2018 FEATURE ARTIST: We’re proud to announce Emelie Cuppernell as our Feature Artist at the 2018 Show. This retrospective view of more than a dozen samples of Emelie’s work will cover applique, piecework, and pictorial quilts, all created over her 40+year career as a quilter. See samples of her quilts and listen as Emilie talks about her inspirations, challenges, and the joys of being a needlewoman.

SHADES of RED: Take a walk back in time through examples of folk art classic “Redwork” contemporary and vintage quilts, coverlets, and toppers featuring the color red in fabrics and threads.

The RED THREAD: Local quilters pick up the challenge and create modern takes on the classic “REDWORK.” Cast your ballot for your favorite among these examples in the People’s Choice Quilts.

WOVEN STARS: Coverlet sampler exhibit, demo, and talk with artists from the 1000 Island Art Center: Home of the Hand Weaving Museum.

REDWORK: Ornamental Embroidery with Louise Tiemann: Louise shares a portion of her extensive collection of Redwork quilts, samplers, tidies, patterns, and ephemera in a special one-day exhibit on Sunday at the show.

.The HOFFMANN CHALLENGE:  2018 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Hoffmann Challenge, and we’ve got 40 amazing quilts to share with visitors to the Quilt Show.  Join us for Hoffmann Fabrics internationally-acclaimed exhibit of quilt art from all over North America.

“SEW CRAZY” CHALLENGE: Bonnie Roes’  Sew Crazy fabric shop (located in Glenfield, New York) issued its own 2018 Sew Crazy Quilt Challenge, with outstanding results! We’ll have over a dozen of the local competitors’ quilts on view at the show.