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January 13 - May 8, 2014
California Fibers
Soka University, Founders Hall Art Gallery
1 University Dr, Aliso Viejo, CA

January 21 - April 27, 2014
Forming My Life: Bonnie J Smith Solo Exhibition
Women's Health Resource Center
California Pacific Medical Center
3698 California St, San Francisco, CA  94118

January 29 - April 27, 2014
Tasty, Too!
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
520 South First St, San Jose, CA  95113

February 7 - April 19, 2014
Exhibits: Coast to Coast; Intersections: New Work of Barbara Lee Smith; and Jazz Quilts
Opening Reception February 15, 5-7 p.m.
$5, free for Visions Art Museum members
(619) 546-4872 or

March 9 - May 25, 2014
Bedford Gallery
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

March 29-30, 2014
Springtime in the Valley
presented by San Juan Valley Quilters Guild
The Golden Palace, 2625 W Vassar Ave, Fresno, CA 93705
Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm

April 4-6, 2014
The Best of the Valley Quilt & Doll Show
McDermont Field House, 365 N Sweet Brier, Lindsay, CA 93247
For info,

April 9-13, 2014
Northern California's 15th Annual Quilt Rush - 15 shops
Annual Shop Hop

April 11-12, 2014 (10am-4:30pm)
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
Over 200 quilts, 25 vendors, door prizes
$10 per person, Free Parking

April 11-12, 2014
Camarillo Quilters Association presents
"Quilting by the Sea 2014"
Veteran County Fairgrounds, San Niguel

April 15-29, 2014
15-Day Panama Canal Quilt Cruise
Fort Lauderdale, FL to San Diego, CA
Visit the website for registration information

April 19, 2014
Why Quilts Matter: History, Art & Polictics
Lecture by Shelly Zegart
Sponsored by Textile Arts Council
Koret Auditorium, de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco CA
(415) 750-3627

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

May 3-4, 2014
The Pine Tree Quilt Guild of Grass Valley
30th Anniversary show "Springtime in the Pines"
Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, CA.
For info,

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
Admission $8, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm

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

May 3 - July 20, 2014
Quilt National 2013 - Collection A & B Exhibit
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
520 South First St, San Jose, CA 5113

Northern California Inspirations
Studio Art Quilt Associates Northern CA/NV Region
FiberSpace at San Jose Museum of Qults & Textiles

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

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

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

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:
(316) 269-9300, ext. 112 or

May 15-17, 2014
Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
Hours: 10am-5pm

May 18-19, 2013
A Splash of Fabric & Art Quilt Show
Brentwood Community Center, 35 Oak St, Brentwood, CA

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

May 30-June 1, 2014
Central Coast Quilt Shop Tour

June - July, 2014
Yosemite Renaissance XXIX - Annual Juried Exhibit
Kings Art Center, 605 N Douty St, Hanford, CA

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

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

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

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
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 Center
100 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

July 1 - September 2, 2014
California Row By Row Experience

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

August - September, 2014
Yosemite Renaissance XXIX
Carnegie Arts Center, 250 North Broadway, Turlock, CA

August 1 - September 21, 2014
30 Quilts for 30 Years: Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry
Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA

August 2, 2014
Peddler's Market
Piecemakers Country Store
1720 Adams Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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
Dee Strever, Show Chairman (707) 458-3008

September 4-6, 2014
"It's a Zoo out there!" Quilt Show & Challenge
San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

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

September 2014 TBA
North State River Run Shop Hop - 12 shops
Sacramento River Valley

September 5-7, 2014
Gold Bug Quilters Annual Quilt Show
Cameron Park Community Center
2502 Country Club Dr, Cameron Park, CA 95667
For info

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 20, 2014
Needle Nellies Annual Outdoor Quilt Show
presented by Needle Nellies
Georgetown Park, Georgetown, CA

September 19-21, 2014
25th Annual Quilts & Threads Show
Mother Lode Fairgounds, 220 Southgate Dr, Sonora, CA 95370

September 25-27, 2014
Craft & Sewing Festival
Alameda County Fair Association
4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566

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

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

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

October 2-4, 2014
Quiltfest Oasis Palm Springs
Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, CA

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

October 9-11, 2014
Craft & Sewing Festival
Fairplex in Ponoma
1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91769

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

October 16-19, 2014
Pacific International XXIII
Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA

October 18-19, 2014
Oroville Piecemakers Quilt Guild, 2014 Quilt Show
Veterans Memorial Hall, 2374 Montgomery Street, Oroville, CA
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

November 14-16, 2014
River City Quilters' Guild Annual Show
Scottish Rite Temple, 6151 H St, Sacramento, CA


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

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

February 2015 TBA
4th Annual Quilt Exhibit
Sisters Quilting Collective
The Brickhouse Art Gallery, 2837 36th St & Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95817 or

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

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

February 2015 TBA
Peddler's Market
Piecemakers Country Store
1720 Adams Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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 21-22, 2015
South Bay Quilters Annual Quilt Show
Torrance Cultrual Arts Center
3330 Civic Center Dr, Torrance, CA 90503

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

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

March 2015 TBA
San Diego's Quilt Shop Hop "Sock Hop"

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

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

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

March 2015 TBA
Foothills Quilters Guild Annual Quilt Show
Gold Country Fairgrounds, Auburn, CA

March 2015 TBA
12th Annual Quilt Show
Vintage House Senior Center, 264 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476

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

May 1-2, 2015
2015 Country Quilt Show
Inland Empire Quilters Guild

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

September 19, 2015
Needle Nellies Annual Outdoor Quilt Show
presented by Needle Nellies
Georgetown Park, Georgetown, CA

November 7-8, 2015
Quilt Show
presented by Annie's Star Quilt Guild
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, Chico, CA
for info


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

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

March 2016 TBA
Desert Guilds Biennial Quilt Show
Palm Springs Pavilion, 401 Pavilion Way, Palm Springs, CA

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