Prairie Treasures Quilt Show 2016

Friday October 14:  9 am-5pm   Saturday Oct 15:   9am-4pm

DuPage County Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL

Admission: Adults $8.00; $7.00 with bookmark  Children under 8 are free.

On display at our fabulous show will be over 250 quilts made by our members including a unique 3-D quilt challenge where attendees can vote for their favorite.  There will also be wonderful gifts, tools, kits, fabric and more to buy from our 30 vendors.  Gently used books, magazines, and patterns are available for sale as will be yardage, fat quarters, and scraps at incredibly low prices.  Our Instant Gratification Boutique will have many hand-made items to purchase for yourself or as gifts.  If you need a break the Quilter’s Cafe will have a variety of refreshments.  Over 20 themed raffle baskets will be on display, and you won’t want to miss the chance to buy tickets to win one or more of them.  You also will have the opportunity to buy raffle tickets for our stunning 2016 quilt “Friendship Chain”.   50% of the proceeds from the raffle quilt will benefit the Living Well Cancer Resource Center in Geneva, IL.  Please join us at the show!
2016 Raffle Quilt




Guild Members Quilt Drop Off and Pick Up
Drop Off: Be sure to bring your labeled quilt(s) to your nearest drop-off Hostess house on Sunday October 9, 1 – 4 pm. Locations, including the Quilt Merchant in Winfield, are in listed in your envelope with the instructions.
Judged quilts only are to be dropped off at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Charles, Noon – 3 pm (if you have a judged quilt you may also bring your non judged quilts to the Church).
Quilt pick up is Saturday Oct 15  from 5:15 pm -6 pm at the Fairgrounds. Be sure to bring your receipt!

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


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.