Enter the Modern Mini Quilt Challenge
The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show and Nancy Zieman Productions LLC announce the seventh-annual Modern Mini Quilt Challenge, taking place throughout the month of May on social media! You are invited to participate in the challenge by stitching a 24-inch square (or smaller) modern mini quilt in fabrics featuring a modern color palette and design.
To enter, send a high-resolution image of your quilt to [email protected] by 5 p.m. CDT on Friday, May 19, 2023. Include:
- Your full name
- Your hometown
- Quilt title
- Quilt measurements
- And a brief quilt description
Enter one modern mini quilt for a chance to receive a prize from one of our generous sponsors!
Share your progress on social media throughout the challenge by using #ModernMiniQuiltChallenge! We will post entries to The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show Facebook page throughout the month of May — be sure to look for your entry. Grab The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show Modern Mini Quilt Challenge badge above and let your friends know about this fun quilt challenge!
Modern Mini Quilt Challenge Complete Entry Rules:
Sew a mini modern quilt to showcase your quilting talents. Submit your entry by emailing a high-resolution image of your quilt to [email protected] by 5 p.m. CDT on Friday, May 19, 2023.
- Mini Quilts must be no more than 24-inches square, and may be pieced, appliquéd, mixed or other.
- Mini Quilts must be made from fabrics in a modern color palette and design.
- Mini Quilts must be quilted through 3 layers by hand, by machine or both.
- You may enter ONE modern mini quilt that has been completed within the last year.
- Entries must be sent to [email protected]; participants are encouraged to share progress and quilt photos on social media using hashtag #ModernMiniQuiltChallenge.
- Submitted entries will be shared on The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show’s Facebook page throughout the month of May.
- Winners were selected by panel of judges and can be found here.
- All decisions by the judges are final. The judges reserve the right to reject any entry.
- Open to U.S. Residents only.
2023 Modern Mini Quilt Challenge Prizes:
BERNINA Dealers (Linda Z’s – BERNINA Domestic, Nancy Zieman Sewing Studio – bernette, Primitive Gatherings – Q-series): Bernette 05 Academy Sewing Machine; $535 value
Janome: 1522PG Anniversary Edition Janome Sewing Machine; $349 value
Aurifil: Thread Storage Case and Thread – includes a 12 spool storage case and three sets of color builders; $157 value
Hotfix Adhesive: 50 yards by 12″ Hotfix Adhesive; $145 value
Glenda Wilder Designs: Glenda Wilder Designs Pattern Bundle; value $100
Heirloom Quilting Designs: Joanie’s Quilting Elements book and Background Bonanza how-to DVD plus a kit to make the project from the DVD; $80 value
Two Sisters Quilt Shop: Sew Much Fun by Riley Blake 24 fat quarter bundle; $82 value
Shepherd’s Wool: (8) Sheep Rollups (Hand-dyed 3-value 100% wool swatches); $72 value
Nancy Zieman Productions: Exclusive Stitch it! Sisters Dresden Columns Table Runner Bundle Box with The Ultimate Quilt ’n Stitch Presser Foot from Clover by Nancy Zieman Productions; $71 value
Stitch it! Sisters: Exclusive Stitch it! Sisters Modern Floating Triangles Wall Hanging Bundle Box with Supersize 5-in-1 Sliding Gauge from Clover by Nancy Zieman Productions; $70 value