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Connecticut Quilt Shows & Events

Connecticut has an extensive quilting history, and is bound with a wealth of opportunities to discover Connecticut's quilting heritage. Explore the many quilt shows, shop hops, and exhibitions Connecticut has to offer. Also, be sure to visit the many art galleries and museums throughout the state.

Quilters Resources prides itself in being your most comprehensive resource for quilting related information on the internet; however, please understand that circumstances beyond our control may limit the accuracy of posted information. I am not always made aware of event changes and/or cancellations. As such, please be sure to verify dates, times, and locations prior to traveling to any event.

If you have an event addition and/or updated information, please e-mail all of the details (dates and time, name of show, location including complete address and state, website or Facebook page, contact information, and any additional information deemed necessary).


Connecticut Museums have many ongoing exhibits


October 8-9, 2016
21st Annual Quilt & Needle Arts Show
First Church of Christ
499 Town Street, East Haddam, CT 06423

October 10-11, 2016
Annual Outdoor Autumn Arts Festival
Sponsored by Spectrum Gallery
On the Madison Town Green, Madison, CT
(rain date, Monday, October 12, 2015)

October 22-23, 2016 (Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4)
"We the Quilters" Biennial Quilt Show
Sponsored by Farmington Valley Quilters
University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Ct
Admission $10. More than 200 quilts of various styles.

October 2016 TBD
4th Annual Harvest Quilt Show
Avon Congregational Church
6 W Main St, Avon, CT (Corner of Route 44 & Route 10)

October 2016 TBD
Greater Hartford Quilt Guild Annual Gathering
Hosted by Friendship Quilters of Windsor
St Robert Conference Center
5 2 S m St, Windsor Locks, CT 06096

November 2016 TBD
Wilton Historical Society's Annual American Artisan Show
Wilton Historical Museum
224 Danbury Ct, Wilton, CT


April 2017 TBD
3rd Annual Quilt Retreat
Sponsored by Christie's Quilting Boutique
Norwalk Inn, 99 East Ave, Norwalk, CT 06851
Denyse Schmidt, the queen of modern quilting who will be 
presenting a talk about how she got involved in the quilting 
industry and all that it entails. Jennifer Paganelli, designer extraordinaire for Free Spirit Fabrics, will be meeting and greeting guests. Kate Spain, our favorite designer for Moda Fabrics, will have a trunk show of her items.

Please RSVP to Christie at the shop 203.807.8458 

April 2017 TBD
Annual Quilt Show
Haddam Neck Congregational Church
408 Quarry Hill Rd, Haddam Neck, CT 06424
(860) 267-4255
For information on exhibiting a quilt, contact Dianne McHutchison

April 2017 TBD
10th Annual Quilt Show
Winchester Center Congregational Church
1 West Road, Winchester Center, CT  06094

May 6-7, 2017
A World of Quilts Annual Quilt Show
Northern Star Quilters' Guild
O'Neill Center, Western Connecticut State University
West Side Campus, 43 Lake Av. Extension
Danbury, CT 06811
Free onsite parking for cars and buses.
Featured Guest lecturer: Linda Poole. Discount for pre-registered bus groups. Each bus will receive a free basket of goodies donated by our vendors. Over 30 Vendors - Silent Auction - Demonstrations

June - September 2017 TBD
Row By Row Experience

August 2017 TBD
Greater Hartford Quilt Guild Biennial Show
Toyota Presents the Oakdale Theater
95 S Turnpike Rd, Wallingford, CT

September 2017 TBD
Connecticut Biennial Quilt Shop Hop - 10 shops!/ConnecticutQuiltShopHop

October 2017 TBD
Shoreline Quilters Guild Biennial Quilt Show
Madison Senior Center
29 Bradley Road, Madison, CT 06443


April 2018 TBD
Connecticut Piecemakers Biennial Show
Crown Plaza Southberry
1284 Strongtown Rd, Southberry, CT 06762

August 2018 TBD
Clamshell Quilt Guild's Biennial Show
College Center, Connecticut College, New London, CT

Past Events

April 30, 2016
Connecticut Sheep, Wool & Fiber Festival  
Vernon/Rockville, CT

August 27, 2016
4 Corners Quilt Show
1st Congregational Church, Torrington, CT
at the corner of Rt 4 and 272


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Connecticut Museums

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