October 20 - 21
Quilt Entry Forms due by

September 15, 2017
Dennis Wicker Civic Center
1801 Nash St., Sanford, NC
​40 miles SW of Raleigh
Hours: Fri. Oct. 20  10am - 5pm.
            Sat. Oct. 21  10am - 4pm
Admission $6, under 12 free
Over 100 Handmade Quilts
 Vendor Booths
Raffle Baskets, Door Prizes 
Bionic Bag Raffle Each Day
filled with over $300 in quilting tools
 Boutique With Handmade Items
Antique Quilts
Lunch Available on Site
Email: info@heartsandhandsnc.org
Phone: 919-499-0766 
or ​919-498-2397

A Bionic Bag will be raffled off each day of the show filled with the following items:  28 mm rotary cutter with 2-28 mm blades, 2-45 mm blades, Mat cleaner, 2 1/2" x 6 1/2" ruler, Seam ripper, Stiletto, Wonder clips, The Needle Nest, Purple Thang, Retractable tape measure, 3 spools Aurfil thread (lg.), White chalk pen, Blue marking pen, 6" Havel scissors, Hand sewing needles, Number pins, Thread snips , totaling over $300 in quilting tools.

Look On The Bright Side Quilt Show 2017

Click below for a link to the Dennis Wicker Civic Center and  for information on hotels and restaurants in Sanford go to the Local Area heading.


Hand delivered quilts will be accepted​​​​​​ at the McSwain Agricultural Center, 2420 Tramway Rd., Sanford, NC 27330 on October 7, 10 am until 3 pm.  Mailed quilts should be sent to Rose Nykiel, 1928 Wedgewood Dr., Sanford, NC  27330.  They should arrive between Sept. 28 and Oct. 14.  

Vendors at the Show for 2017.

Auntie Ju’s Quilt Shoppe
Baskets by Bonnie

Cary Quilting Company
Common Thread
Dragon Fly Quilt Shop
Empty Pockets Alpaca Farm
Featherweight Poppy
Find X Designs
Loving Stitches
Martelli Enterprises
Memories in Stitches

North Cat-olina Quilts
Pineapple Fabrics
The Cotton Quilt
Thread Sketched
U-Can Quilt

​​​​​​​Hearts and Hands
ECA Quilters' Guild