Today we are featuring the upcoming events in the quilting world. They include festivals and quilt shows in the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand; the International Quilt Show in Houston; two special auctions, where you can see hundreds of inspiring mini-quilts; and the 2010 World Series Quilt Challenge. Here we go...
Row 1 above, L-R: Art Quilts XV, Needleplay, at the Chandler Center for the Arts (Nov. 5- Jan 15); Cream of the Cloth, at the San Jose Quilt Museum (Nov 16 - Jan 30); Sew New Contemporary Artist Quilts, at the Osilas Gallery, Concordia College (Nov 4-Dec 11). Row 2: Quilts = Art = Quilts, at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center (on now, until Jan 9); The 29th Annual Capital City Quilt Show at the Museum of Florida History (on now, until Jan 23); Red and Green Extraordinaire, at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum (Nov 2 - Jan 29). Also see Marseille, White Corded Quilting, at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum (Nov 13- May 22), Superstars: Quilts from the American Folk Art Museum (Nov 16, 2010-Sept 25, 2011); and the Australia Wide Two art quilt exhibit, at the Fairfield City Museum and Gallery in New South Wales (on now, until December 5).
Special Benefit Auctions
Row 1 above: "New from Old" contest, at the Alliance for American Quilts, on now, until Dec 6. Row 2: The 3rd Annual High Fiber Under Five Benefit Art Sale, Nov 5-6, at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles. Row 3: 2010 World Series Quilt Challenge, Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative, Nov 1-10.
International quilt shows: International Quilt Festival/Houston (Nov. 4-7, Texas); World Quilt Show (Nov. 12-14, Florida).
Opportunity Quilts, Shows, and Festivals !
Row 1, L-R: Needlechasers Quilt Guild show (Dec. 3-4, Maryland); Roseville Quilters Guild raffle only (December drawing); 15th Annual Quilt Auction, Friends of Alaska CASA (Nov. 20, Alaska); International Quilt Association, raffle (November 7 drawing, at the International Quilt Festival, Houston). Row 2: Block Party Quilters Club 2010 show (Nov. 5-7, Washington); Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum raffle (December drawing); Calico Christmas, the Auckland Patchworkers & Quilters Guild show (Nov. 5-7, New Zealand); Country Road Quilters show (Nov 5-6, Florida). Row 3: Sun Country Quilters, raffle only (December drawing); Pioneer Quilters Guild show (Nov. 5-6 , California); Tokay Stitch 'N' Quilt Guild show (Nov. 6-7, California); Orange Grove Quilters Guild show (Nov. 5-6, California). Row 4: North County Quilters' Association show & auction (Nov. 6, California; raffle drawing Dec.20); Cypress Creek Quilters Guild show and auction (Nov. 6, Florida); Village Square Quilters show (Nov. 13-14, New York); River City Quilters' Guild show (Nov. 19-21, California).
More quilt shows and festivals: East Coast Quilters Alliance, A Quilters Gathering (Nov 4-7, New Hampshire); Quilt and Craft Fair (Nov. 4-7 , Adelaide, Australia); Lees Summit Quilters Guild (Nov 5-6, Missouri); Autumn Quilt Festival (Nov 5-7, Cambridge, UK); The Belfast Creative Crafts Show (Nov 11-13, Ireland); 10th Annual Quilts & Tea Festival (Nov. 12-13, Florida); Variable Star Quilters show (Nov. 12-13, Pennsylvania); Arkansas Quilters Guild show (November 12-13, Arkansas); Rim Country Quilt Roundup (Nov 12-14, Arizona); Reflections of Nature Quilt Show (Nov 13-14, Ohio); Ole Time Christmas Quilt, Craft and Fine Arts Show (Nov 19-20, Summit Hill Heritage Center, Pennsylvania); Celebration of Crafts and Quilt Exhibit (Nov 19-20, Oklahoma); The Knitting and Stitching Show 2010 (Nov 28-30, Harrogate, UK); Dickens of a Christmas Quilt Show (Dec 2-5, Wisconsin).