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Late Night Sewing


Date: May 1st - 3rd

Time: 9:00PM-11:00PM

Since you can't get enough sewing in during the day, come spend the evening sewing with us! Both Domestic & Longarm Machine will be available. 
First come, First Serve! 


Awards Ceremony

Time: 8:45AM - 9:30AM

Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019

Location: Handi-Quilter Main Stage located in the Food Court

This event will take place before UQSM opens. All the Quilt Challenge and Quilt Competition Awards and Ribbons will be presented by their sponsors and the winning quilts will be showcased in the front entrance of the Quilt Exhibit. Award Ceremony attendees will be the first to view the UQSM Quilt Exhibit before the Marketplace opens at 10:00 AM.

                Win a Janome New Home 2030DC



Viewers Choice Vote 

Time and Date:
Thursday, May 2nd
Friday, May 4th 10AM-6PM  

Location: Marketplace

Over 200 beautifully made quilts have been entered into the quilt competition. These quilts will be judged professionally based on categories. You, as the attendee, have the opportunity to control this one! Please take the time to tour the competition exhibit and select your favorite! Drop your Viewers' Choice voting at the show entrance.

Booth Hop 


Thursday, May 2nd - 10 AM-5PM 
Friday, May 3rd - 10AM-5PM  
Saturday, May 4th - 10AM-4PM

Location: Marketplace

Booth Hop is similar to a Shop Hop. Obtain a Booth Hop card at the entrance of the show. Visit each participating booth to receive a stamp on each of the squares of the Booth Hop card. Show program floor map identifies all participating booths and their locations. Use the opportunity to learn about wonderful products and services. This activity will also qualify you for daily prizes! 

Once your Booth Hop card is completed, there will be a box at the show entrance to drop it off. All cards must be turned in by 5:00 PM Thursday and Friday and Saturday at 3:00 PM.

Daily prize winners will be posted at the front desk. Must pick up prizes. No prizes will be shipped.

*Only one Booth Hop card per paid admission per day. Must be 16 or older to participate in the Booth Hop giveaways.


booth hop


Stitching Showdown


Time and Date: Thursday, May 2nd - 10 AM-4PM
                            Friday, May 3rd - 10AM-4PM  

Location: Handi-Quilter Area in the Food Court


The Stitching Showdown is a competition where teams come together to battle with machine, needle and thread against another team with machine, needle and thread. Each team will showcase their mad skills by expressing their talent through the art of quilting and sewing.

Thursday will be feature High School Teams. Friday will feature Designer Teams. All quilts will be finished and sold at the charity auction on Saturday morning at 11AM.

Prize money awarded for each team:

$300 High School

$500 Longarm Machine

$500 Domestic Machine

 For more information visit the Stitching Showdown page.  


Quilt Exhibits


Thursday, May 2nd -- 10AM-6PM
Friday, May 
3rd -- 10AM-8PM
Saturday, May
4th -- 10AM-4PM

Location: Marketplace

Quilt Exhibits from across the country are making their way to UQSM. You will want to see the exhibits from "PRINCE", "Kaffe Club", along with many, many other quilts on display.  For complete details, go to our "
Special Displays" section.

Fashion Show


Various Times Check the Show Program 

Date: Thursday, May 2nd & Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Location: Handi-Quilter Main Stage


Come and enjoy several great Fashion Shows on the Handi-Quilter Main Stage, located in the Food Court. 

2019 Special Quilt Exhibits