2021 Quilt Show Categories

Quilts will be grouped by category in the show gallery, and viewers will be able to vote on their favorite from each category for the Viewer’s Choice awards.

Appliqué

A quilt with hand or machine appliqué as the primary design element.

Pieced Quilts

A quilt where various blocks are pieced together to create the design.  May be from a pattern or the maker’s own design.  Hand or Machine sewn.  Includes both Modern and Traditional styles.

Hand Quilted

Quilts that have been made and then quilted by the member by hand.  Entry must include pictures of the full quilt and at least one detail shot of the quilting.

Machine Quilted – Long Arm/Stand-Up

Quilts that have been made and then quilted by the member on a long or mid arm stand up machine.  Entry must include pictures of the full quilt and at least one detail shot of the quilting.

Machine Quilted – Domestic/Sit-Down

Quilts that have been made and then quilted by the member on a sit-down domestic machine (including mid-arm sit-down machines).  Entry must include pictures of the full quilt and at least one detail shot of the quilting.

Original Design

A quilt where the maker personally created the entire design. Includes “art quilts”

Creative Item

Any sewn or quilted item other than a quilt.  Include accessories (hats, pins, purses, etc.); home use (table runners, potholders, placemats, etc.); and other craft/boutique items (pin cushions, sewing machine covers, fabric bowls, tote bags, etc.)

Wearables

Any sewn item embellished by quilting or use of decorative fabric or stitching, that can be worn as a piece of clothing (dresses, jackets, shirts, pants, etc.)

Adult First Quilt

Must be one of the first 3 quilts made by the quilter.

Pass the Envelope Challenge

Entries from the guild’s “Pass the Envelope” challenge organized by Kathy Callahan.

Turn to the Dark Side Challenge

Entries for the guild’s “Turn to the Dark Side” challenge organized by Beverly Spurs.  The challenge was to make a quilt or project that traditionally has a light background but use a dark background instead.

Featured Artists

Reserved for quilts entered by our Featured Artists.

2021 Quilt Show

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