Upcoming Events of Interest
Blocks for Ukraine
Send 8.5” blue and yellow blocks for Claudia Pfeil’s quilts for Ukraine project @pfeilclaudia and #pieceforpeace
20401 Matterhorn Drive
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
February 23 - 26, 2023 - QuiltCon
10 years of QuiltCon - can you believe it? The first QuiltCon was held ten years ago, in 2013, and we’re celebrating with a special 10th Anniversary exhibit at QuiltCon 2023 in Atlanta.
QuiltCon Registration is ongoing BUT If you want to attend a Workshop you will want to register right away! Workshop seats WILL sell out – especially if there is a particular one you are interested in. Remember to get your free member 4-day pass, you must register by November 30th
QuiltCon Volunteers sign-ups are now available check out the available shifts/jobs and sign-up for the ones that fit your schedule - Click Here to register
Quilt Submissions are open until October 31st
March 2-4 in Bloomington Indiana
(you will see Cathy K in the Maria Shell classes!)
March 18th (9:00am - 3:00pm) Free Stringtown Quilters Guild
Quilter’s Day Out. The featured quilter this year is Michele Houle Kemppainen. First Church of Christ, 6080 Camp Ernst Road,
Burlington KY 41005.
Loveland Public Library Quilt Show
Watch for details coming in January 2023
Need quilts to hand from mid-April - their showcase on May 6
All Ohio Shop Hop: August 1 - September 30:
Details TBD, though there is lots of activity on the Facebook page, which took me down a rabbit hole to this "find a shop anywhere in the country” guide, among other resources. We hope to plan a Cincy MQG activity around this, once we know more.
Oct 12-14 Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, Cincinnati, OH
Looking for a new challenge with LOTS of lead time?
New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Roaring Twenties 2024 Competition and Exhibition sponsored by the National Quilt Museum: details in the
link. (Check out their BOM program, as well).
Complete list of 2023 quilt shows in the US
Kelly Spell's - My Favorite US Quilt Shows
Challenges to Consider
Curated Quilts magazine has a Mini Quilt Challenge for each issue - keep an eye on their blog for the next one to be announced. Winners get a professional photo of their quilt in the issue and a free copy of that issue
Curated Quilts Call for Submissions Articles, Gallery, Patterns or Mini Quilts Challenge
● Linear - February 13 - March 20, 2023
Make A Difference Challenge - 2022 The theme of this year's challenge is OCEANS. Vote for your favorite OCEANS 2022 Make A Difference Challenge Quilts
Announcing the winner - 1st Place: Grand Prize Winner:
View From the Deep by Barbara Averill
Sponsored by Moda Fabrics
Annual QuiltCon Fabric Challenge/Ruby & Bee Fabric Challenge - Sign-ups for free challenge bundles will open to MQG members on Wednesday, May 18th at 3 p.m. CDT / 8 p.m. UTC. Click here for more details
Annual QuiltCon Quilting Challenge - The Modern X Challenge is a design-focused challenge, drawing inspiration from the Roman numeral for ten- prizes for winners. Click here for more details
Annual QuiltCon Community Outreach Challenge - 2023 Theme: Color Shift - for charity. Click our Community Outreach section for details