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Date: April 12-13, 2024 Time: 10am - 5pm

Location: The Harbor Center, Slidell, Louisiana

The Gulf States Quilting Association proudly presents the 20th Biennial GSQA Quilt Show at The Harbor Center in Slidell, LA. The event begins with three days of quilt judging followed by the public showing from Friday, April 12 through Saturday, April 13.

Enjoy a myriad of beautiful quilts - there will be over 360 judged quilts that will be displayed with ribbons and prizes awarded to the winning quilts.  Peruse the Merchants Mall that will include vendors from all over the US, including but not limited to scissor sharpening; sewing thread; fabric; woven baskets; etc. Also don't miss the chance to shop the Quilter's Craft Boutique with handmade creations by your fellow GSQA members.

Adult admission is $12 for one day and $15 for two day pass; admission for children under 12 is $5.

Email with any questions.

2024 Quilt Show Program Flipbook Now Available!

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Rosebud Luncheon 2024

Our Rosebud Luncheon will again take place at the lovely Pinewood Plantation, a Country Club in Slidell, LA. The venue offers lots of parking close to a covered entrance.  


Saturday, April 6, 2024


Pinewood Plantation

405 Country Club Blvd

Slidell, LA 70458

Cost:  $30.00

(includes a buffet style lunch; cash bar)

Dropoff of quilts to Quilt Intake for the 2024 Quilt Show will be available from 9am – 12pm.   

We will also have our Gift Basket Raffle once again!  Preview Rosebud baskets for the gift basket raffle here. 

See you all soon!

2024 Quilt Show Vendors

(updated 3-20-2024)

  • All About Sewing II/Inspiration Sewing: Pfaff, Janome and Babylock sewing machines, notions
  • All Stitched Up by Angela: Precuts, kits, notions, printed T-shirts, patterns
  • Appraisals: Certified appraiser Alma Moates can tell you about the quilt you always wondered about
  • Bonnie Beth Bags: Handcrafted purses, handbags, crossbody, slings, clear backpack slings, cell phone tethers and wallets
  • Camellia Palms LLC: Lakeside creative retreat center on the Alabama/Florida state line in Florala, AL
  • Cassity’s Nest Quilt Shop, 321 S. Alston St., Foley, AL 251-279-9565

  • Fat Tuesday Fabrics and Gifts, 401 Sheridan Ave., Monroe, LA, 318-278-7148

  • Good With Sugar Quilt Shop, Houston, TX.
  • Karen’s Quilt Shop, Bossier City LA, 844-447-3766 ext. 2
  • Maendeleo African Imports, Arizona, 253-653-0494 "Basket Mary"
  • Mama Mia Quilting & Longarming Services: Serving Mississippi and Louisiana Gulf Coast, computerized and e2e longarming up to king, T-shirt and other quilts, 985-640-5024
  • Martelli Enterprises: Sensational Sewing Tables, ergonomic fabric cutters, no-slip rulers and more.
  • Ms. Sew N’ Sew’s Quilt Shop: Handiquilter longarm, restored and some painted Featherweights, precuts, wide backs, quilt kits, Glide thread and bobbins, Handiquilter feet and accessories
  • One Noisy Streetcar: Original regional patterns and children’s counting book
  • Peace by Piece: Quilts in sizes from baby to king; fabric, patterns and notions, kits, precuts
  • Quilting Cushion: Decorative massage cushion that fits in the small of your back and activates with pressure
  • Scissors sharpening services: Joe Taylor (husband of Mes Amis shop owner Denise Taylor) and Josh Bertucci, Slicey McSlicer, will sharpen knives as well as scissors
  • Sew This!: Bernina sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, kits, fabric, precuts
  • Summer’s Haven Quilt Shop: Handiquilter longarm, precut bundles, quilt kits, one-yard cuts, cross stitch, notions and more
  • The Stitchin’ Post: Kits for quilts as well as home d├ęcor and gifts, precuts, notions, panels
  • Woolmarket Fibers/What’s Your Stitch: Nationally known Woolmarket yarn, precuts, panels, notions, Moda, QT and more
  • Your Sewing Friend: Original patterns, including bags and containers as well as quilts

2024 Quilt Show Opportunity Quilt

“Gulf Coast Beauty” quilt- queen size

Would you like to win this quilt? You can!! For only $2 per chance, you have an opportunity to own this fabulous quilt.

The individual blocks were made by many members of Gulf States Quilting Association, and the best were chosen by 2 of our Seminar teachers. Vernon Chee put the top together, Robben Hennessey Karr did the exquisite quilting, and the binding was attached by Carol Jaynes. The quilt is an original design by Donita Toups Qualey and her committee: Vernon, Judy Walker and Libby Black.

This is truly a magnificent work of art!

If you would like a chance click email us at .

Who’s going to win it at the drawing on 4-13-2024 at the GSQA Quilt show at the Harbor Center In Slidell? It could be you! It only takes 1 ticket to win! Appraised at $2,829.

Quilt show t-shirts are sold out in our online store but will be available at the show.

Information for Vendors

Volunteer Information

Quilt shows aren't possible without all of you! Sign up to volunteer for the Quilt Show here

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