Are you ready to be inspired? This may be just what you are looking for! The Pacific West Quilt Show (formally known as the APNQ Quilt Show) is coming to the Tacoma Convention Center August 26-28, 2011.
The Show is presented by Pacific West Quilters and offers a Juried & Judged Quilt show & Contest with prizes equaling $25,000 and more than 500 quilts on display. There will also be many other events of interest to quilters and sewing enthusiasts including a Quilt Auction, Merchant Mall, Fashion Show, and Lectures.
The centerpiece of the quilt show will be the 227 finalists in this year’s contest from the 18 US states and Canadian provinces of the Pacific West region: Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, The Northwest Territories, Oregon, Saskatchewan, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and Yukon.
In addition to the contest quilts, there will be hundreds of quilts in several Special Exhibits. These Exhibits encompass various themes, Living Colour, Spice of Life, Wish You were Here, Telling Secrets, Basic Necessities, Invoking Spirits, and the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire & Chocolate.
Love to shop? There’s also will be a Merchant Mall featuring over 100 vendors where you will find beautiful fabrics and all types of sewing items as well as see the latest in sewing and quilting technology. Make sure to come see us at the Quality Sewing booth!