38th Annual:

San Diego Quilt Show

August 29-31, 2019

Featuring 2019 Guest Artist
Mike “Mac” McNamara

Mike McNamara is an engaging quilter who brings a freeing style of innovative quiltmaking to every class. Don’t miss meeting him at the show or learning from Mac at his class on Wed. August 28, 2019 (This class has SOLD OUT)

Please see other classes from highly sought after instructors still with seats available, don’t miss out. We have been able to get instructors from out of the state that are Not to be Missed. Take advantage of them being in our city. Other local teachers have new classes just for the San Diego Quilt Show, Take a class, bring a friend and have fun. Go to classes and sign up now! Don’t wait!

COMING SOON!!!: Mac has agreed to add another class. This will be a 1/2 day class on August 31st at the convention center. Class is called Gentle Curved Pieced Heart Block, this class is expected to sell out fast, sign up now.

NEW TIDBIT! Mac is working day and night making something new to share at the show. If you are a fan of Mac (and who isn’t) better get your friends to come to the show to see his newest piece of artistry.

Classes are selling out.!!! We have a great selection of local instructors and teachers in demand on the east coast. Pick a class now before the deadline approaches.

Dont forget Quilt-O. Huge success last year. We use M&M’s for the game and somehow we keep needing more M&M’s.



Classes are our most popular feature. We have classes taught by quilting leaders from across the country on a variety of topics. Check out this year's classes and be sure to save your spot early.



The vendor hall is the place to be. 6,000+ visitors will filter through the vendor area during the event, all with a love for quilting and quilting products. Make sure you get a spot!

Quilt Entries

Get competitive by entering a quilt! Put your skills to the test for a chance to win great prizes and bragging rights. Create an entry piece before the event, or participate in an on-site event.



Sponsorship helps you stand out! Make a great impression with thousands of visitors by sponsoring this year's event. Browse our sponsorship packages and see a current list of sponsors here.


↓Check out featured Quilts from years past↓ 


About Us

San Diego Quilt Show, Inc.

The San Diego Quilt Show was created in 1981 by Kathy Green, a local quilt teacher, and was incorporated in 1988. San Diego Quilt Show, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate, support, and promote needlecraft and creative fiber arts. The annual quilt show is organized and run by an all volunteer team with the purpose of supporting quilt making.