Stratham, NH - April 21 2007  Seabreeze Quilt Guild will host their quilt show from 9-4 at Cooperative Middle School.  Admission is $5, $3 for Seniors.  There will be quilts, challenge quilts, vendors, Penny Sale, and door prizes.  For more information visit www.seabreezequiltguild.com




Manchester, NH - April 12-14, 2007 - Machine Quilters Exposition (MQX) has a limited number of tables available at their show, free of charge. If your guild has a machine quilted raffle for which you would like to sell tickets or display, the guild needs only to provide a quilt stand and personnel for the table.

MQX offers discounted admission for bustous and groups of 20 or more with advanced ticket purchase.  For additionl information, contact MQX Founder, Janet-Lee Santeusanio at 603-778-6994 or toll free 866-675-4355.



The Home Machine Quilting Show (HMQS) is pleased to announce that the award-winning musical group, Joshua Creek, will perform an exclusive concert for show attendees on Saturday, April 21st at 12:30 p.m. on the Handi Quilter main stage. HMQS attendees will have the fantastic opportunity to hear Joshua Creek live as part of their regular show admission.

Joshua Creek is sure to be one of the highlights for HMQS attendees! Pearl Award finalists, Quint Randle and Jeff Hinton, have been writing songs together for nearly six years and have numerous songs published by Nashville and L.A. - based publishers. They've garnered movie soundtrack credits and cuts by other inspirational artists, including the #1 hit, "I Love You, Son" for Christian country artist, Jackie Cox. In 2004, the duo received an honorable mention for their song, "Everything I Need", in the Nashville Song Search contest. Their debut album "Joshua Creek" CD was named 1st Runner Up for album of the month by Powersource magazine, in which country superstar, Alan Jackson, recieved top honors.

In 2005, Quint and Jeff signed a recording contract with Covenant Communications for their inspirational band, Joshua Creek. The group plays a unique blend of country-esque music and inspirational lyrics of faith and family. Most well known to the public is their hit song, "Marry You Again", which is frequently requested and played on local radio stations. The Deseret Morning News calls Joshua Creek's debut CD "the perfect chill album". To hear a sample of Joshua Creek's songs, go to www.joshuacreekmusic.com




Manchester, NH – April 11-14, 2007 Machine Quilters Exposition  48 teachers, 175 classes including machine quilting techniques for the domestic, midarm and longarm quilters and those that just want to learn about stand up machine quilting.  In addition, there are technique, piecing, art/design, drawing, lecture and product specific classes.  Classes begin April 11, Public Quilt Show is held April 12-14.   

Special Events for this year’s show include: 

v      $20K in Quilt Competition prizes and money.  Deadline for entries March 1, 2007.

v      Special Exhibit from the Tims Art Quilt Studio and Gallery – Expressions: The Art Quilt

v      Special Exhibit – All 40 winning quilts from the $100K Quilt Challenge

v      Fashion Extravaganza Fashion Show

v      Historic Lowell, MA Bus Tour

v       Breast Cancer Challenge

v      Awards Banquet Celebration with Special Guest, Robbi Joy Eklow

v      Machine Quilting Teacher of the Year Announcement 

For more information visit MQXShow.com or contact MQXShow@comcast.net or call 866-675-4355. 




Sarasota, FL - March 9 - 10, 2007 - The Friendship Knot Quilt Guild will host their show titled "Celebrate the Spirit of Sisterhood, A Common Thread".  For more information contact davis2tk@verizon.net or www.friendshipknotquiltersguild.com.



Way to go gang! All the tickets to be in the live audience for the taping of The Quilt Show in March are taken. We will announce dates for a summer taping soon. We're looking forward to seeing all of you that are schedule to visit us in La Veta in March.



San Diego, CA - April 14, 2007, The Gala Opening Reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. Miriam will offer a members only gallery tour on the morning of Sunday, April 15.  More details on how to purchase tickets will be announced at a later date.  Please contact visions@quiltvisions for more information.



Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City MI - September 13, 2008 - January 4, 2009 Studio Art Quilts Associates (SAQA) is hosting an exhibit titled "12 Voices". This exhibit will be an in-depth exhibition of the work of 12 artists. Each artist will be represented by 4-6 pieces. Portfolios submitted for jurying should be representative of the artist's body of work. They will not necessarily be the pieces that will be chosen for inclusion in the exhibit. Deadline for entries is June 1, 2007. For more information, please contact www.saqa.com





San Diego - February 22-March 11,2007 Quilt Visions is looking for a few good volunteers like YOU to make this happen. There are many opportunities to help:

Building: carpentry, sand, paint, stain, spackle, rout, woodworking, electrical, plumbing, saws, hammers, power tools, cleanup

Food: organize donations, pickup, deliver, distribution, serve, prepare, cleanup

Housing: organize volunteers, housing needs and requests

Artists: design, draw, transfer artwork for friezes

Tools and Materials: organize donations, track tools and materials

Safety and First Aid

Childcare and entertainment

Please email visions@quiltvisions.org or call 858-484-5021 for more information



The Quilt Show continues to proudly support Ami Simm's Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative.

Several larger format quilts are up on the auction block today through noon on Tuesday, February 20th in a Special Auction of Little Treasures Quilts. (These are larger than the 9" x 12" Priority: Alzheimer's Quilts)

Anywho, there are quilts by Mary Stori, Lucy Fazely, and Sharon Pederson up there for your bidding pleasure. 100% of the bid goes to Alzheimer's research.

Bid high and bid often! Visit www.AlzQuilts.org


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