Quilt Shows, Festivals, and Exhibits:
Take a break from your sewing machine to look for inspiration at the many quilt exhibits, shows, and festivals taking place this season.
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Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival XXI
What: Shop more than 250 vendor booths, browse 23 quilt and fiber arts exhibits and demonstrations, and play quilter’s bingo at this regional show.
Why: If you’re a first-time quilt show attendee, a regional show might be less intimidating than a national one. This show has plenty to offer for fiber arts enthusiasts as well. Many exhibits also will be available at The Quilt Fest of New Jersey VI (March 4–7) and Denver National Quilt Festival V (April 29–May 2).
When: February 25–28
Where: Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Dr., Hampton, Virginia 23666
Admission: adults $14 (Thursday–Saturday), $12 (Sunday); children 16 and under free
For more info: 757/315-1610; quiltfest.com
Image courtesy of Mancuso Show Management.
More to check out:
International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Scrappy Quilt Projects
Quilting Color Trend: Purple