Thursday, March 20, 2014

SAQA NE Special Exhibit: “I ♥ New England!”

Theme/ Title of exhibit:  “I ♥ New England!”
Or: “You know you’re a New Englander when…”

For Special exhibit at World Quilt Show, Manchester, NH August 14-17, 2014

Open to any SAQA member residing in New England: (ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT)

Entry forms must be received by June 1st, 2014.

Interpret the theme any way you wish, from abstract to pictorial etc. with a minimum perimeter size of 96” and a maximum perimeter size of 200”. 
Depending on quilt sizes, we are limited to 15-40 quilts for the space so the sooner you submit the better. 

New England is, after all, a state of mind!  So whether it’s the seasons (summer, almost winter, winter, still winter), mountains, lakes, people or potholes that inspire you, let your imagination run wild! 

The quilts must have stitching through all layers.  Any technique and surface design is acceptable.

Quilts must have a 4” hanging sleeve on upper back.

Exhibitors need to provide an Artist Statement “blurb’ card to hang with their piece.  These need to include name of maker, title of item and can also include more details plus a descriptive paragraph. (You will receive more info in acceptance e-mail)

Individual quilts may be insured for $100 up to $1000 each (please be realistic with values). Items valued at greater than $1000 require a written appraisal. Items can not be insured for greater than $5000 even with greater appraised value.  Insurance coverage excludes flood and earthquake.  If written appraisals are not provided on items valued at more than $1000, these items will be insured for a maximum of $1000.

Click here to download the entry form

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