Entering a Quilt

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Size Descriptions

 

Small – Quilt perimeter is less than 200". 

Medium – Quilt perimeter is 200" up to 280". 

Large - Quilt perimeter is 281" up to 320". 

X-Large - Quilt perimeter is greater than 320". 

Quilt Show Terms

 

Quilt-A quilt must consist of 3 layers of fiber held together with stitches that are visible on the front and back and must allow for hanging using the HQH pole display system.

Inspired Design- Quilt made with information from a published pattern or a quilt design originating from, based on, or influenced by a quilt seen on display whether in-person, on social media, or in print.

Original Design - A quilt design that is unique to the maker, created specifically by the maker.

 

Group-Three or more people participated in the making of the quilt. 

 

Two Makers -Two people participated in the making of the quilt. 

 

One Maker-Only one person assembled, quilted and bound the quilt, start to finish. 

 

Pieced-The top is predominately pieced. 

Appliqué / Mixed-The top is predominately appliqué and there may be a combination of piecing and appliqué. 

 

Miniature-Width no more than 24"; Length no more than 24". All aspects of the quilt are reduced in scale. Quilted by hand or machine.

 

Art / Innovative -Quilts made with artistic intent using design, color and construction techniques beyond traditional quilts.

Modern-Quilts made using any technique, inspired by modern design, often using improvisational piecing or appliqué and including bold color, high contrast, and simple shapes on neutral backgrounds. Expansive negative space may allow the quilting to take the forefront.

 

Wool-Wool fabric dominates the design of the quilt top.

 

First HQH Fanfare Quilt-First quilt entered into an HQH Fanfare Quilt Show

 

Other -Includes any quilt such as whole cloth, embroidery, etc. that doesn’t fit into any other category. Explain on the entry form why the entry belongs in this category.