2019 Quilt Show – Challenges

  • Block Game: Revealed by Gail Hogarth who is the coordinator for the game. You can sign up and receive a sealed envelope with instructons to make a 10 x 10 inch block with a designated colour binding which will eventually be made into a large pictorial quilt. The block game is based on our quilt show theme: Piece! Quilt! Love! Deadline is December Tea.

 

  • Predisposed to UFOs!: Revealed by Allison and Cathy. A contract is required and a commitment to fnd a UFO (or two) in your personal collecton to finish for a special category in the quilt show. We need a photo of the UFO in it’s glorious disarray taken between 1 June and 1 July and a photo of the signed contract emailed to the quilt show account wqgquiltshow@gmail.com. We will print  the photo and display it alongside the story of the UFO during the quilt show. Contract can be downloaded here. Link to “UFO Challenge Certificate” – click here
  • Guild Challenge: Revealed by Allison & Cathy. See Allison to sign up and for a mere $2, you will receive a kit to help you to make something fabulous with the theme of LOVE – something you love or something that makes you happy. It is meant to be a small project, like a wall hanging, purse, runner etc. no larger than 650 square inches (or 25” square). Deadline is March 2019 meeting.

 

  • Charity Challenge: Sue Sharock has kindly agreed to be the coordinator for this challenge. Fifeen of the 16 challenge kits taken to the meetng were signed out, so I will be purchasing more fabric and making up more kits for the June Guild meeting. The rules for the charity challenge are:
  1. Each partcipant chooses a kit which contains fve 7.5” strips. At least half of each strip must be used on the front of a quilt ofy our choice.
  2. The finished quilt must be at least 50 x 70 inches, or it can be larger if you wish.
  3. The deadline for quilts to be turned in is the March 28, 2019 Guild meetng.
  4. There is a refundable deposit of $5.00 for each kit. If you do not turn in a quilt at the end of the challenge period, your deposit will be forfeit. Any deposits not claimed will be used by the Charity Society to purchase supplies for future charity quilts.
  5. All finished quilts will be on display at the 2019 Quilt Show. A rosette will be awarded to the winning quilt as decided by Viewers Choice.
  6. Batting will be supplied by the Charity Society. Contact Sue Sharock at ssharock@shaw.ca with the amount required.
  7. You must supply your own backing
  8. All quilts will be documented and donated to the Cridge Women’s Transition House after the show

 

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