Quilt Shows & Contests

If you missed the Sacred Threads exhibit in Hayesville, you can still see it in Norcross, GA! The City of Norcross is pleased to have the exhibit displayed at The Rectory, 17 College Street. We invite you to come and enjoy the quilters stories of inspiration and their works any time during the run of the show by calling for admittance, 678-421-2048, 2049 or 2025.

We would especially like your presence at the opening on August 10 from 6-8 p.m. to enjoy, not only the quilts, but refreshments and music to go along with them. The opening and exhibit are free and open to the public. Please share this invitation to your friends and guild members.

Historic Ringgold Depot - 155 Depot Street
August 16, 17 and 18: Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm  Friday 10:00am – 8:00pm  Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm

Join us this weekend and see some magnificent quilts you otherwise may never have the opportunity to see. This year’s awards will be decided by you the viewer. This year you can turn your stash into cash at the Ringgold Market. If you park too far from the show to walk, call the shuttle. We are looking forward to a great show.

Things to remember:
• Wednesday August 1 – Deadline for submission of Entry Forms
• Saturday August 11; Sunday August 12; and Monday August 13 – Drop off quilts for the show between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm. Location: It’s Sew Time, 7847 Nashville St, Ringgold, Ga 30736. 
• Thursday, Friday and Saturday August 16-18 Ringgold Quilt Show
• Saturday August 18, after 5:30pm- pick up your quilt entries.
• REMEMBER: ALL QUILTS have to have a label attached and be brought in a labeled cloth case (pillowcase).
• Admission $5.00 per day or $12.00 for a 3-day pass.
• Security – 24 hours per day
• Ribbons will be awarded by viewers choice, General and Challenge categories.
• Shuttle from car to show available. Phone # will be posted.

• Beautiful Quilts of all sizes • Vendors • Raffles, “Farm Girl Vintage” and a railroad themed tote bag • Hand quilting demo on a quilting frame • 15-minute demos • Drawings for door prizes throughout the day • Turn your stash into cash – rent a table for the day at the Ringgold Market • Bed Turning- at The Vintage Gathering Shop. This is a unique display of antique quilts, local family heirlooms and interesting quilts with stories. • Quilts of Valor will be there to present Patriotic quilts to veterans.

Quilt Entries:
1. Each quilt entered must have an entry form completed and submitted by August 1, 2018.
2. Entry fee is $5.00 per quilt. Payable with cash or checks to the City of Ringgold is required at registration.
3. The registration forms are available at “It’s Sew Time” in Ringgold, GA or online at http://ringgoldsewtime.com.
4. Registration along with the $5.00 entry fee must be mailed or delivered to It’s Sew Time by August 1, 2018.

For additional information: Call or stop by It’s Sew Time in Ringgold Ga. 706-937-3777. Vendor Registration: Vendors can call It’s Sew time for a Vendor registration form. Ringgold Historic Depot spaces are $100 per space for all 3 days. Ringgold Market spaces are $10 per day and are available for quilters that want to turn their stash into cash.

The Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild is cordially inviting you to attend:
"A Heavenly Quilt Walk" Quilt Show
   September 21-22, 2018 in Franklin, NC. 
 The show will be held in 2 adjacent churches and will feature King size to Miniature quilts.
There will be a Basket Walk, Boutique, Quilt Demos, Silent Auction, Vendors and more.  
Fri: 11-5; Sat: 10-4;  One $5 admission covers both locations and both days.  To participate,
register your quilts by Aug 11, 2018.  Visit our website:smokymtnquilters.org for more details.
We are looking forward to seeing you!
Happy Quilting!
Celeste Jacobson
Secretary - SMQG




My America

A contest for you to showcase your
creativity and support our veterans

Contest Information

Misty Mountain Quilt Guild,

A Stroke of Patriotism is issuing a Call to Artists in North Carolina to participate in our 2018 contest, My America, which includes 2D art (any media), photography and fiber art.

My America is an opportunity for you to create your best expression of our great country. Total prize money is $4,750 with an overall first prize of $2,500 and three category prizes of $750 each.  Click on the button above for contest details.

A Stroke of Patriotism is a non-profit organization whose mission is to give our military veterans and their families a hand up in times of need.  Since its inception in 2015, we have helped over 40 North Carolina veterans and their families in many different ways.  This includes assistance with rent, utilities, vehicle repairs and payments, roofing, plumbing, home repairs, mortgage assistance and school supplies. 

We would love for you and the members of your organization to enter this year’s contest in support of our veterans and their families.  Please feel free to email me or call me if you have any questions or need assistance of any kind.


Victoria B. Haidet

A Stroke of Patriotism

2018 Lick Skillet Quilt Guild
Tickets $1 each or 6 for $5
Drawing to be held at the close of the Quilts by the Lake Quilt Show
Saturday, September 29th


Georgia Celebrates Quilts®

June 6, 7, 8, 2019

10:00 to 5:00

Cobb County Civic Center

Marietta, GA

The East Cobb Quilters’ Guild will present the 17th Biennial Georgia Celebrates Quilts®, a juried and judged show of over 300 quilts from all around Georgia. Handmade ribbons and $4,000 in cash prizes will be awarded by nationally-certified judges.

To complete the show experience, visitors can shop with dozens of vendors from near and far, buy quilts and other items handmade by Guild members, buy raffle tickets, and breathe in the air of creativity, color and friendship that permeates the show.

For vendor opportunities, click here.

To sign up for the Quilt Show newsletter, click here.

Visit the East Cobb Quilters' Guild website for more information.

Quilt Show and Marketplace

  • More than 300 Beautiful Quilts
  • Vendors
  • Quilt Appraisals
  • Raffle Quilt
  • Quilt Sales
  • Block Party
  • Sewing Studio Raffle