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San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
520 S First St, San Jose, CA 5113
www.sjquiltmuseum.org

Visions Art Museum - Contemporary Quilts & Textiles
2825 Dewey, Ste 100, San Diego, CA
www.visionsartmuseum.org
(619) 546-4872 or beth@visionsartmuseum.org

2014

thru May 8, 2014
California Fibers
Soka University, Founders Hall Art Gallery
1 University Dr, Aliso Viejo, CA
www.saqa.com

thru May 25, 2014
Bedford Gallery
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
www.bedfordgallery.org/exhibitions/current.shtmlwww.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=4295

thru June 6, 2014
WWII Home Front Quilts Project
Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave, Richmond, CA
www.richmondmuseumofhistory.org
www.wwiihomefrontquilts.com

April 25-26, 2014
Orange County Quilters Guild 2014 Quilt Show - OC Dreamin'
Zion Lutheran Church, 222 N East St, Anaheim, CA 92805
www.orangecountyquiltersguild.com

May 2-3, 2014
3rd Annual Sol Treasures Craft, Quilt and Fabric Fair
Sol Treasures Art Center, 519 Broadway, King City, CA
(831) 386-9809 www.soltreasures.com

May 3-4, 2014
The Pine Tree Quilt Guild of Grass Valley
30th Anniversary show "Springtime in the Pines"
Nevada County Fairgrounds
11228 Mccourtney Rd, Grass Valley, CA
www.pinetreequiltguild.com
For info, ptqg@comcast.net

May 3-4, 2014
Sew Amazing Quilt Show
presented by Vallejo Piecemakers Quilting Club
McCormick Hall-Solano County Fairgrounds
900 Fairgrounds Dr, Vallejo, CA 94589
www.vallejopiecemakersquiltingclub.org
Admission $8, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm

May 3-5, 2014
Heart of the Valley 5th Annual Shop Hop - 11 shops
www.heartofthevalleyshophop.com

May 3 - July 20, 2014
Quilt National 2013 - Collection A & B Exhibit
Biennial Juried Exhibition
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
520 South First St, San Jose, CA 5113
www.sjquiltmuseum.org
www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=4298

Northern California Inspirations
Studio Art Quilt Associates Northern CA/NV Region
FiberSpace at San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
http://supposedtob.blogspot.com/p/northern-californiainspirations-studio.html
www.sjquiltmuseum.org

May 4-5, 2014
Mountain Gems
Oakhurst Community Center, 39800 Road 425A, Oakhurst, CA
www.sierramountainquilters.org

May 5 - July 2, 2014
Still Playing with Fabric, Quilts by Gail Abeloe
Back Porch Fabrics, 157 Grand Ave, Pacific Grove, CA
(831) 375-4453 www.backporchfabrics.com

May 7 - July 20, 2014
Northern California Inspirations: SAQA Regional Exhibit
FiberSpace at San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
520 S 1st St, San Jose, CA
www.sjquiltmuseum.org
www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=4244

May 12-17, 2014
Sail into Creativity
SDP's 42nd International Convention & Expo
Town & Country Resort
500 Hotel Circle N, San Diego, CA 92108
www.towncountry.com

May 15, 2014 12pm
Quilt Extravaganza - Anyone can paint on fabric
Town & Country Resort
500 Hotel Circle N, San Diego, CA 92108
Instructor: Doxie Keller TDA (Teacher of Decorative Arts credentials)
Painted Quilt Trunk Show: Doxie and assistants will present approximately 20 quilts and apparel, using decorative fabric painting techniques to create wonderfully original work. This is basically a show-and-tell demonstration on the possibilities of painting on fabric for quilts.
Learn to Fabric Paint—3 hour class: Use DecoArt So-Soft Fabric Paint to create a wonderful 15" block that may be used as part of a quilt, framed, or a no-sew pillow. All materials, including the design and instructions, paint, fabric, and brushes, are provided.
Additional Goodies valued over $140
$40 for single ticket, $70 for ticket for two ($35 each),
$120 for ticket for four ($30 each)
Purchase Tickets at: www.groupon.com/deals/society-of-decorative-painters
(316) 269-9300, ext. 112 or jay@decorativepainters.org
www.decorativepainters.org

May 15-17, 2014 (10am-5pm)
Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
A variety of Sewing, Quilting, Needle-Art and Craft supply exhibits from many quality companies.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate in one or more of the many “Make and Take” workshops or FREE educational seminars.  Your ticket is good for all 3 days of each show, so please take your time and don’t miss any of the exciting new products, techniques or educational ideas. 
Free admission all 3 days

www.quiltcraftsew.com

May 17, 2014 (10am-3pm)
A Fabric Garden: A Sewing Room Tour & Silent Auction
Nite Owl Quilters Guild
James L. Brulte Sr Center
11200 Baseline Rd, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

May 17-18, 2014
37th Annual Quilt Show "Fire in the Sky"
Antelope Valley Quilt Association
Antelope Valley Fairgrounds
255 W Avenue H, Lancaster, CA
Contact Gay 661-733-0643
www.avqa.org

May 18, 2014
Sesquicentennial Quilt: A California Legacy
presented by California Heritage Quilt Project
The California Museum, 1020 O St, Sacramento, CA
californiaheritagequiltproject@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/californiaheritagequiltproject
www.californiamuseum.org
view flier

May 23-25, 2014
Fort Bragg Quilt Show
Town Hall, 416 N Franklin St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
www.soroptimistfortbraggca.org

May 28, 2014 (6:30-9pm)
Annual Yard Sale
Wandering Foot Quilt Guild
Arcadia Presbyterian Church, 121 Alice St, Arcadia, CA
Bargains galore including $1 yard fabric

May 30 - June 1, 2014
Central Coast Quilt Shop Tour - 11 shops
www.quiltshopsofthecentralcoast.com

May 31 - August 31, 2014
Annual Antique Quilt Exhibit
Folsom History Mseum, 822 Sutter St, Folsom, CA
(916) 985-2707 www.folsomhistorymuseum.org

June - July, 2014
Yosemite Renaissance XXIX - Annual Juried Exhibit
Kings Art Center, 605 N Douty St, Hanford, CA
www.yosemiterenaissance.org/yr29exhibit.html
www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=4293

June 7-8, 2014
Annual Wine Country Quilt Show
presented by Moonlight Quilters of Sonoma County
Veterans Memorial Auditorium
1351 Maple Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
www.mqsc.org

June 7-8, 2014
FantaSea of Quilts Show
Beach Cities Quilter's Guild
Soka University Gymnasium
1 University Dr, Aliso Viejo, CA
Quilts, Garments and Dolls - over 400 items displayed
Auction Saturday at 1pm

alicia.passarelli@yahoo.com
www.beachcitiesquilters.org

June 8, 2014 (12-3pm)
Inside Quilt National Talk
A Fiber Talks program with juror Judith Content and Quilt National artists Leslie Bixel and Sylvia Gegaregian
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
520 S First St, San Jose, CA
www.sjquiltmuseum.org

June 18-22, 2014
Shop Hop by the Bay - 13 shops plus the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
www.shophopbythebay.com

June 19-22 & 26-29 2014
16th Annual Southern California Quilter's Run
www.quiltersrun.com

June 27-29, 2014
2nd Annual Stay-cation Vacation Retreat
Hosted by Annie's Quilting Den, LLC
1876 W El Norte Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92026
(760) 747-4444

www.anniesquiltingden.com
The retreat is catered, including 5 snack/coffee breaks and two lunches. Everyone gets their own table (no crowding!) There will be drawings and prizes throughout the weekend. A $50.00 deposit, fully refundable until June 1st to reserve your place. Limited machines are available for rent courtesy of Sew Pros. Returning Stay-Cationers receive a 10% discount. Fee: $250.00

June 28-29, 2014
Seven Sisters Quilt Show
Alex Madonna Expo, San Luis Obispo, CA  
Over 300 quilts and 45 vendors. Jan Krentz is Featured Artist with Lecture and Workshops.
www.aqgcc.org

July 1 - September 2, 2014
California Row By Row Experience
www.rowbyrowexperience.com/california-row-by-row-experience.htm

July 12-13, 2014
2014 Quilt Show "Legacies of Love"
Piecemakers Quilt Guild of Southern Alameda County
Ohlone Community College - Newark Campus
39399 Cherry St, Newark, CA
www.piecemakersguild.org

July 26 - November 9, 2014
Vel Garick: Conversational Watercolor Quilts
International Techstyle Art Biennial
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
520 S First St, San Jose, CA 5113
www.sjquiltmuseum.org

August - September, 2014
Yosemite Renaissance XXIX
Carnegie Arts Center, 250 North Broadway, Turlock, CA
www.yosemiterenaissance.org/yr29exhibit.html
www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=4294

August 1 - September 21, 2014
30 Quilts for 30 Years: Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry
Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA
www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=4067

August 2, 2014
The Quilts of Lake Almanor
presented by Chester Piecemakers Quilt Guild
Chester Jr. Sr. High School, 612 First St, Chester, CA
Contact info:  530-258-3901

August 2, 2014
Peddler's Market
Piecemakers Country Store
1720 Adams Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
www.piecemakers.com/events/peddlers.html
The Peddler's Market is primarily a huge garage sale: used clothing, jewelry, furniture, sewing supplies and machines, books, toys, etc.. We fill the Piecemakers Country Store parking lot with 100 booths of "great junk." Admission is free.

August 16-17, 2014 - Sat 9-5pm, Sun 10-4pm
"For Love of Fabric"
presented by LIghthouse quilt Guild
Del Norte County Fairgrounds
421 Hwy 101 N, Crescent City, CA 95531
www.lighthousequiltguild.org
Dee Strever, Show Chairman (707) 458-3008

August 16-17, 2014
"Generations of Quilts" Show
Quilt Daze X Quilt Show
Yorba Linda Community Center
4501 Casa Loma, Yorba Linda (So Cal), CA
info: 714-970-7127

September 4-6, 2014
"It's a Zoo out there!" Quilt Show & Challenge
www.sandiegoquiltshow.com
San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
www.sandiegoquiltshow.com
info@sdqs.org

September 4-7, 2014
7th Annual Sierra 2 Sage Quilt Shop Hop - 12 shops CA & NV
www.sierra2sageshophop.com

September 2014 TBA
North State River Run Shop Hop - 12 shops
Sacramento River Valley
www.thequiltcorral.com/shop-hops

September 5-7, 2014
Gold Bug Quilters Annual Quilt Show
Cameron Park Community Center
2502 Country Club Dr, Cameron Park, CA 95667
For info bmhesspierce@gmail.com
www.goldbugquilters.org

September 6-7, 2014
Pumpkin Patch of Quilts
Ted Falasco Arts Center
5th and K Streets, Los Banos, CA 93635
For info, Judy West (209) 827-8929

September 19-21, 2014
25th Annual Quilts & Threads Show
Mother Lode Fairgounds, 220 Southgate Dr, Sonora, CA 95370
www.sierraquiltguild.com
vinuped@yahoo.com

September 20, 2014
Needle Nellies Annual Outdoor Quilt Show
presented by Needle Nellies
Georgetown Park, Georgetown, CA
www.needlenellies.com

September 20-21, 2014
Penninsula Quilters Quilting by the Bay Quilt Show
Onetta Harris Community Center
1 00 Terminal Avenue, Menlo Park, CA
www.peninsulaquilters.org

September 20-21, 2014
9th Biennial Members Showcase "Harvest of Colors Quilt Show"
presented by Coastal Quilters Guild
Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real (HWY 101 and Las Positas), Santa Barbara CA 93105

September 21, 2014 (1-3pm)
Fiber Talk: Ack! There's a Computer in My Studio:
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
520 S First St, San Jose, CA 5113
www.sjquiltmuseum.org

September 25-27, 2014 (10am-5pm)
Craft & Sewing Festival
Alameda County Fair Association
4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566
www.quiltcraftsew.com
A variety of Sewing, Quilting, Needle-Art and Craft supply exhibits from many quality companies.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate in one or more of the many “Make and Take” workshops or FREE educational seminars.  ticket is good for all 3 days of each show, so please take your time and don’t miss any of the exciting new products, techniques or educational ideas. FREE admission all 3 days

September 27-28, 2014
Quilting in the Garden
Alden Lane Nursery, 981 Alden Lane, Livermore, CA 94550
www.aldenlane.com

September 27-28, 2013
Annual Harvest Quilt & Fiber Arts Show
Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center
17000 Monterey Rd at E Dunne, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
www.svqa.org
info@svqa.org

September 27-28, 2014
Napa Valley Epo
presented by Napa Valley Quilters
575 3rd St, Napa, CA
www.napavalleyquilters.org

October 2-4, 2014
Quiltfest Oasis Palm Springs
Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, CA
www.quiltfest.com/activities.asp?id=41

October 3, 2014 - January 5, 2015
Quilt Visions 2014: The Sky's the Limit
Visions Art Museum
2825 Dewey Rd, Suite 100, San Diego CA 92106
www.visionsartmuseum.org
www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=4014

October 4-5, 2014
Golden Threads Quilt Show
Mother Lode Quilters' Guild
Sutter Creek Auditorium and Community Center
18 Main St (Old Highway 49), Sutter Creek, CA 95685
www.mlqgsuttercreek.org

October 10-11, 2014
American Quilts 2014
Los Angeles County Quilters Guild
Greek Orthodox Church of Long Beach
5761 E Colorado St, Long Beach, CA

October 10-12, 2014 (10am-5pm)
Craft & Sewing Festival
Fairplex in Ponoma
1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91769
www.quiltcraftsew.com
A variety of Sewing, Quilting, Needle-Art and Craft supply exhibits from many quality companies.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate in one or more of the many “Make and Take” workshops or FREE educational seminars.  ticket is good for all 3 days of each show, so please take your time and don’t miss any of the exciting new products, techniques or educational ideas. FREE admission all 3 days

October 10-12, 2014
37th Annual Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire
presented by Independence Hall Quilters
Ironstone Vineyards, 1894 Six Mile Rd, Murphys, CA
www.independencehallquilters.com

October 11-12, 2014
"A Stitch In Time” Quilt show
Sponsored by Quilters Etc. Quilt Guild
Veteran’s Memorial Building
100 E Locust Ave, Lompoc, CA 93436
quiltersetc-ivil.tripod.com

October 11, 2014 (11am-2pm)
"Quilted Treasures" Biannual Quilt Auction & Luncheon/Tea
Flying Geese Quilters Guild
Miller Community Center
300 Centennial Way, Tustin, CA
www.flyinggeese.net/activities.htm
Live quilt auction of beautiful handmade quilts, silent auction, and raffle baskets. Free parking. $5 admission includes luncheon/auction.

October 16-19, 2014
Pacific International XXIII
Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
www.quiltfest.com/activities.asp?id=7

October 18-19, 2014
Oroville Piecemakers Quilt Guild, 2014 Quilt Show
Veterans Memorial Hall, 2374 Montgomery Street, Oroville, CA
www.opmqg1980.blogspot.com
10am-4pm, $6 admission
(530) 589-2098

November 1-2, 2014
Pioneer Quilters Guild Annual Quilt Show
Roseville Sports Center, on Pleasant Grove at Woodcreek Oaks Blvd, Roseville, CA
www.pioneerquiltersguild.org/quiltshow.html

November 2-7, 2014
Art Quilt Tahoe
Zephyr Point Conference Center, Lake Tahoe, CA
www.artquilttahoe.com

November 7-9, 2014
Quilter's Quest Bay Area
www.quiltersquestbayarea.com

November 14-16, 2014
River City Quilters' Guild Annual Show
Scottish Rite Temple, 6151 H St, Sacramento, CA
www.rivercityquilters.org/show/index.html

November 15 - March 1, 2015
Antique Ohio Amish Quilts from the Darwin Bearley Collection
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
520 S First St, San Jose, CA 5113
www.sjquiltmuseum.org

2015

January 16-18, 2015
Blythe Bluegrass Festival & Bluegrass Quilters Quilt Show
Colorado River Fairground
591 N Olive Lake Blvd, Blythe, CA 99225
www.blythebluegrass.com

January 22-25, 2015
Road to California
Ontario Convention Center
2000 E Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764
www.road2ca.com

February 2015 TBA
4th Annual Quilt Exhibit
Sisters Quilting Collective
The Brickhouse Art Gallery, 2837 36th St & Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95817
www.sistersquiltingcollectivesqc.blogspot.com
sistersquiltingcollective@gmail.com or fayek@springmail.com

February 13-14, 2015 (10am-4pm)
Valley Quilters Annual Quilt Show
Valley Wide Recreational Center
901 W Esplanade St, San Jacinto, CA 92582
www.valleyquilters.org

February 2015 TBA
Folsom Annual Quilt & Fiber Guild Show
Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St, Folsom, CA 95630
www.folsomquilt.org

February 2015 TBA
Peddler's Market
Piecemakers Country Store
1720 Adams Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
www.piecemakers.com/events/peddlers.html
The Peddler's Market is primarily a huge garage sale: used clothing, jewelry, furniture, sewing supplies and machines, books, toys, etc.. We fill the Piecemakers Country Store parking lot with 100 booths of "great junk." Admission is free.

February 28 - March 1, 2015
South Bay Quilters Annual Quilt Show
Torrance Cultrual Arts Center
3330 Civic Center Dr, Torrance, CA 90503
www.southbayquiltersguild.org

February 21-22, 2015
From Sea to Shining Sea What America Means
Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
2601 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076
Saturday 10am-5:30pm, Sunday, 10am-4pm
www.pvqa.org

February 28 - March 1, 2015
South Bay Quilt Guild Show
Information TBA

March 2015 TBA
San Diego's Quilt Shop Hop "Sock Hop"
www.cruisinquilters.com

March 4-8, 2015
Quilter's March Madness Shop Hop - 14 shops
Northern California
www.quiltersmarchmadness.net

March 2015 TBA
36th Annual Glendale Quilt Show "Crazy for Roses"
Pasadena Convention Center
300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101
www.glendalequiltguild.org
Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-5pm

March 21-22, 2015
Northwind Quilters Guild Show
Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Dr, Fairfield, CA
www.northwindquiltersguild.com

March 2015 TBD
Foothills Quilters Guild Annual Quilt Show
Gold Country Fairgrounds, Auburn, CA
www.foothillquilters.org

March 2015 TBD
12th Annual Quilt Show
Vintage House Senior Center, 264 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476
www.sonomaquilt.webs.com

March 2015 TBD
Annual Quilt Show
presented by San Juan Valley Quilters Guild
The Golden Palace, 2625 W Vassar Ave, Fresno, CA 93705
www.sanjoaquinvalleyquilters.org
eyurgal@sanjoaquinvalleyquilters.org
Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm

April 2015 TBD
20th Annual Best of the Valley Quilt & Doll Show
McDermont Field House, 365 N Sweet Brier, Lindsay, CA 93247
www.botvquilts.com
For info, faithquilter@comcast.net

April 2015 TBD
Northern California's 16th Annual Quilt Rush - 15 shops
Annual Shop Hop
www.quiltrush.org

April 2015 TBA
42nd Annual Quilt Show
presented by Guild of Quilters of Contra Costa County
Centere Concord, 5298 Clayton Rd, Concord, CA 94521
www.contracostaquiltguild.org

May 1-2, 2015
2015 Country Quilt Show
Inland Empire Quilters Guild
www.ieqg.net/quilt_show.htm

June 13-14, 2015
Sierra Blooms Quilt Show
sponsored by the Sierra Mountain Quilters' Association
Featured Quilter: Virginia Corriea
Oakhurst Community Center
39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst, CA
Sat 10-5pm, Sun 10-4pm, Admission $8
www.sierramountainquilters.org
For info, contact Diane Martin (559) 877-7610 or sierramountainquilters@gmail.com 

July 2015 TBA
Heart of the Redwoods Quilt Show
presented by Redwood Empire Quilters Guild
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, Eureka, CA

September 2015 TBA
Trucckee Meadow Quilters Quilt Show
www.tmquilters.webs.com/quiltshow.htm

September 19, 2015
Needle Nellies Annual Outdoor Quilt Show
presented by Needle Nellies
Georgetown Park, Georgetown, CA
www.needlenellies.com

November 7-8, 2015
Quilt Show
presented by Annie's Star Quilt Guild
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, Chico, CA
www.anniestarquilt.blogspot.com
for info suzss@sbcglobal.net

2016

February 13-14, 2016
South Bay Quilters Annual Quilt Show
Torrance Cultrual Arts Center
3330 Civic Center Dr, Torrance, CA 90503
www.southbayquiltersguild.org

March 2016 TBA
Biennial Quilt Show
presented by Friendship Square Quilt Guild
La Habra Community Center
101 W La Habra Blvd, La Habra, CA 90633
www.fsqg.org

March 2016 TBA
Biennial Quilt Show
East Bay Heritage Quilters
Craneway Pavillion, 1414 Harbourway S, Richmond, CA
www.ebhq.org

March 2016 TBA
Desert Guilds Biennial Quilt Show
Palm Springs Pavilion, 401 Pavilion Way, Palm Springs, CA
www.desertguildsquiltshow.com

April 2016 TBD
El Camino Quilters Biennial Quilt Show
"Celebrating the World of Quilting"
QLN Conference Center
1938 Avenida del Oro, Oceanside, CA 92056
Contact Nicki Hobson at 760-598-8289 or Gloria Hamson at gvhamson@gmail.com
www.elcaminoquilters.com

April 2016 TBD
Biennial Quilt Show
Camarillo Quilters Association
Veteran County Fairgrounds, San Niguel, CA
www.camarilloquilters.org

2017

February 18-19, 2017
South Bay Quilters Annual Quilt Show
Torrance Cultrual Arts Center
3330 Civic Center Dr, Torrance, CA 90503
www.southbayquiltersguild.org

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