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 Hand Embroidery 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 Miniature Quilt Pieced blocks (maximum size 4”), 1/4” binding. Maximum size 48"
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 instructions 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.

Note: If you have a small group challenge and want them hung together, please contact Kristin Echols at quiltshowreg@wsqspokane.org
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