RSQ Quilt Events Page

  • New England Quilt Museum Lowell, MA
    Event:
    Humorous Quilts: Keeping Us In Stitches
    Date:
    October 8 - December 27, 2014
    Description:
    This exhibition features many quilt artists whose work tickles us in some way, from the goofy pups of Woof Meets Warhol to a quilt depicting America's favorite diner breakfast--Blue Plate Special. Of course, this exhibit would not be complete without the work of Barbara Barber of Rhode Island, Teddy Pruett from Florida, and Ed Larson from New Mexico.
    Admission:
    Admission: $8.00, Free to Members and Children under 12
    Address:
    18 Shattuck Street Lowell, Massachusetts 01852
    Contact:
    978-452-4207 Ext.15
  • Old Schwamb Mill Arlington, MA
    Event:
    Binding Threads II: 8 Contemporary Quilters
    Date:
    Sept. 27-Nov. 15, 2014
    Tuesdays and Saturdays from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Description:
    An exhibit featuring the work of RSQ members: Billie Berents, Carol Brown, Kendra J. Dowd, Jeanne Funk-Gedies, Janice Gould, Penny J. Sander, Missy Shay and Gail Pettiford Willett

    Opening reception: Saturday, Sept. 27 - 2:30-4:30
    Closing reception: Saturday. Nov. 15 - 2:30-4:30
    Address:
    17 Mill Lane at 29 Lowell St.
    Arlington, Massachusetts 02476-4189
    Contact:
    781-643-0554
  • First Church Unitarian Littleton, MA
    Event:
    A Quilt Show is Coming to First Church Unitarian, Littleton, MA
    Date:
    Friday, October 17, 10:00AM to 6:00PM Saturday, October 18, 10:00Am to 4:00PM>
    Description:
    The Women's Alliance of F.C.U. is sponsoring a sanctuary quilt show in honor of Littleton's 300th Anniversary. It will be open to the public for a $5.00 admission fee. A tearoom in the vestry will offer refreshments and crafts for sale. Profits will be shared with the church general fund, the Women's Alliance, and the Littleton Historical Society.

    Quilts of the past and present help us tell the stories that connect each of us to our families, communities, and our country. Quilts have been made to represent our births, marriages, graduations, birthdays, as well as community events such as town celebrations and organizational fundraisers. Many quilts have been made just for the enjoyment and challenges of quilting.
    Admission:
    $5.00
    Address:
    First Church Unitarian, Littleton, MA
  • Concord Piecemakers Quilt Guild Acton MA
    Event:
    Fabric Yard Sale!!
    Date:
    Saturday, October 18, 2014 9AM-2PM
    Description:
    A variety of fabric yardage, along with fabric in smaller cuts will be for sale at substantial savings. In addition, books, magazines, patterns, kits, UFO's, notions, knitting and crochet supplies will be available. PLEASE NOTE: CASH ONLY.
    Address:
    St. Matthew's United Methodist Church
    435 Central St., Acton MA (Exit 41 off Rt. 2)
  • Arlington Open Studios Arlington, MA
    Event:
    Arlington Open Studios
    Date:
    Sat. & Sun. Oct. 18 & 19, 2014 12noon - 5 pm each day
    Description:
    Over 75 participating artists including RSQ Member, textile/mixed media artist, Kendra J. Dowd (Blue-Eyed Crow Studio). You'll find her in the gym!
    Address:
    Arlington Center for the Arts
    41 Foster St.
    Arlington, MA 02474
  • Plymouth County Cranberry Quilters Carver, MA
    Event:
    Fall in Love with Color!! Quilt Show
    Date:
    October 18-19, 2014
    Description:
    Over 200 quilts, boutique, demos, vendors, Chinese raffle & refreshments.
    Address:
    Carver Middle School
    60 South Meadow Road, Carver, MA
  • Champlain Valley Quilt Guild
    Event:
    32nd Annual Quilt Show: Baskets Aplenty
    Date:
    October 18 & 19, 2014 Saturday 10-5 Sunday 10-4
    Description:
    Champlain Valley Quilt Guild's 32nd Annual Quilt Show "Baskets-Aplenty" is joining the Fiber Arts Festival with Green Mountain Hooking Guild, Fiber Arts Co-Op, and the Green Mountain Alpaca Association

    Join us for a spectacular display of judged and non-judged contemporary and traditional quilts, theme challenge quilts, youth quilts, demonstrations, gallery talks. We will feature a wide variety of quilting related products and services, handmade crafts for sale, gorgeous raffle quilt, raffle baskets and a popular scavenger hunt for children.
    Admission:
    $6.00, Children under 12 free Attend one show - Save $1 off admission to the others
    Address:
    Champlain Valley Expo, State Building, Pearl Street, Essex Junction
  • Wayside Quilters Guild of Sudbury Sudbury, MA
    Event:
    14th Annual Quilt Show
    Date:
    October 18 & 19, 2014 - Two-Day Event
    Description:
    Quilt Show, Boutique, and vendors
    Handicap
    accessible:
    Yes
    Address:
    Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School
    390 Lincoln Rd., Sudbury, MA 01776
    Parking:
    Free
  • Tewksbury Piecemakers Tewksbury, MA
    Event:
    2014 Quilt Show "Our Timeless Treasures"
    Date:
    October 18 & 19, 2014 10am-4pm
    Description:
    Over 100 quilts on display.
    Raffle Quilts, Raffle Baskets and Vendors
    Members Boutique, Handmade Items & Crafts For Sale
    Sewing Yard Sale
    Lunch Served all day
    Handicap
    accessible:
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Admission:
    $6.00
    Address:
    Tewksbury Senior Center
    175 Chandler St., Tewksbury, MA
    Parking:
    Plenty of free parking
  • Cocheco Quilters Guild Rochester, NH
    Event:
    33rd Annual Quilt Show: Tapestry of Color
    Date:
    Saturday, October 18, 2014 Sunday, October 19, 2014
    Description:
    Held at the Rochester Community Center, this show is a major fall attraction in the Seacoast area. The facility is totally handicapped accessible with plenty of free parking. Over 200 stunning quilts are featured, as well as a number of special events, including: Large Penny Sale & Cocheco Boutique & Special Exhibitions Demonstrations & Door Prize Drawings Large Vendor Mall & Sewing Machine Raffle & Quilt Raffle Appraisals & On-Site Lunch, Snacks & More
    Handicap
    accessible:
    Yes
    Address:
    Rochester Community Center
    150 Wakefield St.
    Rochester, NH
    Parking:
    Yes
  • Rising Star Quilters Guild Lexington, MA
    Event:
    Our show! Rising Star Quilt Show
    Date:
    Friday October 24th 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday, October 25th 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Description:
    Please join us in our new location

    In Parish Hall you'll find
    • The Quilts
    • Scavenger hunt
    • Raffle quilt
    • Mini quilt raffle
    • and raffle baskets

    In Keilty Hall you will find:
    • Our CafĂ©
    • Vendors
    • Yard Sale
    • Demonstrations by RSQ members
    Handicap
    accessible:
    Yes
    Admission:
    $6.00 Children 12 years and under free!
    Address:
    New location
    St. Brigid Church
    1995 Massachusetts Ave. Lexington Center
    Parking:
    Ample parking available in the church parking lot
    Contact:
    quiltshow@risingstarquilters.org
  • Reading Society of Craftsmen Reading, MA
    Event:
    Reading Society of Craftsmen Exhibit and Sale
    Date:
    Sat., October 25, 2014 9AM-2PM
    Description:
    Unique handcrafted items, including quilts, hooked rugs, jewelry, knitted items, dolls and more will be on display and for sale. Free admission, free parking, free door prizes, craft demonstrations, craft boutique, and craft supplies for sale.
    Admission:
    Free
    Address:
    Unitarian Universalist Church
    239 Woburn St. (corner of Woburn St. and Summer Ave.)
    Reading, MA 01867
    Parking:
    Free
    Contact:
    ReadingCraftsmen@hotmail.com
  • Burlington Quilters' Guild Bedford, MA
    Event:
    Annual Quilt Show & Boutique
    Date:
    Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10AM-5PM Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 10AM-4PM
    Description:
    Featuring Charity quilts, demonstrations, quilts, quilts and more quilts on display!
    Raffle baskets, Raffle quilt, Refreshments, Scavenger hunt with prizes, teddy bears, vendors and a wonderful collection of boutique items. Check the website for directions to their show venue.
    Address:
    Middlesex Community College Campus Center
    591 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730
    Contact:
    email@burlingtonquiltersguild.org
  • Quilting in Vermont at the Strong House Inn Vergennes, Vermont
    Event:
    Quilting in Vermont at the Strong House Inn
    Date:
    Oct. 31-November 3: Value Retreat - No Teacher, Bring Your Own Projects, 2 or 3 nights , you choose. $260-ppdo/$335-SO
    Nov. 6-8: Value Retreat
    Nov. 14-16: Advanced Landscape & Underwater Fantasy with Instructor Jo Diggs, 2 nights, $425ppdo/$500SO
    Feb.1-6: Finishing School - Bring your own projects. 5 nights. $560ppdo or $745so
    Feb. 6-8: No Frills Retreat - No Teacher, bring your own projects. 2 nights, $240ppdo or$315 SO
    Feb.18-22: A Different Kind of Quilting Retreat - No Teacher - Alison Bolt Co-Hosts, 4nights, $510ppdo or $660SO
    Feb. 27-March 1: Loco for Lemoyne Stars or Northern Neighbors - Instructor, Michele Rene Hiatt - 2 nights. $395ppdo or $470SO
    March 6-8: 2-night Value Retreat, No Teacher, Bring your own projects.$260ppdo or $335SO
    March 13-15: Embellishment: Instructor Jane Masenas, 2 nights, $375ppdo or $450SO
    March 27-29: Feathered Star - Instructor Jackie Kunkel, 2 nights, $515ppdo or $590SO
    April 10-12: Paper Piecing from Basics to Beauty- Instructor Claire Haillot (French Speaking Retreat). 2 nights, $339ppdo or $474SO
    April 17-19: Wish Upon - Instructor Kathie Beltz, 2 nights, $395ppdo or $475SO (more info lower down in newsletter)
    April 23-27: Finishing School, 5 nights, $560ppdo or $745SO
    May 1-3: No Frills Retreat, No teacher, bring your own projects, $240ppdo or $315 SO
    Description:
    Your retreat includes accommodations at the STRONG HOUSE INN. Our Quilt Room offers cutting stations, ironing stations, two design boards, sewing tables with padded chairs, air conditioning/heat, excellent natural lighting, and plenty of overhead lights for those all-night sewing marathons. The Quilt Room is handicap accessible and offers spectacular views of the Adirondack Mountains. SO: Single Occupancy PPDO: Per Person Double Occupancy Choose from one of our Quilt Retreat Packages or schedule a time for your quilt guild or friends to visit us and customize your Ultimate Quilting Retreat:
    Address:
    94 W. Main Street
    Vergennes, Vermont 05491
    Contact:
    Innkeeper@stronghouseinn.com
  • Crossroads Quilters Beverly, MA
    Event:
    Holiday Fair
    Date:
    Saturday, Nov. 1, 9am-3pm
    Description:
    Raffle Quilt, Raffle Baskets, Gift Items, Crafts, Baked Goods, Quilts for Sale, Holiday ornaments and more. Hope to see everyone there!
    Address:
    Maple Street Congregational Church 90 Maple St., Danvers, MA
  • Eastcoast Quilters Alliance
    Event:
    A Quilters Gathering
    Date:
    November 6 - 9, 2014 Thursday thru Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM & Sunday 10 AM to 3 PM
    Description:
    This 26th year of the Gathering includes classes, merchants mall, and special exhibits.

    One of the special exhibits is by RSQ member, Monique Cerundolo! You can read more about her exhibit, "SEASONS OF GRIEF AND HOPE A Reflective Journey Through Quilts and Poetry" by following this path: A Quilters Gathering > Gathering Special Events > Reflection of Theme.
    Admission:
    Daily Admission $10.00
    Multi-Day $12.00
    Address:
    Radisson Hotel Manchester Downtown, NH
    Contact:
    email
  • 2014 Hammersmith Quilt Show Saugus, MA
    Event:
    2014 Hammersmith Quilt Show
    Date:
    Sat., Nov. 15, 10am-4pm Sun., Nov. 16, 10am-3pm
    Handicap
    accessible:
    Yes
    Admission:
    $6.00
    Address:
    Saugus Senior Center
    466 Central St., Saugus, MA

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