Challenge quilts are a way to explore a theme in a small quilt. Each year the Cabin Branch Quilters and Stonehouse Quilters vote on a theme for the challenge. Themes are broad and open-ended to allow creativity free rein. Challenge rules are simple: Quilts must be a certain size, have a backing, batting and top and have a connection to the theme. They must also have a 6”sleeve for hanging and be registered in our quilt show database by the first week in January. However, they do not have to be completed until February, before the Mid-Atlantic Show. The Challenge quilts hang in that show and are then brought back to go on display in our guild show. The quilts remain with the challenge coordinator to be sent out to the World Quilt Show in New Hampshire in August and the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza in September. Quilts are also displayed at Arts Alive! at the Hylton Center for the Performing Arts in Prince William County in May and may be scheduled for other exhibits.
Indicate You Will Be Doing a Challenge: December 24, 2018
Database Registration: TBD
Turn In: TBD
For more information, contact Jill Sheehan.