Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Northwest Quilting Expo: 2012 Judged and Juried Show

Deadline: August 15, 2012 (RECEIVE)

2012 Judged and Juried Show
Northwest Quilting Expo

Portland, Oregon
September 20-22, 2012


Judges will look for originality, creativity and workmanship. Your entry must have been completed after January 1, 2010, and fit one of these categories:

•Large Quilt perimeter 288" or more (no more than 90" per side)
•Intermediate Quilt perimeter greater than 180" but less than 288"
•Small Quilt perimeter less than 160"
•Pictorial Quilt any quilt depicting real life
•Appliqué Quilt perimeter greater than 120" and 50% appliquéd
•Art Quilt any quilt that extends beyond traditional disciplines, and exercises progressive independence and originality in theory, color design and/or technique
•Young Quilter any quilt made solely by a quilter age 16 and under (see 'The Next Generation of Quilters' for information and prizes)
•Hand Quilted any quilt quilted entirely by hand
•Machine Embroidered any quilt with at least 50% machine embroidery

Long Arm, Mid Arm, and Small Quilting Machine Categories:

•Best Freehand Quilting quilted with a non-computerized machine
•Best Computerized Quilting quilted with a computerized quilting system
•Best Use of Thread in Quilting thread painting or the use of specialty threads in quilting


•Best in Show $1,500
•Judge’s Choice $250 each
•In each category: First Prize $500 • Second Prize $250 • Third Prize $150
•Viewer’s Choice Award Complete set of rulers from Quilter's Rule
•Founder's Choice Award $250

The Next Generation of Quilters

This year we have a new category for young quilters ages 16 and younger. They will be judged in their own group, and these prizes awarded:
•1st Place $75
•2nd Place $50
•3rd Place $25

Download Printable Entry Form: www.nwquiltingexpo.com2012-NWQE-registration.pdf

Visit website for complete details:

Also visit website for information regarding Forever Seasons Quilt Challenge:

Northwest Quilting Expo
16869 SW 65th Ave. #349
Lake Oswego OR 97035