2005 Washington Quilt Show Calendar

January 2005
January 21-23
Clark County Quilters'
Women of Cloth
Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 10am-4pm
The H.H. Hall Building
10000 NE 7th Avenue
Vancouver, WA
Featuring Mary Arnold, Chris Brunelle, and Cathy Erickson.
Reception from 5:00 to 7:00pm on Friday.
More Information: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/6986/programs.html

March 2005

March 18 - 20
Quilters Anonymous 24th Annual Quilt Show
Directions: From I5 go east on Hwy 2 to 179th Ave SE, from 522 go west on Hwy 2 to 179th Ave SE. The Evergreen State Fairgrounds is located just west of downtown Monroe.
Information: QA website:www.quiltersanonymous.org

Special attractions:
  • Featured Artist - Kathy Lee - QA member since 1989.
  • Hoffman Challenge & Round Robin Quilt Collection
  • Quilts from 480 members!
  • Large Community Service Activity Center
  • Over 35 Quilt Vendors!
Quilters Anonymous is a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization dedicated to preserving the heritage of quilting and promoting excellence and education in needle craft. Founded in 1978, QA has more than 425 members in the Puget Sound region. The guild's charity projects include creating quilts for premature infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of University Hospital, Seattle. QA has donated more than 7,000 quilts to the hospital in this program.

April 2005
April 7-9
Clark County Quilters'
"Smelling the Roses at 30"
Thu 10am-5pm, Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-5pm
Eleanor Roosevelt School
2921 Falk Road
Vancouver, WA 98661
Admission: $4 per person
There will be approximately 300 quilts on display. The public gets to vote for their favorite quilts in each category on Thursday and Friday. Ribbons for the winners are displayed on the quilts on Saturday. In addition to the display quilts, we will also have a bazaar, a silent small-quilt auction, a charity quilt that you can buy raffle tickets for ($1 each), and 20 quilt related vendors to shop at. We have already chosen all of the vendors for this year. Anyone needing additional information about the show can contact the Quilt Show Chairman, Jamie Franzen, at jamiefranzen@aol.com.

July 2005
July 22 - 24
Busy Bee Quilter's Memory Lane
25th Anniversary Quilt Show
Fri & Sat 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
Snohomish High School Commons
5th Street and Avenue D
Snohomish, WA
Requested Donation: $5 general, $4 Seniors, Children under 12 free
Contact: Sandi Brehm at 425-220-9004, www.busybeequilters.com
Approximately 200 Quilts will be on display as well as quilted articles such as clothing, table runners and Christmas tree skirts. Patrons will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite quilt or quilted items for Viewer's Choice awards. We will also have technique demonstrations, a merchant's mall and in honor of our 25th Anniversary, special history of our guild quilts and displays.

August 2005
August 5 - 7
Puyallup Valley Quilters' 2005 Quilt Show
"With A Song In My Heart"
Fri & Sat 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
Pioneer Park Pavilion, 330 South Meridian (downtown Puyallup)
Puyallup Farmers Market (Saturday) in adjacent park
Separate Quilt Display at Historic Meeker Mansion (www.meekermansion.org)
For more information, visit our website: www.puyallupvalleyquilters.com

September 2005
September 3 - 5
River City Strippers'
Labor Day Quilt Show
Sat & Sun 10am-4pm, Mon 10am-2pm
Pioneer Cultural Center, (formerly the Pioneer Church)
Cathlamet, WA
Admission: donation
A featured quilter for this year's show is 85 year old Lois Auer Rodal, who created many beautiful quilts during her 67 years as a Cathlamet resident. She will be displaying about a dozen quilts. Admission is by donation. Funds received will help defray expenses of the Stripper's "Comfort Quilts", which are stitched for ill and suffering area residents.
Other Labor Day festivities in Cathlamet include the September 3rd "Buzzard's Breath" Chili Cook-Off and open house at the Wahkiakum County Museum. The Museum will raffle a Regulator School Clock from the old Sunny Grove School (1912-1924) in the Elochoman Valley.
Many Cathlamet shops will also be open for the weekend, yacht clubs will be at the Marina, and the scenery is always wonderful.
Directions to the exhibit–
From I-5: Take Exit #39 to Longview. Cross the bridge from Kelso to Longview. Stay to the right to get onto Ocean Beach Highway (State Route 4). Cathlamet is about 25 miles west of Longview. A left turn into the town will take you to Main Street.
From the Beach: Cathlamet is approximately 50 miles east on Ocean Beach Highway (State Route 4). Turn right into town.
Web Site: http://www.lewisriver.com/quilting/rivercity/
September 30 - October 2
Cabin Fever Quilters'
Harvest of Quilts
10am-5pm, daily
Sponsored By: Cabin Fever Quilters of Jefferson County
Oscar Erickson Bldg
Jefferson County Fairgrounds
4907 Landes Street
Port Townsend, WA

Admission Cost: $3.00 donation
Larger Venue with more Quilts, Demonstrations, Vendors, Country Store, Quilt Appraiser, Quilt Challenge, & Lunch available.

Featured quilter: Jan Knodle

Opportunity Quilt * October 2, 2005
Titled "Tiles of Montserrat"
Original design by Sandy Turner
Quilt Tickets $1.00

Proceeds benefit the club activities and local charities.

For more Information: Susan Zline % Cabin Fever Quilters, PO Box 207, Chimacum, WA 98325
E-mail: sjsribemb@cablespeed.com

October 2005
October 7 - 9
Washington State Quilters – Spokane Chapter Presents:
27th Annual "The Magic of Quilting" QUILT SHOW
Spokane Convention Center
334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA
Admission: $5 – Good for all 3 Days
Over 500 quilts made by local quilters.
Merchant Mall with quilting related merchants.
Quilter’s Boutique featuring handmade items to buy.
Hourly demonstrations of quilting skills.
More Information: Mari Haworth, Publicity (509) 443-2319 or email quilt4mari@yahoo.com
Web Site: www.geocities.com/wsqspokanechapter
October 21 - 23
West Sound Quilters'
Wonderland of Quilts
Presidents Hall, Kitsap Co. Fairgrounds
More Information: Betty Busek, Quilt Show Chair: jan1934@yahoo.com
Web Site: www.geocities.com/wsquilters

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