2014 Vintage View Quilt Show

Capital Quilters Guild is proud to partner with Carolina Longarm Association to present

VintageViewQuiltShow

Kerr Scott Building, NC Fairgrounds, Raleigh (map or Driving Directions)

Friday & Saturday 10am – 6pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm


400 Quilts, 40 Vendors, Lectures, Demonstrations, Wearable Art, Door Prizes, Exhibits

Admission $5, Children 12 and under free

Free Parking

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Congratulations to our Ribbon Winners!

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Our mission is to showcase the artist talent in our local guilds to the community. We expect to display over 400 quilts from guild members showcasing all styles of quilting from traditional to modern and everything in between.

“A Garden for my Wedding Ring” winner will be drawn. Raffle tickets are still on sale. Don’t miss your chance to win this amazing quilt!

“A Garden for my Wedding Ring”
Designed by Judy Niemeyer
Hand appliquéd, paper pieced, and assembled by Capital Quilters Guild Members
Machine Quilted by Cathy Kirk

Special Exhibitors

 image Spoonflower -A Durham based company, founded in 2008, that makes it possible for individuals to design, print and sell their own fabric. “The Spoonflower community now numbers over 1 million individuals, who use their fabric to make curtains, quilts, clothes, bags, furniture, dolls, pillow, framed artwork, costumes, banners and much, much, more.” Their marketplace offers the largest collection of independent fabric designers in the world. They will be bringing examples of what they do with fabric. We will also display our guild challenge blocks, along with their online contest, “Spring Floral Cheater Quilt Block Challenge” as examples of their cotton fabrics.
 Quilt Trails of Western NC Quilt Trails of Western North Carolina will have maps and descriptions of the quilt trails through Burnsville, Arbuckle, Bakersville Roan Mtn, Bee Log, Celo & Parkway, Green Mtn & Relief, Lickskillet to Westside, Pensacola, and Spruce Pine. They will also have examples of the quilt block designs that they make for the barns & buildings on the quilt trail.
 Museum NC Museum of History will discuss the Museum’s quilt and textile collection. Guest lecturers will be presenting on Friday and Saturday. At any of the lectures, you may preview and purchase their book, “Pieces of History- Quilt Patterns from the North Carolina Museum of History, Volumes I & II.
 qov-logo Quilts of Valor Foundation-North Carolina- Learn about the their organization’s mission and how to participate. Quilts of Valor will be presenting quilts to local veterans Friday morning just before the show begins at 9:30 in the Kerr Scott Building lobby.

Lecture and Demonstration Schedule

Lectures and Demonstrations are free! All lectures and demonstrations will be held in the upstairs classroom and filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Friday Saturday Sunday
11am Diana Bell-Kite, Associate Curator, NC Museum of History, “Everyday artistry:Stories of Quilts & Their Makers” closed meeting Susan Owenby, Point and Shoot Quilt Photography: 5 Inexpensive Tips to Improve Your Quilt Photos Today!
12pm Mary Beth Krapil, Handi Quilter National Educator: “Look What You Can Do With a HQ” closed meeting Mary Beth Krapil, Handi Quilter National Educator: “Look What You Can Do With a HQ”
1pm Patricia Simons, Quilter’s Rule National Educator : “Unlock Your Creativity… the Key is Templates” Paige Myers, Textile Conservator, NC Museum of History, “A Stitch in Time Saves Nine: Caring for Heirloom Quilts” Patricia Simons, National Educator Quilter’s Rule: “Unlock Your Creativity… the Key is Templates”
2pm Cathy McKillip- Wish Upon  A Quilt, “Got a Fabric Stash?-Quick Ways to Turn Your Stash into Beautiful Quilts” Cathy McKillip- Wish Upon  A Quilt,  “Got a Fabric Stash?-Quick Ways to Turn Your Stash into Beautiful Quilts” Cathy McKillip- Wish Upon  A Quilt,  “Got a Fabric Stash?-Quick Ways to Turn Your Stash into Beautiful Quilts”
3pm Diana Bell-Kite, Associate Curator, NC Museum of History, “Everyday Artistry: Stories of Quilts & Their Makers” Patricia Simons, National Educator Quilter’s Rule: “Unlock Your Creativity… the Key is Templates”
4pm Patricia Simons, National Educator Quilter’s Rule: “Templates: How, Why, and What” Mary Beth Krapil, Handi Quilter National Educator: “Fun in Finishing-How To Finish Your Quilts”
5pm Susan Owenby, Point and Shoot Quilt Photography: 5 Inexpensive Tips to Improve Your Quilt Photos Today!

Special Book Signing from author Jane Hall

CQGCLA_Jane_Hall's_bookcover Jane Hall, Raleigh, NC, is a award-winning quilter, quilt teacher, judge and author for more than 25 years. She teaches locally, online, and nationally. She’ll be signing her new book, “Fresh Pineapple Possibilities” by Jane Hall and Dixie Haywood. Meet Jane at Booth #22, Bernina World of Sewing at the following times:

  • Saturday March 15th, 11am – 1pm
  • Sunday March 16th, 1pm – 2pm

Visiting from out of town?

rducmes_147_147 There’s a block of rooms reserved especially for you at the Embassy Suites in Raleigh. Be sure to book by February 20th and use this link to get the group rate. campingNC Camping is available at the NC State Fairgrounds. Get all the information you need to reserve a space using this link.
ComfortInnSuites The Comfort Inn & Suites Crabtree is offering a special rate for Quilt Show attendees. Call the hotel at 919-782-1112 and ask for the special Fairgrounds Show Rate.

There’s lots of shopping too!

Please join us in welcoming our vendors. Click on their names to visit their sites.

Platinum Sponsors:

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WishUponAQuilt_logo Folk-School-logo
LibertyRose

Gold Sponsors:

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Vendors:

CaryQuiltingCompany ThreadWaggleQuilting QuiltingMagic
WishUponAQuilt_logo FrenchConnections Linderella'sQuiltWorks
FeatherweightPoppy FlyingBulldogs! IrisQuiltGarden
ShakerwoodLogoLong Hissyfitz Carolinasewnvac.com
RoxaneLessaFineTextiles FiberOnaWhim WhateversQuilted
SewcialStudio DebKarasik Berninaworldofsewing
QuiltingCowgirl MySewingShoppe Intelliquilter
LovingStitches LiberyRose QuiltersRule
RTPR_Logo QbeeQuilt QuiltersNest
 LoneStarMercantile