2015 EPM International Contest
European Patchwork Meeting
16 - 19 September 2015
Theme : « Reflection ... » Get inspired by one of the various meaning of this word ::
A portrait of an impression, memory, observation or likeness also of the mind, the eye, the light, and why not a mirror image…
Selection of quilts
- All techniques are accepted, as long as they match the fundamental structural characteristics of a quilt (3 layers).
- Compulsory dimension: 75cm (width) x 130cm (height) (30”x 51”) more or less 5% discrepancy will be tolerated.
- The quilt must be original or must give credit to the source of inspiration.
- The quilt must have been made in 2014/2015 – 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 the work.
- As the selected works will be travelling for a whole year (2015-2016), 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 complete one entry form per quilt.
Administration fees: 18€ per entry (non refundable)
The selection will be made by an international jury, designated by the organizers.
- Best of show 3 000 € by The European Patchwork Meeting
- Special teachers prize offered by Japan Handicraft Instructors' Association (JHIA) worth over 3000 €
- 2nd prize a sewing machine worth 2 000 € by Bernina
- 2nd prize a cheque of 1 000 € by Clover
- 3rd prize a suitcase containing 212 spools of thread worth 650 € by Aurifil srl
- A cheque of 500 € by Apliquick
- A cheque of 500 € by the Editions de Saxe
- A cheque of 500 € by France Patchwork
- A cheque of 500 € by Quiltmania
- 500 € worth books offered by Kaleidoscope Books
Download competition rules « Gereral Category » EPM15_Rules-of-the-general-category-2015.pdf
Download competition rules « Teachers's Category » EPM15_Rules-of-the-Teacher-s-category-2015.pdf
Visit website for additional details: www.patchwork-europe.com