10am – 5pm
The EXPO showcases quilts made by guild members, ranging in style from traditional to contemporary, as well as art quilts. The EXPO also features quilts and quilted items for sale, a Silent Auction, an expanded Vendors’ Mall, and a number of handmade items available for sale.
Admission: $7 at the door. Children under 12 admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
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Buy It or Bid
Members donate items to the Buy It or Bid auction. You may place a bid on an item during the duration of the show or if you can’t wait, you can purchase it immediately. Some items that have been donated will be displayed on this web page in the near future and can be purchased via PayPal. If you are donating an item, please download this form, fill it out, and attach it to your piece.
Demos and Tours
Demos and Make It and Take It are held in the Demonstration area in the Quilt Exhibit Area
11-11:30 Demo: SpiderWeb Pattern using 1.5 inch scraps (beginners level) – Kathy Awalt
11:30-12:30 Tour the show with a Docent: Meet in Lobby
1 – 1:30 Demo: One step machine binding with piping- Debra Gabel – Vendor
1:30-2:30 Tour the show with a Docent: Meet in Lobby
3:00- 3:30 Demo: Circles using coffee filters and cupcake wrappers – Joan McMahon
3:30-4:00 Make it and Take it: Folded Coasters – Jeanne Deloizer- A limited number of kits are available. Please purchase your $5 kit at the Member’s Boutique prior to the demonstration. Feel free to watch if you don’t want to purchase a kit.
12-12:30 Demo: Featured Quilter Barbara Heinfelden – Chinese Coins (beginner level)
12:30- 1 Demo: 1600 inches quilt – Jane Obaza
1:00 – 2:00 Tour the show with a Docent: Meet in Lobby
2:00 – 2:30 Demo: 1812 Historical Reproductions – Broderie Perse – Joan Levin
2:30 – 3:00 Demo: Care and Folding of Quilts – Robbyn Robinson
3:00 – 4:00 Tour the show with a Docent: Meet in Lobby
Advance Ticket Purchase
Advance ticket purchase is no longer available.
Advertise in the EXPO 2013 Program
Interested in putting your ad in the Program that will be seen by 1,000+ quilt show attendees? Download the form for more information.
Bernina 350PE (Patchwork Edition) + Walking Foot Raffle
Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10. Drawing will be held at Quilt EXPO at 4pm on Sunday, March 17, 2013. Winner need not be present. Bernina dealer: Bear’s Paw Fabrics. Tickets on sale now at BHQG meetings.
Direct Stitch Selection
Quick Reverse Button
Free Hand System
Presser Foot Lifter
LCD Sewing Light
6 Snap on Feet
Single Stitch Needle- Plate
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Highlights of EXPO 2013:
Display of more than 300 quilts
International Block Swap quilts from the trade organized by Quilt-around-the-world.com
Sewing Machine Raffle
Buy It or Bid Quilt Auction
Stash to Treasure Fabric & Notion Sale
Members’ Sale Table
Docent led Tours
Vendors and Appraiser
Lilla Rose Hair clips, hair bands
Yokodana Kimona Vintage Japanese fabrics by pieces, panels and bulk vintage used Japanese kimono by-pound /upcycled wholesale kimono fabrics
Magic Bubble Shirts
JSS Designs Handcrafted wearable and jewelry
Cottonseed Glory Quilt Shop
Nancy’s Fabrics High quality cotton quilting fabrics
Simply Charming Sterling silver, glass, and crystal beads
G. Krug & Son Inc. Artistic wrought iron work
Aroundaboutquilts Custom machine quilting
Glass on the Square Stained glass specializing in traditional American motifs
Stuff to Dye For
Bear’s Paw Fabrics
Zebra Patterns, wonderful patterns designed by Debra Gabel
AQS Certified Appraiser Karen Dever. Written appraisals $45, oral appraisals $25. Allow 30 minutes for an oral appraisal and 10 minutes for an oral consultation. Appraisals can be done while the quilt is hanging in the show. Walk-ins taken as time allows. Contact EXPO vendors to schedule an appointment.
Vendor spaces for EXPO 2013 are all taken. If you would like to be on a waiting list, contact EXPO vendors.