Monday, September 17, 2007

A Festival of Machine Embroidered Quilts Competition

Deadline: 10.00am on Monday 12th November 2007

A Festival of Machine Embroidered Quilts
presented by The Guild of Machine Embroidery & Flair Magazine

Visit the website: A Festival of Machine Embroidered Quilts
Download the entry form by clicking here
Please read the Terms and Conditions

All quilts must contain at least 20% machine embroidery. This can take the form of one ora combination of, your own computerised designs, commercial computerised designs, machine appliqué or machine built in stitches. The basis of the quilt must be of three layers, front, wadding and backing, held together by machine quilting.

Entries must be above 48inches x 48 inches (120cm x 120cm) in size.
Entries must be in good condition.
Soiled or worn entries will not be accepted.

Entries must have a label sewn onto the back stating your name, address and the title of the quilt. Quilts must be able to be folded, and any with very fragile embellishments, or requiring special hanging or framing techniques will not be accepted. Entries must have a rod pocket for hanging, no less than 4 inches (10cm) deep, and as wide as the quilt. Credit must be given to the designer of any computerised design used.

Entry is open to all UK residents, except the staff and immediate families of the participating Companies.

Entries must be accompanied by an entry form with all fields filled in. Each entry must have a separate entry form.

Entries will be judged on design, colour,binding, quilting and overall effect. Prizes will be awarded to First, Second, Third and Fourth, plus five runners up.

Entries must be available to be displayed at the Stitch and Creative Craft Shows during Spring 2008.

The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

Entries must be sent by recorded delivery to:

Flair Magazine
83 Cowick Lane,