Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Exhibition Opportunities for QuiltNSW Members

International Quilt Festival Houston

IQF offers a range of exhibition opportunities. See the IQF Website for more information:
  • Tactile Architecture: Call is open March 14 through May 10, 2018
  • Landscape Quilts: Call is open March 7 through May 3, 2018
  • Power of Women: Call is open April 16 through June 13, 2018

World Quilt Competition

Australian entries for the World Quilt Competition 2018  are now open! Share your artwork on the international stage, and let someone else look after logistics, shipping, customs and insurance!   Entries close on Tuesday, 15 May 2018. Accepted entries will premiere at the World Quilt New England  (16-18 August 2018) and tour to other Mancuso shows in the United States until early 2019.

Entries can be submitted via the Online Entry Form. Alternatively, download, complete and return the World Quilt Competition 2018 Entry Form – Australian Edition (PDF) by e-mail or post. Be aware that your quilt must be at least 1296 square inches (eg 36x36in)  and completed in 2016, 2017 or 2018.  See the Contest Rules for more information.

Note: If you enter a quilt that is also entered into the Sydney Quilt Show, you can arrange for your quilt to be delivered to the World Quilt Coordinator (Brenda Smith) at the conclusion of the Sydney Quilt Show.

Travelling Quilting Challenge Competition

018 Chinese New Year of The.....
Or Whatever Else Takes Your Fancy!

This Travelling Quilters challenge competition and exhibition is organised through Ceramic Break Sculpture Park at Warialda Rail. This will be a Triennial Challenge with this year being its inaugural year. The goal is to generate a large exhibition of quilts to travel to the 7 different locations throughout Queensland and New South Wales including Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery.

The Grand Prize is a Sewing/Quilters machine valued at over $1800.00

Entry packs are $5.50 and contain a small amount of material to be incorporated into the packs, challenge rules and the entry form. Costs of entry packs are to help cover the costs of materials and transportaion of the quilts to each exhibiting location.

See the competition website for more information on how to purchase an entry pack.
Alternatively, contact Barbara Mills at kerry@cbreaksculpturepark.com.au or via phone on 02 6729 4147 or 0417 703 279

Entries close May 30th 2018

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Invitation to QuiltNSW Away Meeting: 17 March 2018

The 2018 Away Meeting is on Saturday 17 March 2018 in the Blue Mountains at the Katoomba-Leura Community Centre, 81-83 Katoomba St, Katoomba, approximately 250 metres from Katoomba Rail Station. Doors open at 9.30 am for a 10 am start.

Jenny Kee (pictured) is our guest speaker (commencing around 1.30 pm) and Rachaeldaisy, our demonstrator, is giving a presentation of different approaches to quilting at 10 am.

Please bring show and tell to share over afternoon tea, which is being generously provided by one of our newest member groups, Blue Mountains Quilters. There are plenty of options for lunch nearby to the venue.

Visitors are welcome. Bring a friend. No bookings required.

Monday, 12 March 2018

Last day for Sydney Quilt Show 2018 Entries

Entries for the Sydney Quilt Show 2018 close at 11.59pm on Monday, 12 March 2018. That's today! To share YOUR quilt(s) in this members' exhibition, complete the Online Entry Form.

Please direct any technical queries about the online entry form to forms@quiltnsw.com. Direct other queries to quiltshow@quiltnsw.com or the QuiltNSW office (02) 9283 3737.

Thank you to everyone who has entered so far. It's shaping up to be a stellar show!