Quilt Hop / Craft Fair   

Friday, July 29th & Saturday, July 30th 

The Bonham Quilt Hop is a two-day Quilt Expo / Craft Fair that will start Friday, July 29th 9am-4:00 p.m. and continue Saturday, July 30th, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  There will be quilts on display at 10 different locations, special The Expo / Craft Fair will be held at the Roy V Floyd Community Center located at 1100 W. 5th St. Bonham, TX 75418.

Each Quilt Hop stop will showcase a different display. The Bonham Visitor Center will feature “Community Quilts”. The Sam Rayburn House will be featuring quilts from “Washington-on-the-Brazos”. The Sam Rayburn Museum (Library) will feature 7 quilts “Connecting Threads” from the Winedale Quilt Collection. The Fannin County Museum of History will feature “Quilts from Ladonia”. The Fannin County Historical Commission will be featuring “Garments” from collection provided by the Fannin County Museum of History. The Creative Arts Center will feature Quilts by Portrait Quilt Artist Leo Ransom & “Garden” themed quilts from the Juanita Barnett Collection. The Bonham Senior Center will be featuring Quilts themed “Anything Goes”.

We are excited to announce that 2 new stops have been added this year, Neighbors Place Winery & McKenzie United Methodist Church in Honey Grove.  Neighbors Place Winery will feature “A Stitch in Time” from the Linda Esterak Collection. They will be open from 2pm to 10pm Friday & Saturday. The McKenzie United Methodist Church will feature “Family Quilts” from the Congregation”.

The Roy V Floyd Community Center will have pieces from local quilters on display.  In addition, this Quilt Hop stop is the place to come and see quilting demonstrations and shop our quilting & craft vendors. Have fun playing FAT Quarter Bingo multiple times each day. We will have Elite Sharpening at this location for all of your fabric shear, trimming shear, & knife sharpening needs. Enjoy great food from Amazing Food Trucks at this location each day.

The Creative Arts Center will be hosting classes Saturday, July 30th. Learn how to paint your own Barn Quilt Square (10:00am to 4:00pm) & Leo Ransom Fabric Portrait Quilt Workshop (11:00am to 3:00pm). Please call the Creative Arts Center to RSVP and pay for these classes at 903-640-2196.

Patchwork punch cards will be available again this year at each location, giving a list and city map of each of the Quilt Hop stops.  Make a stop at all locations and you can enter into a drawing for door prizes.  In addition, the Patchwork card will have a schedule of demonstrations being held at the Roy V Floyd Community Center (Armory).

Enjoy Evening Events as well. Neighbors Place Winery will have live music Friday & Saturday evening starting at 6:00pm. The Creative Arts Center will be having an indoor movie night Friday evening at 6:00pm featuring “How to Make an American Quilt”.

Everyone is encouraged to come be a part of this great quilting event.  If you have a quilt you’d like to display, we have a place for it to be seen. The Bonham Visitor Information Center located at 327 N Main St. Bonham, TX will be accepting quilts for display starting Wednesday, July 20th through Friday, July 22nd.

For more information, contact the Bonham Visitor Information Center at 903-583-9830. This amazing event started in 2010 and we are so excited to watch it grow and expand each year. See you at the Bonham Quilt Hop!

                                     Bonham Visitor Center 903-583-9830