Saturday, October 13, 2012


Deadline: March 15, 2013 (POSTMARK)

France Patchwork

Paris, France

ARTEXTURES is organizing its 7th international textile art competition. This competition is open to all textile artists worldwide. The diversity of inspirations, techniques and trends that stimulate this art medium is discovered through the quilts/compositions entered in this competition.

This 7th edition is honored with these exceptional and prestigious prizes:
 The French Patchwork association has the pleasure of awarding the France Patchwork cash prize of an amount of one thousand Euros (1000€)
 Bernina will present a sewing machine
 The company Aurifil will award a selection of Aurilux threads.

The competition collection of quilts/compositions will be exhibited during 2013-2014 in different locations throughout France. This contest is open to all members of France Patchwork. For non-members, the membership fee to France Patchwork is due if your quilt/composition is selected for the competition by the jury (this fee includes insurance underwriting of your piece). A valid membership to France Patchwork is required for the duration of the competition.

Registration fee : €40
Membership fee: €25 euros (or €46 including the magazine subscription)


ARTEXTURES promotes the growth and innovation of the living world of textile art. Creative re-invention is encouraged, as well as the exploration of new areas and pushing the textile envelope. Copies and realization of quilts/compositions created by other people are not allowed. Quilts/compositions realized as part of a workshop are not allowed.

The quilt is to be made from fabric, embroidery, pleating, woven vegetable matter, felt, fiber, plastic, flexible materials, ... Participation in the competition implies that the quilt/composition is less than one year old, and has never been presented to the public at any exhibition, nor on a website, nor published in a catalog, book or magazine. The selected quilts/compositions are to remain at the disposal of ARTEXTURES throughout the duration of the competition and exhibition.

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