quilted items, Merchant Mall, Demonstrations, New & Used Boutique, and Small Quilt Sale.




Sycamore
           Even Years, last weekend in September


Harvest of Quilts
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Oct. 11 & 12, 2014
Contacts       Website: www.dcqg.org       Email: showinfo@dcqg.org       Phone: ,
Location: Sycamore Middle School, 150 Maplewood Dr., Sycamore, 60178
Hours: Sat 10 - 5, Sun 11 - 5       Admission: $5 or $6 for both days      
Sponsored by: , ,
Quilts, quilts, and more quilts. Featured Artisit, Hoffman Challenge, Merchants, Demonstrations, Door Prizes, Raffle Quilt, Boutique




Springfield
           Annual, late September


MQX Quilt Festival-Midwest
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Sept. 24 - 27, 2014
Contacts       Website: www.MQXShow.com       Email: MQXShow@comcast.net       Phone: Janet-Lee Santeusanio, (866) 675-4355
Location: Crowne Plaza, 3000 S. Dirksen Pkwy., Springfield, 67203
Hours: Thurs 10 - 7, Fri 10 - 6, Sat 10 - 5       Admission: $12 for entire event      
Sponsored by: MQX Quilt Festivals, Hampton Falls,
Over 100 classes, events and competition with over $25,000 in prizes and prize money. Classes on machine quilting on all frame and non frame systems, piecing, art, design, business. Special guest banquet speaker, Mark Lipinski. The largest and most successful machine quilting conference in the US is adding a second show; MQX Midwest in Springfield, Illinois in September 2014. Call for additional information 866-675-4355.


October
Back to map


Urbana
           Odd Years, September or October


Illini Country Stitchers Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.illinicountrystitchers.com       Email: magfchld@aol.com       Phone: Maggie Szafranski,
Location: The Holiday Inn, Killarney, Urbana,
Hours: Sat 9 - 4, Sun 10 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: , ,
This viewer's choice show features the work of members of the Illini Country Stitchers quilt guild. The show includes a quilt raffle, a boutique with handmade items by our guild members, a bake sale with free coffee and a comfy spot to rest or park your hubby, Kid's corner, quilt appraisals, Illinois Quilt Registration Project, and VENDORS! Come and enjoy




Crete
           Even Years, Early October


Heritage Quilters of South Suburbia Show Timeless Treasures
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Oct. 3 & 4, 2014
Contacts       Website: www.heritagequilts.org       Email: quilting@heritagequilts.org       Phone: ,
Location: Crete Reformed Church, 24755 S. Country Ln., Crete, 60417
Hours: Fri 12 - 8, Sat 9 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Heritage Quilters of South Suburbia, South Holland,
Quilts, raffles, boutique, food, prizes and much more!




Salem
           Annual, 2nd or 3rd Saturday in October


Happy Hearts Quilt Guild Show Quilting in the Heartland
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.happyheartsquiltguild.com       Email: djlclark3@juno.com       Phone: De Anna Clark,
Location: Salem Community Activities Center, 416 E. Oglesby St., Salem, 62881
Hours: Sat 9 - 4       Admission: $3, under 12 free      
Sponsored by: Happy Hearts Quilt Guild, Salem,
The admission ticket qualifies you to enter a drawing for a quilt to be held at the end of the show. Many quilts on display, demonstrations, vendors, bed turning, scissor sharpening, etc.




Round Lake Beach
           Even Years, Fall


Lake County Impressions
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Oct. 25 & 26, 2014
Contacts       Website: www.nlcqg.org       Email: buttonsandbolts@wi.rr.com       Phone: Heather Deegan, (847) 845-5850
Location: Round Lake Beach Cultural Civic Center, 2007 Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach,
Hours: Sat & Sun 10 - 4       Admission: $6 or $7 for both days      
Sponsored by: Northern Lake County Quilters' Guild, Antioch,
The show includes over 200 quilts on display, a vendor mall, boutique selling items made by guild members, silent auction, quilt raffle and quilt appraisals. Activities include learning buttonhole stitch applique and making pillowcases for ConKerr Cancer.




South Holland
           Odd years, 3rd weekend in October.


Midwest Fall QuiltFest
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: dsb448@comcast.net       Phone: Darlene Bulthuis, (708) 448-3534
Location: Thornwood High School, 170th & South Park Ave., South Holland, 60473
Hours: Sat & Sun 10 - 5       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Heritage Quilters Guild, South Holland,
300+ Quilts on Display, Featured Member, Special Exhibits, Appraisals, Silent Auction, Raffle Quilt, Door Prizes, Boutique, Vendors




Libertyville
           Odd Years, September or October


Village Quilters Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.villagequilters.org       Email: show.info@villagequilters.org       Phone: Kearstie Grenier, (847) 362-8767
Location: Libertyville Sports Complex, 1950 N. Hwy. 45, Libertyville, 60048
Hours: Fri 10 - 8, Sat 10 - 5       Admission: $7      
Sponsored by: Village Quilters of Lake Bluff, Grayslake,
Display of 300 member quilts, merchant mall, quilting demonstrations, boutique of member-made items, silent auction, beautiful queen-size raffle quilt! Come view the quilts, shop, and sit and sew with us if you'd like. Celebrate quilts and quilting with our guild!




Chicago
           Annual, Late October


Quilt Connection Quilt Show Quilt Show & Sale
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Oct. 25, 2014
Contacts       Website: www.quiltconnection.org       Email: tlevin2000@aol.com       Phone: Roberta Levin, (847) 924-7495
Location: Mayfair Presbyterian Church, 4358 W. Ainslie, Chicago, 60630
Hours: Sat. 10 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Quilt Connection, Chicago,
There will be many quilts on display made by the members of Chicago's Quilt Connection. This is the first show we've had since we moved to this location. You will also find lunch for purchase, and a boutique filled with gift items made by local artisans. Many of the quilts on display will be for sale. Hope you can join us!


November
Back to map


Glencoe
           Annual, 1st full Thurs to Sat in November


Illinois Quilters Show Fine Art of Fiber
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.illinoisquiltersinc.org       Email: webadmin@illinoisquiltersinc.org       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.




Edwardsville
           Even Years, First 3 weeks of November


Cornucopia of Quilts
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.edwardsvilleartscenter.com       Email: quiltedgarden@quiltedgarden.com       Phone: Jenice Belling, (618) 656-6538
Location: Edwardsville High School Art Center, 6165 Center Grove Rd., Edwardsville, 62025
Hours: Wed - Fri 10 - 4, Sat 11 - 3       Admission:      
Sponsored by: , ,
Wonderful local juried quilts hung in a gallery atmosphere. Approx. 75 quilts will be on display. Some of the quilts will be for sale and the gallery gift shop will offer quilt related items during the show. Come join us for the free opening night party on Fri, Nov 2nd from 7-9pm. We will be voting for Viewer's Choice that night also.




Galena
           Annual, Veteran's Day Weekend


Galena Jo Daviess Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.bestofgalena.com       Email: info@bestofgalena.com       Phone: Rita Hellman, (815) 777-3638
Location: Historic Turner Hall, 115 S. Dench St., Galena, 61036
Hours: Fri & Sat 10 - 6       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: , ,
A Quilt and Fiber Arts Show, with over a dozen vendors selling merchandise and 100+ quilts on Display. Saturday night there will be a separate presentation by Laurie Aaron Hird, author of The Farmer's Wife Sampler Quilt. Sunday there will be classes and presentations available.




Tinley Park
           Annual, 2nd weekend in November


Original Sewing & Quilt Expo
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.sewingexpo.com       Email: info@sewingexpo.com       Phone: , (888) 699-6309
Location: Tinley Park Convention Center, 18451 Convention Center Dr., Tinley Park, 60477
Hours: Thurs & Fri 10 - 6, Sat 10 - 5:30       Admission: $10      
Sponsored by: Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, Westlake,
Welcome to Original Sewing & Quilt Expo! Get ready for three days of fun, satisfaction and personal fulfillment when Original Sewing & Quilt Expo comes to the Tinley Park Convention Center. Mark your calendars today! You?ll have just three days to take in all the classes and workshops, shopping with retailers from across the country, inspiring fashion and trunk shows, how-to demonstrations and much more. Plan now for your own little getaway and get ready to enjoy Original Sewing & Quilt Expo in Tinley Park!


December
Back to map


Lombard
           Annual, First 3 weekends of December


Victorian Christmas Viewers Choic Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: alisoncostonzo@att.net       Phone: , (630) 629-1885
Location: Victorian Museum Carriage House, 23 W. Maple St., Lombard, 60148
Hours: Fri - Sun 6 - 8       Admission: $2 to vote for your favorite      
Sponsored by: , ,
The winner of the Viewer's Choice will receive a certificate and a Christmas gift basket. Some of the quilts on display will be available for purchase. YOU ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT A QUILT FOR THE SHOW! Entries are due by 4:00pm. November 28, 2012. If your quilt has a story you wish to share for the show, we would love for you to attach that as well. See Form Quilts can be no bigger than 45in. by 60in. Quilts must feature the colors red, green or both. Must have sleeve for hangin.


Back to map