PO Box 667 New Hope, PA 18938 215.862.5828

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival Quilt Competition

Price: $23.00
ID Number : VAQuiltCompetition2018


Select Category:
Wall Quilt
Mid-Century Mod
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Hand Pieced
Machine Pieced
Not Applicable
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Hand Appliqued
Machine Appliqued
Not Applicable
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Hand Quilted
Sewing Machine Quilted
Longarm Machine Quilted
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Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival 2018 Quilt Competition Themes

Imagine - Some of the most important work in quilting is done in your imagination before you ever cut fabric or pick-up needle and thread. How did you imagine this quilt? 

Modern Quilt Entries - Mid-Century Mod emphasizes the look and feel of mid-20th century design. Artists are asked to draw inspiration from this period,reflecting their own exposures or from the work of artists such as Joan Miro, Piet Mondrian, Victor Vasarely, Frank Stella, etc.

Quilt Competition Rules - Please read carefully
1. Open to all, but must be the work of the person or group applying to the competition. Limit of 2 entries per person or group. Family members/permanent employees of show management or sponsors are not eligible. Quilt must be constructed and quilted by person or persons named on entry form.
2. Quilts and wall quilts only. Entry must be quilted either by hand or machine. No kits or tied quilts. Quilts (Innovative/Traditional/Modern) must be greater than or equal to 1900 square inches. Wall quilts are defined as quilts less than 1900 square inches but more than 576 square inches. There is no maximum size for quilt entries. Traditional and Innovative refer to design, not to construction techniques. Innovative entries should emphasize innovation in design.
3. Quilts winning cash or machines at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, World Quilt Competition, the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza or the Pacific International Quilt Festival are not eligible to be judged.
4. Entries must have been finished in 2016, 2017 or 2018 and be in excellent condition.
5. Entry must have a 4” sleeve casing for hanging as well as a cloth label with the entry title, and name, address and telephone number
of the entrant sewn to the back.
6. Ship the entry in a secure carton. We suggest placing the item in a sturdy plastic bag. DO NOT use styrofoam or cellulose products. Cost of return shipping and insurance in return transit will be the responsibility of M-AQF. Original carton will be used to return the item via United Parcel Service or other designated carrier. Please remove all old shipping labels from the carton.
7. Entries must be available for display at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, February 22 - 25, 2018.
8. If a quilt is to be hand-delivered to the festival and picked-up from the festival, the show management company must be notified using the drop-off/pick-up form, enclosed with contest acceptance letter, before February 8, 2018.
9.If accepted, images and photographs taken become the property of M-AQF for publicity and/or publication use.
10. Prize winners will be notified within thirty (30) business days. Viewers’ Choice will be presented at the Show & Tell event on Saturday, February 24, 2018.
11. The awarding of any prize makes the entry ineligible for any lesser prize. Viewer’s Choice award is exempt from this rule.
12. Filing of your signed application signifies agreement with these conditions.
13. Prize / Ribbon Winning Quilts: All prize winning quilts (any quilt receiving a ribbon) at Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, including Viewer's Choice, at your option may be displayed at The Quilt & Sewing Fest of New Jersey, April 26-29, 2018 as a special exhibition. Show management will provide round trip, UPS shipping.

Quilt Return
Quilts will be returned via M-AQF designated carrier only and shipped within 5 days of close of the Festival. Cost of shipping will be paid by
M-AQF. Items will be insured for $1,000 each (except flood & earthquake) on return shipping.

Important Note
This is a national competition open only to residents of the United States. International quilters are invited to enter the Pacific International Quilt Festival or World Quilt Competition.

Contest Calendar
January 23, 2018
Online entry submission or entry form, CD and non-refundable entry fee for each item entered must be received or postmarked no
later than January 23, 2018.

ENTRY FEE: $23.00 includes return shipping. If paying by check, please make it payable to Mancuso Show Management.

: Quilts are not covered for flood and earthquake. Any
entry valued at more than $1,000 must be accompanied by an
acceptable insurance appraisal with the entry form. If written appraisal is not enclosed, your quilt will be insured for $1,000.

Entry of the above item means that I will abide by the rules and decisions of the judges. I / We acknowledge that Mancuso Show Management will take every precaution to protect this quilt, but understand that show management cannot be responsible for acts of nature, casualty, war, government regulation, civil disorder, terrorism, disaster, strikes, or any other cause of emergency beyond their control. Photography/Images: As an entrant my signature grants the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival and its designated sponsors the right to photograph my quilt for publication, advertising or promotional use. Images of accepted quilts become the property of the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival.