Saturday, January 14, 2012

Patchwork Europe

Deadline: July 3, 2012 (ONLINE)

International Competition 2012
18th European Patchwork Meeting

September 13 - 16, 2012

Competition theme: “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow" Remember, fully live the present, imagine the future….

Competition Rules: (truncated)

• Selection of quilts:
- All techniques are accepted, as long as they match the fundamental structural characteristics of a quilt (3 layers).
- Compulsory dimension: 100 x 100 cm. (40" x 40")
- The quilt must be original or must give credit to the source of inspiration.
- The quilt must have been made in 2011/2012 – and must not have been exhibited in any major exhibition, published in a catalogue, a book or a magazine prior to entering the competition.
- The quilt must have an 8 cm (3"1/4) deep casing sewn securely to the upper edge of the back. It should begin and end approximately 3,5 cm (1"1/4) from the side edges. The quilt must have a fabric label with the maker’s name, address, phone, title and dimensions sewn to the lower right corner on the back of ther work.
- As the selected works will be travelling for a whole year (2012-2013), they need to be easily transportable; please avoid too fragile embellishments or material.
- There is a possibility to enter 2 works, knowing that only one will be selected. Please fill one entry form per quilt.

• Selection - Only via digital pictures

• All selected quilts will be published in the 18th edition of the “Catalogue Prestige”

• Jury:
- The selection will be made by an international jury, designated by the organizers.
- The jury’s decisions are final. The jury reserves the right to refuse any work that does not match the visuals submitted previously.
- The jury’s selection criteria are as follows: relevance to the theme, composition, technical quality and originality.

• Selling your quilt:
- You may choose to sell your quilt.
- If your quilt is sold, you will return 20% of the sale price to the organizers

• Travelling:
- The selected quilts will be exhibited in other venues in France and abroad under the responsibility of the organizers. They will be returned to the makers after the 19th European Patchwork Meeting, in 2013.

• Prize:
“Best of” awarded by the European Patchwork Meeting: 3 000 €
And many other prizes for a total of more than 7 000 €

Registration exclusively through website from May 1st 2012 to July 3rd 2012

Administration costs: 18 € (non-refundable)

Visit website to register:

Download Competition Rules:

Carrefour Européen du Patchwork
Initiatives Evénements
5, rue Kroeber Imlin • F – 68160 STE MARIE AUX MINES
Tél. +33 (0)3 89 58 33 10 • Fax : + 33 (0)3 89 58 67 92