With over 600 quilts and garments on display, it is no wonder that the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, held September 15-18, 2016, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks (Greater Philadelphia area), Pennsylvania is called “The Center of It All for Quilts, Wearable and Textile Arts.”
Included among the many exhibits at PNQE are the entries to the quilt competition. Evolving is the competition theme for 2016: “The next generation is entering the world of quilting; new ideas are emerging and change seems to be constant. How is your work evolving as quilting moves forward?
Quilts may be entered in the Innovative, Traditional, Modern or Wall Quilt Category. See the competition entry form, available on quiltfest.com, for complete competition details.
The entry deadline is August 15, 2016.
Over $13,000 in awards and prizes are being offered by the competitions generous sponsors that include Byrne Sewing Connection: Brother, Hayes Sewing Machine Company: Baby Lock, Steve’s Sewing, Vacuum & Quilting: Bernina; Pocono Sew & Vac: Janome / Elna; ABM International/Innova, Handi Quilter, SewBatik and French Connections.
The quilts entered in the PNQE competition highlight the talent and creativity of regional as well as national quilt artists. Be sure to get a glimpse of this year’s exquisite quilt competition entries!