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Regrettably, 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.

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September 6-14, 2014
Clay County Fair - Textiles, Crafts, and Arts
Clay County Fairgrounds
1401 4th Ave W, Spencer, IA 51301
(712) 262-4740 or

September 12-14, 2014
Garden Quilt Show
Reiman Gardens
1407 Elwood Drive, Ames, IA 50011
Garden-themed quilts, vendor's marketplace offering quilt-related merchandise and fabrics.
For info (515) 294-2710 or

September 20-21, 2014
Hawkeye Heritage Quilt Show
Notre Dame School
702 Roosevelt Avenue, Burlington, IA 52601
Over 200 quilts, raffle quilt, bed turning, country store, Frannie's attic (second hand treasures), 20+ vendors. Free parking, handicap accessible. Hours: Sat. 9a-5p, Sun. 10a-4p. 
Admission: $5

For info or Ellen's Quilting Corner at or (319) 752-4288.

September 26-27, 2014
Great River Quilt Show
presented by Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild
Mississippi Valley Fair Grounds
Fair Center Building, 2815 W Locust St, Davenport, IA 52804

October 1-4, 2014
American Quilting Society Quilt Show
Des Moines Iowa Events Center
730 Third St, Des Moines, IA 50309

October 1-5, 2014
A Historic Quilt Show
Living History Farms
2600 11th St, Urbandale, IA  50322
Thirty rarely-seen historic quilts from a nationally-recognized Living History Farms quilt collection will be on display with historic clothing and household textiles. Children's hands-on activities will include quilt block coloring and sewing cards.
For info  (515) 278-5286 or (515) 276-4123.

Octobe 11-12, 2014
Madison County Covered Bridge Festival
Town Square, Winterset, IA 50273
Antique and craft vendors, quilt show, car show, entertainment and more

October 25, 2014
7th Annual Quilt Extravaganza
First Lutheran Church
212 North Main Street, Saint Ansgar, IA 50472
Holly Schimmelpfennig (641) 736-2300

October 25-26, 2014
22nd Biennial Quilt Show "Harvest of Color"
presented by Fort Dodge Area Quilters
Webster County Fairgrounds
22770 Old Hwy 169, Fort Dodge, IA, 50501
Vendors, Demonstrations, Country Store, Silent Auction
Program Challenges, Scrap Dive, Dave’s Mobile Sharpening
Lunch by the Fort Dodge Area Quilters’ Auxiliary
Special Exhibits:Julie Letvin of Me and My Stitches,
Missie Carpenter of Hallbrook

Saturday 9-5pm, Sunday 10-4pm
Admission $7 adults, $3 for children 6-12
For info or (515) 573-2229

October 25-26, 2014
Harvest of Color Quilt Show
presented by Fort Dodge Quilters, Inc.
Webster County Fairgrounds
22770 Old Hwy 169 South, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm

November 14-15, 2014
North Iowa One Stop Shopping Spree
Best Western Holiday Lodge, 2023 7th Avenue North, Clear Lake, IA 50428


January 2015 TBD
Annual Fiber Arts Festival
McGregor's Landing Event Center
111 First Street, McGregor, IA 52157

February 2015 TBA
I-80 Quilters One-Stop Shopping Spree - 15 vendors
Clarion Highlander Hotel
2525 North Dodge Street, Iowa City
, IA 52245

March 28, 2015 (9am-5pm)
March 29, 2015 (1pm-4pm)

Mt. Pleasant Quilt Show
Iowa Wesleyan College
601 North Main Street, Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641
Vendors, shoppers boutique, door prizes, demonstrations, admission $5.  Quilts needed for showing.  Please contact Jane Messer at 319-931-0175 or

April 8-11, 2015
Country Roads Shop Hop - 7 MN & IA shops
Prairie Quilting, Windom, MN
Old Alley Quilt Shop, Sherburn, MN
Crafty Corner and Sewing, Worthington, MN
Quilt n Quilt Shop, Spirit Lake, IA
Homespun Quilt Shoppe, Estherville, IA
Wooden Thimble, Estherville, IA
Quilts on Grand, Spencer, IA

April 2015 TBD
43rd Annual Kalona Quilt Show & Sale
Kalona Community Center
511 C Ave, Kalona, IA 52247
For info, (319) 656-2240

June 1-30, 2015
All Iowa Shop Hop - 82 shops

September 26, 27, 2015
Siouxland Samplers Quilt Guild 14th Biennial Show
Sioux City Convention Center
801 4th St, Sioux City, IA

September 30 - October 3, 2015
American Quilting Society Quilt Show
Des Moines Iowa Events Center
730 Third St, Des Moines, IA

October 2015 TBD
Northside Strippers Quilt Guild Biennial Quilt Show
Fairfield Arts and Convention Center
200 N Main St, Fairfield, IA
For info, CR Quilts (641) 469-4534 or
Judi Herzog (641) 472-6240

October 9-11, 2015 (to be confirmed)
Quilt Show
presented by New Albin Public Library
137 Hwy 26, New Albin, IA

November 28-29, 2015
Mt Pleasant Quilt Show
Iowa Wesleyan College, 601 N Main Mt Pleasant, IA
Sat 9-5 and Sun 1-4
Contact Jane Messer 319-931-0175 or


April 2016 TBD
North Iowa Quilters Guild
16th Bi-Annual Show
Newman High School
2445 19th SW, Mason City, IA
Door Prizes, Vendors, Boutique

October 5-8, 2016
American Quilting Society Quilt Show
Des Moines Iowa Events Center
730 Third St, Des Moines, IA


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