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NeedleChasers of Chevy Chase presents:
Our "It's a Material World" Quilt Show

Friday, October 6, and Saturday, October 7, 2023

Kensington, Maryland, Town Hall, 3710 Mitchell St
This biennial show at the Kensington Town Hall (formerly Armory) is a true celebration of all things “quilt!" Join us as we display over 200 of our members’ quilts. As past visitors know, our Artisan Boutique is THE place to shop for unique and beautiful gifts you won’t find anywhere else. Take advantage of our huge Calico Elephant, our Created for You sale, and our queen-size Opportunity Quilt. This show is not to be missed!  Would you like an email reminder?  Click here and complete the form and we will send you a reminder of the NeedleChaser's quilt show.

Attend the Show Special Events  |  Opportunity/Fundraising Quilt Information

Attend the Show

Show Hours and Admission

  • Friday, October 6, 2023, 9am to 6pm
  • Saturday, October 7, 2023,  9am to 4pm


General Admission

$8.00, includes readmission

Children under 12 are free

Free parking

Credit Cards Accepted

Address and Directions

Kensington Town Hall (formerly Kensington Armory)

3710 Mitchell Street

Kensington, MD 20895

From the Capital Beltway, take the MD-185/Connecticut Avenue exit north towards Kensington. Go 1.7 miles to Mitchell Street on the right.

Special Events

Artisan BoutiqueArtisan Boutique

The Artisan Boutique showcases our members’ creativity and sewing skills beyond quilt making.   Peruse our one-of-a kind  bags, household items, and more. This is the perfect place to find that special gift for someone special, including YOU!


Calico elephant imageCalico Elephant

At this huge bargain hunter’s paradise you can purchase fabric, sewing notions, and books for a song! Stop by early for a good selection.


Promise of spring imageChallenge Quilt Display – “It's a Material World”

Our members were asked to interpret our show’s theme – “It's a Material World”. Their quilts could be inspired by places they have traveled or fabrics from other places, or their own ideas of "material world". The only limitation is that the quilts’ perimeters may not exceed 100 inches. Vote for your favorite!



Silent Auction image"Buy-It-Now" Sale

Come one, come all to buy the fabulous items in our "Buy-It-Now" sale. These quilts and other handmade items are treasures that our members have decided they can part with. They need happy new homes with you.


Opportunity/Fundraising Quilt Information

  This show’s Opportunity Quilt “It's a Material World” was made by the members of our guild. It was designed by Lisa Smith and uses fabrics from around the world.  The quilt fits a queen size bed and can be yours for a $2.00 ticket, or better yet, buy 3 for $5.00. See a member to purchase your tickets or buy them at the show. The winner’s name will be drawn at 3:00 on Saturday, October 7, 2023. You do not need to be present to win.

Where does the money go?

Proceeds from this quilt and the entire show are used to support our educational programs and community service activities. Giving of our time and talents to local and not-for-profit organizations has always been a hallmark of our guild. Your generosity will help us continue this service.     

NeedleChasers Members:
To register your quilts or to volunteer with the show, go to the 2023 Quilt Show page in the Members-Only section.

Enjoy photos of our 2021 show here.