2011 Events

November 30-January 10th - Mall Hours - Northpark Mall
Northpark Mall proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts in empty windows in the middle of the mall. 12100 North May Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK


January 13-15 - 1905 Cookbook makes its debut. Judy Howard and quilt artists will sign books and curate patriotic exhibit.

January 13-15, 2011,10:00 am-5:00 pm. QSC proudly presents the God Bless America Touring Quilts at their OKC Winter Quilt Show at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens, Oklahoma City, OK, $8/day or $15 for 3 day pass.


January 21-23, 2011, Friday & Saturday  9 AM - 5 PM - Sunday 10 AM - 3 PM. The Jefferson Regional Quilt Alliance and the Jeffersonian Institute proudly presents the God Bless America Touring Quilts at their “Quilts on the Bayou” Show at 120 East Austin Street, Jefferson, TX. $5. http://www.jeffersonquiltshow.com/


January 22, 2011 - 1:00-4:00 PM -
Judy Howard and Quilt Artists will sign 1905 Cookbook, Thanking Our Troops, Centennial Stitches, and Heavenly Patchwork I & II at the Edmond Authors Event at the Edmond Historical Museum, 431 South Boulevard, Edmond, OK.


January 28-29, 2011 - 10:00 AM-5:00 PM -
The Hibiscus Quilt Guild of South Florida proudly exhibits “Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts” at their Hibiscus Garden Walk & Quilter’s Marketplace at the Salvation Army gymnasium, 4051 Kirk Rd, Lake Worth, FL 33461, $7 www.HibiscusQiltGuild.org


January 29, 2011 - 2:00-4:00 PM
- Judy Howard will sign her newly released 1905 Cookbook - Food for Body and Sout, Heavenly Patchwork I & II, Centennial Stitches and Thanking Our Troops, Borders Books, 3209 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City.


January 31, 2011 - 12:30 PM
- Oklahoma Vision TV will interview Judy Howard about her newly released book 1905 Cookbook—Food for Body and Soul


February 2, 2011 - 10:00 AM -
Judy Howard will present her Centennial Stitches Trunk Show Program, exhibit quilts and sign books at the Altus Library, 421 North Hudson, Altus, OK.  Kathy Hale, 580-477-2890


February 8, 2011,  12:30 The Que Book Club proudly presents Centennial Stitches—Oklahoma History in Quilts program by Judy Howard at the OKC Golf and Country Club. Barbara Kerrick 659-5077

February 11-12, 2011 - 9:00-5:00 - The Spacecoast Quilters Guild proudly presents the God Bless America Touring Quilts at their 10th Quilting from the Heart Show at BCC/Gym, U.S. #1, Titusville, FL. $7 SpacecoastQuilters.com. 

February 12, 2011 - 10:30 - Noon - Judy Howard will display quilts and autograph1905 Cookbook - Food for Body and Soul, Thanking Our Troops, Centennial Stitches, and Heavenly Patchwork I & II at Hastings Books, 2300 West Main, Norman, OK.

February 12, 2011 - 1:00-2:30 PM- Judy Howard will display quilts and autograph1905 Cookbook - Food for Body and Soul, Thanking Our Troops, Centennial Stitches, and Heavenly Patchwork I & II at Borders Books, 300 Norman Center,, Norman, OK.

February 12, 2011 - 6:00-8:00 pm - Judy Howard will display quilts and provide chocolate treats from her newly released 1905 Cookbook at the Mustang Chocolate Festival at Mustang Town Center, 1201 North Mustang Road, Mustang, OK.

February 13, 2011 - 10:00 AM-5:00 PM - The Ft. Sill Air Force Base, PX#1718 in Lawton, OK proudly displays the “Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts” and hosts author Judy Howard as she signs books and gives hugs to our heroes for Valentines Day.

February 19, 2011 - 3:00-5:00 PM- Judy Howard will sign 1905 Cookbook - Food for Body and Soul, Thanking Our Troops, Centennial Stitches, and Heavenly Patchwork I & II at Full Circle Book Store, 1900 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK.

February 19, 2011 - Mark Lipinski interviewed Judy Howard about her books for charity and her latest 1905 Cookbook and quilt contest/exhibit.

March 10-20, 2011. - The Laurel County Public Library proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts in celebration of National Quilters Day, March 19. 120 College Park Drive, London, KY 40741, 606-864-5759

March 25-26, 2011 - 10 AM-5PM - The Calcasieus Cutups proudly present the “Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts” at their Reach for the Stars Quilt Show at the Lake Charles Civic Center on Lakeshore Dr in Lake Charles, LA, $5 terrysfc@yahoo.com

March 26, 2011 - 10:30-12:00 PM - Judy Howard will sign 1905 Cookbook - Food for Body and Soul and exhibit quilts at The Book Place, 732 West New Orleans, Broken Arrow, OK   918-455-1422

March 26, 2011 - 1:00-2:30 PM - Judy Howard will sign 1905 Cookbook - Food for Body and Soul and exhitbit quilts at Savory Chef, 8283 South Memorial Drive, Tulsa, OK.


March 26, 2011 - 3:00-4:30 PM -
Judy Howard will sign 1905 Cookbook - Food for Body and Soul and exhibit quilts at Steve's Books, 2612 South Harvard, Tulsa, OK.

April 2, 2011, 9am-4pm - The Seminole Arts Council proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts in its 3rd Annual Made In Oklahoma Festival along downtown Main Street. Enjoy wine tasting, entertainment, car show, inflatables, food vendors and Oklahoma grown and produced products, crafts, storytellers.   http://seminoleokchamber.org/TheChamber/MIOFestival.htm. Quilt artists will autograph books. 401 North Main, Seminole, Ok in the Municipal Building. Free.

April 2-3, 2011 - The Walnut Valley Quilt Guild proudly presents the “Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts” and “Centennial Stitches” Quilt Trunk Show Program by author and Owner for 34 years of Buckboard Antique Quilts at the Winfield High School, 620-845-1736 Karen Fuchs

April 8-9, 2011 -  Springdale, ARK

April 8, 20112:30 p.m. - Judy Howard will be interviewed by Big Blend Radio about her new book. Link will appear on the Useful Links and Blog page at www.HeavenlyPatchwork.com.

April 9, 2011 - 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. - Judy Howard will sign 1905 Cookbook—Food for Body and Soul and exhibit quilts at Best of Books, 1313 E. Danforth, Edmond, OK

April 14-16, 2011, Thursday & Friday - 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. - The God Bless America Touring Quilts will be exhibited at the Round Bobbin Sewing & Quilts Expo at the Fairground E-Plex, 3001 N. Grant Sve, Springfield, MO. Vendor shopping, Classes by Anne St. Clair, The Bra Lady, Pam Damour, The Decorating Diva, Bobbie & Joel Bergquist, Tsukineko Ink Specialists, Stage Demo’s,

April 16, 2011, 2:30-4:30 p.m. -Judy Howard will exhibit patriotic quilts and sign Thanking Our Troops--God Bless America Touring Quilts, 1905 Cookbook, Centennial Stitches and Hevenly Patchwork I & II at  Completely Quilted, 315 E. Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK

April 16, 2011, 12 Noon - The Ponca City Chapter of The Daughters of the American Revolution proudly exhibits sixty Food for Body and Soul Touring Quilts and presents a Centennial Stitches—Oklahoma History in Quilts Trunk Show Program by Judy Howard at their luncheon meeting in the Fellowship Hall of First Presbyterian Church on the NE corner of 14th and Grand, Ponca City. $5.00 salad luncheon reservations available by calling Paula Denson at 580-765-4105.

April 21-23, 2011, Thursday and Friday 9:00 am-8:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am-3:00 pm,
The Snake River Valley Quilt Guild proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts in its Bienniel Quilting by the Falls Quilt Show in Idaho Falls, ID. $5 & $8,
www.ifquiltguild.citymax.com, 208-522-9325


April 30, May 1, 2011, 10-4. The Tree City Quilt Guild proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts at its Salute America Quilt Show at the Best Western Gateway Grande Hotel in Gainesville, FL


April 30 - 11:30-1:00 -
Judy Howard will autograph her newly released Oklahoma Pioneer 1905 Cookbook—Food for Body and Soul  at the Shepherds of Love Ministry Luncheon at the Village Baptist Church Youth Center at 10500 N. May. Call 348-5195 for luncheon reservations. Judy is donating all book proceeds to Shepherds of Love to pay utility bills of carefully screened needy familes in the Oklahoma City/Edmond area.



May 7, 2011 - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. - Judy Howard will exhibit Food for Body and Soul Quilts and sign "1905 Cookbook" during the Kolache Festival in downtown Prague, OK in Pavillion #2 across from the main grandstand.
 
May 12-14, 2011, Thursday and Friday 9:00 am-8:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am-3:00 pm
The Snake River Valley Quilt Guild proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts in its Biennial Quilting by the Falls Quilt Show at University Place, Samuel Bennion Student Union Building, Science Center Drive in Idaho Falls, ID. $5 & $8, www.ifquiltguild.citymax.com, 208-522-9325
 
May 20-22, 2011, Noon-5:00 p.m. Friday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday The capital City Quilters proudly present the Thanking Our Troops—God Bless America Touring Quilts in their show in Centennial Hal, 101 Egan Dr, Juneau, Alaska, Connie Olson cjolson@acsalaska.net.
 
May 27-30, 2011 -10 a.m.-4 p.m. - The 45th Infantry Museum at 2145 NE 36th Street in Oklahoma City proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts. Quilt artists and author Judy Howard will sign books on Monday, May 30th from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Memorial Day Service will be Monday at 10 a.m.
 

June 11, 2011, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - The Upper Cumberland DAR proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts at its Flag Day Luncheon. Contact Jill Jones Lazuka for details. OldWaltonRoadDAR@gmail.com. Location to be announced.

 

June 14, 2011, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Judy Howard will sign her “1905 Cookbook” she's donating to feed the children at the Kid's Talk School in Africa at the fund-raising dinner at the First Baptist Church, 308 E. Broadway, Gainesville, TX

 
June 23-25, 2011, 10 a.m. -5 p.m. - CD Management proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts at their Creative Festival Quilt Show at 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville, OH. Admission $8. Seminars, lectures, classes and workshops taught by top teachers, make-it and take-its, free ongoing demonstrations, quilt contest, free fashion shows, vendor mall. See www.creativefestival.net
 
June 27-July 4, 2011, 8 a.m. -6 p.m. - The Arts and Culture Commission proudly displays the "God Bless America Touring Quilts" at their 10th Anniversary Celebration at 595 Silverlace Boulevard, Fernley, NV. flmckay@sbcblobal.net, www.cityoffernley.org
 

June 30-July 2, 2011, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - The QSC Expos proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts at its QSC Expos Quilt Show at the Grand Sierra Resort, Arcade Level, 2500 East 2nd, Reno, NV, $8. info@qscexpos.com

 
July 2, 2011 - 2 p.m.-4 p.m. - Judy Howard will display quilts and sign her newly released "1905 Cookbook - Food for Body and Soul" at Barnes and Noble, 13800 North May, Oklahoma City, OK
 
July 4, 2011 - 12 p.m.-5 p.m. - The Kingfisher Chamber of Commerce proudly features the Thanking Our Troops - God Bless America Touring Quilts in its Stars and Stripes Celebration at the Kinfisher Park in the Girl Scout House following the 10:00 a.m. parade down Main Street. Quilt artist and author Judy Howard will share the heart-warming stories behind the quilts and autograph books.
 
July 16-17, 2011, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.(16th) 11 a.m.-4 p.m.(17th) - The Mansfield Milennium Quilt Guild proudly exhibits the Thanking Our Troops - God Bless America Touring Quilts at its Colors of Nature Quilt Show at the Richland County Fairgrounds in Fairhaven Hall, Mansfield, OH- $4- JLQuilting@aol.com
 
July 19, 2011, 2-4 p.m. - Judy will give a Quilted Vacation Diary Workshop for teenagers at the Altus Library during their Summer Reading Program, 421 North Hudson, Altus, OK 73521 Katy Sheppard, 580-477-2890 Kshep@spls.lib.ok.us,
 
August 2, 2011 - 10 a.m & 7 p.m - Judy Howard will present her "Centennial Stitches - Oklahoma History in Quilts" Trunk Show Program for the morning and evening sessions of the Stillwater Cimarron Valley Quilt Guild at the 1st Nazarene Church, 1023 East Will Rogers Drive, Stillwater, OK74075, Velda Lorenz, vilorenz@brightok.net
 
August 2, 2011 - 1 p.m-3 p.m - Judy Howard will sign "1905 Cookbook" at The Quilt Box, 912 South Main, Stillwater, OK.
 
August 6, 2011 - 9 a.m - 9 p.m - Hold My Hand--a Hometown Hero Tribute Event proudly hosts the God Bless America Touring Quilts at the Lazy E Arena, 9600 Lazy E Drive, Guthrie, OK 73044. Also featured are live and silent auctions, vendors, entertainment by Steve Rizzo, Tony Memmel, Dave Reed, Coles Bluegrass and Warrior Spirit Band honoring wounded warriors nationwide. www.rustyholdmyhand.com, Susan Porter, 405-413-7328
 
August 18, 2011 - 1 p..m - 2 p.m - Lyn Hester of Channel KSBI 52, Cox TV interviews Judy Howard about her charity books, contests and exhibits.
 
September 8-10, 2011 - 10 a.m-5 p.m - The QSCExpos proudly exhibit the Food for Body and Soul Touring Quilts at its QSC Expos Quilt Show at the The Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd, Sharonville, OH, $8 info@qscexpos.com, www.qscexpos.com
 

September 16-17, 2011 Friday 10:00 a.m-5:00 p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. - The Sulphur Springs Quilt Guild proudly presents the God Bless America Touring Quilts in their Civil War Reflections Quilt Show in the Civic Center Complex, 1210 Houston St, Sulphur Spinrgs, TX. during the Hopkins County Fall Festival. $3, www.SulphurSpringsTXQuilts.com

 

September 16-17, 2011 9 a.m-2 p.m The MOKA proudly exhibits the Food for Body and Soul quilts at its Quiltin 'N Cookin event at LaQuinta Inn, 4829 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK $25, 405-414-2281

 
September 17, 2011 11:30 a.m. - . Judy Howard will sign books at the Missouri-Oklahoma-Kansas-Arkansas Quilt Study Group Conference at LaQuinta Inn, 4829 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK
 
September 17, 2011 2 p.m-4 p.m. Judy Howard will display Food for Body and Soul Quilts and sign "1905 Cookbook" at Barnes & Noble, 13800 North May, Oklahoma City, OK
 

September 18, 2011 2 p.m. - Judy Howard will exhibit 60 patriotic and food quilts and present her "Centennial Stitches-Oklahoma History in Quilts" program at the Bartlesville Public Library, 600 South Johnston, Bartlesville, OK

 
September 19, 2011 1-2 p.m. - KSBI will interview Judy Howard about Civil War quilts and her upcoming quilt programs, exhibits and signings.
 
September 24-25, 2011, Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. - The Endless Mountain Quilt Guild proudly presents the "Thanking Our Troops-God Bless America Touring Quilts" at their Quilts - Then and Now Show at the Lynch-Bustin Elementary School, 253 Pennsylvania Avenue, Athens, PA 18810, craftycass@yahoo.com
 
September 24-25, 2011, Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday Noon-4 p.m. - Judy Howard and quilt artists will exhibit God Bless America and Food for Body & Soul Touring Quilts at the El Reno Arts & History Celebration at the El Reno Lake, north on Country Club Road and west on Elm. Come bring the family for a fun outing with historical camp and reenactments, professional artists and crafts, entertainment, kids art activities and food vendors.
 
October 1, 2011 - Saturday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m - Judy Howard and quilt artists will exhibit "Food for Body and Soul Quilts" and sign her Oklahoma Pioneer "1905 Cookbook" at the Okeene High School, 301 North Main, Okeene, OK.
 
October 7-9, 2011 - Friday & Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m, Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. - Major's Inn proudly features the God Bless America Touring Quilts at its Colorfest of Quilts, 109 Marion Avenue, Gilbertsville, NY, $5, albud@citlink.net
 

October 8, 2011 - 9 a.m.-2 p.m - Judy Howard will display God Bless America Touring Quilts and sign books at Loose Threads' Quilt Show during Octoberfest at the restored Opera House in Caldwell, KS. Clehlers@kanokla.net

 

October 20-22, 2011 - 10 a.m -5 p.m -The QSC Expos proudly exhibit the Food for Body and Soul Touring Quilts at its QSC Expos Quilt Show at the Pershing Center Arena & Exhibition Hall, 226 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68508, $10 info@qscexpos.com;, www.qscexpos.com

 
October 29, 2011 - 9:30 a.m - 3 p.m -The OK Women's Veterans Recognition Day features the God Bless America Touring Quilts and local quilt artists curating the exhibit and signing the books, Thanking Our Troops-God Bless America Touring Quilts, and the signing of the Home of the Brave Memorial Quilts by Dee Paddack at the Embassy Suites, 1815 S. Meridian, OKC
 
November 4-5, 2011 - Friday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m - The Lee's Summit Quilt Guild proudly displays the "Thanking Our Troops - God Bless America Touring Quilts" at their show at the Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee's Summit, MO - $3
 
November 9, 2011 - Noon - The Checotal Public Library proudly presents the Food for Body and Soul Quilt Exhibit and Judy Howard's "1905 Cookbook" review and Oklahoma pioneer story-telling quilt trunk show program following a luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Checotah, OK
 
November 11, 2011 - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. - The Okeene Library proudly exhibits the God Bless America Touring Quilts and hosts Judy Howard's Civil War Quilt Trunk Show program for school kids and adults at 2:00 p.m. at 215 Main Street, Okeene, OK 580-822-3306.
 
November 11-13, 2011 -9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday & Saturday; 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday - The 45th Infantry Museum proudly displays the God Bless America Touring Quilts at 2145 NE 36th Street, Oklahoma City, OK. 405-424-5313 Veteran's Day Ceremony with bands and presentation of the colors and placing the wreath will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday. Author and local quilt artists will sign books from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday.