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A Mountain Quiltfest

The Smoky Mountains have a rich history of folk arts and quilting, dating all the way back to the first settlers who called the area home. Today, the Pigeon Forge Quiltfest serves as a way to protect and preserve the timeless folk art.
 
This year the annual celebration of quilting in Pigeon Forge, A Mountain Quiltfest, celebrates it’s 20th year. The 2014 Pigeon Forge Quiltfest will be take place March 19-22, 2014. By attending the event, visitors can admire the hard work, creativity and artistry that goes into the creation of these beautiful quilts.

 

A Mountain QuiltfestA Mountain Quiltfest in the Smoky MountainsFolk art appreciators and quilters of all levels attend this annual event, which draws crowds of up to 20,000 people into Pigeon Forge. Instructors, vendors and sponsors from all over the country will be on hand to answer all your quilt-related questions. Additionally, visitors can observe a special showing of quilted items and see method demonstrations. Quiltfest offers A Mountain Quiltfest, an event of Winterfest in the Smoky Mountainsthe unique opportunity to see not only creative quilts by highly talented quilters, but also an opportunity to attend classes and lectures taught by some of the nation's most recognizable names in quilting and fabric arts.
 
Professional and amatuer quilters will have a chance to compete for more than $18,000 in cash and prizes to be given away during the Mountain Quiltfest event. For more information, including how to enter your design, please call the Pigeon Forge Special Events Office at (865) 429-7350.
 
Organizers have made special arrangements for Quiltfest students to participate in a FREE shuttle service sponsored by FUN TIME TROLLEY which continuously operates between all official Quiltfest-related sites and classrooms beginning at 8 a.m. each day during the event.

No matter what your quilt making level is, there is something for everyone. Make plans to attend the annual event with the entire family!

March 18, 2014
Class #1  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Crab Apples - $65 - All levels Bonnie Hunter
Class #2  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Checks and Chicks - $65 - All levels Kay England
Class #3  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Hunter Star-Variable Hunter Star - $65 - Skilled Beginner and above Jan Krentz
Class #4  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Double Square - $65 - Experienced Beginner/Intermediate Jo Morton
Class #5  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Flower Power - $65 - All levels - Eleanor Burns
Class #6  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Quilting for Beginners - $65 - Beginner - Bonnie Goolsby
Class #7  8:30 am - 11:30 am | Whirl-A-Gig - $40 - All levels - Klaudeen Hansen
Class #8  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Leaf Collections - $40 - All levels - Klaudeen Hansen
Class #9  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Painting Images with Dyes - $130 (2 day class) - All levels Hollis Chatelain
Class #10 8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Radiant Feathered Star - $130 (2 day class) - Intermediate Marsha McCloskey


March 19, 2014
Class #11  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Jamestown Landing - $65 - All levels  - Bonnie Hunter
Class #12  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Civil War Quilts - $65 - All levels - Kay England
Class #13  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Love That Lone Star (Lone Star Basics) - $65 - Advanced Beginner and Above - Jan Krentz
Class #14  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Effie’s Baskets - $65 - Beginner to Intermediate - Jo Morton
Class #15  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Round Table Topper - $65 - All levels - Klaudeen Hansen
Class #16  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Braid - $65 - All levels - Eleanor Burns
Class #17  8:30 am - 11:30 am | The Finished Quilt - $40 - All levels - Bonnie Goolsby
Class #18  1:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Scrappy Mariner’s Compass - $65 - All levels - Cindy Blackberg
Class #19  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Playing with Jacks - $40 - All levels - Bonnie Hunter
Class #20  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Cutwork For A Quilt - $40 - Intermediate - Bonnie Goolsby
Class #21  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Swirling Stars - $40 - All levels - Ann Drothler
Class #22  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Vintage Holiday - $40 - Beginner to Intermediate - Jo Morton
Class #23  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Lessons Machine Piecing: The Ohio Star - $40 - All levels - Marsha McCloskey
Class #24  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Quilts and Techniques Lecture (Dinner) - $40 - Lecture/Dinner- Jan Krentz


March 20, 2014
Class #25  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Smith Mountain Morning - $65 - All levels - Bonnie Hunter
Class #26  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Journey to Jericho - $65 - Confident beginner/advanced - Kay England
Class #27  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Quick Rolling Star - $65 - Skilled Beginner and above - Jan Krentz
Class #28  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Richmond - $65 - Beginner to Intermediate - Jo Morton
Class #29  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Massachusetts Crown and Crown - $65 - Beginner to Intermediate -Marsha McCloskey
Class #30  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Double Four Patch - $65 - All levels - Eleanor Burns
Class #31  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Poke Berry Baskets - $65 - All Levels - Cindy Blackberg
Class #32  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Modern Boston Commons - $65 - All Levels -Klaudeen Hansen
Class #33  8:30 am - 11:30 am | How Charming Table Topper - $40 - All Levels - Ann Drothler
Class #34  8:30 am - 11:30 am | Electric Quilt - $40 - All Levels - Bonnie Goolsby
Class #35  9:00 am - 11:00 am | Influences of Africa Lecture (Brunch) - $40 - Lecture/Brunch - Hollis Chatelain
Class #36  1:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Quilt Line as the Third Design Aspect - $65 - All Levels- Hollis Chatelain
Class #37  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Positively Negative - $40 - All - Bonnie Goolsby
Class #38  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Plates, Wedges, and More - $40 - All levels -Kay England
Class #39  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Jack’s Chain - $40 - Intermediate - Bonnie Goolsby
Class #40  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Kylee’s Kite - $40 - All levels - Ann Drothler
Class #41  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Win A Quilt Top - $40 - All - Klaudeen Hansen
Class #42  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Block Party Lecture Dinner - $40 - Lecture/Dinner - Marsha McCloskey


March 21, 2014
Class #43  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Double Dozen - $65 - All levels - Kay England
Class #44  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Understanding Value to Enhance Color - $65 - All - Hollis Chatelain
Class #45  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Miniature Piecing - $65 - Beginning to Intermediate - Marsha McCloskey
Class #46  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Hole In the Wall - $65 - All - Eleanor Burns
Class #47  8:30 am - 11:30 am | Boxy Star Workshop - $40 - All levels - Bonnie Hunter
Class #48  8:30 am - 11:30 am | Hand Pieced Charm Quilts - $40 - All Levels - Cindy Blackberg
Class #49  8:30 am - 11:30 am | Where Is the Nine Patch - $40 - All - Klaudeen Hansen
Class #50  9:00 am - 11:00 am | Decorating with Quilts Lecture Brunch - $40 - Lecture/Brunch - Jo Morton
Class #51  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Scrappy Trips Around the World - $40 - All levels - Bonnie Hunter
Class #52  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Autumn Crossing - $40 - Beginner to Intermediate - Jo Morton
Class #53  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Patio Lights - $40 - All levels - Klaudeen Hansen
Class #54  4:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Show and Tell Dinner - $30 - All
Class #55  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Rainbow Split Broken Star - $130 (2 day class) - Advanced beginner to intermediate and above - Jan Krentz


March 22, 2014
Class #56  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Jared Takes A Wife - $65 - All levels - Bonnie Hunter
Class #57  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Scrap Mania - $65 - Confident beginner/advanced - Kay England
Class #58  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Upcycle Your Jeans Into Art - $65 - Intermediate - Hollis Chatelain
Class #59  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Prairie Flowers - $65 - Beginner to Intermediate - Jo Morton
Class #60  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Pieced Borders - $65 - All levels - Marsha McCloskey
Class #61  8:30 am - 4:00 pm | Railroad Crossing - $65 - Intermediate - Cindy Blackberg
Class #62  8:30 am - 11:30 am | Double Arrow Points - $40 - All levels - Klaudeen Hansen
Class #63  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Fall Corn Maze - $40 - All levels - Klaudeen Hansen
Class #64  8:30 am - 11:30 am | Learn to Paper Piece - $40 - All levels - Bonnie Goolsby
Class #65  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Cathedral Star - $40 - All levels - Bonnie Goolsby
Class #66  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | The Quilt Improvement Show Lecture - $20 - Lecture - Eleanor Burns




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