Category Archives: Quilt Show News

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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Ribbon Winners


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A big THANK YOU to all MVQG members who entered quilts in the show. They are all beautiful works of art. To download a printable list of ribbon winners click here.  

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Thank You!


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Thanks to everyone who attended the 2016 Great River Quilt Show! Thanks, too, to all of the MVQG volunteers, family members and friends who worked to make this show possible. It takes the efforts of many to put on the show – we can’t do it without you! More thanks to:    

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