Quilt Alliance Announces 2017 Quilt Contest “Voices”

Quilt Alliance has announced its contest for 2017 entitled “Voices.”  Open to all Quilt Alliance members, up to four quilts may be submitted per registration.  In addition to online judging by Quilt Alliance members for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention, there will be Judges’ Choice awards and Outstanding Label prizes as well.  All quilts must be entered by June 2, 2017.

For more information, visit https://quiltalliance.org/contest/2017contest/

Alabama Farmers Federation Announces Christmas Skirt Sewing Contest


The Alabama Farmers Federation has announced a Christmas Skirt Sewing Contest. County contest winners are invited to submit their entries by June 10, 2017.  This contest will be conducted for two divisions – 7th through 12th grades, and adult.

For more information, visit http://alfafarmers.org/uploads/files/2017_Sewing-Christmas_Tree_Skirt1.pdf

Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival Announces Juried Quilt Competition In June


The Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival has announced a Juried Quilt Competition for its June 15-17, 2017 festival. Multiple categories are available, including Large, Wall and Any Size in hand and machine quilting. Entries must be submitted between March 1 and March 31, 2017.

For more information, visit http://kcrqf.com/

Hand & Lock Announces Embroidery Contest


Hand & Lock, the renowned British embroidery company, has announced its 2017 embroidery contest.  There are categories in hand embroidery and digital embroidery. It is accepting applications until March 31, 2017. Winners will be announced Nov. 2, 2017.

For more information, visit http://handembroidery.com/the-prize/2017-prize-dates/

American Quilters Society Announces QuiltWeek Grand Rapids Contest


The American Quilters Society has announced the Grand Rapids, Michigan Quiltweek Contest for August 16-19, 2017.  Seven categories are available in this judged competition, and entries are due by April 21, 2017.  Entries may be submitted online.

For more information, visit http://www.cvent.com/events/2017-aqs-quiltweek-grand-rapids-contest/event-summary-e7e36c6689ee42b586164fa0cbfd95c5.aspx

Vermont Quilt Festival Announces Quilt Contest In June


The Vermont Quilt Festival has announced its 2017 quilt contest. Entries will be limited to the first 40 entries for miniature/small quilts; the first 180 entries for larger/wall quilts and the first 36 youth quilt entries postmarked between February 1 and February 6, 2017. Awards will be given in six categories. The contest winners will be announced at a ceremony on June 23, 2017.

For more information, visit http://www.vqf.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4&Itemid=4

Nordic Needle Announces Hardanger Embroidery Design Contest 2017


Nordic Needle has announced its 2017 Hardanger Embroidery Design Contest. Unique and original designs are being sought for this contest, Entries will be judged on beauty, workmanship, technique and originality. A photo of the entry and an entry form must be submitted before March 31, 2017.

For more information, visit http://www.nordicneedle.com/hardanger-contest