The organisers of the Braidwood Quilt Event are looking forward to housing a collection of elegant, colourful, exciting and competitive quilts, to complement the well-loved outdoor main street ‘Airing of the Quilts’.
- $ 300.00 for First Prize in Category 1 - sponsored by the Braidwood Community Bank (Bendigo)
- $ 200.00 the ‘Jill McLeod Award for Excellence in Quilt making’ – all work must be that of the exhibitor
- $ 100.00 the ‘Viewer’s Choice’
Prizes are generously donated by businesses of Braidwood
- My Place’ – A quilt depicting a site, space, spot, or setting in your town or village. (must measure more than 150cms but not more than 250cm)
- Contemporary Quilt – piecing, applique, printing, dyeing, embellishment or unusual construction. max size 200cm
- Traditional Quilt for a bed (must measure more than 150cms but not more than 250cm.). Any technique.
- Lap Quilt (small quilt must measure less than 160cms). Any technique
- Display/Wall Quilt - Any technique max size 200cm
- Quilt made of Recycle Fabric - fabric previously used for other purpose eg. dresses, jeans, suits, tee shirts etc.
- Quilt made by a Child - 15 years or under (No entry fee).
Conditions of Entry
- Quilters from any area are welcome to enter.
- Quilts must not measure more than 250cm on any side
- All quilts must have a cloth rod pocket attached to the back at the top, sized to take a 2.5cm dowel
- The entrant is responsible for all packing, shipping and insurance of work
- Entries may or may not be for sale. BQI will retain a commission of 10% for any works sold.
- Quilts entered in the Indoor / Exhibition / Competition must not have been entered in the ‘Braidwood Quilt Event’ previously.
- $10 entry fee for the first quilt and $5 for each additional quilt.
- Entries will close on Friday 26th October 2018. Entry forms with fees must be received by that date. Please send a photograph with the entry form.
- All quilts must arrive, with entry form, in Braidwood by Monday 12th November 2018.
Airing of the Quilts Outdoor Exhibition
Note: For the first time, Airing of the Quilts will be on both days but taken down overnight
- No entry fee applies.
- All quilts displayed in the Braidwood ‘Airing of the Quilts’, will be eligible to win a Viewers’ Choice prize of $100.
- Entries close 5pm Monday 14 November may be posted to: Braidwood Quilters Inc. PO Box 135 BRAIDWOOD NSW 2622 or completed online.
- Hand Delivery - to Braidwood Quilters, between 10am & 4pm on either Friday 10th or 17th November at Braidwood Scout Hall 13 Coghill Street Braidwood or other collection points that may be advertised on our website.
- Braidwood Quilters Inc. reserves the right:
• not to accept an entry that does not meet all the criteria;
• to hang as many entries as space permits;
• selection will be made by the Committee and its decision will be final;
• to photograph or permit to be photographed all entries for publication or other appropriate purposes for print or to display on its website.