Annual Three Rivers Quilt Show

Our annual show provides quilters the opportunity to exhibit their quilts, receive professional critique and compete for cash prizes. Drawing more than 1200 quilt enthusiasts attendees each year, our dedicated volunteer staff of members present a stellar show, year after year, for more than 40 years.

A show you won't want to miss!

A juried and judged show featuring up to 130 quilts from quilters throughout the tri-state area and beyond. Cash prizes and ribbons are awarded in all categories.

WHEN: April 11-13, 2024

WHERE: Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

210 Racetrack Road, Washington PA 15301
Use South Parking Garage. Casino Entrance on 4th Floor, down escalators to Triple Crown Suites (across from bowling alley)

THEME: Flying Geese

ENTRY DEADLINE: March 5, 2024

2024 Show Raffle Quilt

Click to download application and rules. You can save it to your computer.

Questions on entries? Email registrar@threeriversquilters.org

ADMISSION

One-day Admission: $10

Multi-day pass: $12

For ADVANCED Tickets priced at $7 each for groups of 10 or more, please contact us at least 1 week prior to the Show.

Email threeriversquiltshow@gmail.com to sign up your group

HOURS

Thursday: 10 am to 5 pm

Friday: 10 am to 5 pm

Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm

Judges for 2024 Show:

To Be Announced soon

Best in Show 2019

by Luz Seidensticker

Hotels

The following hotels are offering discounts for show attendees. Ask for the Three Rivers Quilters group rate. Availability is limited.

Courtyard by Marriott

1800 Tanger Blvd.

Washington, PA 15301

$119.00 +tax per night

724-207-8050

Hyatt Place

$139.00 + tax per night (standard, double queen + breakfast)

Booking Code: G-TRQL

1-888-257-9658 (ask for the Three Rivers Quilters Group Rate)

Visitors to the show have an opportunity to:
  • View more than 130 quilts

  • Watch demonstrations of a wide variety of quilting skills presented by our members and others

  • Shop at our own Granny's Attic - a rummage sale for quilters

  • Visit a wide variety of quilt-related vendors

  • Enjoy a snack or meal at one of the many dining options at The Meadows

  • Buy raffle tickets for outstanding items including Sewing Machines donated by participating vendors, Dream Baskets and the Show Quilt

  • Entry into our show is open to the public and we welcome submissions in all categories.

  • Cash prizes and ribbons are awarded for each category

Best In Show 2018

by Luz Seidensticker

Vendors

Amy Baughman Sew & Quilt www.amybaughman.com

Ashgrove Soaps & Sundries www.ashgrovesoaps.com

Bee Happy Quilting www.beehappyquilting.com

Claypoole's Fabrics http://claypoolesfabric.com

Eleanor's Quilts & Fabrics https://eleanorsquiltsandfabrics.com

Gloria Horn Sewing Studio https://gloriahorn.commentsold.com

The Quilted Heart

Quilter's Corner https://quilterscorner-pa.com

Quilters Cupboard http://quilterscupboardpa.com

Sewing Original Stitches www.sewingoriginalstitches.com

Ta Da Quilting www.tadaquilting.com

Thornton Company www.thorntonco.com

Youghiogheny Yarns www.youghioghenyyarns.com

AWARDS & PRIZES All Categories (Ribbon & Prizes):
All entries are eligible for Category ribbons & prizes.
First Place - $ 100
Second Place - $ 75
Third Place - $ 50
Honorable Mention – Ribbon only award
Special Awards (Ribbon & Prizes):
Best of Show - $200
• Kits and Block of the Month quilts are not eligible for this award. A quilt made from a Kit or BOM pattern where the fabrics have been pre-selected by a quilt shop or designer, even if some fabrics are substitutes.
Best Hand Quilting - $100
• To be eligible the entire quilt must be the work of ONE person. If someone else hand quilted your quilt, it is not eligible for this award.
Best Machine Quilting/ Stationary Machine - $100
• To be eligible the entire quilt must be the work of ONE person. If someone else quilted your quilt, it is not eligible for this award.
Best Machine Quilting/ Moveable Machine - $100
• To be eligible the entire quilt must be the work of ONE person. If someone else quilted your quilt, it is not eligible for this award.
Best Hand Embroidery* - $100
*The Best Hand Embroidery award is sponsored and funded by Karen Phillips-Shwallon, owner/designer of “The Quilted Heart”
Best Use of Color - $100
• Kits and Block of the Month quilts are not eligible for this award. A quilt made from a kit or BOM pattern where fabrics have been pre-selected by a quilt shop or designer, even if some fabrics are substitutes.
Viewer’s Choice - $50 – awarded by Attendees
Judge’s Recognition – Special appreciation by the Judges
Chairman’s Choice - Non-Judged – awarded by Show Chairs & Registrar

Viewer's Choice 2023

ENTRY DEADLINE: March 5, 2024

by Stephanie Trena

Special Display

Every year our show features a special display. Previous years have included Judges' Challenge Quilts; Antique Quilts and Fabric from Around the World

2025 - Stars

2026 - Log Cabin

2027 - Scrap

2028 - Churn Dash

2029 - Holidays

Themes for Future Shows