Houston Quilt Show + Madison,WI Show

 Registration for classes is now open.

Quilt Expo in Madison

 Quilt Expo
Madison, WIS
September 8th–9-6pm
September 9th–9-6pm
September 10th–9-5pm
Alliant Energy Center
Madison, WI

International Quilt Festival 2017

New exhibits and contest open for 2017!

We are now accepting submissions for five exhibits debuting
at the 2017 Quilt Festival in Chicago, including two returning
favorites, two new exhibits, and a judged competition.

A Celebration of Color

This new judged competition and exhibit is open to quilters
working in any style. Artists are invited to play with color
and design to create a vibrant work that truly celebrates color!
$5,000 Best of Show Award; $1,000
First Place in each category: Traditional, Art, and Modern.

Quilting personality Mary Fons will jury this exhibit of scrap
quilts open to quilters from around the world. You are invited to
submit up to two recently made (January 2014 to present)
scrap quilts for consideration.

Hexagon RevolutionEntries for this new exhibit should be
quilts based on the book, The New Hexagon:
52 Blocks to English Paper Piece
by Katja Marke,
and/or The New Hexagon Millefiore Quilt-Along.

Mod Squad Quilts and
Traditional Midwest and Canadian Quilts

Both of these annual exhibits are open to quilters
in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota,
Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, and the
Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Ontario.


             APRIL 6-8, 2017


Quilt Week Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, MI – Workshops 2016

QuiltWeek– Grand Rapids, Michigan 2016 registration is now open!

Show is August 10-13.

The Batavia Depot Museum proudly presents:

A Traditional Show With A Contemporary Interest

Save the date:
July 15-17, 2016

Photo Gallery now featuring 2015 Show.

  • Over 150 contemporary & historic quilts and textile pieces in exhibit hall
  • Quilt & textile sales; unique hand crafted gifts in Artisan Market
  • Special Feature: Commemorative Quilts
  • Saturday: Quilt appraisals by Lynn Contri
  • Sunday: Sad Iron Program
  • Lunch/Concessions available
  • See Show Info for more details

Sponsored by Prairie Shop Quilts Long Arming


Contact Info

Carla Hill, Director
Chris Winter, Museum Coordinator

Batavia Depot Museum

Ph: 630-406-5274
Fax: 630-593-5202

Prairifest Quilt Show

Prairifest Quilt Show 2016
Presented by the Quilters Dozen & Park District
Little White School
Oswego, IL
Friday June 17 – Sunday June 19, 2016
10am-4pm Friday & Saturday
12pm-4pm Sunday

Riverwalk Quilt Show

Friday May 13, 2pm-7pm Riverwalk quilt show
Saturday May 14, 9am-5pm

Beautiful display of locally made quilts!
Basket and Quilt raffles as well as make a Kennel Quilt at the show to help a “Furry Friend in Need”     

At NIU campus in Naperville
1120 E. Diehl Rd

Naperville, Il. 60563

Ricky Tims coming to St. Charles in October

The Faithful Circle Quilters Guild is a proud Promotional Partner for the upcoming Ricky Tims Super Quilt Seminar at the Pheasant Run Resort & Spa in St. Charles, IL.
Coming to the St. Charles, IL area

October 20-22, 2016
Pheasant Run Resort & Spa
St., Charles, IL
Ricky Tims with special guest, Alex Anderson       http://rickytims.com/


What to do on a not very spring like weekend?

Decatur Quilters Guild
The 36th Annual Quilt Festival
“Quilting Around the World”
April 1 & 2 2016
Decatur Civic Center
Corner of US Route 52 and US Route 36
Decatur, IL

Hands All Around Guild of Central IL
Quilt Spectrum–Eat, Love, Quilt
April 1 & 2 2016
Parke Regency Hotel and Conference Center
1413 Leslie Drive
Bloomington, IL

Salt Creek Quilters Guild
2016 Quilt Show
“Traditions with a Twist”
April 2 & 3, 2016
10am to 5pm
The Community House
415 West Eighth St.
Hinsdale, IL

String-A-Long Quilt Guild
Valparaiso, IN
“Quilted Crossroads”
April 2 & 3
Porter County Expo Center
215 E. Division Road (One mile south of Rt. 30 on Rt. 49)
Valparaiso, IN

Prairie Star logo

Under the resource tab there are now 3 different versions available for making  our Prairie Star logo.

Annual Banquet

The Annual Spring Banquet with our guest speaker Susan Carlson will be held at the Gaslite Manor Banquet in Aurora on Monday, May 23, 2016. This is a time to celebrate ending the Guild’s current year and the start of our new Guild year starting June 1, 2016. The location of the Banquet is Gaslite Manor Banquet, 2485 Church Road, Aurora, Illinois. Social hour will start at 6:00pm and dinner will be served at 7:00 pm. The dinner tickets will be $35.00 and there will be a cash bar. The dinner menu chooses are Broiled Breast of Chicken Marsala, Broiled Alaskan Cod Filet, or Vegetarian Lasagna.

Sign up for the banquet will be at the Chapter meetings starting in February Or you can contact Barbara Stewart at barbarastewartone@gmail.com  The group registration sheet is now available.