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Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum Holds Juried Challenge

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

Any quilter or fiber artist who’s ever wanted to have a solo exhibit should check out the rules for the “Evolutions 2014” juried challenge at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, because that’s just what the first prize winner will receive – a solo exhibit at the RMQM in 2015.

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Astronaut Karen Nyberg Announces Star Block Challenge

Posted by on Feb 16, 2014 | 0 comments

Via Press Release

International Space Station Expedition 37 Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg of NASA, a life-long lover of sewing, has invited fellow crafters to join her in stitching a global community space quilt.

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2014 AQS QuiltWeek Lancaster Show Accepting Entries

Posted by on Nov 3, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

The American Quilter’s Society will be accepting quilt entries for their QuiltWeek show in Lancaster, PA through November 6, 2013.  The dates of the show itself will be from March 12 – 15, 2014.

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RMQM “MANifestations” Exhibit Accepting Entries

Posted by on Sep 29, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum  will begin accepting entries on October 1, 2013 for “MANifestations,” its 12th biennial exhibit of quilts made by men.  The entry period continues through October 31st.  The exhibit itself will run from January 30 through April 26, 2014.

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2013 Pacific International Quilt Festival Deadlines

Posted by on Jul 14, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

This year’s Pacific International Quilt Festival’s quilt entry forms are now available online for anyone who has a quilt they’d like to enter in the competition.  The entry deadline is September 3, 2013.

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2013 Pennsylvania National Quilt Show Entry Deadlines

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

The theme of this year’s Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza is “Take Me Home.”  If you’re planning to enter a quilt in it, you’ll need to submit your entry materials by August 21, 2013.

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Modern Quilts Unlimited 2013 Block Challenge

Posted by on Jun 23, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

Are you a quilter with a talent for design?  Have you ever wanted to see your work published in a quilt magazine?  If so, this may be the contest for you.

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World Quilt Competition XVII Entry Deadline

Posted by on Jun 16, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

Entries are now being accepted for the 2013 World Quilt Competition, with the quilts to be shown at the World Quilt Show – New England in Manchester, NH.  The deadline for mailed-in and online entries is July 10, 2013, so time is short if you’re thinking of entering.

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2013 Hoffman Challenge® Open

Posted by on Jun 2, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

The annual Hoffman Challenge ® contest for quilts, dolls, clothing and accessories is now open, and you can see this year’s Challenge fabric here.  With a deadline of July 19, 2013, it’s time to get quilting if you want to enter!

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Grand Central Terminal Centennial Quilt Challenge

Posted by on May 27, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

The City Quilter quilt shop and American Patchwork & Quilting magazine are sponsoring a quilt contest in honor of the 100th anniversary of Grand Central Terminal in New York.

The City Quilter has developed two fabric designs, “Grand Central” and GCT Constellations,” available in ivory and aqua, to celebrate this anniversary.  Quilt entries in the contest must use these fabrics in at least 25% of the quilt’s surface.

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Quilters Newsletter “Traditional to Modern Challenge”

Posted by on May 19, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

Here’s a quilt contest that might appeal to you modern quilters, or to anyone else who’s thought about experimenting with a quilt in the modern style!  Quilters Newsletter magazine is sponsoring a “Traditional to Modern Quilt Challenge,” in which entrants must re-interpret a specific traditional quilt into a modern-style quilt.

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Quilt Alliance “Twenty” Contest

Posted by on May 12, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

If you’re interested at all in winning a HandiQuilter Sweet Sixteen machine-quilting system, you might think about entering the new contest “TWENTY” announced by the Quilt Alliance, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Lower-level prizes will also be awarded, including a “Member’s Choice” award.  The theme “TWENTY” is described as “a broad theme that celebrates “twenty”:  the numeral, the concept, the quantity, the word.” 

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Denver National Quilt Festival VIII Entry Deadlines

Posted by on Jan 27, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

Entry forms and rules for the Denver National Quilt Festival VIII are now available, with an entry deadline of March 18th for all entry materials.  The contest rules and entry forms are here.

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Quilt Fest of New Jersey IX Deadlines

Posted by on Jan 27, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

If you’re a resident of New Jersey, New York or Pennsylvania, you might want to check out the entry form and rules for the Quilt Fest of New Jersey Tri-State Quilt Competition. 

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Book Publisher Looking For Traditional Quilts

Posted by on Oct 6, 2012 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

Do you make traditional quilts?  Want to have one featured in a book?

Lark Books, a publisher of craft books, is looking for photos of “masterful traditional quilts” to publish in an upcoming book to be titled Showcase 500 Traditional Quilts.

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Pfaff Contest for “World’s Most Creative Sewer”

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

The Pfaff company is celebrating its 150th anniversary by throwing a contest!

“The World’s Most Creative Sewer” contest asks you to upload one or more photos of your most creative sewing projects.  They’ll display the entries on the website until the end of the month, while they’re voted on by site visitors.

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“Morton Masterpiece” Quilt Contest

Posted by on Sep 23, 2012 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

If you like reproduction fabrics or just want to try to win a $1,000 prize, you might want to check out the rules for the “Morton Masterpiece Contest” sponsored by Andover Fabrics, Jo Morton and Old Country Store Fabrics.

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