Advance ticket sales and class registration for the 2016 Quilt Expo will begin Monday, July 11. Register early and save! Discounted prices are available for advance tickets and class registration purchased through September 5.

Admission tickets and registration for remaining class openings will be available on-site during Quilt Expo.

The Advance Registration Guide, which includes detailed information about lectures, workshops and special events, will be available online beginning July 11.

Admission ticket allows entrance to quilt exhibits, stage presentations and the vendor mall. Lecture, workshop and evening events require an additional fee.


Quilt Expo offers 126 informative and inspiring one-hour lectures. Enjoy learning as quilting authorities share their favorite techniques, short-cuts and knowledge. Enjoy as many of these mini-classes as you like! Each lecture is $10 in advance or $12 at the door.


Join us in one or more of our interactive, three-hour machine workshops. Here’s a great opportunity to spend a few hours learning, practicing and mastering a new technique while creating an exclusive Quilt Expo project. Sewing machines provided by sponsoring sewing machine companies. Most workshops are $35 in advance or $37 at the door (plus kit/pattern fee).

Register for one or more of our hands-on workshops including hand quilting, surface design, beading, and quilt design. No sewing machines needed. Each hands-on workshop is $30 in advance or $32 at the door (plus kit/pattern fee).


The 2016 Sit & Sew and Hands-On Workshop tools lists will be available in mid-July


The 2016 evening events will be announced on July 11.

The 2015 Quilt Expo featured the following ticketed event.

Thursday Evening

Pre-Civil War Quilts: Their Hidden Codes to the Freedom of Slaves Through The Underground Railroad
Dr. Clarice C. Boswell
Author and lecturer Dr. Clarice Boswell shares the origin, struggle and journey of her family through a discussion about her heritage, the Underground Railroad, and the hidden codes in various quilts. Dr. Boswell's family research gave her the pieces that she fit into a well-designed puzzle. Join us for this inspiring journey.