New Quilts of Northern California is accepting entries for an exhibit at the Pacific International Quilt Festival (PIQF), held at the Santa Clara Convention Center on October 14-17, 2021. Exhibit entries are limited to residents of Northern California only. "Northern California" is defined as Monterey, Kings, Tulare and Inyo Counties up to the Oregon/NV borders.
Quilts entered in this exhibit may also be entered in PIQF quilt contest for judging, but a separate entry form for PIQF is required. It can be found online at: http://www.quiltfest.com or obtained by writing to: Mancuso Show Management, PO Box 667, New Hope, PA 18938
This exhibit will be juried to a maximum of 70 quilts. Medium-sized quilts show the best. Quilts longer than 90 inches will hit the floor. We would like quilts that are new and have not been widely shown – your latest work! No Kit Quilts will be accepted.
Entry requirements are the following (please read carefully)
Due to the high volume of entries, those missing any of the above will be eliminated from consideration.
We will award ribbons for Visual Impact, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places with accompanying prizes: 1st $100.00 / 2nd $50.00 / 3rd $25.00
PREVIOUS WINNERS FOR "VISUAL IMPACT" (click on the pictures for more information about them):
August 9, 2021
Entry form and pictures must be emailed no later than Monday, August 9, 2021. Entry fee must be received or postmarked by August 9, 2021.
September 10, 2021
Notification letters will be emailed by this date. Accepted entries will receive instructions for quilt shipment.
October 1 - 5, 2021
Accepted quilts must be received by New Quilts of Northern California for exhibition. Quilts may not arrive before October 1st nor later than October 5th.
October 14 - 17, 2021
New Quilts Exhibit at the Pacific International Quilt Festival at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
October 18, 2021
Quilts will be shipped/returned to participants. Shipping fees are payable by the participant.
The entry form can be downloaded below (under the pictures), as can a copy of the guidelines and entry requirements.
Online help with photographing your quilt entries - and editing them for the best presentation - can be found here in this 16-minute youTube presentation.
Pay here by PayPal or send a check (as described above).