Quiltfest 2018 is coming SOON!!


Dates are November 2-3-4, 2018.


​Our National Teacher this year is Chris Lynn Kirsch.  

www.chrisquilts.net.

We're please to announce the theme for Quiltfest 2018

is "Binding Friendships"!​


Registration  is OPEN!!  Here we go!


Following are the links you'll need to access all necessary

forms, registration and info...


Quiltfest Brochure (PDF format, printable)


 Quiltfest Event Online Registration

 

Quiltfest Registration Form - printable for snail mail


Quilt Show Rules


Quilt Show Categories


Quilt Show Online Registration


Quilt Show Entry Form - fillable PDF & printable for snail mail



Quiltfest Challenge


Yes, the New Year means that our Quiltfest is coming faster than you think.  The guild challenge is open to all members of Capital Quilters, and all members are encouraged to participate.  This is an “ugly fabric” challenge.  Have fun and tap into your creativity to show us your interpretation of the 2018 Quiltfest theme: Binding Friendship.

The Guild Challenge entries will be featured as its own display at Quiltfest.  The entries will not be judged and there is no entry fee.  Click here for a printable version of these guidelines.

You will receive two 2 1/2" strips which you are encouraged to use as or in the binding.  If you’d rather not use the strips as binding, a significant portion of the challenge fabric must be used visibly on the front of the project.  The challenge fabric strips will be available at guild meetings.

The piece must be finished with a binding.  Unusual, creative, and artistic binding styles are encouraged

The quilt or piece may be any shape.  Size: the edge lengths when added up must be between 40" and 80".  A round quilt cannot have diameter >24”.

The entry must be a standard 3 layers:  a top,  a batting,  a backing.  And must be quilted.  The piece may be hand or machine quilted, not tied.

Clothing, bags and household items are acceptable but they must fall within the size constraints when hung.  Embellishments must be firmly attached

If you can’t make it to the meeting, or if you’d like to receive the strips before the next meeting, contact Jenny Yearous at jdyearous@gmail.com to make arrangements to get your ugly fabric strips. 

Here is a SNEAK PEEK of the classes scheduled for this year's Quiltfest! 

Hope to see you there!

Quiltfest 2018 Quilt Show


Capital Quilters is happy to, once again, be hosting a Quilt Show at our 2018 Quiltfest.  If you are interested in entering a quilt in this years' Quiltfest Quilt Show, please email us at capitalquiltersnd@gmail.com to be added to our distribution list for the quilt show.


If you are interested in attending Quiltfest and would like to be added to our email distribution list, please email capitalquiltersnd@gmail.com.