Saturday, August 24, 2013

Bunbury Patchwork & Quilting 2014

Deadline: March 10, 2014 (RECEIVE)

Bunbury Patchwork & Quilting 2014
International Quilt Challenge

Stirling Street Arts Centre
Bunbury, Western Australia
29th & 30th March 2014

Rules and Conditions (truncated)
  1. The theme of the challenge is Nautical. The quilt should be your interpretation of this theme.
  2. Participants must use at least 75% of the challenge fabric on the front of the quilt. The Challenge fabric must be a part of the main design, not in the borders or bindings, and must remain unchanged in anyway, ie not overdyed, bleached, frayed, or covered with sheer fabric.
  3. There is no limit to the number of fabrics you may use. Embellishments such as beads, embroidery, ribbons, lace etc may also be added.
  4. Any shaped quilt is accepted so long as the maximum length on any side so no more than 80cm (31 1/2 in). This includes the length of tassels or any embellishments that are hanging off the edge of the quilt.
  5. Your entry must be a quilt (3 layers held together with stitching or tied).
  6. The quilt must be solely the work of the entrant. Please acknowledge the designer if it is not an original design.
  7. The name of the quilt and your name must be on the back of the quilt. Please include a hanging sleeve approx 10cm wide but do not send a hanger.
  8. An artist statement of approx 30 words must be included with your Entry Form.
  9. All quilts will be judged by West Australian Quilters Association accredited judges.
  10. Closing date for entries is 10th March 2014. Quilts must arrive on or before this date with Entry Form attached.

The quilts will be on display at our quilt show to be held at Stirling Street Arts Centre, Bunbury on 29th & 30th March 2014. Quilts may travel to be exhibited at other venues and will be returned to entrants as soon as possible after the displays. Ins


A Challenge kit containing rules, entry form, challenge fabric, and list of prizes can be obtained from Helen Wheeler at PO Box 1669 Busselton Western Australia 6280 or email

Kit cost $10.00AUD. Those wishing to participate are requested to forward their $10.00AUD by cheque or made out to Bunbury Patchwork and Quilting Group, o r Money Order made out to Helen Wheler, or contact Helen for direct deposit details.

Overseas participates also need to contact Helen as different payment arrangement applies.

Visit website for complete details:

Stirling Street Arts Centre
Cnr Charles & Stirling Streets
PO box 119 Bunbury 6231
Telephone: 97911256
Facsimile: 97912532