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Upcoming Quilt Show

Quilters by the Sea will be holding our next quilt show, “Bouquet of Quilts,” May 4-5, 2019 at the Pennfield School in Portsmouth, RI (110 Sandy Point Ave).  The show will include vendors offering supplies, fabrics and other items of interest.  There will be more than a hundred quilts made by our members, a raffle quilt and raffle baskets, a boutique table selling hand-made items, and demonstrations of quilting techniques.  Hours are Sat 10 – 4:00 and Sunday 10 – 3:00. Price is $8 per person and children under 12 are free.



 Quilters By The Sea Guild 

present their 17th biennial show


Bouquet of Quilts

Saturday, May 4, 2019 (10am-5pm)

Sunday, May 5, 2019 (10am-3pm) 

The Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Ave, Portsmouth, RI 02871

Sandy Point Avenue is off route 138 (East Main Road) in Portsmouth

100+ Quilts

Raffle Quilt

Raffle Baskets

Small Quilts Silent Auction

Boutique Table

Vendor Mall

Admission:  $8 per person per day

Children under 12 are free.


Quilt Show Components

The quilt show helps raise funds for the guild’s programs and activities as well as for charitable causes. Below are some of the ways in which we raise funds – please support them when you come to the show!

Raffle Baskets

Raffle baskets are filled with goodies and so much fun to win! Proceeds are used for guild programming and activities. For more info, contact Deborah Pereira. Here is a list of the themes for this year’s raffle baskets:

Man cave
Italian Cooking: oils, vinegar, pasta, canned tomatoes, seasonings, cheese, hot pads, strainer, utensils
Gardening: Seeds, gloves, plant food, garden tools, kneepads, bird feeder, water can
Wine: wine, crackers, cheese, glasses, cocktail napkins, glass charms, glass markers, cork screw, fabric with a wine theme
Jelly rolls: Jelly Roll, patterns, jelly roll holder, threads, pins, needles, ruler
Dog: Brush/comb, treats, toy, leash, poop bags, water/food dish, travel water/food dish, chew toy
Sewing and Quilting: thread, needles, fat quarters, rulers, pins, marking tools, pin cushions, magnetic pin rest, patterns, scissors, thimbles, band-aids, tape measure
Boutique Table
Guild members make handmade items for sale at the show to support the guild. For more information, contact Marla Rusling.
Items include: coasters, placemats, tea cozies, bottle bags, baby items, needle holders, pin cushions, baby blankets and many other items.

Small Quilt Auction
Guild members make small quilts (under 24 inches) which are auctioned off in a silent auction during the quilt show. Proceeds from the auction support the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts, the largest quilt museum on the East Coast.

Raffle Quilt

Proceeds from the raffle quilt go to support the programs and guild activities. Tickets are for sale (contact a guild member) for $1.00 each. The winning ticket will be drawn on Sunday, May 5, 2019. You do not need to be present to win!