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May 1 - November 30, 2014
Earth Stories: SAQA Exhibit
Michigan State University Museum, E Lansing, MI

May 2-3, 2014 (10am-4pm)
Country Quilt Show
Ortonville United Methodist Church
93 N Church St, Ortonville, MI 48462
Call Mabelena's for details (248) 627-9100

May 2-10, 2014
Shop the Top Hop - 10 shops
UP Michigan
Alley Kat’s Quilt Shop - Marquette, MI
Ben Franklin’s - Marquette, MI
Country Garden Quilts - Ishpeming, MI
Fabric Patch - Ironwood, MI
Jeri’s Quilt Patch - Norway, MI
Pine Street Quilts - Marinette, WI
Portage Quilt House - Houghton, MI
Quilter’s Haven - Menominee, MI
Quilts ‘n Stuff - Escanaba, MI
Sew Irresistible - Houghton, MI

May 2-3, 2014
One Stop Shop Hop
Ferris State University, Wink Arena
210 Sports Drive, Big Rapids, MI 49307
Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm

May 2-3, 2014 (10am-3pm)
2nd Annual Quilt Expo
Elkton Missinary Church Community Center
220 N Main St, Elkton, MI
Each day will feature a trunk show at 11am. Friday we will welcome Linda McGibbons and Leslie Peterson. Their quilts are true works of art. Saturday we will host Sherry Scharra. She will be showing over 50 of her 80 quilted jackets. She also will show some of the accessories she made to match them.
Admission $5 , Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-3pm
Contact Sisters in Quilting for information (989) 635-0300

May 2-4 or 5-7, 2014
Mackinaw Luxury Quilters Retreat
UnFinished Object Sewing
Bridge Vista Beach Hotel & Conference Center

May 8, 2014 (7pm)
The Legendary Bonnie Hunter Lecture "String Fling"
Workshops (May 9-10)
Great Lakes Heritage Quilters
Birmingham Unitarian Church
38651 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI

May 10, 2014 (1pm)
Suze Parron, author of Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail, is presenting a slide show and book signing
hosted by Front Porch Quilt Shop of Frankenmuth
Event will be held at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church
958 E Tuscola Rd, Frankenmuth, MI
Tickets are $5 and can be picked up at the Front Porch in advance.  Tickets will also be available at the door
Further information, call Jan at 989-652-8050

May 11 - November 30, 2014
Earth Stories exhibit
An exhibit by the Studio Art Quilt Associates
Michigan State University Museum, East Lansing, MI

May 12-15, 2014
The Quilter's Retreat
presented by Boyne Highlands Resort
600 Highland Drive, Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Contact Crystal Blumke for reservations

May 15, 2014 (7pm)
Carol Loessel Lecture and Workshop (May 17)
"Recipes for Leftovers"
CAMEO Quilters Guild
Clawson United Methodist Church
205 N Main St (Livernois), Clawson, MI 48017

May 15-17 2014 (10am-4pm)
Quilters in Training Guild Quilt Show
Capac Historical Center, 408 E Kempf Ct, Capac, MI 48014 or (586) 668-2175
donation appreciated at door

May 16-17, 2014
Yoder's Amish Quilt Auction/Craft Show
John Henry Yoder
10885 N Leaton Rd, Clare, MI 48617
(989) 386-2872
The 3rd Fri. & Sat. in May and
Fri. & Sat. of Labor Day weekend

May 17-18, 2014
Everything is Coming up Quilts
presented by the Jackson Quilt Guild
Jackson Catholic Middle School
915 Cooper St, Jackson, MI
Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm

May 17-18, 2014
Lansing Area Patchers Quilt Show
Best Western Plus, 6820 S Cedar St, Lansing, MI 48911

May 19, 2014 (7pm)
Whistle Stop Demonstrations of Favorite Gadgets and Techniques
presented by The Pieces and Patches Quilt Guild
First Church of the Nazarene
3905 Clinton Rd, Jackson, MI

May 20-21, 2014
Michigan Bishop Sewing Council
Fit, Fun and Passion - 2-day Convention
Tuesday night Banquet with Kaye Woods
Zehnder's Restaurant, Frankenmuth, MI
For Registration, contact S Townsend at (517) 887-1905 or Virgina Winter at
(810) 635-7889

May 21, 2014
Quilting the Kaye Wood Way Seminar
(Lecture/Demo/Trunk Show) - Open to the public
Michigan Bishop Sewing Convention, Frankenmuth, MI
Contact: Sue Townsend
(517) 230-4505 or

June 14, 2014 (12-3pm)
Miracle Quilts, Quilts for our Wounded Troops
Independence Village, 701 Market St, Oxford, MI 48371

June 17-24, 2014
5th Annual Antique Wedding Gown and Quilt Display
Castle Farms, 5052 M-66, Charlevoix, MI 49720
Visitors touring the Castle will be treated to a fascinating glimpse into the past. Wedding Gown Display features antique bridal gowns and quilts spanning the decades from 1780-2000.
Part of Castle Farms Self-Guided and Guided Historic Tours. $10 adults, $9 seniors (65+), $6 children (4-12). Under 4, FREE. (231) 237-0884, ext. 224.
For info,

June 29-30, 2014 (9am-4pm)
Workshops with Laura
June 29 - "Tiny Houses"
June 30 - "Garden of Eden"
presented by The Pieces and Patches Quilt Guild
inquire at

June 30, 2014 (7pm)
Guest Speaker - Laura Wasilowski with "Diary of a Serial Quilter"
presented by The Pieces and Patches Quilt Guild
First Church of the Nazarene, 3905 Clinton Rd, Jackson, MI

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

July 25-27, 2014
Quilts in the Barn
Octagon House, 57500 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 
for more info contact

July 26-27, 2014
Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild Annual Show
Washtenaw Community College
Morris J Lawrence Bldg, 4800 E Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, MI
for info

July 28, 2014 (7pm)
Guest Speaker - Quilt Shop Owner Rhonda Loy of Ann Arbor's Quality Quilting
presented by The Pieces and Patches Quilt Guild
First Church of the Nazarene, 3905 Clinton Rd, Jackson, MI

August 1, 2014
Quilt Show inthe Park
Crossman Park, Ortonville, MI

August 1 - September 30, 2014 (Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm)
Quilts and Their Stories Annual Show
Coopersville Farm Museum and Event Center
375 Main St, Coopersville, MI 49404
(616) 997-8555

August 8-10, 2014
St Johns Mint Festival Quilt Show
Clinton County Fairgrounds, St. Johns, MI
Friday 2-8pm, Saturday 10am-8pm, Sunday 10am-5pm Approximately 70 quilts displayed.
There is still room to display more quilts.  Applications available at or by calling 989-224-7248

August 8-9, 2014
2nd Annual Quilts n Cruisine
It's a shop hop with food!
Sew Many Things - Clinton Twp
Backstreet Quilt Shop - Bad Axe
Sisters in Quilting - Marlette
River Place Quilt & Sew - East China
Sew Crazy - Lapeer

For info or (586) 790-5601

August 20-23, 2014
AQS Summer Show
DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 48503
Masters 2 Exhibit

August 25, 2014 (7pm)
3D Quilting Techniques with Jodie Dobbs of Marshall House Quilt Shop
presented by The Pieces and Patches Quilt Guild
First Church of the Nazarene, 3905 Clinton Rd, Jackson, MI

August 29-30, 2014
Yoder's Amish Quilt Auction/Craft Show
John Henry Yoder
10885 N Leaton Rd, Clare, MI 48617
(989) 386-2872
The 3rd Fri. & Sat. in May and
Fri. & Sat. of Labor Day weekend

September 6-7, 2014
Cal-co Quilt Show
Calhoun County Fair Campound
Merchants Business Bldg, Marshall, MI

September 2014 TBA
Flint Festival of Quilts
Various locations throughout Downtown Flint

September 26-27, 2014 (9am-6pm)
2nd Annual Quilters Showcase
Birch Run Expo Center
I-75 exit 136, right across from the Outlet Mall

September 26-28, 2014
American Sewing Expo
Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI

October 2-4, 2014
30th Annual Hospice of Helping Hands Quilt Walk
Between West Branch Library & Fourth St
West Branch, MI or

October 2-4, 2014 (to be verified) (9-7pm)
Pumpkin Patch Shop Hop - 7 shops

October 2-4, 2014
15th Annual Durand Quilt Show
First United Methodist Church, 10016 E Newburg Rd, Durand, MI
For info, 989-493-2127

October 2-4, 2014
Quilt Show
Gaylord, MI

October 3-5, 2014
WMQG 2014 Quilts on the Grand
The Delta Plex Arena
2500 Turner Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49509

October 4-5, 2014
"Threads that Bind Us"
presented by Great Lakes African American Quilters Network
Livonia Civic Park Senior Center
15218 Farmington Rd, Livonia, MI 48154
Over 100 quilts on display, special exhibits, silent auction, make and take, door prizes, food, vendors and more. Free Parking

October 9-11, 2014 (to be verified) (9am-6pm)
ABC Fall Color Shop Hop
Ben Franklin, Marquette
Country Garden & Quilts, Ishpeming
Pine Street Quilts, Marinette
Quilter's Haven Ltd, Menominee
Quilts N Stuff, Escanaba

October 16-18, 2014 (to be verified)
8th Annual Shop Hop "Woodland Wonder"
The Front Porch Quilt Shop in Frankenmuth
The Stitching Well in Bay City
The Backstreet Quilt Shop in Bad Axe
Sisters in Quilting in Marlette
The Pincushion in Imlay City

October 17-18, 2014
Berrien Towne & Country Quilt Guild Biennial Show
Vineland Center, 1155 Vineland Rd, St Joseph, MI
Over 200 quilts will be on display, vendors, member boutique, raffle quilt, quilt appraisals and handmade American Girl Doll items.
Friday 1-7pm, Saturday, 9am-5pm
Admission $6
For more information, contact Charlee Nye: (269) 429-4144

October 27, 2014 (7pm)
Guest Speaker - Ami Simms with "Living with Quilts - A Survival Guide"
presented by The Pieces and Patches Quilt Guild
First Church of the Nazarene, 3905 Clinton Rd, Jackson, MI

November 13-16, 2014
Quilt Retreat
Thunder Bay Resort, Hillman, MI
(800) 729-9375 or


January 2015
Quilt Show
presented by Armada Area Historical Society
Armada Library
73930 Church Street, Armada, MI or (586) 784-5921

January 2015 TBA
25th Annual Quilt Show
Northeast Arts Center Auditorium
3233 Grove St Rd, Standish, MI 48658
For info (989) 846-9331

February 2015 TBA
Cabin Feber Shop Hop
Monarch Quilts - Brighton
The Stitchery - Howell
Linda's Country Quilts - Davison
Sew Crazy - Lapeer
Fabric Affair - Troy
Guildcrafters - Berkley

March 2015 TBA
OH-MI Shop Hop
For info

March 2015 TBA
Marshall's 23rd Annual
"Stitches in Time, A Community Quilt Show"
Marshall M.S., 100 E Green St, Marshall, MI 49068
$5 in advance at Quilts at the Marshall House, Sullivan Ins or EastEnd Studio & Gallery or $7 at the door  

April 2015 TBD
Middle Of The Mitten Shop Hop
The Fabric Fair – Bay City, MI
Material Mart – Midland, MI
Heritage Quilt Shoppe – Gladwin, MI
Hollyhock Quilt Shoppe – Harrisville, MI
Elm Creek – Farwell, MI
Stitches For You, Inc. – Mio, MI

April 2015
Quilters Road Trip
Around the Block - Portland
Attic Window - Comstock Park
Bernina Sewing Center - Kalamazoo
Everlasting Stitches - Holt
Friends Quilting Basket - Lake Odessa
The Hen House - Charlotte
Quilt N Go - East Leroy
Quilted Memories Inc. - Montague
Quilts at the Marshall House - Marshall
Quilts Plus - Kalamazoo
Sew Unique Threads - Battle Creek

August 12-15, 2015
AQS Summer Show
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, MI

April 2015 TBD
15th Annual CMU Faculty and Staff Quilt Exhibit
Central Michigan University
Bovee UC, 108 Cener for Inclusion & Diversity

April 2015 TBD
Annual Midland Quilters Squared Quilt Show
Heritage Park, Carriage House Hall
3200 Cook Rd, Midland, MI

April 2015 TBD
Quilt Retreat
Thunder Bay Resort, Hillman, MI

April 2015 TBD
Quilt Show
presented by Macomb County Quilt Guild
Roseville Recreation Center
18185 Sycamore St, Roseville, MI 48066
Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-5pm

September 18-19, 2015
Going to Pieces Quilt Show
Capitol City Quilt Guild, Lansing
The Summit Sports and Ice Complex
Diamondale, MI

October 2015 TBA
Quilts Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County Expo & Fairgrounds
Kalamazoo MI


April 2016 TBD
Biennial Quilt Show Quilt Show and Raffle
General Henry Dearborn Quilting Society
Commandants Quarters
21950 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48124

August 10-13, 2016
AQS Summer Show
DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 48503

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