Festival of Quilts

Festival of Quilts

Join us for this year's Festival, Friday-Saturday, April 5-6, 2019.

The 14th Annual Festival of Quilts attracted more than 1,400 visitors and generated more than $73,000 for our kids. We thank you!

About the Festival:

For a suggested donation of $5 for admission,the Festival of Quilts, our signature fundraiser, features something for everyone:

  • QUILT SHOW with hundreds of hand and machine quilted pieces including contemporary designs as well as antique quilts on loan for the show
  • QUILT AUCTION featuring beautiful traditional and contemporary quilts and wall hangings
  • GIFT SHOP packed with generously donated handcrafted items
  • BAKE SALE with delicious homemade goodies and treats
  • QUILT BOUTIQUE with quilts, wall hangings, and table runners for purchase
  • PATCHWORK CAFE where guests can enjoy a cup of coffee or an inexpensive lunch and visit with friends
  • WALKING TOURS of Cunningham’s Urbana campus to learn more about the mission and ministry of Cunningham Children’s Home 
  • FEATURED SPEAKERS detailing their quilting expertise
  • RECOGNIZED GALLERY of the Boneyard Arts Festival

Help us celebrate a tradition that offers warmth, comfort, and hope to the youth at Cunningham.

Learn how you can participate here.

To Volunteer:

To volunteer, please contact Taylor Tureskis at 217.337.9058 or by email

Become a Sponsor:

For additional information about becoming a sponsor, please contact Ginger McKee at 217.337.9074 or by email


14th Annual Festival of Quilts Recap

Special thanks to our 2018 Festival of Quilts Sponsors: