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August 1, 2, 3, 2014 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, Grayslake, IL

Are you a teacher? If you'd like to be a part of the exciting Fair Workshop Program, submit a Workshop Proposal.

We are no longer accepting proposals for 2014. Stay tuned, we will have our proposal form for 2015 up in the fall of 2014.

In addition to your proposal, please send a copy of your teaching resume, a short biography, a photo of yourself, and a photo representing each workshop you propose via e-mail to with the subject "Teaching Resume & Workshop Info" (use the link here and it will fill in the subject for you).

It is our goal that you have a successful experience with us here at the Fair. Because we promote both you and your class, no proposals will be accepted without bios and photos (for each class). If you have taught this class with us before and wish to use the same bios and photos, please e-mail and tell us.

Deadline for proposals: January 31, 2014 by 11:59 pm.
Deadline for photos & bios: January 31, 2014 NOTE: If we do not receive photos and bios by the deadline, we may not consider the workshop.

We do not consider ideas for workshops and will not make a decision on acceptance of workshops until a proposal is submitted. Please do not e-mail us to ask if we will accept a class. Once proposals are submitted and we have met the deadline, proposals will be considered and choices will be made based upon those submitted. You will be notified via e-mail as soon as workshops are chosen.

Don't forget to sign up for our e-mail list and we'll keep you up to date with Fair plans. PLUS, your demographic information is helpful to us as we gain sponsorship. You'd be helping the Fair grow and we PROMISE that your information will be kept private. Click here to read our privacy policy.


"Congratulations on a most memorable fair.  The fair ran so smoothly and was so well organized that it is hard to believe it was only the 4th year!  I had a great time being part of the workshop group...thank you for giving me that opportunity."    e-mail from teacher

"I did attend both Friday and Sun. Took 2 wonderful classes from knowledgeable instructors. "
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"engaging presenter"..."the quality of the teachers has been excellent".."The class I took was wonderful"..."can't wait to return next year for more shopping and a workshop"..." I was really impressed that I could get the technique in (an hour). I will be able to apply what I learned to several other types of quilting!!!"
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