Welcoming over 6000 attendees annually to the Essex Fairgrounds in Essex, Vermont, the Vermont Quilt Festival is a nonprofit organization that organizes and produces one of the 10 most popular festivals in the state of Vermont. We are recognized by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce as a “Top 10 Time Honored Event”.
Vermont Quilt Festival offers quilters a wide variety of quilting related resources, exhibits, opportunities for networking, and education. The festival honors and celebrates the history of quilting while it also welcomes a variety of techniques, including traditional and modern quilting designs, and practices. This variety provides quilters of all ages and expertise with the opportunity to enjoy the festival.
The VQF is run by a board who contribute their time and expertise to make this festival successful for all participants.
Teela Dufresne, Chair
Lynn Wheatley, Treasurer
Donna Johnson, Secretary
Deb Epler, Education Chair
Donna Johnson, Events & Programming
Marty DelNevo, Contest Chair
Nicole Laurencelle, Registrar
Teela Dufresne, Special Exhibits Chair
Mary Jane Palumbo, Vendor Chair
Trista Dufresne, Volunteer Chair