Hand Applique

Featured Category 2020

Hand Appliqué

Any type of appliqué as long as it is done completely by hand and is the main focus of the quilt.

Minimum size: 36” by 36.”

Quilt Show Categories:

Machine Quilted: Freehand

(No computerized or digital quilting used.) 

Machine Quilted: Computer-aided

(Quilts with any portion quilted by computer go in this category, even if balance was freehand quilted.) 

Modern Quilt Design

For example: contemporary, bold, colorful, inspired by modern design, asymmetrical, expansive negative space. 

Hand Quilted

Must be entirely quilted by hand; can be whole cloth, applique, piecing, hand embroidery or a combination of techniques.  

Computerized Embroidery and/or Applique

Any design, applique or embroidery, using a computerized machine. 

Quilted Wall Hanging

(Size: up to 250”) 

Fabric Art Quilt, Original Design, Wall Display

Must be entirely original in design. (Size: up to 250”)

Juvenile Themed Quilt

Quilts specifically intended for young, juvenile person; baby quilt, crib quilt, etc. 

Small Quilted Home Décor, Wearable Art

Youth — Up to 18 years old


Could be a novelty quilt or a combination of techniques.

Any quilt is eligible for this category – works well for quilts which do not fit neatly into another category. Examples: yo-yo, t-shirt, or tied quilts; quilts with a combination of piecing, applique and/or embroidery.  

Group Quilt, and/or Round Robin

One quilt made by three or more people. 

WSQ Challenge (WSQ members only)

Limited to WSQ Members only as per packet instructions purchased at quarterly meetings.  

Wool Quilted Project

Wool item must have 3 layers – top, batting, & backing (Batting can be flannel.), be quilted (by machine or hand) and have at least 50% wool in the top.  

INMQ Challenge (INMQ members only)

Limited to INMQ (Inland Northwest Machine Quilters) members only.  

INMQ Treasure Quilt Challenge (INMQ members only)

Limited to INMQ (Inland Northwest Machine Quilters) members only. 

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. 

Note: If you have a small group challenge and want them hung together, please contact Judi Owens at (509) 994-7358.
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