Category Archives: Quilt Show News

Quilt Registration for 2018 Show


Registration begins at the July Guild Meeting. If you need help with online registration, we will have laptops available at the meeting. Paper entry forms will also be available for those who can’t or don’t wish to enter online. The database which gathers all the entry information when you register online produces a spreadsheet that we will use to sort and extract whatever reports are needed. To facilitate the correct sorting of this information, there are some formatting issues you […]

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Things to Do Before the Quilt Show


1. Start/continue bringing items to Guild meeting for Second Hand Treasures. 2. Finish your quilt entries including putting a sleeve on it. If your quilt is more than 90 inches long, put your sleeve on 90″ from the bottom. There are instructions in the newsletter and on the website. 3. Measure your quilt before sending it to the quilter because you will need the size for your entry registration. 4. Think about making a pinwheel Christmas ornament to donate for […]

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Definitions for Quilt Show


DEFINITIONS: Small Bed Quilt: Lap to Full (under 80” wide and proportionate in length, i.e., at least 80” but may be longer) Large Bed Quilt: Queen to King (over 80” wide and proportionate in length, i.e., at least 81” but may be longer) Solo: Constructed, stitched, and quilted by ONLY ONE PERSON. Duet: Constructed, stitched, and quilted by TWO PERSONS. Group: Constructed, stitched, and quilted by THREE OR MORE PERSONS Pieced: Pieced by hand or machine. No other techniques (no […]

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Categories/Items Not Eligible for Best of Show


CATEGORIES/ITEMS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR BEST OF SHOW: 1700-Found and Finished 1910-Garments, 1920-Bags, Purses, Accessories 1800-3-Dimensional 2000-Miscellaneous 2100, 2200- All Challenges, including Sun, Moon & Stars 2300-Junior ALL OTHER CATEGORIES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR BEST OF SHOW.  

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QUILT SHOW RAFFLE TICKETS


Quilt Show Raffle Tickets can be picked up at upcoming Guild meetings starting with the March meetings. Please pick up your own tickets and those of a friend or member who cannot or is not able to attend a meeting. Raffle Ticket Sales are important to the health of the Guild and the success of the Quilt Show. We appreciate your help   Bev Hoy–563-391-8685 Sandy Bender–309-781-8525    

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Quilt Show Publicity NEEDS YOU


Quilt Show Publicity NEEDS YOU! The 2018 Great River Quilt Show will be here before you know it. Besides planning your quilted creations, the Publicity Team (Dorine Donaubauer and Diana Alm) would like you to begin thinking about how you can help promote the show by telling your own family, friends, neighbors, club and church members, and Facebook friends about it. Tell anyone who is interested in sewing, quilting, fabric arts or just wants to have a good time at […]

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2018 Quilt Show Auction


Now is the time to consider a donation of one or more items to the “Small Quilt and Related Items” Committee for our September Quilt Show. The Quilt Show Committee voted that proceeds from our 2018 auction will go to Winnie’s Place (sheltering abused women and their children on both sides of the river), Quilts of Valor and our own “Quillows” Committee. Donations of quality items for our two scheduled auctions can be turned in to Nancy Jacobsen or Lynn […]

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2018 Quilt Show Categories


CATEGORIES/ITEMS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR BEST OF SHOW: 1700-Found and Finished 1910-Garments, 1920-Bags, Purses, Accessories 1800-3-Dimensional 2000-Miscellaneous 2100, 2200- All Challenges, including Sun, Moon & Stars 2300-Junior ALL OTHER CATEGORIES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR BEST OF SHOW. DEFINITIONS: Small Bed Quilt:  Lap to Full (under 80” wide and proportionate in length, i.e., at least 80” but may be longer) Large Bed Quilt:  Queen to King (over 80” wide and proportionate in length, i.e., at least 81” but may be longer) Solo:  Constructed, […]

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2018 Quilt Show


Are you willing to step up and be a committee member for the Quilt Show Committee? If so I have some opportunities for you to do so. Please contact Dawn Thompson via e-mail @ ourhut12412@msn.com or call 563-349-1853 to volunteer. The following are open chair positions: Co Chair, Entries & Registration, Merchant Mall, Raffle Quilt Marketing and Show Book Volunteers.

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2018 Quilt Show Challenge


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The 2018 MVQG Quilt Show Challenge will focus on the theme of Sun, Moon, and/or Stars in a quilt piece. Traditional, modern, or art techniques can be employed. No size requirement. Quilt must tie in to any one, or two, or all three aspects of the theme.

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