Upcoming ACQ events: April 13 Guild Meeting is In person & live-streamed with Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum Trunk Show featuring Red & White Quilts. MORE DETAILS & REGISTER.
April Workshop: Brilliance Quilt with Pat Syta, Saturday, April 1 9:30 - 4 PM at Holly's Quilt Cabin. REGISTER & VIEW DETAILS.
ACQ's Festival of Quilts XVI s coming up June 9-10! Sign up now to enter a quilt and volunteer. For dates, times, details, please visit the Festival of Quilts web page.
2023 Quilt Show
FESTival of quilts XVI
ACQ's Festival of Quilts XVI will be held June 9 - 10, 2023 The quilt show will display more than 100 beautiful quilts made by members of ACQ. The show includes a boutique and vendors, as well. An Opening Reception for Awards will be held the evening of Thursday, June 8.
The Festival of Quilts (FOQ) is open to the public on June 9 and 10, at First Plymouth Congregational Church, 3501 S Colorado Blvd, Englewood, CO 80113.
Friday - 9am - 5pm
Saturday - 9am - 4pm
Admission will be good for both days
$10 per person
Children under 12 - $2
Seniors over 65 - $8
Groups of 10 or more - $8 per person, groups must arrive together
Quilt Show PUBLICiTY
Help us publicize the ACQ Quilt Show on your social media accounts and by printing flyers to hang or hand out at your favorite hang-outs!
Check out the publicity packet with helpful details and graphics to include with your Facebook, Instagram, and Next Door posts.
And here is a printable pdf with 2 of the colorful Quilt Show flyers per page. Print flyers to hang and hand out.
CALL FOR YOUTH QUILTS
Do you have a young family member, neighbor, student, or friend who quilts?
ACQ members may sponsor a youth entry into the Quilt Show. This is a unique experience for young quilters to have their quilt judged and displayed in the show!
We have two youth categories:
FRIENDS of the Quilt show
One way to help support the FOQ is to become a Friend of the Quilt Show! Honor someone special, who has inspired you in your quilting endeavors. For a donation of $5 or more their name and yours, along with your remembrance, will be printed in the Quilt Show program booklet.
If you'd like to donate with a credit card, donate $10 or more for multiple honorees using the convenient form below!
FOQ Timetable – Important dates, when/where to turn in your quilt and the show timeline!
Quilt Show Checklist
Finish your quilt. Remember to add a hanging sleeve & label. (If you need help with the sleeve, see these instructions.)
Enter your quilt. Review categories and other rules, then submit your entry.
Sign up to volunteer. Check out this document for descriptions of all the volunteer positions at the FOQ.
Post about the 2023 Quilt show on your social media. See publicity information above.
Sign up to sell your crafty things in the Quilt Show boutique.
Download publicity flyers; Bring them to work or other places you spend time. Invite your friends and neighbors to the quilt show.
Gather your friends and family to come to the Quilt show, June 9 & 10.
See the FOQ Timeline above with important dates for dropping off your quilt and seeing the show!!
ACQ members may enter one or two quilts in the Quilt Show starting Feb 9, 2023. Please review the entry rules and information to assist you in entering your quilts in the show.
FOQ 2023 Registration - Definitions & Rules
Priority Entry period runs from February 9 through April 7. Enter your first quilt using this event registration for $30.
Enter your second quilt using this event registration for $20 (with a discount code) through April 7.
If you prefer to mail in your entry with a check, you can download and print this entry form. Use one form per quilt & please fill it out completely with the help of rules and definitions document linked above.
Contact Deb Roth for questions about preparing your quilt entry form.
The craft boutique is part of our quilt show and features handcrafted items made by ACQ members.
ACQ Members, this is the time to show off your handcrafted items (no commercial or manufactured items will be accepted).
Boutique registration form and fee of $20 is due by May 31. You can register & pay online here or download the Boutique registration document and mail it with your check.
Questions about the Boutique? Please contact Marge Mieger.
A successful quilt show requires many helping hands! All ACQ members are encouraged to volunteer and enjoy the fellowship and friendship of the FOQ.
All quilt show entrants are required to sign up for one 2-hour volunteer shift for each quilt they enter.
There are many types of volunteer opportunities, some on the days before the show opens, and some during the show. For descriptions of the different volunteer positions, take a look at this document.
Please follow this link to the volunteer sign-up form to see available volunteer positions, dates, and times.
If you have questions about Volunteering at the Quilt Show, please contact Angie Nofziger.