Celebrate The Art Of Quilting At The Pacific International Quilt Festival In Northern California
Calling all quilters! If you love the art of quilting then you’ll be thrilled to know that Northern California is home to a massive quilt festival and it’s taking place soon. This year, the festival will be taking place for the 28th time and it’s looking to be bigger and better than ever. Whether you’re a hardcore quilter on the hunt for techniques to up your game or a casual hobbyist who just appreciates the art, this festival is not to be missed.
Celebrate the art of quilting with likeminded crafters when you attend the 28th Annual Pacific International Quilt Festival. Taking place in Santa Clara, this epic quilt festival is bound to fill you with joy.
This year, the Quilt Festival will take place from October 17 through October 20. The festival is like Disneyland for quilters, boasting everything from intimate workshops and lectures to quilt competitions and special exhibits.
By far, the highlight of the festival is the Quilt Show and Merchants Mall. Consisting of around 150 vendors from all over the country, festival goers could spend hours perusing the booths which offer textiles, supplies, clothing, machines, and so much more.
However, another notable part of the festival is the educational aspect. Quilters can sign up for a myriad of workshops and classes which focus on different techniques, quilting styles, and so much more.
The festival also holds various quilt and wearable art competitions in which festival goers can take time to appreciate the immense talent of some of the country's finest artists. Seeing all these beautiful quilts is bound to leave you feeling inspired for your next project!
New at this year's festival is a short 30-minute walking tour of highlighted hand quilted entries in this year's competition. Led by judge Didi McElroy, the tours will provide insight on the techniques and methods that went into creating these beautiful pieces.
Simply put, the Pacific International Quilt Festival is four whole days of quilting-themed fun. Whether you decide to attend for the educational opportunities or you simply just want to admire all of the beauty, this festival is a must for crafting enthusiasts.
Learn more about the Quilt Festival and what it has to offer by visiting their official website
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