Thursday, December 15, 2011

West Coast Wonders

Deadline: March 30, 2012 (ONLINE)

West Coast Wonders
International Quilt Festival/Long Beach

Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
Long Beach, California
July 27-29, 2012

International Quilt Festival/Long Beach will showcase quilts dedicated to the beauty of the west coast of North America – the cities – the bays – the coastline – the ocean – the waves – the lighthouses – the cliffs – the homes – the boats/ships – the birds – the wildlife – the wildfires – the range in weather – in a special exhibit, West Coast Wonders. This exhibit will premiere at International Quilt Festival/Long Beach, July 27-29, 2012.

We would also like to retain quilts for possible exhibit at International Quilt Market and Festival/Houston, 2012 and International Quilt Festival/Cincinnati, 2013.

You may submit a total of two quilts for our consideration. Quilts must be a minimum of 25" x 25". There is no "made after" date requirement.

Completed submissions with visuals must be received online by March 30, 2012. You will be notified no later than April 20, 2012, regarding the quilts to be included in this exhibit along with shipping instructions. If selected, the quilts will need to arrive in Houston no later than June 15, 2012. Quilts will be returned by the end of August 2012 if quilt does not travel, or arrangements may be made to have a quilt picked up at the conclusion of the show. If you agree to allow your quilt to travel, your quilt will be returned by the end of May 2013.

How to register
Registration will open on February 6, 2012. The last day to register is March 30, 2012.

To preview the registration form:

Visit website for full details:

For More Information
If you have any questions, please contact Carmen Valls, Special Exhibits Coordinator at 713-781-6864, ext. 105,
or Amanda Schlatre, Special Exhibits Coordinator at ext. 104,
If you have technical questions about the on-line system, please contact Lisa Ellis at

Quilts, Inc.
7660 Woodway, Suite 550
Houston, Texas 77063 U.S.A.
Telephone (1) 713.781.6864
Fax (1) 713.781.8182