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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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Winners Announced in “TWENTY” Contest

Posted by on Sep 22, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

The Quilt Alliance has announced the winners in its contest “TWENTY,” in honor of their 20th anniversary.  Ninety of these 20” square quilts were submitted by quilters from 24 states, plus Australia, Belgium, Canada, England and Spain.

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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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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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Pfaff Announces “World’s Most Creative Sewer”

Posted by on Apr 18, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

Susan Dunnavant of Greenville, South Carolina has been selected by Pfaff as the winner of their 150th anniversary contest to celebrate the “world’s most creative sewer.”  Ms. Dunnavant entered her quilt project “Gabe,” for which, she explained, she used a cross stitch generator to create a graph of her golden retriever’s photo.

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Winners of Morton Masterpiece Contest

Posted by on Jan 27, 2013 | 0 comments

By Janelle Cahoon, Quiltcentric

The Old Country Store Fabrics Shop and Andover Fabrics Company have announced the winners of the Morton Masterpiece Quilt Contest.

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Quiltcentric Fall Contest 2012

Posted by on Nov 10, 2012 | 0 comments

Quiltcentric is sponsoring a contest in November and December for 2012.

All you have to do to enter is register as a user, comment on an article, or write and submit a quilting-related article.

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