February 27 and 28, 2016
Saturday . . . 9 AM to 5 PM
Sunday . . .10 AM to 4 PM
Welcome to the Las Colcheras Show Information Page
This page will be updated frequently until the show in February, please check back often.
The show will have a great collection of judged quilts, three special exhibits of small quilts, workshops both days, and a Certified Appraiser to appraise your quilts. There will be a Merchant Mall with some of the vendors listed below and more will be added as they are confirmed. Click the links for additional information. If you have questions, send an email to: LasColcherasQG@ aol.com.
$7.00 ~ One day entry fee
$12.00 ~ Two day entry fee
Children under 12 ~ free
Las Cruces Convention Center
680 University Street
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Call for Entries
You are invited to enter your quilt in the Las Colcheras 13th Judged Show. Winning quilts receive beautiful handmade rosettes, ribbons, and cash awards. Rules and categories may be found by clicking the links below and downloading pdf files containing all the information you need to enter your quilts. In-person quilt entry is Saturday, February 13.
Come shop in our expanded Merchant Mall! We have added booths to the foyer so we can have a larger shopping experience. Fabrics, sewing machines, new tools, patterns, buttons and bows and more. Booth demonstrations will be announced both days of the show. Visit the vendors who have accepted an invitation to come to the show by clicking on the link below. If you are vendor we hope you will be interested in coming to Las Cruces. Follow the links to get more information.
Quilt Show Judge
Maureen Gavaghan Craig is an American Quilters Society-certified appraiser of quilted textiles who lives in Silver City, New Mexico. She will appraise quilts both days during the quilt show and is available to appraise quilts hanging in the show. Appointments are suggested and can be made by clicking on the link below. Maureen will give a free lecture on Sunday morning at 10:30. For more information on her lecture, appraisals, or to make an appointment click on a link below.
Maureen Craig’s Bio
What is your quilt worth, you may be surprised
Request an appointment
Sunday morning lecture
2016 Raffle Quilt, Irene’s Blooming Baskets
Irene Davenport created this beautiful appliqué quilt top and it is offered in her memory as the 2016 raffle quilt. The winning ticket will be drawn on the last day of the quilt show. We believe your chances of winning improve greatly if you buy a ticket.
Raffle tickets can be purchased at the quilt show or you can order them here.