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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.

September 5-7, 2014
QUILTERS, The Musical
Theatre in Taylor Hall
on the Spoon River College Canton Campus
23235 North County Highway 22, Canton, IL 61520
Driving directions:
General Admission Seating $10
Tickets may be reserved by calling Lori at (309) 647-6260

September 12-13, 2014
Crossroads Harvest Of Quilts 2014
Thelma Keller Convention Center
1202 North Keller Drive, Effingham, IL 62401-4523
Marilyn Schaefer, 217-821-0508,

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 23, 2014 (1pm-4pm)
Quilt Show and Delectable Dessert Tasting
Presented by Madison County Association for Home and Community Education
Farm Bureau Auditorium (back entrance), 900 Hillsboro Ave Edwardsville, IL 62025
Call (618) 254-0368 or visit,-dessert-tasting

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

September 27-28, 2014
Quilt Show
presented by Illinois Valley Quilter's Guild
Knights of Columbus Hall
401 W Main St, Ottawa, IL

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 3-4, 2014
Crete Quilt Show
Crete Reformed Church
24755 S County Ln, Crete, IL 60417
Over 100 quilts on display, vendors, boutique and more

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

October 12, 2014 (9a-4p)
Quilting in the Heartland - Annual Quilt Show
Salem Community Activities Center
416 Oglesby, Salem, IL 62881

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 25-26, 2014 (10a-4p)
Lake County Impressions XII Quilt Show
Presented by Northern Lake County Quilters' Guild
Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center
2007 Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach, IL 60073
$6 admission

October 25, 2014 (TBD)
Annual Quilt Show
Oblong Municipal Building
206 South Range Street, 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 6-7, 2015
Hearts N Hands Quilt Guild
presents their 2015 "Quilts from the Heart Show"
Whiteside Middle School, 111 Warrior Way, Belleville, IL 62221
Admission $5, Saturday 10-5pm, Sunday 11-4pm
The show will feature: vendors, Quilts of Valor, quilters, our featured quilter "Megan Knobloch", boutique, raffle quilts and of course our fabulous quilt collection.  For additional details, contact

June 2015 TBD
International Quilt Festival
Chicago, IL

July 2015 TBD
33rd Annual Midwest Heritage Quilt Show
Vermilion County Museum, 116 N Gilbert, Danville, IL 61832

July - September 2015 TBD
Illinois Row By Row Experience

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 25-26, 2015 (10am-4pm)
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

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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