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Needle and Thread: The Art of Quilting – Kelowna Museums Society and Orchard Valley Quilters Guild

February 19-May 25, 2018

Location

Okanagan Heritage Museum

Hours

10-5

Admission

By donation

Details

Centuries ago, women stitched scraps of fabric and discarded clothing together to keep their families warm at night. Today, quilters combine new textiles, tools and techniques to create quilts for decorative and practical purposes. Local quilters and fabric artists have provided many of the quilts on exhibit and a selection of quilts from the Kelowna Museums’ collection are also on display.
* We are hosting a Grand Opening event on February 22, from 4-6pm.*
www.kelownamuseums.ca/exhibits/needle-thread-art-quilting

Quilts of Iceland; Land of Ice & Lights – Ailsa Craig Quilt & Fibre Arts Festival

May 21-May 26, 2018

Location

Ailsa Craig Ontario
Main Event:
The Recreation Centre
144 Anna Ada Shipley St
Ailsa Craig

Also
Displays & classes at Ye Olde Town Hall
160 Main St
Ailsa Craig

And
The Ailsa Craig Arts Centre
160D Main St
Ailsa Craig

Hours

10-5

Admission

$10

Details

Workshops by visiting Icelandic artists, Quilter’s Gourmet Cafe, vendors, demonstrations, photo tribute and more!
May 26th – The Vikings Are Coming! Free entrance with Festival ticket to an Icelandic Viking re-enactment village where living history displays will be presented. See Icelandic horses!
www.ailsacraigquiltfestival.com

Quilt and Fibre Art Festival/ Waterloo Region – St. Jacobs Quilt Shows

May 22-May 26, 2018

Location

Village of St Jacobs, ON

Hours

10-6:30

Admission

$5.00/Trunk Show; $6.00 Schoolhouse/ $5.00 St. Jacobs Mennonite Church

Details

The Trunk Show, Thursday May 24 will feature Marilyn Farquhar, well known for her unique quilt patterns, machine quilting and modern approach. Pix Martin’s quilts will be showcased at the Schoolhouse Theatre.The new Marble Art Quilt is a ‘must-see.’
www.stjacobs.com

“Making Memories” Quilt Show – New Millennium Quilters’ Guild

May 25-May 26, 2018

Location

Mildmay-Carrick Recreation Complex
24 Vincent Street
Mildmay, ON

Hours

Fri 10-6; Sat 10-4

Admission

$7.00

Details

Guest Speaker Dinah Christie, Canadian icon, singer, actress, writer, seamstress, entrepreneur and quilt adorer at 1:30 pm BOTH days. Tea Room; Vendors Market; Boutique. Bed Turning @ 11am both days.
Free Parking; Air Conditioned; Fully Accessible
https://newmillenniumquiltersguild.wordpress.com

Quilts on the Grand – Grand Quilt Guild

June 8-June 9, 2018

Location

Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
550 Belsyde Avenue East
Fergus, ON

Hours

Fri 10-7; Sat 10-4

Admission

$7

Details

The guild will have a display of quilts, a quilt challenge, merchants and lunch/tea room. Free parking and accessible.

Behind The Seams 2018 Quilt Show – Trent Valley Quilters Guild

June 9-June 10, 2018

Location

Brighton Community Centre,
75,Elisabeth St
Brighton, ON

Hours

Sat 10-5; Sun 10-4

Admission

$6.00; Children under 12 free.

Details

Come join us for our great Quilt Show that only happens once every 3 years. So we have lots of quilts made & ready for viewing. Over 200 quilts on display including full sized quilts, wall hangings,workshop wonders, block of the month & challenge quilts.
Also see our :  Merchant Mall, Members Boutique, Raffle Quilt, Many Raffle Baskets, Door Prizes etc.
Relax & enjoy a great reasonable Lunch in our Tearoom
www.trentvalleyquiltersguild.com

“BeDazzled” Quilt Show – Parksville Quilt House Quilters’ Guild

June 22-June 24, 2018

Location

Oceanside Place Arena
830 West Island Highway
Parksville, BC

Hours

Fri & Sat 10-6; Sun 10-3

Admission

$8/day, $15 for 3 day pass

Details

The Parksville Quilt Guild hosts a premier quilt exhibit every 3 years featuring over 300 beautiful quilts as well as a merchants mall, boutique, trunk shows, quilt raffle, themed door prizes, Junior Fibre artists display and an afternoon wine/beer balcony.
The Parksville Quilt Guild is the second oldest guild in British Columbia and the first on Vancouver Island and the members are extremely talented quilters and quilt artists. Come see us and enjoy beautiful Vancouver Island!
www.parksvillequiltshow2018.com

“An Evening with Judy & Robin” – Parksville Quilt House Quilters’ Guild

June 22-June 22, 2018

Location

Parksville Community Centre
132 Jensen Avenue East
Parksville, BC

Hours

7-9 pm

Admission

$10.00

Details

Join Internationally renowned and award winning Fibre Artists Judy Leslie and Robin Fischer in an evening of delight that will dazzle you with their talents and experience. They will have many fibre pieces on display and will speak about the processes used to create these masterpieces.
www.parksvillequiltshow2018.com

Quadra Island Quilt and Garden Tour

June 23-June 24, 2018

Location

Quadra Island, BC

Hours

10-4

Admission

$15 for both days

Details

The Quadra Island Quilt and Garden tour, a biennial event, takes place on June 23, 24 between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm. Tickets are $15, good for both days and available at the Tourist Information Booth in Quathiaski Cove on the day of the tour. There are 13 properties on the tour, 10 of which will include quilts. The gardens are varied including specialty gardens, organic vegetable gardens and small farms. There are even some which welcome deer growing only plants they largely ignore. The tour is compact, less than 25 km. For further information check out our Facebook page www.facebook.com/QuadraIslandQuiltandGardenTour

A Stitch in Time Quilt Show 2018 – Prince Edward County Quilters’ Guild

July 7-July 8, 2018

Location

Wellington Community Centre
Essroc Arena
Wellington, ON

Hours

Sat 10-5; Sun 10-4

Admission

$8.00; children under 12 free; discount for bus groups

Details

Come to the County for the PEC Quilters’ Guild biannual show. There will be a display of approximately 300 quilted items, a judged competition, quilt sales, raffle quilt, guest artists, demonstrations, members’ boutique, vendors, Women’s Institute café and more. For details follow us on Facebook – Prince Edward County Quilters Guild Quilt Show 2018 or check our website www.pecqguild.weebly.com. We offer a special discount of 25% for bus groups.

Quilts (on the Tay) 2018 – Lanark County Quilters’ Guild

July 13-July 15, 2018

Location

Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre
71 Cornelia Street West
Smiths Falls, ON

Hours

Fri 12-5; Sat 10-5; Sun 10-4

Admission

$8

Details

Note the new dates and venue for our 2018 Quilt Show.
Lunch will be available on the 2nd floor (elevator access).
There will be traditional quilts, contemporary quilts, boutique, merchant mall, demos, door prizes, raffle quilt, onsite sewing machine service
www.lanarkcountyquiltersguild.wordpress.com

Quilting in the Country – Almaguin Quilters Guild

August 11-August 12, 2018

Location

The Sohm Homestead
167 Bunker Hill Road
South River, ON

Hours

Sat 10-4; Sun 10-4

Admission

Admission $5.00; Husbands Free

Details

The Almaguin Quilters Guild has a quilt show every three years in the Sohm Family Barn. The barn has been refurbished and has a wonderful atmosphere to hang our quilts. The Quilt Show has been very successful in the past, with the beautiful views of the surrounding farm land, home baking in our tea room, the demonstrations, and the unique quilts our guild prides themselves on making.

2018 I.P.M. Quilt Show – Chatham-Kent Quilters’ Guild

August 17-August 18, 2018

Location

St. Paul's Discover Life Centre
450 Park Ave W.
Chatham, ON

Hours

Fri 9-5; Sat 9-4

Admission

$8.00

Details

This is the Pre-show to the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo which takes place at Pain Court, Sept 18 – 22, 2018. Anyone may enter this show but entry forms must be in by June 30th. See the website for competition categories, rules and entry form.
www.plowingmatch.org/IPM2018

Modern Quilt Showcase – Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild

August 25-August 26, 2018

Location

The Pipe Shop
115 Victory Ship Way (foot of Lonsdale Ave. one block east of the seabus terminal)
North Vancouver, BC

Hours

Sat 12-8; Sun 10-5

Admission

$7

Details

Over 200 fresh modern quilts in a unique industrial setting on North Vancouver’s historic shipyards, 2 raffle quilts and a mini-quilt challenge display. Free parking at the ICBC lot. Easy access by public transit (bus or seabus) to the Lonsdale Quay station. Accessible venue with level entry and new washrooms onsite.
vancouvermodernquiltguild.ca/blog

Fibre Content 2018 – SAQA

September 6-September 16, 2018

Location

Art Gallery of Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, ON

Hours

Hours of Gallery

Admission

Admission to Gallery Free

Details

4th Biennial Juried Exhibition of contemporary Fibre Art. Exhibit show cases works in fabric, paper, yarn, thread and mixed media.
Admission to Gallery Free
Artist Reception September 9, 2018 at 1pm
Artist Talks and Hands On Events on September 8th and 15th (Tickets available on line see www.fibrations.org)
Return of Interactive Display of Sample Touch Boards allowing you an up close touchable artist sample
www.fibrations.org

Piece By Piece 2018 Quilt Show – St. Croix International Quilters

September 28-September 29, 2018

Location

First Congregational Church of Calais
21 Calais Avenue
Calais, Maine (Just across the border from St. Stephen New Brunswick)

Hours

Fri 1-6; Sat 9-3

Admission

$5.00 USD

Details

Over 200 quilts and quilted items by our Canadian and American members; Vendors from across the State of Maine; Raffle Quilt to benefit Ronald McDonald Charities of New Brunswick and Maine; Free light refreshments.
www.stcroixquilters.com

Quilts For All Seasons – London Friendship Quilters’ Guild

October 19-October 20, 2018

Location

Oakridge Presbyterian Church
970 Oxford St.
West, London, ON

Hours

Fri 10-6; Sat 10-4

Admission

$7 Tea Room included in Admission

Details

LFQG Biennial Show. A display of members work from bed sized to miniature, art quilts and cuddle quilts, challenge quilts, and more. We will have a Merchants Mall and Members Boutique, Parking is FREE. In previous years we have had over 100 quilts. Check us out in Facebook and lfqg.blogspot.com

A Modern Twist Quilt Show and Sale – Long Range Quilters Guild

October 19-October 21, 2018

Location

Corner Brook Civic Centre
University Drive
Corner Brook

Hours

Fri 12-9; Sat 10-5; Sun 10-4

Admission

$5.00

Details

There will be over 100 quilts on display as well as a Quilters’ Boutique with a variety of quilted items for sale. As always, there will be various quilting demonstrations for those interested in learning about new techniques and tools. Tickets will also be on sale for the beautiful quilt “Love Links” designed by Running with Scissors Quilters and Studio Design 180 design (with permission) and made by members of the Quilt Show committee.
Again, this year there will be a Merchant Mall for all your quilting needs. Come and enjoy a stunning array of quilts and cast your vote for the “Viewer’s Choice Awards”. Don’t miss out on these eye candies. Come for the whole weekend to avail of the many demonstrations and get an early start on those Christmas gifts