Tour Calendar

Immerse yourself in brightly patterned journeys where quilts and quilters take center stage. Travel to the world’s most beautiful places. Enrich your life and color your world on handcrafted journeys pieced together to fulfill your quilting dreams. Browse a kaleidoscope of over 21 bucket-list tours, and discover the perfect journey that will color your world.

Ultimate Road to California

January 12 – 18, 2024

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7 Days

Uncover Southern California's quilting gems. Tour San Diego's historic spots, Temecula's vineyards, and the famed Road to California Quilters Conference. Explore renowned quilt stores, taste local delicacies, and unite with fellow quilting aficionados. Every moment in this trip is a stitch in a vibrant, Californian quilting tapestry.

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Essence of Japan

February 21 – March 1, 2024

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10 Days

Dive into Japan's rich tapestry: Tokyo's energetic lanes, Kyoto's tranquil bamboo forests, and age-old temples. Participate in ancestral craft sessions, indulge in genuine Japanese fare, and grasp Japan's historical depth and lively present. It's a cultural feast, blending ancient traditions with modern vibes, offering unparalleled experiences.

Hawaiian Islands

March 13 – 21, 2024

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9 Days

Experience Hawaiian magic over nine days. Navigate through Oahu, Kona, and Hilo. Delve into indigenous crafts, uncover regional quilting gems, and lose yourself in the islands' picturesque vistas and dynamic ethos. Hawaii beckons with its rich heritage, scenic beauty, and the promise of unforgettable adventures.

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Journey through France

April 12 – 22, 2024

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11 Days

Dive into a French odyssey where quilting, art, and history converge. From iconic landmarks to the inspiring Pour l’Amour du Fil quilt show, every moment is a tribute to France's grandeur. Revel in textile art, historic wonders, and a captivating ambiance that only France can offer.

Amish Farmlands

April 12 – 18, 2024

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7 Days

Traverse Pennsylvania's verdant landscapes, witnessing Amish traditions firsthand. Marvel at Washington, D.C.'s iconic landmarks, culminating in Philadelphia's historic embrace — the cradle of American liberty. This trip weaves together the threads of history, culture, and simplicity, offering a unique tapestry of experiences.

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Paducah Patchwork

April 21 – 27, 2024

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7 Days

Embark on a Kentucky adventure, attending the esteemed AQS Paducah Quilt Show. Revered globally, this event stands out as quilting's pinnacle. Dive deep into the colorful quilting realm, absorbing the community's creativity. Your journey promises not just quilts, but enduring memories with every stitch and sight.

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Louisiana Plantations & Quilts

May 3 – 9, 2024

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7 Days

Set forth on a 7-day quilting saga through New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Accentuate your trip with the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, delve into historic spots, and feast on regional delicacies. This journey promises camaraderie, culture, and a deep dive into quilting's heart.

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Smoky Mountain Quilt Trail

May 15 – 21, 2024

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7 Days

Embark on a spirited Southern voyage through Nashville, Pigeon Forge, and Asheville. Delve into the melodies of Music City, the wonders of Dollywood, and the majestic Smoky Mountains. Every moment celebrates the region's history, culture, and the vibrant tapestry of Southern life.

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Canadian Rockies by Rail

May 19 – 26, 2024

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8 Days

Board a memorable Canadian Rockies expedition. Commence in Vancouver's scenic harbor, then revel in awe-striking vistas and gourmet delights on the Rocky Mountaineer. Relax in Banff's mountainous embrace and explore Calgary's lively quilting community. Every view and experience promises sheer Canadian wonder.

Cape Cod & Nantucket

June 1 – 7, 2024

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7 Days

Revel in New England’s summer allure. Journey through Providence, Newport, and Cape Cod, uncovering textile legacies, opulent mansions, and charming coastal hamlets. Intertwined with regional cuisine and culture, this journey captures the essence of New England against the backdrop of the stunning National Seashore.

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American Heartland Quilts

June 5 – 11, 2024

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7 Days

Embark on an American Heartland quilting journey from Kansas City to Hamilton. Visit famous quilt museums, indulge in fabric sprees, and marvel at scenic covered bridges. Coupled with local cuisine and fellow quilters' camaraderie, this adventure is the quintessence of quilting passion and heritage.

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Magnificent Maine & Vermont

June 9 – 15, 2024

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7 Days

Explore New England's charm, spotlighting the iconic Trapp Family Lodge. Traverse historic landmarks, bustling quilt shops, and picturesque landscapes. Savor regional tastes and form enduring bonds. This journey, drenched in creativity and nature's beauty, promises memories that will linger long after it concludes.

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Sensational Sisters

July 9 – 15, 2024

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7 Days

Delve into the Pacific Northwest's quilting marvels. From Portland's dynamic arts to the famed Sisters' Outdoor Quilt Show, experience coastal allure and breathtaking Mount Hood views. Every stop, from Cannon Beach to the Rose Test Garden, offers a unique blend of culture and natural splendor.

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Mackinac Island

August 19 – 25, 2024

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7 Days

Traverse Elkhart, Shipshewana, and Grand Rapids, appreciating vibrant Quilt Gardens, delving into Amish traditions, and marveling at QuiltWeek exhibits. Mackinac Island’s enchantment, horse-drawn rides, and the camaraderie of quilting enthusiasts make this journey a heartwarming exploration of culture, craft, and community.

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Celtic Legends

August 31 – September 10, 2024

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12 Days

Quilters, embark on a Scottish odyssey. Explore Edinburgh's relics, venture into the Highlands, and savor whisky tastings. Transition to Northern Ireland, marveling at Giant's Causeway, then immerse in Dublin's dynamism. A quilt of experiences, this journey stitches history, nature, and culture into a memorable tapestry.

Southern Charm

September 21 – 27, 2024

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7 Days

Navigate the Southern tapestry over a week, uncovering architectural wonders, quilting emporiums, and sweet tea tales from Charleston to Jekyll Island. A journey weaving heritage with artistry, offering a unique blend of timeless design, cultural insights, and the warm embrace of Southern charm.

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New England Fall Foliage

September 28 – October 4, 2024

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7 Days

Relish a seven-day New England sojourn blending history, culture, and quilting. From Boston's landmarks to Vermont's serenity and Maine's coastal allure, this journey promises artistry, craft, and culinary wonders, painting a vivid picture of New England's multifaceted charm and heritage.

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Colors of New England

October 5 – 11, 2024

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7 Days

Undertake a seven-day New England exploration, intertwining quilting art, crafts, and gourmet delights. Journey from Boston's historic core to Maine's pristine shores, sharing experiences with a close-knit group, ensuring an intimate, unparalleled, and memorable New England adventure.

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Essential Italy

October 5 – 15, 2024

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11 Days

Discover Italy's captivating cities, savoring regional cuisines and delving into art and history. From Rome's ancient wonders to Florence's artistic marvels and Venice's enchanting canals, this journey offers unforgettable moments, enduring bonds, and a true Italian renaissance of experiences.

Houston International Quilt Festival

October 27 – November 2, 2024

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7 Days

Experience Texas through a quilter's lens: Dive into San Antonio's history, explore Fredericksburg's artisanal outlets, and attend Houston's famed Quilt Festival. Seven days of inspiration, camaraderie, and unforgettable Texan moments await quilting enthusiasts on this unparalleled journey.

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Tyrolean Treasures

December 3 – 12, 2024

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10 Days

Journey through Germany and Austria's festive quilting landscape. Traverse iconic Christmas markets, relish traditional dishes, and marvel at architectural wonders. These experiences aren't just sightseeing; they're inspirations for your next quilting project. With every step, immerse in a blend of culture, craft, and holiday cheer.