QuiltCon Atlanta 2023

Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart 240 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA, United States

QuiltCon is the largest modern quilting event of its kind! Presented by the Modern Quilt Guild, QuiltCon features a juried quilt show with twelve judged categories, special quilt exhibits, a carefully curated vendor hall catering to the modern quilter, and four days full of workshops and lectures.  Thursday, Friday, and Saturday:10:00 AM-6:00 PM EST Sunday:10:00 AM-4:00 PM EST For more information, visit quiltcon.com

Maria Shell Gallery Tour at SEFAA

Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance 3420 W. Hospital Avenue Suite 103, Chamblee, GA, United States

Join artist Maria Shell for an in-person tour of her quilt journey from traditional to improvisational quiltmaker. More details can be found at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gallery-tour-with-artist-from-the-beginning-until-now-tickets-506620293937?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Quilt Exhibit: Life’s Not All Black & White Gotta Add Color

Mable House Arts Center 5239 Floyd Road SW, Mableton, GA, United States

Award-winning ECQG member Jan Cunningham is well-known for her inspired use of color and quirky sense of humor. This exhibit of more than 30 of her favorite quilts provides a demonstration of both these talents, along with some exquisite applique'. Jan usually begins with a pattern she likes, but is always looking for what she can do, "to make it my own" -  how with different color choices or design options, she can build on the original plan to create something unique and that suits her taste.    Guild members and the public are invited to the Opening Reception at […]

Cotton Patch Quilters: A Journey In Quilts

Oconee Civic Center 2662 Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville, GA, United States

Friday, March 3: 10-6 Saturday, March 4: 10-6 Sunday, March 5: 12-4 Tickets: $7 12 & under free

Quilt Exhibit Reception: Life’s Not All Black & White Gotta Add Color

Mable House Arts Center 5239 Floyd Road SW, Mableton, GA, United States

Award-winning ECQG member Jan Cunningham is well-known for her inspired use of color and quirky sense of humor. This exhibit of more than 30 of her favorite quilts provides a demonstration of both these talents, along with some exquisite applique'. Jan usually begins with a pattern she likes, but is always looking for what she can do, "to make it my own" -  how with different color choices or design options, she can build on the original plan to create something unique and that suits her taste.    Guild members and the public are invited to the Opening Reception at […]

Registration Opens to Non-Members for Christa Watson’s Workshops

Registration also opens today to members that want to take a 2nd workshop with Christa. For more information on Christa’s workshops, and to register, please visit these calendar events: https://ecqg.com/event/christa-watson-thursday-workshop/ https://ecqg.com/event/christa-watson-saturday-workshop/

Community Service Sewcial

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 605 Big Shanty Road NW, Kennesaw, GA, United States

Please join our Community Service Sewcial, for a full day of sewing and comaraderie!  We'll be working on a variety of service projects, including pillowcases and placemats, as well as our newest community service service project, Beads of Courage bags. We'll have demonstrations and tutorials for anyone not familiar with the patterns. We will have ironing boards and irons set up when you arrive.  Please bring your sewing machine (with cords, foot pedal, presser feet, etc) and all the usual supplies you bring to a workshop (thread, scissors, cutting mat, rulers, rotary cutter, pins, extension cord, etc).  We will have […]

Quilting The Pandemic

Marietta Cobb Museum of Art 30 Atlanta Street SE, Marietta, GA, United States

Everyone was undeniably touched by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way. The Marietta Cobb Museum of Art partnered with Peggy Beaman of Roswell Quilts, the William Root House, and the Marietta History Center to collect stories, memories, feelings, and moments in time from the start of the pandemic until today by way of handmade quilt squares. Hundreds of community members from all ages, industries, and backgrounds submitted unique quilt squares, which were compiled and sewn together into over a dozen quilts. Supplemented by vintage and single-artist quilts, this exhibition ultimately presents a visual experience that reflects on one of the […]

Entwined: A Group Exhibition of Textile and Fiber Art

Marietta Cobb Museum of Art 30 Atlanta Street SE, Marietta, GA, United States

Featuring Rose M Barron, Nicole Benner, Kate Burke, Hannah Ehrlich, Sally C Garner, Sonya Yong James, Susan Lenz, Richard Jonathan Nelson, Ali O’Leary, Ato Riberio, Jess Self, Kathryn Somers, Zipporah Camille Thompson, Gabrielle Torres, and Jamele Wright Sr. This exhibition of fifteen contemporary artists displays techniques in sewing, weaving, felting, quilting, dyeing, draping, and more. In addition to exploring the multivalent technical aspects of textile and fiber-based artwork, this group exhibition will also examine the different subjects, narratives, and contexts implemented by artists who all work within this vast artistic realm. The range of the artists’ backgrounds and methods will […]

Virtual Workshop: Beginning Landscapes In Fabric

Virtual

This virtual workshop is offered by SEFAA. For full details, including pricing, supply list, etc, please click here https://fiberartsalliance.org/participate/beginning-landscapes-in-fabric/

Quiltfest Greenville SC

James H. Woodside Conference Center at the Greenville Convention Center 1 Exposition Drive, Greenville, SC, United States

Join us in 2023 for QUILTFEST GREENVILLE, SC in one of the South's most beautiful cities! Experience the ultimate in QuiltFest hospitality when you attend this premier event to be held April 20 - 22, 2023. Enjoy the entries to our National Spring Competition and shop the aisles of the Merchants Mall, or discover our workshop offerings and learn the newest quilting techniques in the industry. Located at the James H. Woodside Conference Center of the Greenville Convention Center, South Carolina you don't want to miss this spectacular springtime quilt festival at one of America's most up-and-coming destinations. $15 includes re-admit for […]

Square Foot Pin Up Show

Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance 3420 W. Hospital Avenue Suite 103, Chamblee, GA, United States

This is the 11th edition of this fun exhibition and, as always, this year’s show includes entries showcasing the diversity of textile arts. Check out the ample creativity on display and then vote for your three favorite entries. Leave inspired and, perhaps, planning your entry for the 2024 show! Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance 3420 W. Hospital Ave. Suite 103Chamblee, GA 30341  678 235 4328 Exhibit Hours:Tuesday – 10 am – 2 pm Wednesday – Saturday 10 am – 4 pm Opening Reception Saturday, May 6, 2023 5 pm – 7pm  For more information about the Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance:  https://fiberartsalliance.org/

Transformation Exhibition

Hudgens Center for Art and Learning 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300, Duluth, GA, United States

Transformation…In the period leading up to Transformation, we have experienced a global pandemic, isolation, and unexpected changes to how we work, live, and socialize. This drastic shift has brought out a resilience, which has led us to find new approaches to creating works of art, including how we source materials, produce fiber arts, and innovate using techniques and skills. Have you grown in skills and techniques? Have you taken a genre of fiber and explored it in a new and exciting way? Have you transformed materials used? What does Transformation mean to you? Everyone’s path through the pandemic is personal […]

Ruby Ruby Challenge Quilts Exhibit

Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta, GA, United States

Twenty-five “Ruby Ruby” challenge quilts will be on exhibit from May 25 through July 1 at the Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center Gallery. They are from the most recent challenge competition between East Cobb Quilters’ Guild members this year. East Cobb Quilters’ Guild has a long history of annual Guild quilt challenges. The quilts that will be on display were inspired by the Guild’s recent 40th Anniversary Year and a red color scheme was chosen based on the year’s representative ruby stone. The theme for each year’s challenge quilt evolves from a suggestion from the Challenge Quilt Committee that […]

2023 Blue Ridge Community Quilt & Fiber Arts Exhibit

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association (The Art Center) 420 W. Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA, United States

Celebrate our heritage with the age‑old artistic craft of quilting and the beauty of the fiber arts. The Art Center will be adorned in colorful fabric, woven with care, skill and hand‑made flare. Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association invites you to participate in our annual Community Quilt and Fiber Arts Exhibit. This annual exhibit displays the artistry of quilting and the fiber arts. Each year a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional quilts and fiber artworks fill the Art Center's Richard Low Evans Gallery with rich colors and patterns. Our mission with this annual exhibit is to honor the rich […]

Community Service Sewcial

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 605 Big Shanty Road NW, Kennesaw, GA, United States

  Please join our Community Service Sewcial, for a full day of sewing and comaraderie!  We'll be working on a variety of service projects, including quilts, pillowcases, placemats, and Beads of Courage bags. We'll have demonstrations and tutorials for anyone not familiar with the patterns. We will have ironing boards and irons set up when you arrive.  Please bring your sewing machine (with cords, foot pedal, presser feet, extension cord, etc) and all the usual supplies you bring to a workshop (thread, scissors, cutting mat, rulers, rotary cutter, etc).  We will have a large supply of fabric for you to […]

Quilts In Boom Biennial Quilt Show

The Well At Centerville (formerly known as Centerville United Methodist Church) 600 N Houston Lake Blvd, Centerville, GA, United States

Atlanta Quilt Festival

City of South Fulton Southwest Arts Center 915 New Hope Road, South Fulton, GA, United States

John Lewis Good Trouble Quilts

Arts Clayton Gallery 136 South Main Stret, Jonesboro, GA, United States

The “Good Trouble Quilts” exhibit returns to the Atlanta area just in time to be part of the Atlanta Quilt Festival and before heading to the International Quilt Festival in Houston. Meet the quilters at the Opening Reception on August 11th. This exhibit is a must see!

Postcard PlayDate

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 605 Big Shanty Road NW, Kennesaw, GA, United States

We're making Postcards to sell at the Quilt Show! Linda Bailey, our Postcard Chairperson for Georgia Celebrates Quilts 2024, is hosting this free session for members of the East Cobb Quilters' Guild. If you have always wanted to learn how to create these tiny works of art, or are skilled and would enjoy a day of sewing with your friends, sign up below to be inspired! Sign Up Supply List Questions? Email showvolunteers@ecqg.com    

Community Service Sewcial

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 605 Big Shanty Road NW, Kennesaw, GA, United States

Please join our Community Service Sewcial, for a full day of sewing and comaraderie!  We'll be working on a variety of service projects, including pillowcases, placemats, and Beads of Courage bags. We'll have demonstrations and tutorials for anyone not familiar with the patterns. We will have ironing boards and irons set up when you arrive.  Please bring your sewing machine (with cords, foot pedal, presser feet, extension cord, etc) and all the usual supplies you bring to a workshop (thread, scissors, cutting mat, rulers, rotary cutter, etc).  We will have a large supply of fabric for you to choose from, […]

Atlanta Quilt Study Symposium

Southeastern Quilt & Textile Museum 306 Bradley Street STE C, Carrollton, GA, United States

Click Here to purchase tickets and see the full schedule of events. Note that events are being held at both the Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum as well as the Courtyard Mariott in downtown Carrollton - please review the schedule of events for venue details. This is the 3rd Atlanta Quilt Study Symposium, where we come together to show off, discuss, and examine vintage and antique quilts for both fun and historical interest. We're meeting in the downtown Carrollton, Georgia area at the Marriott Courtyard and the Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum. Symposium at a Glance... Lectures, Workshop, and Quilt […]