Thursday, April 4, 2013

2014 Workshops

Visit our Workshops page to learn about exciting opportunities to learn from featured artist Lura Schwarz Smith as well as Patti Hempen. Both workshops take place in the 3 days preceding the quilt show- January 21, 22, and 23 2014.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Viewer's Choice Winners!

Thank you to everyone who came to our 6th annual Stitches in Bloom Quilt Show, and the three-day workshop with Charlotte Warr Andersen! 

We had a great weekend with beautiful quilts, and enjoyed learning which ones were your favorites. Here they are, the recipients of the Viewer's Choice Awards!

My Red Quilt -Viewer's Choice for Applique
by Jackie Weiss

Cardinals in Fresh Fallen Snow - Viewer's Choice for Traditional
by Connie McNair

Sarah's Garden - Viewer's Choice for Art
by Rosemary Hamerton-Kelly

He Calms My Raging Sea - Viewer's Choice for Pieced
by Maryellen Householder

We hope you'll plan to join us again for the 7th annual show, January 24-25, 2014!

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

2013 Quilt Show Overview

The Oregon Garden’s 6th annual Stitches in Bloom Quilt Show runs Jan. 25 - 26, 2013,  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will feature quilting demonstrations and lectures, quilt-related vendors, and a tearoom with lunch fare. The event will highlight guest artist Charlotte Warr Andersen, creator of one-of-a-kind pictorial quilts, who will be giving daily lectures. 

The Rhythm and Hues and Elements exhibits will be on display from High Fiber Diet.

You're invited to submit quilts for display in the show, with an entry fee of $10 per quilt. Ribbons will be awarded for Viewer’s Choice in appliqué, piecework, art design and traditional quilts. We also invite you to participate in the Quilt Challenge, where participants submit a quilt made from a designated challenge fabric. This year’s fabric is called “Yellow Iris & Peony” by Kaffe Fassett Collective. 

We are also offering a three-day pictorial appliqué workshop with featured artist Andersen from January 22 through 24. The price of $250 includes the workshop and lunch all three days.

The quilt show is included with regular Garden admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors 60 and older, $8 students 12-17, $5 children 5-11, and free for children 4 & under. Or volunteer and receive free admission, contact or 503-874-2533.

The Oregon Garden Resort is presenting a variety of lodging packages throughout the week for both Quilt Show and workshop attendees. Make reservations online or by calling 503-874-2500.

Monday, October 29, 2012


Start sending us your entry forms! You can download forms by clicking the tabs above this post. We are accepting regular quilt entries as well as challenge quilt entries. And there are still a couple spots left in the workshop too!

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

2013 Vendors

If you're interested in being a vendor at Stitches in Bloom, we have a few spots left (about 10 total). Spots fill up quick so visit the vendor page for information and to download your form!

Friday, March 16, 2012


Make sure to explore the site for information and forms for the 2013 Quilt Challenge, Workshop, and Show.
Remember that Workshop fees and room packages are 10% off if you register by the end of July!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Workshop Feedback

We want to know what you think about quilting workshops. Here is a 4 question survey that will help us shape our workshop program in the years to come!

Monday, February 13, 2012

People's Choice Awards

Sorry I didn't post these earlier!
the 2012 people's choice winners were:
Applique: Civil War Stars pieced by Marjorie McCanse of Salem, OR. Quilted by Rhone Beyers.
Pieced: Hawaiian Star Pieced by Denise Rigsbee of Welches, OR. Quilted by Loretta Orsborn
Traditional: Kinderspiel Pieced by MariAnne Johnson of Corvallis, OR. Quilted by Connie Watkins
Art: Raven's Treasures pieced and quilted by Jan Story or Dallas, OR.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Thank you!

Thank you to all who came to the quilt show. It was bigger than ever and we can't wait to see you next year. I'll post some photos as soon as we have them!

2013 Book Mark featuring Charlotte's work!

As you might have noticed, the blog has been updated to 2013 information. Workshop registration, Quilt Challenge, and Quilt Show entry forms are available on the forms page as well as information throughout the blog on next year's show. Make sure to take advantage of the 10% early registration discount for the workshop with Charlotte Warr Andersen.

Thursday, January 26, 2012


Looks like we're going to have a beautiful weekend for Stitches in Bloom 2012. Come see the quilts and enjoy the Garden while you're here. It's included in your admission!