Monday, February 16, 2009

Twenty-Five Quilt Contest

Deadline: March 2, 2009 (POSTMARK) or (RECEIVE)

2009 Twenty-Five Quilt Contest

Benefit for National Quilt Museum
Paducah, KY
April 22–25, 2009

Each year AQS sponsors a quilt contest and the items are donated to the annual Quilt Auction in Paducah. The 2009 theme is Twenty-five in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the American Quilter's Society.

The rules are simple:

  1. One quilt per person may be entered.

  2. Entry should be a quilt using 25 of anything — 25 blocks, 25 squares, 25 fabrics, 25 flowers — 25 of something.

  3. Each quilt must be constructed of fabric; be pieced, appliquéd, or use other quiltmaking techniques; and be quilted by hand, machine, or both.

  4. The minimum size is 30" on a side; there is no maximum size.

  5. All entries must include a rod pocket at the upper back for hanging.
    (New Requirements for Hanging Sleeves on Quilts - Please Read)

  6. Completed Twenty-Five quilt and entry form must be received by AQS or postmarked by March 2, 2009.

1st Place, $300; 2nd Place, $250; 3rd Place, $200; 4th Place, $150; 5th Place, $100

All quilts entered are donated to the live and silent auctions held during the 2009 AQS Quilt Show, April 22–25, to benefit The National Quilt Museum. Yyou will receive a donation acknowledgment from the quilt museum. If you have any questions, please call Mary Beth Head at 270-898-7903.

These quilts will be displayed at the show until it's time for the auction on Thursday.

Here is the link for the rules and entry form for this contest:

via: AQS Blog

American Quilter's Society
PO Box 3290
Paducah, KY 42002-3290
Phone: 270-898-7903
Fax: 270-898-1173