Quilt County 2013, Benton County Oregon USA
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Every two years since 1991, Benton County has transformed itself into Quilt County in the fall. Quilt County 2013 once again honors the art and craft of quilt making with 24 diverse exhibits. Quilt County is sponsored by the Marys River Quilt Guild and the Benton County Historical Museum, in cooperation with other Benton County cultural agencies, churches, shops and galleries. Quilt County organized by Marys River Quilt Guild with support from the Benton County Museum.

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Philomath Oregon quilt show venues Philomath

1. New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Baskets
August 2-September 28

The National Quilt Museum in Paducah, KY, challenged quilt makers to create original quilts based on the classic Baskets pattern. Eighteen winning quilts, representing quilters from fifteen states will be on display.
Benton County Historical Museum
1101 Main Street, Philomath
Tuesday-Saturday 10-4:30 map

2. Film Noir - Black and White...and Red all Over
August 20-September 30

Welcome to the old Waucomah Movie Theater. JLC presents this collection of star or "film-related" quilts in one of their signature color combos. Black and white...with a dash of red creates a very dramatic and exciting story line! Organized by Jan Bressler and Lou Shafer

JanniLou Creations
1243 Main Street, Philomath 541-929-3795
Tuesday-Friday 10-5:30; Saturday 9:30-5:30 map

3. Off the Beaten Path...a Quilter's Safari
August 20-October 15

Each spring 11 quilt shops throughout the Willamette Valley join together for a Safari (shop hop). Serving as Safari-Central, JanniLou Creations has acquired a 14-year collection of quilts designed for the Safarians. This exhibit consists of a variety of quilts made by JLC from the patterns distributed during the Safari and a few from participants. Organized by Jan Bressler and Lou Shafer

Citizen's Bank, Philomath Branch
1225 Main Street, Philomath
Monday- Friday 9-5:30 map

4. Candy Land
August 19-October 15

Totally sugar-free, but filled with sweet treats, this confectionary sampler of quilts represents a small portion of Candy Nelson's delightful creations. Organized by Jan Bressler and Lou Shafer, JanniLou Creations

OSU Federal Credit Union, Philomath Branch
1446 Main Street, Philomath
Monday-Friday 9-5:30 map

5. Quilts from Caring Hands
Months of September and October

Quilts from Caring Hands is a non-profit organization that makes and donates quilts to children at risk in the local area. Quilts on display are crib and twin size and all are for sale.

Shonnards Nursery
6600 SW Philomath Blvd, Philomath 541-929-3524
Monday-Friday 9-6; Saturday 9-5 map

6. Trash to Treasures
August 15-October 17

Quilts crafted from leftovers, discards and unfinished projects that will be donated to charitable organizations and individuals in need. Organized by Marys River Quilt Guild Service Committee

Philomath Community Library
1050 Applegate Street, Philomath 541-929-3016
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10-5
Tuesday and Wednesday 10-8 map

7. Not Quite Ready for Prime Time
August 24 - October 13

Members of Prime Time Quilters share their challenge block quilts plus quilts for sale from guild members to support the Permission 2 Play program for those dealing with cancer. Organized by Prime Time Quilters

The Wine Vault
1301 Main Street, Philomath 541-929-8496
Saturday-Sunday 12-5 map

8. Challenges by the 3rd Friday Quilters
August 26-September 20

Each year our group creates a challenge. As a group, we choose a quilt pattern. The pattern must be free and all the fabric used in the quilt must come from our stash. 3rd Friday Quilters: Sharon Hoyer, Lois Osen, Flo Calhoun, Debbie Garvin, Phyllis Pearson and Jan Andrews-McKirdie

Ray's Market
1740 Main Street, Philomath 541-929-5897
Monday-Sunday 7am-10pm map

9. Fitness Over Fifty Quilters
September 1-30

Members of Fitness Over Fifty exercise and socialize together. As an added bonus many of the members are sharing the quilts that they have made. Organized by Priscilla Newberger.

Fitness Over Fifty
6735 SW Country Club Drive, Corvallis 541-929-5555
MWF 5 am-7 pm; TTH 7-7; Saturday 7-2; Sunday 1-5 map

Corvallis, Oregon, quilt show venues Corvallis

10. Glorious Garden
August 29-September 30

Loosely Bound captures the bounty of the Willamette Valley harvest by featuring the fruits and flowers native to the region. A special group project was created by tiling an original photograph into varied shapes and using innovative surface design techniques to create the "glorious garden".

Footwise: The Birkenstock Store
301 SW Madison Ave, Corvallis 541-752-4820
Window viewable 24 hrs/day map

11. Inspiration
September 1- 30

Wall hangings and art quilts that have been "inspired" by a picture or an event. Display organized and made by Breaking Free.

New Morning Bakery
219 SW 2nd Street, Corvallis 541-754-0181
Monday-Thursday 7-9; Friday-Saturday 7-10; Sunday 8-8 map

12. surFace Forward
August 22-September 29

This juried exhibit deals with contemporary surface design, concentrated on textiles and basketry. Very exciting things are happening in the textile world on surface design; experimental techniques and an entirely open approach has created unexpected results.

Corvallis Arts Center-Corrine Woodman Gallery
700 SW Madison Ave, Corvallis 541-754-1551
Tuesday-Saturday 12-5 map

13. Fine Feathered Friends by The Hens
September 2-30

A chicken wall hanging interpreted differently by members of The Hens, a group of friends that have been meeting weekly since 1987. Plus quilts by staff members are on display.

Quiltwork Patches
212 SW 3rd Street, Corvallis, 541-752-4820
Monday-Saturday 9:30-5:30 map

14. Quilt Challenges
September 10-October 14

Quilts by members of the Marys River Quilt Guild that illustrate some of the many challenges individual quilters face as we quilt-including personal challenges and group challenges. Organized by Alice Hall

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
2945 NW Circle Blvd, Corvallis 541-752-5218
Monday-Friday 11-2 map

15. Kaleidoscope of Color
September 3-30

Marys River Quilt Guild members display their colorful quilts, not made specifically with this theme in mind, but quilters love using bright, vibrant colors. Some quilts will feature new twists on traditional blocks, while others will be original designs.

Corvallis-Benton County Library
645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis
Monday-Thursday 10-8, Friday-Saturday 10-6 map

16. Seasons
August 27-September 28

Loosely Bound shares quilts that depict the seasons of the year as well as the many "seasons" of our lives in this wonderful historical setting.

Children's Farm Home Old School
4455 NE Hwy 20, Corvallis 541-757-1852
Tues-Friday 10-3; Saturdays 10-2 map

17. Imagine With Friends
September 1-30

The Next Chapter Quilt Group is delighted to partner with Imagine Coffee where relationships are a priority and creativity is encouraged outside the box. Come see what results in this pairing. Maybe you will be inspired too.

Imagine Coffee
5460 SW Philomath Blvd, Corvallis 541-286-4340
Mon-Fri 6 am-9 pm; Sat 7 am-9 pm; Sun 7 am-2 pm map

18. Passion Forward-Studio Art Quilt Associates Members' Showcase
September 9-October 27

Members of the Valley-South group of the SAQA exhibit their recent work inspired by the theme: Passion Forward. Recognizing that each member is at different points along her artistic journey, each artist's personal goal was to grow and progress along that journey, moving her passion forward. Organized by Nancy Bryant and Georgia French.

Memorial Union Concourse Gallery
Oregon State University 541-737-6371
Sept 9-20 M-F 7:30-5
Sept 23-Oct 27 M-Th 7-11; Fri 7-12am
Saturday 7:30-12 am; Sunday 10:30-11pm map

19. Fiber Fix: Contemporary Fiber Arts Guild Members' Exhibition
September 3-29

Fiber as a medium lends itself well to many different techniques and traditions. Members of the CFAG create a variety of forms from baskets to quilts and knitted and sewn apparel and accessories. Come and get your fiber fix! Organized by Sonia Ruyts and Nancy Bryant.

110 SW 3rd Street, Corvallis 541-753-9276
T, Th, F 10-5; W 10-7; Sat 10-4; Sun 12-4 map

20. South Benton Quilters
August 26-September 28

Local area quilters celebrating their new library by sharing their art through quilts.

Monroe Community Library
380 N 5th Street, Monroe 541-847-5174
M 1:30-4:30; T/Th 10-4:30; W 3-8; Sat 10-3 map

Special one day quilt event Special Events

21. Quilts in the Vineyard
August 31-September 1

Outdoor show with approximately 100 diverse quilts on display by area quilters. Stroll the grounds, admire the quilts with some to purchase. Free admission to show. Wine tasting available for $5.

Sweet Earth Vineyards
24842 Kyle Road, Monroe 541-514-5657
Saturday/Sunday 12-5 map

22. Philomath Scout Lodge
Quilt Show & More
September 14 -15

This venue opened in 2008 on 58 acres of natural habitat. This fundraising exhibit will have quilts on display, handcrafted items for sale and food. Admission $3 (children under 12 free). Organized by PSL Quilt Show Committee.

Philomath Scout Lodge
660 Clemens Road, Philomath
Saturday 8-6; Sunday 9-3 map

23. Annual Ladies in the Basement Quilt Show
September 16-22

Quilts made for charitable causes and personal quilts of members will be on display along with table toppers and miscellaneous items for sale. Organized by Ladies in the Basement.

First United Methodist Church Library
1165 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis
Hours: 9:30-4:30 map

24. Falling for Quilts
September 28

Quilt Show presented by the Santiam Scrappers Quilt Guild of Lebanon. Enjoy the variety of quilts made by members of this guild. Admission $4

Lebanon Senior Center
80 Tangent Street, Lebanon
9am-7 pm map


Marys River Quilt Guild Quilt County, Benton Co., Oregon, USA county wide celebration and exhibitions of hand made quilts Cockrell Quilt Collection
Benton County Museum The Oregon Quilt Project (OQP)

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