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thru December 31, 2015
30 Quilts for 30 Years: Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts
2500 E Richview Rd, Mt Vernon, IL 62864

October 3-4, 2015
Quilt Show during Fluorspar Festival
Downtown Rosiclare, IL
The Festival features an ever-growing list of activities and things to do, including a Queen’s Pageant, a carnival, hickory-smoked barbeque, a pet parade, kid’s games, karoke, food and craft vendors, a quilt show, an open-house at the American Fluorite Museum, a car, truck and motorcycle show and a large parade featuring local school bands, groups, floats, a Grand Marshall and horse clubs. Local musical talent will also be on hand and the finale is held Saturday evening at the City Park on the Ohio River.

September 26-27, 2015
Prairie Sisters Quilt Show
Columbia Junior High
94 W Richton Rd, Steger, IL

September 26-27, 2015
Autumn Gems Quilt Show 2015
Peoria Civic Center
201 SW Jefferson, Peoria, IL 61602

October 2-3, 2015
Village Quilters of Lake Bluff/Lake Forest Biennial Quilt Show
Libertyville Sports Complex
950 N. Highway 45, Libertyville, IL

October 2-3, 2015
Olney Quilt Guild Quilt Show
Christian Church of Olney
400 Sam Street, Olney, IL 62450

October 2-3, 2015
Heart Quilt Quild Bi-Annual Quilt Show
Chapin's East
502 Twin Rail Drive, Minooka, IL 60447

October 9-10, 2015
Shades of Autumn
presented by Petunia City Quilters
Northside Baptist Church
598 River Lane, Dixon, IL
"Gems from the Garden" raffle quilt, display of quilts made by members, raffle baskets, bake sale, boutique, vendors and more!

October 9-11, 2015
Quilt Show during Scarecrow Daze Festival
Downtown and Forest Park
Shelbyville, IL 62565
During the Annual Scarecrow Daze Festival, the entire city of Shelbyville is decorated with scarecrows. With a different theme every year, entrants decorate their homes and businesses to the theme. There is also a large parade on Saturday, kids' games, a beer tent, music, a quilt show, and plenty of food and crafts, in downtown Shelbyville. Held in conjunction with Touchstone Energy Balloon Fest.

October 10-11, 2015
Works of Heart Quilt Show
presented by Faithful Circle Quilters Guild
Benedictine University Krasa Student Center
5700 College Road Lisle, Illinois
Admission $7
Many quilts on display, silent auction, merchant mall, sewing machine raffle, raffle baskets, featured quilter, quilter's fabric market & trading post, opportunity quilt and more.

October 16-17, 2015
Calhoun County Annual Quilt Tour 9
Quilts exhibited in Brussels, Hardin, Batchtown and Kampsville 
Calhoun County, IL
For information, contact Robbie at 618.232.1268 or Jane at 618.883.2578

October 24, 2015
6th Annual Heifer International Quilt Auction
Glenview Community Church
1000 Elm Street, Glenview, IL 60025
Beryl Bills at
Audrey Veath at 815-347-2516
Beth Gunzel at 312-340-8866 or

October 25-26, 2015
Northern Lake County Quilters' Guild presents:
Lake County Impressions XII Quilt Show
Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center
2007 Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach, IL 60073
$6 admission.  For additional information, contact Sharon Wick at


Spring 2016
Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild Biennial Quilt Show
Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center
5050 Sedge Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL

March 2016 TBD
Biennial Quilt Show
sponsored by Heartland Quilters Guild
Main Street United Methodist Church, 1400 Main St, Alton, IL

March 12-13, 2016
Biennial Quilt Show
sponsored by Pride of Prairie Quilters
Richland Grade School
1919 Caton Farm Rd, Crest Hill, IL 60403

March 18-19, 2016
My Favorite Things Quilt Show 2016
Illinois State Fairgrounds (Gate 9)
Orr Building, 801 Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL 62702
The show features hundreds of quilts and quilted items, Hoffman Challenge Quilts, quilt appraisals by appointment with Hallye Bone, small quilted items priced at $20.16 to benefit charity, consignment booth, quilt shops and related craft vendors, raffle quilt from Civil War, reproduction fabrics, demonstrations, hot and cold beverages, convenient on-site lunch, free parking and handicap accessible facility

April 1-2, 2016
Hands All Around Quilt Guild Annual Quilt Spectrum
Central Catholic High School
1201 Airport Road, Bloomington, IL

April 2016 TBD
Annual Aruth Amish Country Quilt Show
Otto Center
2056 County Rd 1800 E, Arthur, IL 61911

April 2016 TBD
Annual Southern Illinois Quilt Exhibit
Presented by Herrin Area Historical Society
Herrin Civic Center
101 S 16th St, Herrin, IL 62948
Phillip Stucker at 618-942-2568 or
Doris Frey at 618-218-4955 or

April 2016 TBD
Cunningham Children's Home Annual Festival of Quilts
Cunningham Children's Home Spiritual Life Center
1301 N Cunningham Ave, Urbana, IL 61802
(217) 367-3728

April 7-9, 2016
International Quilt Festival
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL

June - September 2016 TBD
Row By Row Experience

July 2016
Annual Midwest Heritage Quilt Show
Vermilion County Museum, 116 N Gilbert, Danville, IL 61832

September 2016 TBD
Super City Quilt City Connection Annual Quilt Show
sponsored by Metropolis Tourism, Harrah's, NQM
100 Front St, Metropolis, IL 62960 or

October 14-15, 2016
Prairie Star Quilters Guild 2016 Quilt Show
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 West Manchester Road, Wheaton, IL 60187 

October 19-22, 2016
MQX Quilt Festival - Midwest
3000 S Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703


June 2017 TBD
Hearts 'n' Hands Quilt Guild Biennial Quilt Show
Whiteside Middle School
111 Warrior Way, Belleville, IL 62221
For additional details, contact



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