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The Quilting Expo- Show Info and List of Vendors

April 16, 2013 by  
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The Quilting Expo in Columbia, SC

Friday, July 21, 2017  – 9 am – 5 pm

and Saturday, July 22, 2017 – 9 am – 4 pm

Jamil Shrine Center, 206 Jamil Road, Columbia, SC 29210

$8.00 Admission (click on the $1.00 off admission coupon on our home page)


1) QUILTERS OF SOUTH CAROLINA WILL BE HOSTING A QUILT SHOW.  This is opportunity to see 150 of the best quilts in SC.  For more information about the show and entry info, go to:

2) The Longarm Network from Greenville SC will be hosting Domestic and Longarm machine quilting classes.


For more information  about the classes and pictures, click –  

3) Creative Sewing is sponsoring a Charity Quilt Show.  More details here –

Quilts will be donatated to The Children’s Hospital and all participants will receive a pack of fat quarters as a thank you.

We love to do a show like the one we are preparing in Columbia!  We got the warmest welcome we have ever received from the quilters in SC.  We have the best and nicest vendors to go with the best and nicest customers.    We feel strongly about promoting small business.  Working together is the best way to succeed.  We invite you to come and spend the day with us.  You will find quilting fabrics, books, notions, and patterns.  If you love wool, there will be several wool vendors from which to choose.  Sewing machine and longarm machine vendors will be glad to give you test drive on any of the machines that they have in their booths.  Parking is free and there will be food available on site.  (Food sales help support Shriner’s Hospital)  If you have any questions, please contact us at You can also give us a call at 704-376-2531.

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The Early Bird Will Get the Worm! (or the sewing machine!)…more to come….many vendors will have specials in their booths from 9am – 10am.

On Friday at 3 pm….There will be a sewing machine drawing. Creative Sewing from Columbia, SC  will be giving away a Bernette sewing machine.  You must be present to win.  More info to follow….

On Saturday at 3 pm…..There will be a drawing for another sewing machine,  a Baby Lock Jazz, again sponsored by Creative Sewing. 

At the end of the show on Saturday, we will give away another huge basket of goodies.  This basket has a variety of quilting goods donated by our vendors and many other sources.  This name is pulled from all our visitors.  We will call this winner.  You do not need to be present to win this basket.

Everyone that attends the show will get one chance to win.  However, the first 100 visitors in the door each morning will get 2 chances to win all day long.  Two chances for all the door prizes!  Two chances to win a machine. Two chances to win the fabric basket.  You will also be entered twice to win the big gift basket at the end of the show.  Many vendors will feature an early bird special from 9am – 10am each morning.  Check the doors as you enter for posted specials.  Plan to arrive early and stay all day.

Creative Sewing Machine Center is located at 519 12th St., West Columbia, SC 29169.  803-936-1624.

Quilts of Valor will have a display of their fabulous quilts.  Stop by and see how you can get involved with this very worthwhile cause.

Food is available on site.  The proceeds from the snack bar go to the Shriner’s Hospital.  Eat lunch and help support a good cause. The snack bar has added chicken salad or tuna salad and a side salad to it’s menu in response to requests for a lighter lunch.


Here is a list of the vendors that are participating in our first show.  More will be added as the contracts are returned.

Angel Oak Stitchery from Cottageville, SC – featuring quality quilting fabrics, Quilt kits, notions, sheer elite stabilizer, fun jewelry and custom templates.

Auntie Ju’s Quilt Shoppe from Wilmington, NC – Featuring hand-dyed wool and punch needle supplies, quilt kits, patterns and books. Valdani threads.  Also civil war fabrics and brushed cottons.

Bear Hug Quiltworks from Winston Salem, NC – Featuring original patterns, fabric and kits.

The Cotton Quilt from Granite Falls, NC – Featuring quilting fabrics, notions, books and patterns.  Also all types of fabrics.

Creative Sewing Machine Center- 519 12th Street, West Columbia, SC – Featuring Babylock, Bernina, and Viking Sewing Machines.  Also quilting fabrics, patterns and software.  803-936-1624

Susan Edmonson Designs from Concord, NC – featuring original patterns, handmade items, embellishing threads and handmade original jewelry. Mixed media designs.  Jewelry.  Repurposed vintage pincushions.  Painter’s threads from Germany and much more….

Featherweight Poppy from Salisbury, NC – featuring Singer 221 and 222 Featherweights, parts and service.  Contact John at 704-639-1326 to schedule some loving care for your featherweight during the show.  He can service your machine while you shop!  Be sure and call to schedule your tune up. $50.00 spa treatment for your Featherweight!

Friends and Fiberworks from Candler, NC.  Featuring yarns, patterns, needles, kits and roving.  Love their new line of clothing.

Kathy’s Patchworks from Falls Church, Va.  Featuring jewelry and chenille squares.

The Longarm Network from Greenville, SC.  Featuring the Innova Longarm machine. Also, quilting supplies, fabric, batting and notions.


Martelli Enterprises from Pensacola, Fla.  Featuring height adjustable workstations/cutting tables, ergonomic rotary cutters in all sizes, no slip rulers, templates, and free motion quilting hoops.  Many other notions and tools.


Myrtle Beach Quilt Party by Mardell Smith – featuring classes in Jan., 2018 at Sunset Beach, NC. Registration opens Sept 1, 2017.  Questions?


Quilt Patch Fabrics from Charlotte, NC – featuring quilting fabrics, books, patterns, etc.

Quilter’s Express from Lexington, SC featuring Swarovski hot fix crystal products, shine by Swarovski (European bracelet beads).

The Quilter’s Gallery from Cleveland, NC – featuring batiks and traditional cotton prints.  AKA “The Pizza Girls”. or website –

Quiltricks from Cary, NC.  Featuring her original quilt patterns.


Sew Suite Studio from Lexington, SC – featuring the hottest Juki Quilting Systems in town.  Juki Longarm and “sit down” longarm.


Shakerwood Woolens from Rock Hill, SC – featuring hand-dyed wools, wool appliqué, patterns, books, valdani and aurifil thread and other related items.

StashTools from Huntsville, Ala.

Featuring patterns, books, quilt-shop-quality 100% cotton fabrics, custom selected pre-cuts, kits, and templates/patterns that we exclusively design and sell.  

U Can Quilt from Raleigh, NC.  Featuring quilt kits for busy people.  Pre-measured and pre-cut kits.

Bonnie Ouellette with Vintage Textiles and Quilts from Seneca, SC – featuring vintage quilts, tops, blocks, crochet, embroidery, buttons, books, beads and patterns, etc.

Wood Quilt Blocks from Manassas, Va. – featuring wood inlay quilt designs, pins, magnets, earrings, mirrors, turned seam rippers and magnetic pin holders. (email)







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