Is There a Quilting Show in Your Future?




Here’s what’s been happening in Denver and still has a few more weeks left!

Capitol Quilt Show 2013
Date and location: Jul 29-Oct 10, 2013, 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. daily
200 East Colfax Ave., Denver, Colo. (MAP)

Description: 250 quilts displayed on the first, second, and third floors above the Colorado Capitol rotunda. The Colorado Quilting Council (CQC) has sponsored this biennial display of new, antique, and group entry quilts since 1988. This non-judged show features entries from Coloradans of all ages and quilting abilities. This awe-inspiring show of quilts in the spectacular setting of the Colorado State Capitol Building has impressed Coloradans and visitors to our state since 1988.

Also, for the first time ever, the Colorado Quilting Council will hold a second quilt show in the historic Denver Central Library in the Reading Room, located on the 5th floor. This beautifully designed room will host 42 quilts that will hang above the books. The dates of this show will run the same as the quilt show in the Capitol Building; July 29-Oct 10, 2013. The show is free and is open to visitors during the regular library hours: Mon-Tue 10-8; Wed, Thu, Fri 10-6; Sat-Sun, 1-5. Quilt novelist Marie Bostwick will speak at the opening reception for the Central Library Quilt Show on August 4 at 2:00 PM. She will then sign her newest book, Between Heaven and Texas. Books will be available for sale. The event is free and open to the public. The Denver Central Library is located at 10 W 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver.

Want to see what other quilting shows are out there?
Check out these.

Original Sewing & Quilt Expo 2013
Dates and locations (for more details, visit sewingexpo.com )

Pittsburgh, PA
August 22, 23 & 24, 2013
Monroeville Convention Center

Georgia Quilt Show
September 19, 20 & 21, 2013
Cobb Galleria Centre

Fredericksburg, VA
October 3, 4 & 5, 2013
Fredericksburg Expo Center

Birmingham, AL
October 10, 11 & 12, 2013
Cahaba Grand Conference Center

Fort Worth, TX
October 17, 18 & 19, 2013
Will Rogers Memorial Center

Minneapolis, MN
November 7, 8 & 9, 2013
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest

Tinley Park, IL
November 14, 15 & 16, 2013
Tinley Park Convention Center

Overland Park, KS
November 21, 22 & 23, 2013
Overland Park Convention Center

Description: We bring inspiration, motivation, education, shopping and personal satisfaction to everyone who enjoys sewing, quiltmaking, embroidery, embellishment and related needle arts. For three days once each year you'll have the opportunity to spend time with others who share your interests, learn from experts in the field, find new products, project ideas and techniques...enough for a year's worth of creative fulfillment and the satisfaction these practical arts provide.

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