For questions and support during the virtual Great Wisconsin Quilt Show, please contact:
q[email protected] or call 866-297-6545.
Virtual Experience Participant FAQs
Q. How do I register?
A. Go to quiltshow.com and click the pink “REGISTER” button in the middle of the screen. Registration is free and only takes a moment! You’ll be prompted to enter your email, name and address, and create a password. Then, click the blue “Register” button. You’ll receive an email registration confirmation.
Q. How do I reset my password?
A. Go to quiltshow.com and click the pink “LOG IN” button in the middle of the screen. You’ll be prompted to enter your email address and password. If you can’t remember your password, scroll down and click “Need your Password?” You will be prompted to enter your email address and will receive a message with instructions on how to reset your password.
Q. What if I need help creating an account or logging into my existing one?
A. You can email us at [email protected] and someone will coordinate with you to help you either via email or over the phone. We will also have a virtual help desk available via Zoom at https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/3706648226 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 9-11.
Q. How do I watch the educational presentations?
A. The educational presentations will be streamed at quiltshow.com, and on Facebook and YouTube according to the schedule here: quiltshow.com/schedule. Live presenter Q&A will follow each lecture. You are welcome to post your questions and comments in the chatbox for the presenter. All educational presentations will be archived for you to watch afterward at https://quiltshow.com/schedule/.
Q. Do I need to register for the individual presentations?
A. No, you do not need to register for individual presentations. Once you are registered and logged in for the virtual experience, you’ll be able to view the presentations directly from the schedule page (quiltshow.com/schedule). Live presentations will be highlighted in pink. Presentations will also stream on Facebook and YouTube. You’ll also be able to watch the archived videos after the live presentations.
Q. Can I watch the educational presentations after they’ve happened live?
A. Yes, all educational presentations will be archived for you to watch afterward at quiltshow.com/schedule.
Q. How long will the educational presentations and quilt exhibits be available to view on the website?
A. The archived educational presentations and quilt exhibits will be available to view indefinitely at quiltshow.com.
Q. How can I donate to support this year’s free event?
A. Thank you! Your contribution supports this year’s free and accessible online experience and will help us bring The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show back next year as strong as ever. We appreciate any amount you can contribute. Your special gift to The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show is 100% tax-deductible. The Friends of PBS Wisconsin Inc is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. There are four ways you can donate:
To give online, go to quiltshow.com/support-us and complete the online donation form.
To give by phone, call PBS Wisconsin at 1-800-422-9707 (Mon.-Fri., 9-5). Please stay on the line to make the donation with a staff member [instead of pressing “1” right away to donate] and specify that your contribution is for The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show.
To give by check, please make your check payable to The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show and mail to:
Friends of PBS WI
PO Box 8370
Madison, WI 53708
To give by text, text QUILT to 1-800-236-3636. You will receive a link to the donation form.
Q. How do I access the vendor livestreams?
A. Once you are registered and logged in, go to the vendor mall page at quiltshow.com/vendor-mall. To access a vendor’s livestream, click on the livestream link posted on each vendor’s profile page. Many of the vendors are also offering special sales and promotions during the event. Details are available on vendor profile pages. You are welcome to browse the vendor profiles and shop anytime!
From 11 a.m.-noon and 3-4 p.m. CST during the virtual experience (Sept. 9-11), vendors will live stream video content such as product demos, tutorials and studio tours. Participants will be able to chat with vendors and move from one vendor’s stream to the next, much like booth-hopping at a physical vendor mall!
Q. I noticed that many of the vendors are streaming content on Facebook. What if I don’t have a Facebook account?
A. Live streams are available to viewers with or without a Facebook account. Viewers without a Facebook account can access the stream directly using the livestream URL.