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thru October 17, 2014
Civil War Quilters: Loyal Hearts of Illinois
Features 16 quilts of the era and additional artifacts and focuses on the stories of women's work and strggles on the homefront.
The Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery
Lockport, IL
Hours:  Mon-Fri 9-5pm, Sun 12-5pm.  Closed Saturdays and State holidays.

May 2-3, 2014
Stitches: A Golden Legacy "50th Anniversary Show"
sponsored by Hinsdale Embroiders Guild
St Barnabas Churh, 22W415 Butterfield Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL

May 3, 2014
Bond County Historical Society Quilt Show
Free Methodist Church, 1367 Rt 140, Greenville, IL 62246
For info, Wanda (618) 326-8451

May 16-18, 2014
Jars, Jelly Rolls and Jewels
sponsored by Prairie Queen Quilt Guild
Colony School House, W Main St, Bishop Hill, IL

June 12-14, 2014
Neoga Days Quilt Show
Jennings Park, 600 Park Ave, Neoga, IL 62447 |

June 20-22, 2014
International Quilt Festival/Chicago
Preview Night June 19
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL

June, July, August, 2014
Northern Illinois Quilt Fest

June 20-22, 2014
International Quilt Festival
Donald E Stephens Convention Center
9301 Bryn Mawr Ave, Rosemont, IL 60018

June 27, 2014
Wayne City Bean Days - Quilt show
S Main St, Wayne City, IL 62895

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

July 1-31, 2014
32nd Annual Midwest Heritage Quilt Show
Vermilion County Museum, 116 N Gilbert, Danville, IL 61832

July 18-20, 2014
Batavia Quilt & Textile Show
sponsored by Batavia Depot Museum
Eastside Community Center, 14 N Van Buren, Batavia, IL

July 25-26, 2014
River Country Annual Quilt Show
sponsored by RCQS Committee Members
Jacksonville High School
1211 N Diamond, Jacksonville, IL

August 16-17, 20014
“Prairie Pinwheels Quilt Show”
presented by Piecemakers Quilt Guild
Carl Sandburg College
2400 Tom L Wilson Blvd, Galesburg, IL
Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-4pm
Admission $5, Children 6-12 $1, Under 5 free
Handicap Accessible
Over 200 quilts, vendors, door prizes, bed turning, raffle quilt, general store and more.
For info, Mary Walck (309) 342-6865 or

September 13-14, 2014
Super City Quilt City Connection Annual Quilt Show
sponsored by Metropolis Tourism, Harrah's, NQM
100 Front St, Metropolis, IL 62960 or

September 24-27, 2014
MQX Quilt Festival - Midwest
Crowne Plaza, 3000 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703

September 27-28, 2014
Autumn Gems Quilt Show
Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, IL

September 27-28, 2014
Autumn Splendor 2014
Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center
Kankakee, IL

October 10-11 & 17-18, 2014 - 14 shops
Central Illinois Shop Hop

October 11, 2014 (TBD)
Quilting in the Heartland - Annual Quilt Show
Salem Community Center, 416 Oglesby, Salem, IL

October 11-12, 2014
Harvest of Quilts
DeKalb County Quilters' Guild Show
Sycamore Midde School, 150 Maplewood Dr, Sycamore, IL

October 17-18, 2014
2014 Fall Quilt Show
Wheaton, IL

October 25, 2014 (TBD)
Annual Quilt Show
Oblong Municipal Bldg, 206 S Range St, Oblong, IL 62449

November 20-22, 2014
Original Sewing & Quilt Expo
Tinley Park Convention Center
18451 Convention Center Dr, Tinley Park, IL 60477
Metaphors on Aging: SAQA Exhibition

November 30, 2014
Quilt Cash Bingo - Bingo games & Quilts
100 Olive St, Evansville, IL


March 2015 TBD
Heart Quilt Quild Bi-Annual Quilt Show
Minook, IL

March 2015 TBD
Metro St Louis Shop Hop
Illinois & Missouri

March 2015 TBD
Q.U.I.L.T.S in Action
Illinois State Fairgrounds (Gate 9)
Orr Building, Springfield, IL 62702

March 2015 TBD
Original Sewing & Quilt Festival
Schaumburg Convention Center
1551 N Thoreau Dr, Schaumburg, IL 60173

March 2015 TBD
Vacations! Shop Hop
Illinois & Missouri

March 2015 TBD
Annual Quilt Spectrum
presented by Hands All Around Quilt Guild
Central Catholic High School, Bloomington, IL

April 2015 TBD
11th Annual Festival of Quilts
to benefit the youth of Cunningham Children's Home
Cunningham Children's Home Spiritual Life Center
1301 N Cunningham Ave, Urbana, IL 61802
(217) 367-3728

April 2015 TBD
26th Annual Aruth Amish Country Quilt Show
Otto Center, 2056 County Rd 1800 E, Arthur, IL 61911

June 2015 TBD
International Quilt Festival
Chicago, IL

September 2015 TBD
Biennial Quilt Show
presented by Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild
Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center
5050 Sedge Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL

September 15 - December 31, 2015
30 Quilts for 30 Years: Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL

October 2015 TBD
14th Biennial Quilt Show
Sponsored by the Village Quilters of Lake Bluff/Lake Forest


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

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


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