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Quilters by the Sea will be holding it 17th biennial quilt show, “Bouquet of Quilts,” May 4-5, 2019 at the Pennfield School in Portsmouth, RI.  There will be more than a hundred quilts made by our members; some quilts are for sale (look at the information card next to the quilt to see if a particular quilt is for sale). The show will include vendors offering supplies, fabrics and other items of interest, a raffle quilt and raffle baskets, a boutique table selling hand-made items, and demonstrations of quilting techniques.

 Quilters By The Sea Guild 

QUILT SHOW 2019

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.

 

The Quilts Make the Show

Enter your quilt in the show! All current Quilters by the Sea members are encouraged to enter up to four quilts in the show (the number accepted may depend on the total number of quilts entered). Quilts of all levels and all styles are welcome – don’t be shy. To submit your quilts for the show, please read these instructions QBS Show Registration Instructions 2019 and then fill out this form QBS Show Registration Form 2019. All forms need to be submitted by April 4, 2019, so don’t delay! Don’t forget to put  a 4 inch sleeve and a label on your quilt. Instructions on our Sweatshirt Challenge can be found here.

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.

Boutique table with handmade items for sale at the quilt show

Boutique table with handmade items for sale at the quilt show

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. To download the form for the Small Quilt Silent Auction, click here.

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 per ticket or 6 tickets for $5.00. The winning ticket will be drawn on Sunday, May 5, 2019. You do not need to be present to win!

The Mission of the Quilt Show:

To increase awareness of Quilters by the Sea and quilting
To involve most guild members in show preparation
To make a profit to support guild activities
To raise money for the New England Quilt Museum