Thursday, December 15, 2011

Open European Quilt Championships 2012

Deadline: January 15, 2012 (RECEIVE)

Open European Quilt Championships 2012

Veldhoven, The Netherlands
3 May - 6 May 2012

During our patchwork and quilting event you can find unlimited knitting, crocheting, embroidery, weaving, red work and hardanger. Further there are international guest collections, challenging workshops by quilting experts and a rich blend of fabrics, haberdashery and everything you may need to quilt.

With as centre point the most diverse quilt contest of Europe. High quality artwork will compete for the prestigious prizes and trophies. Each year we are proud to welcome beautiful craftwork and we are delighted to see the quality and craftsmanship grow over the years. This also encourages us to be very meticulous and shape the exhibition with the same pizzazz the entering artwork has. For us a huge challenge to place all your beautiful craftwork!

  • Any garment, quilt or wall hanging in patchwork, quilting or appliqué completed since 30 April 2011.
  • An entry must consist of three layers which are sewn together. The main material of the entry must be textile.
    Also kit-quilts and tied quilts are excluded from the contest.
  • Garments are possible too. One entry per category. No more entries than two per person. Please use a separate form for each entry.
  • Entries entered in the novice category must be patched and quilted by the maker him or herself.
  • If you have won a prize in the novice or intermediate category you are obliged to enter your work this year in the subsequent category.
  • The jurors have the right to assign an entry to a different category if deemed more appropriate.

To the champion:
Additional trophies for colour, craftsmanship, design and creativity and special awards for traditional and longarm quilt.

Independent judges will award trophies, rosettes and certificates as appropriate for the classes listed overleaf.
Marks are awarded for design, creativity, colour, workmanship, theme and garment regardless of category or class. The judges’ decision is final.

Download the entry form in english
Forms also available in Dutch, German and French

Visit website for full details:

Irislaan 11
NL-5595 EH Leende
The Netherlands
Tel. +31 (0)40 711 4033