Capital Quilters Guild is proud to partner with Carolina Longarm Association to present
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
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|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 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.|
|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.|
|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 included with admission. Spaces will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. New Lectures and Demonstrations will be announced soon. Keep checking here for the most up to date calendar!
|11am||Diana Bell-Kite, Associate Curator, NC Museum of History, “Everyday artistry:Stories of Quilts & Their Makers”||closed meeting||TBA|
|1pm||Quilter’s Rule Demonstration||Paige Myers, Textile Conservator, NC Museum of History, “A Stitch in Time Saves Nine: Caring for Heirloom Quilts”||Quilter’s Rule Demonstration|
|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”||Quilter’s Rule Demonstration||TBA|
Visiting from out of town?
|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.||Camping is available at the NC State Fairgrounds. Get all the information you need to reserve a space using this link.|
|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!
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