Show Entries & Judged Quilts

2018 COMMON THREADS REGIONAL QUILT SHOW RULES

General Entry Rules Judged Entry Rules Young Quilters Entry Rules Judged Entry Categories

 
GENERAL ENTRY RULES
1. Quilt entrant must be a member in good standing of the Prairie Quilt Guild or one of the participating regional quilt guilds.
2. General entry quilts may have been completed at any time but must not have been previously entered into the quilt show.
3. A total of five (5) general entry and judged quilts combined may be entered. If you must withdraw an entry, please notify us as soon as possible.
4. All entries must remain on display for the duration of the show.
5. Each entry must have:
– A 4” sleeve sewn to back of quilt entry, see instructions on website: www.wichitaquiltshow.com
– An identification label sewn on the lower left hand corner of the back of the quilt. This fabric label must include your name, home address, and the title of the quilt.
6. Delivery – Entrants will be notified of quilt drop off sites and dates in May, 2018.
7. Unclaimed entries will become the property of PQG after July 1, 2018.
8. Reasonable care will be taken to protect quilt entries but if insurance is desired, it is entrant’s responsibility. PQG will not
assume responsibility for lost or damaged quilts.
9. Photography or videotaping is allowed for personal use only and the maker/owner of the quilt must be given credit. Other uses, obtain permission from the show office. PQG reserves the right to use photographs of all entries in PQG publicity.

 
JUDGED ENTRY RULES
1. Quilt entrant must be a member in good standing of the Prairie Quilt Guild or one of the participating regional quilt guilds.
2. Judged entries must have been completed after January 1, 2016.
3. One entry per category up to a total of five (5) general and judged entries combined. If you must withdraw an entry, please notify us as soon as possible.
4. Entrant must have actively participated in the construction and/or quilting of the quilt top.
5. Entry forms must be turned in at either a PQG meeting by March 13, 2018 or mailed and postmarked by March 13, 2018.
6. Acceptance of Judged entries is on “first submitted / first accepted” basis up to 200 quilts.
This is not a juried show. The entry form must have all information completed and all required enclosures included for an entry to be processed.
7. A $10.00 non-refundable entry fee must accompany each judged entry.
8. Select the proper category for your entry. The entries committee, in conjunction with the judge, reserves the right to make the final placement of quilts in all categories.
9. Entries must consist of 3 layers: backing, filler, and top, held together with stitching through all three layers. No False Backs.
10. Entries will be judged by a NACQJ Certified Judge. Decision of the judge is final. A written Critique sheet will be provided for each judged entry.
11. PQG considers the entrant to be the quilt “owner”. This individual will be the recipient of any prize money and ribbon won.
12. All Entries must remain on display for the duration of the show.
13. Each entry must have:
– A 4” sleeve sewn to back of quilt entry, see instructions on website: www.wichitaquiltshow.com
– An identification label sewn on the lower left hand corner of the back of the quilt. This fabric label must include your name, home address, and the title of the quilt. For judging purposes, please safety pin your entry number tag over this identification label. Place your quilt in the entry bag so that the entry number tag shows.
14. Delivery – Entrants will be notified of quilt drop off sites and dates in May, 2018. No judged entry delivery will be accepted after judging begins on Monday, June 18, 2018.
15. Unclaimed entries will become the property of PQG after July 1, 2018.
16. Reasonable care will be taken to protect quilt entries but if insurance is desired, it is entrant’s responsibility. PQG will not assume responsibility for lost or damaged quilts.
17. Photography or videotaping is allowed for personal use only and the maker/owner of the quilt must be given credit. Other uses, obtain permission from the show office. PQG reserves the right to use photographs of all entries in PQG publicity.

 
YOUNG QUILTERS RULES – Judged Entry Rules apply except for the following:
1. No Entry fee
2. Entrant does not need to be a member of Prairie Quilt Guild or a participating guild.
3. Enter up to five (5) quilted items in the age category you were when item was made.
4. Items will be judged by a PQG member and 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and participation ribbons will be awarded.

 

2018 COMMON THREADS REGIONAL QUILT SHOW JUDGED CATEGORIES

Categories 1 – 8, Large Quilt, width + length is greater than 140”
1. Pieced Quilt, machine quilted – 1 person
2. Appliquéd Quilt, machine quilted – 1 person
3. Pieced & Appliquéd Quilt, machine quilted – 1 person
4. Pieced Quilt, basic machine quilted – 2 person
5. Pieced Quilt, computer guided machine quilted – 2 person
6. Pieced Quilt, custom machine quilted – 2 person
7. Appliquéd Quilt, machine quilted – 2 person
8. Pieced and Appliquéd Quilt, machine quilted – 2 person

Categories 9 – 13: Wall Quilt, width + length less than 140”
9. Pieced Wall Hanging, machine quilted – 1 person
10. Appliquéd Wall Hanging, machine quilted – 1 person
11. Pieced Wall Hanging, machine quilted – 2 person
12. Appliquéd Wall Hanging, machine quilted – 2 person
13. Pieced and Appliquéd Wall Hanging, machine quilted – 2 person

Additional Categories:
14. Quilt or Wall Hanging, hand quilted – 1 person
15. Quilt or Wall Hanging, hand quilted – more than 1 person
16. Art Quilt – Original, no pattern, any technique. If a photo is inspiration, give credit to photographer.
17. Holiday Quilt – Holiday theme, any technique
18. Miniature Quilt – Any quilt with no side measuring more than 24”, using any technique, each interior block must measure 4” or less.
19. Modern Quilt – Primarily functional, having but not limited to the following characteristics: the use of bold colors and prints, high contrast and graphic areas of solid color, improvisational piecing, minimalism, expansive negative space, and alternate grid work. Also, modern traditionalism.
20. Group Quilt – 3 or more people (Bee, Mini Group)
21. Quilt made from PQG workshop
22. My First Judged Quilt
23. Bags – must be quilted
24. Other, Traditional – Crazy Quilt, Hand Embroidered, Vintage Linens, Whole Cloth, Yo-Yo’s, etc.
25. Other, Non-traditional – Machine Embroidered, Photo-Transfer, Selvage, T-Shirt, etc.

Young Quilters (No entry fee):
26. Quilted items made by youth, ages 6-11
27. Quilted items made by youth, ages 12-18
Categories #26 & #27 will be judged by a guild member. First, second, third place, and participation ribbons will be awarded. Enter up to 5 items in the age category you were when item was made.

Quilt show entry form will be available HERE soon.

Questions? Please contact Mayleen Vinson, CTRQS Judging Chair, (316) 655-3876 or msvinson@cox.net