Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Sacred Threads 2013

Deadline: March 9, 2013 (ONLINE)

Sacred Threads 2013
Floris Methodist Church

Herndon, VA
July 10-28, 2013

Eligibility: (truncated)
Sacred Threads is open only to quilters within the United States and Canada. Only quilts or quilted hangings will be considered. A quilt is a fabric sandwich comprised of three layers: a top, a back and filling which are held together with quilting or tying threads. Integration of non-fabric items is acceptable, however, 3D pieces, altered books and items mounted on stretcher bars or framed cannot be accommodated.

Quilts submitted should explore themes of joy, spirituality, peace/brotherhood, inspiration, grief, or healing. Quilts must be an original design or an original execution of a traditional pattern. Quilt dimensions must not be less than 20" x 20" nor exceed 72"x 72"and each quilt must have a 4" horizontal hanging sleeve and an identifying label on the back of the quilt. Quilts exhibited at previous Sacred Threads exhibits are not eligible.

Entry Process: (truncated)
The submissions will be done online. The forms will be available from January 9 - March 9, 2013.

The jurying process will be done from digital images only. Entrants will submit two images per entry (one overall view and one detail view). All images must be of publication quality.

Entry Fee
A $20 non-refundable entry fee will cover submission of up to two quilts. You may pay this fee before or after you submit your entry.

How to register: Registration will open on January 9, 2013 and will be available until March 9, 2013 until midnight CST.

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If you have questions or problems, please contact Lisa Ellis at

Sacred Threads
12605 Tolman Road
Fairfax, VA 22033