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The Everett Quilt Show 2018

Reflections of a Quilter

Whew! The show is over, but we had such a good time!

Click here to see the list of Ribbon Winners! Includes Viewer's Choice.

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Come to The Everett Quilt Show and celebrate the Art of Quilting. Reflect on the skills and creativity displayed in every quilt. Honor the quilters who are showing their work.

Join a class, watch a demonstration, "make and take" a project in less than an hour.

Listen to "micro-featured" artists as they share about their work. Attend a lecture, learn about an international award winning quilter and how she has created an outstanding body of work.

Show Dates & Location:

April 27-28, 2018

Friday-Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Edward D Hansen Conference Center at Angel of the Winds Arena

(Formerly Xfinity or Comcast arena)

Same place, new name!

2000 Hewitt Avenue (entrance)

Everett, WA

Parking information Shuttle from parking lots

NOTE: Keynote Speaker at PUD Auditorium

2320 California St, Everett 


Online purchasing is now closed.

Show admission and keynote speaker may be purchased at the door. Please ask at the admissions desk for classes that are available.

Enter Your Quilts

Open Call for Entries
February 15 - March 31, 2018

Theme Recognition Award

What does Reflection mean to you?

A Reflection is the casting back of light or a serious consideration of a subject.

"Reflections of a Quilter" might be literal images or simply thoughts and feelings expressed in fabric. 

New this year!

Cash awards in judged categories. Enter your quilts in any category and mark it to be judged.

Ribbon Sponsors & Categories

Quilted Trillium--Art/Pictorial

Quilting Mayhem--Judges'       Choice

Quilting Mayhem--Medium   Pieced

Smokey Point Sewing & Vac--Large Pieced

Enter your quilts

Opening Night Gala


Main Ballroom

Among the quilts
April 26, 2018, 6:00-8:30 pm

Deadline April 19
Tickets $22.00

Opening night is special!

An elegant event, you will

enjoy hors d'oerves & dessert, see micro-featured artists stationed among the quilts and hear about their individual style. Light music sets the mood and you may view quilts all evening.

American Hero Quilts

One of our Gala micro-features will be American Hero Quilts. A represen-tative will be telling about the program and showing samples. 

If you have donation quilts, to save you shipping and postage costs, the Everett Quilt Show is the drop off for American Hero completed quilts, quilt tops, and red/white/blue fabric.  For more information about the organization, go to

Opening Night

Friday Evening Lecture

Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry

Friday, April 27, 2018, 7:00 pm

At PUD Auditorium 

2320 California St. Everett

Tickets $15.00

Reflect with Caryl BryerFallert Gentry on her varied career in quilting. She is internationally recognized for her award-winning fine-art quilts, which have appeared in hundreds of national and international exhibitions, collections, and publications, Caryl's honors include 100 Best Quilts of the 20th Century, Silver Star (lifetime achievement) Award, and selection as one of the thirty most influential quiltmakers in the world. Caryl has lectured and taught in eleven countries around the world and continues to share her knowledge through her publications and her website

Left: Reflection #3, 45"x73", (c) 1990 Caryl Bryer-Fallert 

Collection of the Quilt Museum of the United States, Paducha, KY

Right: On the Wings of A Dream, 63"x64"

Copyright © 2008  Caryl Bryer Fallert

Friday Keynote
Caryl Bryer

Charise Randall

Friday, April 27 1:30-3:00 pm

Meet Charise, a designer and author. She shares tutorials on her blog and her new book on paper piecing is out!

Purchase her book and have her sign it personally.

Jera Brandvig

Due to unforseen circumstances, Jera is unable to be at EQS.

Quilt As-You-Go Vintage

Sara Nephew

Saturday, April 28, 1:30-3:00 pm

Sara and Marcy are collaborators, designers and authors. Sara's tools, and Marci’s simplifying methods have come together to help others be successful in quilt making. Known for "Not Your Grandmother's..." books, Wonderful One Patch Quilts is a recent joint effort. 

Afternoon Book Signing Events

Book Signings


Children are welcome at EQS!

While looking at the quilts, kids can look for items in the scavenger hunt list. There will be an opportunity to make a bean bag at our Community Service booth and kids can participate in the Make & Takes with parental help.


Demos may include:

  • Colored Pencil on Fabric

  • Free motion quilting 

  • How to prepare for Long Arm Quilting

  • Everything you need to know about Thread

  • Sweatshirt Jacket (photo here)

...and more!...


Make & Take may include:

  • Liberty Bell Banner

  • Fabric Baskets

  • Necktie Pouches

  • Paper cards cut with AccuQuilt

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