Bond County Historical Society

Preserving the history of Bond County, Illinois and its communities

View photos of the winning quilts and quilt blocks of the 2019 Quilt Show!

Press Release: (March 2019) The BCHS Quilt Show is over for 2019; Find Results, Wrap Up and Thank Yous!

Press Release: (March 2019) Bond County Historical Society Quilt Show This Saturday, March 16, 2019

Press Release: (March 2019) Ennen, Tompkins and Tompkins This Year’s Featured Quilters at 2019 BCHS Quilt Show


Biennial
Bond County Historical Society Quilt Show
Held Odd Years, Third Saturday in March


Bond County Historical Society Quilt Show
Saturday, March 16, 2019
9 AM to 4 PM

Free Methodist Church
1367 IL Rt. 140
Greenville, Illinois
Admission $3.00

Our 16th Show!
Block Contest Theme: Celebrations!
Special Entry Category Theme: Celebrations!
National Quilt Day

For questions, please call Nadine 618-664-0575 or Jan 618-326-7343.

2019 show features a special display by Bond County Quilters: Ginny Ennen, Georgianne Tompkins & Janice Tompkins of Pleasant Mound

DISPLAY QUILT AREAS in 2019:

  • Hand Quilted Bed (at least one side 72” or more) - Hand Quilted Wall/Baby (smaller than 72” on all sides)

  • Machine Quilted Bed (at least one side 72” or more) - Machine Quilted Wall/Baby (smaller than 72” on all sides)

  • “Celebrations”-themed display category (any quilted item: bed quilt, wall/baby/child quilt, toy, wearable, purse, bag, placemat, table runner, tree skirt, etc)

PLUS:

  • Vendors - Scissor Sharpening - Merch - Door Prizes

  • Quilting Project/Technique Demonstrations at 11am, 12pm, & 1pm

  • Antique Quilt Bed Turning Program sessions at 10am & 2am

  • Viewers’ Choice Award in each area (Special Theme Category prize will be determined by a select jury)

  • Quilt Raffle - see details below

  • Quilt Block Contest - 2019 Theme: “Celebrations”

12th Annual Quilt Show in 2014. There were over 120 quilts displayed and over 220 people attended. Photo courtesy Greenville Chamber of Commerce.

2014 Quilt Show

For Quilt Block Contest Rules and Entry Form, Click the button below and print form.

For information on Display Quilts and an Entry Form, Click the button below and print form.


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Left: 2016 Quilt Block Winners (Ages 9-12), Right: 2015 Quilt Block Winners (Ages 13-18). Photo on right courtesy WGEL 101.7 FM Daily News.

2016 Quilt Block Winners (Ages 9-12), 2015 Quilt Block Winners (Ages 13-18)

2019 Raffle Quilt

“Courthouse Steps” -- Queen size quilt machine pieced in neutral beige fabrics that draw attention to the floral and scroll machine quilted lines. By local quilter Shirley Pustelnik of Black Diamond Quilt Guild. Click here for larger image. Click here for detail.

Also for raffle is a 2ft by 2ft Barn Quilt with a “sewing machine” design painted by Pocahontas resident Robyn Hargan.

Raffle Ticket Price: $1.00 per ticket or 6 for $5.00

Tickets can be purchased:

  • from Quilt Show Committee Members
  • at Capri IGA Saturday, February 16th 9a - 3p
  • at Buchheit Saturday, February 23rd 9a - 3p
  • at Capri IGA Saturday, March 9th 9a - 3p
  • at the show March 16th

2019 Raffle: Queen size “Courthouse Steps” quilt by local quilter Shirley Pustelnik.

Raffle Quilt

2019 Raffle: Barn Quilt “Sewing Machine” painted by Robyn Hargan.

Raffle Barn Quilt

Betty Boehm’s quilts featured in 2015. Photo courtesy Greenville Chamber of Commerce.

2015 Quilt Show, Featured Quilter Betty Boehm

The 4th annual Bond County Historical Society Quilt Show in 2006 was the main attraction of Heritage Day. Photo courtesy WGEL 101.7 FM Daily News.

2006 Quilt Show

2013 Quilt Block Contest Winners (Age 5-8 Category). Photo courtesy Greenville, Illinois Chamber of Commerce.

2013 Quilt Block Winners (Ages 5-8)