Summer 2017

Quilt Challenge

The 2017 Quilt Challenge
Because our event coincides with the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse, the theme for the quilt challenge will be “Solar Eclipse”. The challenge is open to your interpretation so start planning your entries to earn exciting prizes.

Guidelines

  • Entry fee is $15.00 (includes 1 quilt). Star Valley resident entry fee is $10.00 (includes 1 quilt).  Entry fees are submitted with your quilt after receiving entry confirmation. 
  • Only one challenge quilt per entrant. Quilt challenge entry is considered as part of your 4 maximum entries.
  • Quilts may be any shape, however, maximum size is 42” x 42” (or equivalent).
  • You may use any technique in a quilt format. Submitted quilts must have two layers of cloth filled with batting held in place by ties or stitched designs.
  • Quilts must have a 4 inch hanging sleeve securely sewn to the back of the quilt; sleeve must allow for the use of a hanging rod without distortion of the quilt and must not show beyond the edges of the quilt.
  • Prizes will be awarded for best interpretation of the theme.
  • Free admission to the SVQT for quilt entrant (one per entrant).
  • All entry forms, and a 4×6 quilt photo must be received by June 1, 2017.
  • Quilts must be received by August 1, 2017. Instructions for delivery will be sent with entry confirmation.
  • If your quilt will be mailed in, include a pre-paid return label with your quilt.
  • Insurance is the sole responsibility of the entrant. Star Valley Quilt Trail assumes no liability for the entries. SVQT will handle your quilt(s) with great care and all exhibit halls will be locked during the overnight hours with hosts in the exhibit hall during business hours. 
  • By entering your quilt, you are giving the SVQT and visitors permission to photograph it.
  • In the interest of preserving the history of today’s quilts, quilts must have an identifying label securely attached to the back of the quilt; who made the quilt, title, when, where?

Print and complete this quilt form and send with your quilt photo via U.S.P.S. to – Star Valley Quilt Trail – Quilt Entry Form, 72 North Branch Circle 7027, Star Valley Ranch, WY 83127.

Quilt Entry Form

Quilt Category and Technique Definitions

Hanging Sleeve Instructions