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Quilt & Vendor Show

June 23 - 26, 2021

Michiana Event Center

"The MEC"

455 E Farver St.

Shipshewana, IN 46565

Daily Pass: $9
Weekly Pass: $14

Children 10 & under

Free with paid adult admission

Show Hours

Wednesday, June 23: 12 pm - 5 pm

Thursday, June 24: 9 am - 5 pm

Friday, June 25: 9 am - 5 pm

Saturday, June 26: 9 am - 3 pm

The 2021 Quilt & Vendor Show will open at 12 noon on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. 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.

Click here for Quilt Entry Forms, Contest Rules, and Prize Details

Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, June 22, 7 pm  $17

Join us for the Quilt Show Awards Ceremony! Be among the first to preview this year’s “Winner’s Circle”. The evening will begin with hors d’oeuvres and a preview of all category winners, concluding with the unveiling of the Grand Prize winning quilt. The 2021 special exhibit will be open, as well as all show quilts.

Quilt Show entrants will receive an invitation to attend this event at no cost before the pre-enrollment deadline on June 10.

This activity has limited public availability and requires pre-enrollment to attend.

2021 Show Awards & Prizes

Best of Show
$5,000*

1st Place - Pieced Large
$1,000*
Wilmington
1st Place -  Pieced, Small
$1,000*
Robert Kaufman
1st Place - Appliqué, Large
$1,000*

TBD
1st Place - Appliqué, Small
$1,000*
Windham Fabrics
1st Place - Mixed Media/Techniques, Large
$1,000*
Island Batik
1st Place - Mixed Media/Techniques, Small
$1,000*

TBD
1st Place - Machine Quilted
$1,000*
APQS
1st Place -  Hand Quilted
$1,000*
Northcott
Viewers' Choice
Gift Basket

TBD

* 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.

Extra Information

The Shipshewana Quilt Show is a juried and judged show, 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 be available Wednesday, from 12 pm - 3 pm and Thursday through Saturday, from 11 am - 3 pm inside the show.

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 & Vendor Show 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. 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. Photographing vendor booths is prohibited without vendor consent.

Please be responsible in your use of quilt photographs and help us protect the rights of the quilt makers and artists. Additionally, LaGrange County Indiana has a large Amish population. Please do not take pictures without 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.

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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, 2021. If you any questions, please e-mail advertising@shipshewanaquiltfest.com

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