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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.
Ankeny - July
Perry - July
St. Ansgar - Oct
Crescent - Oct
Sioux City - Oct
Fort Dodge - Oct
Pella - May
Kalona - April
Grinnell - Aug
Williamsburg - July
Muscatine - March
Orange City - May
Little Amana - Feb
Creston - Dec
Mt. Pleasant - Sept
Burlington - Sept
Dubuque - May
Jefferson - Aug
Albia - Aug
Moravia - Mar.
Oelwein - Aug
Cedar Rapids - Sept
Independence - Sept
Waterloo - Sept
Decorah - Oct
New Albin - Oct
Davenport - Sept
Sac County - All Year
Sac City - Sept
Exira - Sept







































January
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Sac County
           Annual, All Year


Barn Quilts
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): All Year
Contacts       Website: www.barnquilts.com       Email: speyton@prairieinet.net       Phone: Sue Peyton, (712) 662-3507
Location: Sac County, , Sac County,
Hours: All Day       Admission: Free      
Sponsored by: , ,
Sac County, Iowa is covered with barn quilts! Decorative quilt blocks (over 8 foot square) are painted on or historic barns and corncribs. More than 55 quilts throughout the county. Get your driving map at Welcome Center throughout the state or on our website.


February
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Little Amana
           Annual, Sun & Mon of Presidents Weekend


I-80 Quilt Shoppers Shopping Spree
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.avalon.net/~barbaraw/quiltshop.htm       Email:       Phone: Barbara Wardenburg, (319) 668-1977
Location: Clarion Inn (formerly Holiday Inn), Exit 225 off I - 80, Little Amana,
Hours: Sun 10 - 5, Mon 10 - 4       Admission: None      
Sponsored by: , ,
11 shops get together at the Holiday Inn to offer fabrics, notions, kits and patterns for sale. Call the Holiday Inn and reserve a room for you and your friends and have a wonderful time shopping and sewing to your heart's contenct.


March
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Muscatine
           Even Years, 2nd Fri & Sat in March


Down Memory Lane Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: sharyl-grim@uiowa.edu       Phone: Sharyl Grim, (319) 723-4518
Location: First Baptist Church, 3003 Mulberry Ave., Muscatine, 52761
Hours: Fri 9- 7, Sat 9 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Muscatine Melon Patchers, Muscatine,
Over 300 Quilts and Quilted Items, Celebrating 25 Years, free demos, vendors, raffle quilt, food available, handicap accessible, free parking.




Moravia
           Annual, March


Honey of a Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.honeycreekresort.com       Email: stemplin65@mchsi.com       Phone: Susan Kelly Templin,
Location: Honey Creek Resort State Park, 12633 Resort Dr., Moravia, 52571
Hours: Sat 8 - 5, Sun 10 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Material Girlz Quilt Guild, Centerville,
Featuring large member quilt showing, Quilts of Valor with recognition ceremony, presentation quilt, vendors, Trunk show by designer/author/teacher Illene Bartos, bed turning, silent auction, door prizes. Special room rates for quilters' weekend at Resort (877-677-3344)


April
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Clear Lake
           Odd Years, April


Lake Area Quilters' Guild Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: de628cl@netins.net       Phone: Donna Etchen, (641) 357-2855
Location: Clear Creek Elementary School, 901 S. 14th St., Clear Lake, 50428
Hours: Sat 10 - 4, Sun 12 - 4       Admission: $3      
Sponsored by: , ,
QUILTS, BED TURNING, DEMONSTRATIONS, BOUTIQUE, RAFFLE QUILT, VENDORS, FOOD, DOOR PRIZES




Mason City
           Even Years, April


North Iowa Quilters Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: krmillerq@hotmail.com       Phone: Karyl David,
Location: First Covenant Church, 410 S. Ohio, Mason City,
Hours:       Admission:      
Sponsored by: North Iowa Quilters Guild, Mason City,
Prizes, Vendors, Boutique




Kalona
           Annual, last Thurs, Fri & Sat of April


Kalona Quilt Show & Sale Hand Quilted Mennonite & Amish Quilts
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.woodinwheel.com       Email: kac@kctc.net       Phone: Katie Karnes, (319) 656-2240
Location: Kalona Community Center, Corner of 6th & D St., Kalona,
Hours: Thur 5 - 8, Fri 9 - 7, Sat 9 - 5       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Woodin Wheel and Kalona Antique Co., Kalona,
Over 350 New and Antique Hand Quilted quilts, many Amish and Mennonite, will be on display and for sale. Been going on for over 40 years! Also visit the Kalona Quilt and Textile Museum just one block east!


May
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Pella
           Annual, 1st full Wed-Sat in May


Pella Area Quilters Guild Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.pellatuliptime.com       Email: pellatuliptime@iowatelecom.net       Phone: Pella Historical Society, (641) 628-4311
Location: Pella Opera House, 611 Franklin St., Pella, 50219
Hours: Wed - Sat 10 - 6       Admission: $3      
Sponsored by: Pella Area Quilters Guild, Pella,
Held in conjunction with the famous Pella Tulip Time Festival. Over 100 quilts of all sizes in full bloom for your enjoyment, a show you will not want to miss. Silent Auction quilted items for sale during show.




Dubuque
           Even Years, May


Cable Car Quilters Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.cablecarquilters.com       Email:       Phone: Karen Cowell,
Location: Dubuque County Fair Grounds, 14583 Old Hwy. Rd., Dubuque, 52001
Hours: Fri 12 - 7, Sat 9 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Cable Car Quilters Guild, Dubuque,
Enjoy the talents of our 100 member guild. Includes mini quilt auction, technique demonstrations, guild raffle quilt, raffle baskets and a vendor mall.




Orange City
           Annual, 2nd week of May


Stash Busters
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.octulipfestival.com       Email:       Phone: Eileen Buiter, (712) 722-3461
Location: Northwestern College - Bultman Center, 101 7th St. SW, Orange City, 51041
Hours: Thur & Fri 9 - 9, Sat 9 - 6       Admission: $3      
Sponsored by: , ,
Held in Conjunction with Tulip Festival, Challenge, Legacy Quilt Display, Vendors


July
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Ankeny
           Annual, 2nd Fri & Sat in July


Quiltfest Petals & Patchwork
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.aaqg.net       Email: aclovelady@gmail.com       Phone: Connie Lovelady, (515) 419-8088
Location: FFA Enrichment Center, DMACC Campus, 1055 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy., Ankeny,
Hours: Fri 9 - 5, Sat 9 - 4       Admission: $7      
Sponsored by: , ,
One of Iowa's Biggest Quilt Shows. 225+ quilts on display, Judging - Viewers' Choice, Raffle Quilt, Featured Speakers, Classes, Silent Auction, Country Store, Vendor Mall, Breakfast and Lunch served on site.




Perry
           Even Years, 3rd Fri & Sat in July


Iowa Quilters Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.iowaquiltersguild.com       Email: jbernard@heartsdesirequilting.com       Phone: Jennifer Bernard, (515) 839-5773
Location: Perry Elementary School, 1600 8th St., Perry,
Hours: Fri 9 - 6, Sat 9 - 5       Admission: $6 single day, $10 entire event      
Sponsored by: , ,
Quilts by members from across the state will be judged and awarded prizes and ribbons. Lunch catered daily. Admission includes free Lectures, Mini Demos, Fabric Dive, Silent Auction, Quilt Magazine Sales, Door Prizes and the Merchant Mall. Classes taught by nationally known teacher. Hometown Perry is also hosting an exhibit from the Smithsonian Institute entitled Becoming American and other local attractions.




Williamsburg
           Odd Years, July


Iowa County Heartland Quilters Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: kajosephia@quixnet.net       Phone: Karen Joseph, (319) 668-1448
Location: St. Mary's Catholic Community Center, Hwy. 149 & Penn St. (Exit 220 S off I-80), Williamsburg,
Hours: Fri 10 - 7, Sat 9 - 5       Admission: $3      
Sponsored by: Iowa County Heartland Quilters, Williamsburg,
Quilt Raffle, Merchant Mall, Bed Turning, Door Prizes, County Store, & Quilt Apprasier.


August
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Oelwein
           Annual, 3rd weekend in August


Creative Cut-Ups Open Quilt Show Heritage Days Open Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.oelwein.com/attractions       Email: creativecutups@live.com       Phone: Carol, (319) 283-3300
Location: Oelwein Community Plaza, 25 W. Charles St., Oelwein, 50662
Hours: Sat 9 - 5, Sun 10 - 4       Admission: $3      
Sponsored by: Creative Cut-Ups Quilt Guild, Oelwein,
Held in conjunction with Oelwein's Heritage Days. Our open show means that any quilter or quilt owner can display his/her fabric artwork: quilts, wall hangings, table toppers, wearables, etc. We have a raffle quilt, merchant mall, quilter's challenge, demonstrations.




Albia
           Annual, 3rd weekend in August


Albia Restoration Days Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Aug. 23 - 25, 2014
Contacts       Website:       Email: stemplin65@aol.com       Phone: Susan Templin, (641) 932-0159
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church, 1225 A Ave. E, Albia,
Hours: Fri & Sat 9 - 6, Sun 11 - 4       Admission: Donation      
Sponsored by: , ,
This quilt show is the largest free admission quilt show in the state. Over 100 quilts made by Guild members will be on display. Numerous local vendors, make-and-take, silent auction, demonstrations and work sessions on site during show.




Grinnell
           Odd Years, 4th Sat in August


Jewel Box Quilters Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: https://www.facebook.com/JewelBoxQuiltGuild       Email: mcshutts@iowatelecom.net       Phone: Cathy Shutts, (641) 236-8857
Location: Spaulding Center for Transportation, 829 Spring St., Grinnell, 50112
Hours: Fri 10 - 6. Sat 9 - 4       Admission: $4 or $6 for two days      
Sponsored by: Jewel Box Quilters, Grinnell,
Over 200 items on display; Small Treasures Silent Auction; quilt fabric and supply vendor booths; refreshments in the Tea Room; Treasured Textiles featuring stories of favorite pieces of the past; queen-size Iowa Barn Raising quilt, designed by quilting professional Judy Martin, raffled with proceeds to benefit Jewel Box Quilt Guild and Poweshiek County Barn Quilt Committee.




Jefferson
           Odd Years, last weekend in August


Cross County Quilters Show Heart of the Lincoln Hwy. Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.gcmchealth.com       Email: carla.offenburger@gcmchealth.com       Phone: Carla Offenburger, (515) 386-0102
Location: Green County Community Center, 203 W. Harrison St., Jefferson,
Hours: Sat 10 - 5, Sun 11 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Greene County Medical Center Foundation, Jefferson,
250+ New and vintage quilts, demonstrations, speakers, vendors and scrumptious food.


September
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Mt. Pleasant
           Odd Years, September


Mt. Pleasant Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: jamm@iowatelecom.net       Phone: Jane Messer, (319) 931-0175
Location: Iowa Wesleyan College, 601 W. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, 52641
Hours: Sat 9 - 5, Sun 10 - 3       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: , ,
100+ Quilts on Display, Quilt raffle, Demonstrations, Door Prizes, Vendors, Lunch served.




Cedar Rapids
           Odd Years, 3rd weekend of September


East Iowa Heirloom Quilters Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.eihguild.com       Email: eihqguild@yahoo.com       Phone: ,
Location: Hawkeye Downs, 4400 6th St. SW, Cedar Rapids, 52404
Hours: Fri 10 - 7, Sat 10 - 5, Sun 10 - 4       Admission: $6      
Sponsored by: East Iowa Heirloom Quilters, Cedar Rapids,
OVER 400 QUILTS!! Featured Quilter: Lynn Stansbery Double Wedding Ring Raffle Quilt, Quilts for Sale , Small Quilt Auction, Boutique, S.O.S. (Share Our Skills) Quilting Merchant Mall, On-going Demonstrations, Concession Area Free and Ample Parking.




Independence
           Odd Years, 3rd weekend in September


It's All About Quilts
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: kathykaiserhutch@yahoo.com       Phone: Kathy Hutchinson,
Location: Falcon Center, 1305 5th Ave3. NE (Hwy. 150N), Independence,
Hours: Fri 10 - 7, Sat 10 - 5       Admission: $4      
Sponsored by: , ,
Country store filled with homemade items, Raffle Quilt, President's Challenge, Vendors and our famous 'quilt burger' lunch and bake sale.




Waterloo
           Even Years, 3rd Fri & Sat in September


Keepsake Quilt Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: clpeck@cfu.net       Phone: Cheryl Peck, (319) 277-2629
Location: Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial St., Waterloo, 50701
Hours: Fri 10 - 6, Sat 10 - 4       Admission:      
Sponsored by: , ,
Challenge Exhibit based on Show Theme. Featured Quilter Exhibit (2008 is Carol Doak). Raffle Quilt, Vendors




Sioux City
           Odd Years, September or October


Siouxland Samplers Quilt Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.siouxlandsamplers.org       Email: larry2sue@peoplepc.com       Phone: Susan Herbst, (712) 266-6152
Location: Sioux City Convention Center, 801 4th St., Sioux City,
Hours: Sat 9 - 5, Sun 12 - 5       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Siouxland Samplers Quilt Guild, Sioux City,
200+ beautiful quilts including several special exhibity; classes, vendors, banquet presentation and judging by Dr. Scott Murkin, M.D




Sac City
           Odd Years, 3rd weekend of September


Sac County Quilt-A-Fair
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.barnquilts.com       Email: skpeyton@gmail.com       Phone: Sue Peyton, (712) 662-3507
Location: Sac County Fairgrounds, 416 Park Ave., Sac City,
Hours: Sat & Sun 9 - 4       Admission: $7      
Sponsored by: Sac County Area Quilters, Sac City,
300+ quilts on display, along with quilt vendors, door prizes, daily demonstrations and a daily trunk show by Sandi McMillan, award winning quilter from Albion, NE. Special display of quilts by Sandi McMillan. Saturday evening presentations by McMillan and Susan Cleveland, 2010 MN Quilter of the Year. The Quilt-A-Fair also includes a car show on Saturday and a classic tractor show on Sunday. Visitors are encouraged to take a self-guided tour of Sac County to see some of our beautiful barn quilts as well as a rural quilt garden




Burlington
           Even Years, 3rd weekend in September


Hawkeye Heritage Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Sept. 20 & 21, 2014
Contacts       Website:       Email: thequiltingcorner@live.com       Phone: Ellen's Quilting Corner - Ellen, (319) 752-4288
Location: Notre Dame School, 702 S. Roosevelt, Burlington, 52601
Hours: Sat 9 - 5, Sun 10 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Hawkeye Heritage Quilt Guild, West Berlington,
Featuring over 200 quilts, raffle quilt, bed turning, country store, Frannie's attic (second hand treasures), 20+ vendors. Free parking, handicap accessible




Davenport
           Even Years, last Fri & Sat of September


Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Sept. 26 & 27, 2014
Contacts       Website: www.mvqg.org       Email: sidbev67@ao.com       Phone: Bev Hoy, (563) 392-8685
Location: Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport,
Hours: Fri 9 - 6, Sat 9 - 4       Admission: $6      
Sponsored by: Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild, Davenport,
Over 400 quilts made by MVQG members on display; Judged Quilt Show; Merchants Mall; Small Quilts Auction; Quilters Boutique; Raffle Quilt; Gift Raffle Baskets; Second Hand Treasures; Bed Turning; Quilt Appraisals (by appointment); Featured Quilter Sally Noland.




Exira
           Annual, last Sat. of September


Exira Community Fall Festival
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: lcquilts@metc.net       Phone: Margy Hansen, (712) 268-2487
Location: Recreation Center, 106 N. Jefferson St., Exira, 50076
Hours: Sat 9 - 5       Admission: Free      
Sponsored by: , ,
Beautiful Quilts on Display, Door Prizes, Varied Vendors, Food Court and many other activities during the Festival


October
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Des Moines
           Annual, 1st weekend in October


AQS Quilt Expo
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Oct. 1 - 4, 2014
Contacts       Website: aqsshows.com       Email: melissawinters@AQSquilt.com       Phone: Melissa Winters, (270) 898-7903
Location: Iowa Events Center, 730 3rd St., Des Moines, 50309
Hours: Wed - Fri 9 - 6, Sat 9 - 5       Admission: Member$9, non-members $11      
Sponsored by: American Quilter's Society, Paducah,
New AQS Quilt Show. $42,000 in cash awards in the quilt contest. Learn to quilt in the AQS School of Quiltmaking. 40 international quilting instructors (you can earn college credit through West KY Comm). Workshops, lectures, and special events. Merchant Mall with antique and new quilts and the latest quiltmaking supplies. Advance registration is recommended - classes fill quickly. Registration information will be available in May 08.




Des Moines
           Annual, 2nd weekend in October


Des Moines Area Quilters Guild Show A World of Quilts
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Oct. 1 - 4, 2014
Contacts       Website: www.americanquilter.com       Email: landracarty@yahoo.com       Phone: Landra Carty, (515) 252-0121
Location: Des Moines Iowa Events Center, 730 Third St., Des Moines,
Hours: Fri & Sat 9 - 5, Sun 11 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: Des Moines Area Quilters Guild, Des Moines,
Our guild has nearly 500 members who participate and display their work and accomplishments at our annual quilt show.




Crescent
           Annual, Columbus Day Weekend


Crescent Fall Festival Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: kssnurse@yahoo.com       Phone: Kris Smith, (712) 545-3118
Location: Crescent Elementary School, E. Welch, Crescent, 51526
Hours: Sat 12 - 5       Admission: $2 or 3 canned goods      
Sponsored by: Crescent Optimist Club, Crescent,
This quilt show has antique quilts, hand quilted, machine quilted, applique, machine and hand quilted.




New Albin
           Odd Years, 2nd weekend in October


Pieces in Time
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.facebook.com/pages/City-of-New-Albin/152446818100623       Email: lisa.fruechte@gmail.com       Phone: Lisa Fruechte, (563) 544-4325
Location: New Albin Comm. Center, 127 Railroad Ave. (Right on Hwy. 26), New Albin, 52160
Hours: Fri 4 - 7, Sat 10 - 5, Sun 12 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: New Albin Public Library, New Albin,
This is the 4th show we have put on. We expect 200 quilted items. We have an antique room and vendors. There is a raffle quilt and a barn quilt to be raffled. We will also have refreshments with a local flare. It is a show you will be happy you attended!




Decorah
           Even Years, 3rd weekend in October


Northeast Iowa Quilters Guild Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Oct. 18 & 19, 2014
Contacts       Website: www.neiqg.com       Email: arlene.klatt@gmail.com       Phone: Edna, (563) 568-2745
Location: Decorah Middle School, 405 Winnebago St., Decorah, 52101
Hours: Sat 10 - 6, Sun 10 - 4       Admission: $5      
Sponsored by: , ,
Show has over 400 quilted items and a food stand, and vendor area.




Fort Dodge
           Even Years, last weekend of October


Harvest of Color Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed): Oct. 25 & 26, 2014
Contacts       Website:       Email: nefgwg@frontiernet.net       Phone: Nancy Griffel, (515) 573-2229
Location: Webster County Fairgrounds, Old Highway 169 S, Fort Dodge, 50501
Hours: Sat 9 - 5, Sun 10 - 4       Admission: $7      
Sponsored by: Fort Dodge Area Quilters, Fort Dodge,
The Fort Dodge Area Guild takes great pride in their show. This show features approximately 300 quilts, demos, silent auction, country store, fabric dive, quilt raffle, featured artist, home cooked meal on site for $5 and 20 vendors. Please join us!




St. Ansgar
           Annual, last Saturday of October


Quilt Extravaganza
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website: www.saintlystitches.com       Email: holly@saintlystitches.com       Phone: Holly, (641) 736-2300
Location: All Over Town, , St. Ansgar,
Hours: Sat 9 - 5       Admission: Free      
Sponsored by: St. Ansgar Community Chamber, St. Ansgar,


December
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Creston
           Annual, first Thur - Sat after Thanksgiving


Deck the Halls Quilt Show
           Next Show Dates (when confirmed):
Contacts       Website:       Email: cindalong@yahoo.com       Phone: Cinda Long, (641) 782-8874
Location: American Home Design Center (restored Power Plant), 101 N. Walnut St., Creston,
Hours: Thur - Sat 8 - 5       Admission: Free      
Sponsored by: Patches Pieces Quilt Guild, Creston,
Over 100 Quilts Exhibited in Unique Ways in the beautifully restord Power Plant. The shwo is at the end of the Lighted Christmas Parade held every year. There is a block walk featured in the uptown businesses and lots of holiday activites in the picturesque business district.


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