Quilt and Vendor Show

The 2016 Quilt & Vendor Show will open at 12 noon on June 22nd. The Quilt Show will once again be juried and limited to approximately 200 quilts. You can look forward to the best of the best!

Many different vendors from around the country will provide you with the newest and best products. Whether you have entered a quilt to be judged or are adding to your collection by shopping the vendors, you are sure to have an enjoyable experience!

A concession stand will operate inside the Quilt & Vendor Show Wednesday, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm and Thursday through Saturday, 11 am to 3:00 pm.

Activities Stage

This is the place within the show to sit and listen to product presentations and demos from vendors, show sponsors, and others! Check the on-site schedule.

Daily Pass


Event Pass


Children 10 and under free with paid adult admission

Pre-enrollment for the Quilt & Vendor Show is available only after additional activities have been purchased. See Enrollment for more details.

Show Hours:

Wednesday June 22nd

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday June 23rd

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday June 24th

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday June 25th

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

2015 Show Awards & Prizes




Best of Show: Vintage Button Bouquet - Linda Roy



1st Place - Pieced, Large: My Mrs. Billings Quilt - Barbara Perrin



1st Place - Pieced, Small: Autumn's Surrender - Margaret Solomon Gunn


Robert Kaufman Fabrics

1st Place - Appliqué, Large: Letter Carriers - Janet Stone


Wilmington Fabrics

1st Place - Appliqué, Small: Perennial Panes - Rebecca Yoder


Red Rooster Fabrics

1st Place - Mixed Media/Techniques, Large: Ewe Are My Sunshine - Janet Stone


Studio E Fabrics

1st Place - Mixed Media/Techniques, Small: The Landing - Joanne Baeth


Hoffman Fabrics

1st Place - Hand Quilted: Swing Your Partner - Barbara Clem



1st Place - Machine Quilted: A Pocket Full of Paisleys - Lorilynn King



Viewers' Choice: Quilt Dreams - Cathy Geier

48 Spool kit*
$480 Value

Aurifil threads

* All costs, taxes, fees and shipping expenses associated with any element of a prize are the sole responsibility of the winners. All federal, state and local taxes on prizes are the winner's responsibility. Winners will be issued a 1099 tax form for the actual retail value of any prizes of $600 or more. All prizes will be awarded.

Show Rules

  • Do not touch the quilts
  • No smoking and no food or drink in the show
  • Photos shot with available light are preferred (No Flash Photography Please)
  • For safety reasons, children must be accompanied by an adult

Photography Rules

Quilt and Vendor Show floor photos are for your personal enjoyment and for sharing with family, friends and fellow guild members who could not attend. Photos are not to be used for any commercial purpose. They are not to be posted on any web site which permits images to be used on items that may be purchased, such as T-shirts, mugs, note cards, etc. If you post your photos to your personal web site, you must include appropriate credit to each quilt artist and note that the photos were taken at the Shipshewana Quilt Festival. Please be responsible in your use of the quilt photographs and help us to protect the rights of the quilt makers and wearable artists. Additionally, LaGrange County, Indiana has a large Amish population. Please do not take pictures without prior permission. Thank you for your respect of their religious beliefs. Photography at the Festival is neither a right nor an entitlement, it is a privilege.

Quilt & Vendor Show Booklet Advertising Opportunities

Advertising is available in the show booklet. We have a limited number of pages available. We request that you have any ads to us by May 1st, 2015. If you any questions, please e-mail advertising@shipshewanaquiltfest.com

2015 Advertising Form
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for Advertising Form

Quilt & Vendor Show location
Shipshewana Event Center
760 S. Van Buren Street
Shipshewana, IN 46565