Quilt Show Categories:
|#||Category||Description||Size Requirements||1||Machine Quilted-Freehand||No computerized or digital quilting used||None|
|2||Machine Quilted-Computer Aided||Any portion quilted by computer, even if balance was freehand quilted||None|
|3||Machine Quilted-Combo||Combination of computerized & freehand quilting||None|
|4||Applique (select hand or machine)||Main focus: applique in combinations with piecing||Minimum size 144”|
|5||Embroidery (select hand or machine)||Main focus: embroidery in combinations with piecing||Minimum size 144”|
|6||Hand Quilted||Must be entirely hand quilted: whole cloth, applique, piecing, hand embroidery or combination of techniques||None|
|7||Modern Quilt Design||Contemporary, bold, colorful, inspired by modern design, asymmetrical expansive negative space, typically no border, dense graphic quilting, majority of fabric reads solid||None|
|8||Mixed Media||Fabric Art Quilt, Original Design, Wall Display* must be entirely original design||Maximum size 250"|
|9||Quilted Wall Hanging||Public domain or commercial pattern used||Maximum size 250"|
|10||Small Quilted Home Décor*, Wearable Art||Bags, table runners, table toppers, jackets, pillows, etc.||None|
|11||Youth||Pieced by someone up to 18 years old||None|
|12||Juvenile Themed Quilt||Specifically intended for young, juvenile person; baby quilt, crib quilt, etc.||None|
|13||General, novelty, or combination of techniques||Yo-yo, t-shirt, tied, embellished, painted, cathedral window, crazy quilts||None|
|14||Group Quilt, and/or Round Robin||One quilt made by 3 or more people||None|
|15||Wool Quilted Project||Item must have 3 layers-top, batting & backing, quilted by machine or hand & be at least 50% wool on top||None|
|16||WSQ Challenge||(Limited to WSQ members only) per instruction packet purchased at quarterly meetings||Refer to challenge instructions|
|17||WSQ 2022-2023 Mystery Quilt||Limited to WSQ members only||Refer to mystery quilt instructions|
|18||Machine Quilting Challenge||(Limited to INMQ members only) per instruction||Refer to instructions|
|19||Treasure Quilt||(Limited to INMQ Members only) Antique Quilts or Quilt Blocks made into a quilt per instructions||Refer to instructions|
*The Quilt Show Committee reserves the right to refuse to display any entry not meeting WSQ standards. All entries must be made of cloth and may not be framed, on stretcher bars or under glass.
All entries must be capable of being pinned to a sheet or sleeve.
Some categories will have sub-categories of Solo or Duo and/or Large or Small
Solo – Made and machine quilted by the same person.
Duo – Made and machine quilted by another person.
The Registration Committee will determine the subcategory(s) for your entry based on the data entered in your registration form.