2021 Gems Quilt Show

August 28 and 29, 2021

Life Together Center

3625 N. Sheridan Rd

Peoria, IL 61614


Hours:  Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

                                  Sunday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tickets:  $7.00 for adults; 2 day pass:  $12.00


160 plus Quilts will be exhibited.  12 Vendors ( list pending)
Boutique:  Baskets, small quilts and quilted items, other handmade items for sale.


Feed Mill Fabric and Quilting-       feedmillfabricandquilting@gmail.com


Quilting in the Valley-                     lisa.furleigh@quiltinginthevalley.com


Old Master Pen Shoppe                 oldmasterpenshoppe@gmail.com


The Quilt Corner                              quiltcnr@thequiltcorner.biz


Pins and Pieces Quilt Shop            pinspiecesquilt@centurytel.net


The Quilt Box                                   quiltbox@kewanee.com

No website

Prairie Points                                   denise.riggio@outlook.com


The Fabric Patch                             thefabricpatch@yahoo.com


Ma’s Got a Notion                          masgotanotion@gmail.com


Vicky’s Boutique                             vickyshaffer@hotmail.com

No website

Ann Pastucha                                  ann.pastucha@gmail.com


Peddlers Way                                 pwqclc@mtco.com



Tentative Schedule of Events 


11:00 Vendor Demo

11:15 Vendor Demo

11:30 NICU Quilts Presentation

12:00 Bed Turning

1:00 Vendor Demo

1:30 Vendor Demo

2:00 Vendor Demo

3:00 Bed Turning



11:30 Vendor Demo

11:45 Center for Prevention of Abuse Quilt Presentation

12:30 Quilt of Valor Presentation

1:30 St. Jude Quilt Presentation

2:00 Vendor Demo

2:30 Bed Turning


Note:  Whatever the State of Illinois requires regarding Coid 19 precautions and protocols will be in effect during the show for the safety of everyone.  Currently the guidance is that masks are not required for those who are fully vaccinated.  Others are to mask at all times.  Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the show facility.


2019 Ribbon Winners:

Best of Show and Vendors Choice:


KEY: Quilt Categories

Number Categories Definitions
100 Large Duet, Computerized Quilting
200 Large Duet, Non-Computerized Hand Guided Quilting
300 Large Solitaire, Computerized Quilting
400 Large Solitaire, Non-Computerized Hand Guided Quilting
500 Medium Duet, Computerized Quilting
600 Medium Duet, Non-Computerized Hand Guided Quilting
700 Medium Solitaire, Non-Computerized Hand Guided Quilting
800 Medium Solitaire, Computerized Quilting
900 Machine Embroidered, Greater than 60%
1000 Hand Quilted, AnySize, Hand or Machine Pieced
1100 Modern
1200 Small Solitaire, Non-Computerized Hand Guided Quilting
1300 Small Solitaire, Computerized Quilting
1400 Miniature, Max Size 24″ by 24″
1500 Small Duet, Non-Computerized Hand Guided Quilting
1600 Small Duet, Computerized Quilting
1700 Child’s
1800 Art/Pictorial
2000 Wearable/Craft/Home Dec
2100 Group