Saturday, December 05, 2009

Wearable Art Competition: Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival XXI

Deadline: January 20, 2010 (RECEIVE) or (POSTMARK)

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival XXI

Wearable Art Competition
Hampton Roads Convention Center
Hampton, Virginia
February 25-28, 2010

Open to all, but must be the work of the person or group applying to the competition. Limit of 2 entries per person or group. Family members/permanent employees of show management or sponsors are not eligible. Garment(s) must be constructed by person or persons named on entry blank.

Full ensembles or individual articles of wearable art (a vest, jacket or coat) may be entered in the competition. No items constructed from kits are allowed.

Category definitions: Individual article - a vest, jacket or coat. Full ensemble - garment or group of garments that need no other items to make it ready to wear in public. Examples: suit ensemble, dress, evening gown or pants outfit.

Garments winning cash at the Mid-Atlantic Wearable Art Festival or the Pacific International Quilt Festival are not eligible to be judged.

Entries must have been finished in 2008, 2009 or 2010 and be in excellent condition.

Amateur entries are defined as entries created by persons who have never taught wearable art or clothing construction for a fee, published books on the subject of clothing or wearable art, made money from their wearable art through selling, designing or stitching or won prize monies at a wearable art competition.

FEE: Non-refundable entry fee of $20.00 per garment.


Best of Show
Choice of $1,000 Award or
Bernina Fashionista 450 Machine

1st Runner-Up
$1,000 Award or
Bernina Fashionista 450 Machine
(dependent upon Best of Show’s choice)

Full Ensemble
1st $600
2nd $400
3rd $200
2 Honorable Mentions - ribbons
Best Amateur Entry $200

Vest, Jacket or Coat
1st $250
2nd $200
3rd $150
2 Honorable Mentions - ribbons
Best Amateur Entry $100
Viewers’ Choice $150
Plus: Judge’s Choice Ribbons

Visit website for full details:
Download Entry Form: [pdf]

P.O. Box 667
New Hope, PA 18938