If you would like to enter a quilt in the 2017 show, click here for a printable entry form. Here's an interesting look at how our judges judge quilts at our show:
Judges will look for originality, creativity and workmanship. Your entry must have been completed after January 1, 2015, and fit one of these categories:
To enter, send the form, a $20 nonrefundable registration fee, and a photo of your quilt accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope (if you prefer to be notified by mail) by August 10, 2017 to:
Northwest Quilting Expo, 16869 SW 65th # 349, Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Acceptance letters will be mailed by August 20, 2017. All accepted quilts must be received by September 6, 2017. Quilts should be mailed to the above address or dropped off at one of these two stores: The Pine Needle or A Common Thread. Quilts must be clean, free of odor and pet hair, and in excellent condition. They must have been completed after January 1, 2015. Quilts must consist of three layers, with stitching through all three layers. They must have a 4-inch sleeve securely attached. (Click here for instructions on how to make a quilt sleeve.) No rigid frames, glass or special hanging devices are allowed. Quilts must be able to be folded. Rolled quilts will require an extra $5 handling fee.
Quilts will be returned by October 9, 2017. Quilts will not be available for pick-up at the show. If you would like us to ship your quilt back to you, please include a $5 handling fee and enclose a prepaid shipping label to attach to your box.
One quilt per entry form. Limit of two quilts per entrant. Promotional photography and use of the photographs at the discretion of NW Quilting Expo is permitted. There will be no restriction of photography by individuals for their own enjoyment.