Sew Sarah Smith Announces 2017 Summer Challenge

Sarah Smith has announced its summer challenge for 2017, #sewtogetherforsummer, the Summer of the Shirtdress. Open to sewers at all levels; anyone who makes a shirtdress between March 15th and June 21st 2017 and posts it on Instagram with hashtag #sewtogetherforsummer will be eligible. Sixteen winners will be selected at random to receive a gift from one of the sponsors.

HTC Fusi-Form Lightweight 1140-1, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid3.html , is a fusible non-woven interfacing that is made for sewing light and medium-weight knits and woven fabrics and can be machine washed and dried, making it perfect for collars and facings on a project like this.

For more information, visit https://sewsarahsmith.wordpress.com/2017/03/15/sewtogetherforsummer-2017-its-the-summer-of-the-shirtdress/

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

alfa-logo

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

cropped-2017kcrqf-header1

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

h_l_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

grand-rapids-banner

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

vqf-contest

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