OPEN CLASS
Department III - Open Class
Division G - Home Arts Quilts

​QUILT BLOCK CONTEST

Superintendent-Lynette Hunter, email:mlhbt5@comcast.net or call 360-786-0141

*Quilt Block Packets are available for $9.95 at Gee Gee's Crafts and fabrics at 601 Yelm Ave W, Yelm, WA; phone: 360-458-5616. The packet will contain fabric you can use to make any block pattern, but you cannot add any other fabric from outside the packet. Your are required to use a minimum of four fabrics in the packet for each block. Your block may be patchwork, foundation piecing, applique, etc. The work may be done by hand or machine. No embellishments or three-dimensional elements are allowed. The miniumum entry is one block; packets may make more than one block. You may purchase as many packets as you like and enter as many times as you wish. Fabric in packets must be pre-washed. Only blocks 12-1/2" square unfinished will be accepted for judging.

*Bring your (unquilted) square(s), along with the attached Fair entry cards, back to Gee Gee's Crafts and Fabrics any time on or before July 15, or to Heritage hall at the Thurston County Fairgrounds on Entry times: Sunday, July 17, 1-5pm or Monday, July 18, 12-7pm

*Your quilt block will be judged on appearance, construction, and creativity in use of the challenge fabric and design. Blocks will be displayed in Heritage Hall during the Fair. Ribbons, judges' comments and blocks for drawing winners will be available for pick-up Monday, August 1, 1-7pm

*Prizes, Prizes, Prizes: Each participant who turns in a completed blcok will receive a coupon.  At the Fair, entries will be awarded Blue, Red, and White ribbons, along with judge's comments. In addition, with the exception of 12 blocks that will be kept by the Thurston County Fair to be used in a raffle quilt during the following year's Fair, names from contest participants will be draen for the remaining lots of 12 blocks. (Could be less than 12)




Entry times: Sunday July 17, 1-5pm or Monday July 18, 12-7pm
Pick-up time: Monday August 1, 1-7pm

*DIVISION G - Y = Youth age 18 and younger

Please cover exhibitor names on labels.
Judging based on Appearance, design & creativity and workmanship.

CLASS 1 - HAND PIECED & HAND QUILTED
Indicate size following LOT (example: A-1  Lot-A / Size-1)
POINTS:

  1. King/Queen:  BLUE - 30  RED - 25  WHITE - RIB
  2. Double/Single:  BLUE - 25  RED - 20  WHITE - RIB
  3. Youth/Lap/Crib:  BLUE - 20  RED - 15  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Pieced quilt, (cotton, wool, silk etc.)
  2. Whole Cloth (plain, or commercial pre- printed)
  3. Hand Appliquéd quilt
  4. Machine Appliquéd quilt
  5. Hand Embroidered quilt
  6. Machine Embroidered quilt
  7. Mixed technique quilt
  8. One other

CLASS 2 - MACHINE PIECED & HAND QUILTED
Indicate size following LOT (example: A-1  Lot-A / Size-1) 

POINTS:

  1. King/Queen:  BLUE - 25  RED - 20  WHITE - RIB
  2. Double/Single:  BLUE - 20  RED - 15  WHITE - RIB
  3. Youth/Lap/Crib:  BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Pieced quilt, (cotton, wool, silk etc.)
  2. Whole Cloth (plain, or commercial pre- printed)
  3. Hand Appliquéd quilt
  4. Machine Appliquéd quilt
  5. Hand Embroidered quilt
  6. Machine Embroidered quilt
  7. Mixed technique quilt
  8. One other


CLASS 3 - HAND PIECED & MACHINE QUILTED
Indicate size following LOT (example: A-1  Lot-A / Size-1)

POINTS:

  1. King/Queen:  BLUE - 25  RED - 20  WHITE - RIB
  2. Double/Single:  BLUE - 20  RED - 15  WHITE - RIB
  3. Youth/Lap/Crib:  BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Pieced quilt, (cotton, wool, silk etc.)
  2. Whole Cloth (plain, or commercial pre-printed)
  3. Hand Appliquéd quilt
  4. Machine Appliquéd quilt
  5. Hand Embroidered quilt
  6. Machine Embroidered quilt
  7. Mixed technique quilt
  8. One other

CLASS 4 - MACHINE PIECED & MACHINE QUILTED
Indicate size following LOT (example: A-1  Lot-A / Size-1)

POINTS:

  1. King/Queen:  BLUE - 20  RED - 15  WHITE - RIB
  2. Double/Single:  BLUE - 17  RED - 12  WHITE - RIB
  3. Youth/Lap/crib:  BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Pieced quilt, (cotton, wool, silk etc.)
  2. Whole Cloth (plain, or commercial pre-printed)
  3. Hand Appliquéd quilt
  4. Machine Appliquéd quilt
  5. Hand Embroidered quilt
  6. Machine Embroidered quilt
  7. Mixed technique quilt
  8. One other

CLASS 5 - QUILTS TIED
Indicate size following LOT (example: A-1  Lot-A / Size-1)

POINTS:

  1. King/Queen:  BLUE - 20  RED - 15  WHITE - RIB
  2. Double/Single:  BLUE - 17  RED - 12  WHITE - RIB
  3. Youth/Lap/Crib:  BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Pieced quilt, (cotton, wool, silk etc.)
  2. Whole Cloth (plain, or commercial pre-printed)
  3. Hand Appliquéd quilt
  4. Machine Appliquéd quilt
  5. Hand Embroidered quilt
  6. Machine Embroidered quilt
  7. Mixed technique quilt
  8. One other

CLASS 6 – ART QUILT
Indicate size following LOT (example: A-1  Lot-A / Size-1)

POINTS:

  1. Wall hangings over 9 sq. ft.:  BLUE - 20  RED - 15  WHITE - RIB
  2. Wall Hangings under 9 sq. ft.:  BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Original Design
  2. Commercial Pattern
  3. Internet Inspired – Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram etc.
  4. Kit
  5. Other – specify

CLASS 7 - WALL HANGINGS - Hand or Machine Quilted
Indicate size following LOT (example: A-1  Lot-A / Size-1)

POINTS:

  1. Wall hangings over 9 sq. ft. 20 15 RIB
  2. Wall Hangings under 9 sq. ft. 15 10 RIB

LOT

  1. Pieced - hand or machine
  2. Applique - hand or machine
  3. Embroidered - hand or machine
  4. Whole Cloth - plain or commercial pre-printed
  5. Mixed Techniques
  6. One Other

CLASS 8 - PILLOW - Hand or Machine Quilted

LOT

  1. Pieced - hand or machine
  2. Appliqued - hand or machine
  3. Embroidered - hand or machine
  4. Whole Cloth - plain or commercial pre-printed
  5. Mixed Technique
  6. One Other

CLASS 9 - MINIATURES - Hand or Machine Quilted

POINTS:  BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Pieced - hand or machine
  2. Appliqued - hand or machine
  3. Embroidered - hand or machine
  4. Whole Cloth - plain or commercial pre-printed
  5. Mixed Technique F One Other

CLASS 10 - OTHER QUILTED ITEMS

POINTS:  BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Table Runner
  2. Table Topper
  3. Bed Runner
  4. Sofa or Love Seat Runner
  5. Holiday
  6. One other

CLASS 11 - QUILTS MADE BY GROUPS OR ORGANIZATIONS
Indicate size following LOT (example: A-1  Lot-A / Size-1)

POINTS:

  1.  King/Queen:  BLUE - 25  RED - 20  WHITE - RIB
  2. Double/Single:  BLUE - 20  RED - 15  WHITE - RIB
  3. Youth/Crib:  BLUE - 15  RED - 10  WHITE - RIB

LOT

  1. Pieced quilt, (cotton, wool, silk etc.)
  2. Whole Cloth (plain, or commercial pre-printed)
  3. Hand Appliquéd quilt
  4. Machine Appliquéd quilt
  5. Hand Embroidered quilt
  6. Machine Embroidered quilt
  7. Mixed technique quilt
  8. One other