Quilt Fiesta Santa Fe - October 19-20, 2018

Quilt Fiesta Santa Fe is a biennial two day celebration of extraordinary quilting presented by the Northern New Mexico Quilt Guild. The event is held at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center and features over 200+ quilts that will be judged by a certified quilt judge. Some of the exhibited quilts will be for sale. Many exciting vendors will be open for your shopping pleasure, and the Gift Shop will have one-of-a-kind items made by our talented guild members. You will see exhibits by specialty groups such as Art Quilts, Surface Design, Applique, Contemporary Quilts and Embroidery, as well as exhibits that highlight the Community Service and Educational outreach of the NNMQG.

Rules for Entry document and printable Entry Form

Held in Beautiful Downtown Santa Fe

Santa Fe Convention Center

201 W. Marcy Street

Santa Fe, NM 87501

See Website | See Map

Convention Center Parking

119 S. Federal Place


Hours: Friday & Saturday 10-5

QUILT FIESTA Dates to Remember

Saturday, September 15      Entry Forms Due
Wednesday, October 17       Quilts delivered to SF Convention Center, 8-9:30am
Thursday, October 18           Show set-up, 7am-7pm
Friday, October 19                  Private opening for members only, 9-10am
Quilt Fiesta Santa Fe             Open to Public, Friday & Saturday, 10am-5pm
Saturday, October 20            Breakdown, 5-9pm / Quilt pick-up, 6-7pm  

Judge - Raffle Quilt - Transportation - Sponsors

Quilt Fiesta Judge

 We are excited to announce that Judy Taylor will be our judge for Quilt Fiesta 2018. Since 2006, Judy has judged approximately 8,400 quilts and aided at shows reflecting in excess of 5,000 quilts.  Judy became a National Quilting Association (NQA) Certified Judge in 2011.  She fulfilled the standards established by the NQA for the Master Quilt Award Program and became qualified to evaluate Masterpiece quilts in 2014.  She is also a charter member of the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges (NAQCJ).  She currently judges on a local, regional and national level and prides herself on always providing constructive, supportive, and meaningful judging comments.


Raffle Quilt

2018 Donation Quilt

Original Design by Kitty Squire

Made by Members of the 

Northern New Mexico Quilt Guild

Quilted by Nicole Dunn, 96" x 96"

Quilt will be awarded on October 20 at 4:00 p.m. 

at the Santa Fe Convention Center

No need to be present to win.

Tickets are $2.00 each or 6 for $10.

Send check made out to NNMQG.  

Enclose  a self addressed stamped envelope to receive the ticket stubs. 


P.O. Box 5015

Santa Fe, NM 87502-5015

Attention: Kitty

Travel to Santa Fe

 The New Mexico Rail Runner (NMRX) is a commuter rail system serving the metropolitan areas of Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Rail runner fare is $9 per person for a one way ticket. Then catch a ride to downtown and the Convention Center.  

Our 2018 Sponsors

2018 Vendors

The above pictures are some of the 2016 Quilt Fiesta vendors.  Most of the vendors will be back in 2018.  The vendor spaces sold out quickly but you don't need to wait until October to visit their website - just click on the link. 

Ann Silva's Sewing Center

Armadillo Alley Quilts

ArtFabrique Studio

Bob's Sewing & Vacuum

Country Store Quilt Shop

Down Home Quilts

Fabric Art Designs

Guadalupe's Fun Rubber Stamps

Hip Stitch

Julie’s Sewing Corner