News and Trends from International Quilt Market

OCTOBER

 

IT’S THAT TIME…QUILT MARKET IN HOUSTON BEGINS NEXT WEEK!

 

Before you head to Houston for fall Market, check out the info below to help you make your most of your time at the show!

 

 

FEATURES AND EVENTS

 

Returning again this year, DEMO ALLEY is a special area of the show floor in which Market exhibitors will be demonstrating new products. Get up close with the experts, ask questions, and receive hands-on experience with the products.

 

Demo alley schedule »

 

 

Join us for our WINE DOWN! mixer on Sunday, November 4, from 6-7 pm. Relax after a day on the show floor, enjoy snacks and a cash bar. No registration needed…just show up! Wine Down! will take place in the Concourse C Lobby just outside of the entrance to the show.

 

Printable information »

 

 

SAMPLE SPREE, Friday, November 2, from 7-9 pm. See and buy samples of new products before the Quilt Market show floor even opens! Meet the exhibitors, and get ideas for class and shop projects and promotions.

 

Important Note: Buyer badges only will be admitted for the first 30 minutes of Sample Spree, followed by Industry Professional badges beginning at 7:30.

 

more on sample spree »

 

 

SCHOOLHOUSE SERIES, Friday, November 2, 10 am-6:30 pm. Market’s most popular event offers more than 250 sessions (in 15- and 30-minute intervals) throughout the day. Attendees get a first look at new products, techniques, and books from the designers, manufacturers, and publishers who produce them. Read about the Premier Schoolhouse session with Northcott below.

 

SCHOOLHOUSE schedule »

 

 

And while you’re at Market, don’t miss the opportunity to check out our SPECIAL EXHIBITS area, where we have more than 1,700 quilts and textile artworks on display. See what quilters from around the world are creating, and find inspiration for your own work or your business!

 

special exhibit list »

 

 

UPCOMING SHOWS

2018

International Quilt Market/Houston

November 3-5 (NOTE: LATER DATES)

Classes begin November 1

George R. Brown Convention Center

Houston, Texas, USA

 

 

 

 

 

International Quilt Market/Kansas City

May 17-19
Classes begin May 16

Kansas City Convention Center

Kansas City, Missouri, USA

 

International Quilt Market/Houston

October 26-28

Classes begin October 25

George R. Brown Convention Center

Houston, Texas, USA

 

 

NOTE: Quilt Market is a credentialed
trade show only, and not open to
the public.


For information on these or any other Quilts, Inc. shows, visit Quilts.com.

 

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Quilt Market Event App

Sponsored by Riley Blake Designs

Download the Quilts Inc app to access important information about Quilt Market, and connect with fellow Marketgoers before, during, and after the show!

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED ON THE APP?

  • Complete list of exhibitors with booth numbers and information
  • Interactive floor plan
  • Demo Alley schedule
  • Schoolhouse Series schedule
  • Schedule of all classes, seminars,
    and events
  • Presenter information
  • Show and area information

 

Plus, by joining the event, you can post directly to the app, share thoughts and photos, and connect with other Market attendees using the in-app social stream.

 

HOW TO ACCESS THE APP:

  • Search for “Quilts Inc” on the App Store or Google Play.
    Or access the download links directly HERE.
  • Once you’ve downloaded the app, create an account and join the Quilt Market Houston event. That’s it!

 

After downloading the app, you can keep it to access all future shows and to stay connected with fellow quilters and attendees year-round.

 

 

DOWNLOAD ON THE APP STORE:                      GET IT ON GOOGLE PLAY:

 

DIRECT DOWNLOAD LINK (INCLUDES OPTION TO HAVE LINK TEXTED TO YOUR PHONE):

DIRECT DOWNLOAD »

HOUSTON

WHEN IN HOUSTON

 

Check out our guide to some of the newest additions to the George R. Brown Convention Center and surrounding area, and start planning your time in Houston!

SEE IT HERE »

Kulture Restaurant - Walking distance from Convention Center

SCHOOLHOUSE SESSION

PREMIER SCHOOLHOUSE SESSION: NORTHCOTT

 

The company is kicking off the 10th-anniversary celebration of its Stonehenge brand during their Premier Schoolhouse session…and giving away lots of goodies!

FIND OUT MORE HERE »

Detail from Stonehenge Anniversary fabric

NEW PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

Before we get to Quilt Market, let’s take a look at some of the new products you can expect to “meet” at the show!

TEMECULA TREASURES AND ALBUM QUILT

From Marcus Fabrics

MORE »

RED & WHITE QUILTS

From Martingale

Retail: $27.99

MORE »

EERIE ALLEY

From Robert Kaufman Fabrics

MORE »

WARP + WEFT

From Modern Quilt Studio

Retail: $16

MORE »

FLATTER LACEY

From Soak Wash

Retail: $12

MORE »

 

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Houston, Texas 77063

U.S.A.

 

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e-mail: shows@quilts.com

News and Trends from International Quilt Market