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“Mid-Century Mod” National Modern Quilt Competition Sees Overwhelming Response

Quiltfest Oasis Palm Springs is excited to announce the first ever National Modern Quilt Competition, “Mid-Century Mod” to be judged and juried at the event, held at the Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs, CA, Thursday, October 6 through Saturday, October 8. The entries will then travel to be displayed at the Pacific International Quilt Festival, held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Thursday, October 13 to Sunday, October 16.

The call for entries for the National Modern Quilt Competition received a staggering  response with over 100 accepted quilts in the competition. Quilt artists from coast to coast have submitted their modern quilts for judging at Quiltfest Oasis in seven categories.

Palm Springs, CA, well known for mid-century modern design and architecture, provides the perfect backdrop for this incredible competition. Quilt entrants, who are competing for over $6,000 in prizes, were asked to describe how and  where they drew inspiration for their Mid-Century Mod quilt.

Quiltfest Oasis Palm Springs is generously sponsored by Major Annual Sponsor Brother, and sponsors Ralph’s Sewing & Vacuum: Bernina, Handi Quilter, ABM/Innova, Monica’s Quilt & Bead Creation.

Pacific International Quilt Festival is generously sponsored Founding Sponsor BERNINA: California Sew & Vacuum, Major Annual Sponsor Brother: Meissner Sewing & Vacuum Centers, Major Sponsors Gammill: Meissner Sewing & Vacuum Centers, Baby Lock: Eddie’s Quilting Bee, Janome: Ray’s Sewing Machine Center, Handi Quilter, ABM/Innova, Nolting Longarm Quilting Machines, Quilter’s Slidelock, SewBatik and Intelliquilter.

Pre-registration and other information for Quiltfest Oasis and Pacific International Quilt Festival is available on Quiltfest.com. View and/or print the event brochures from the website.