Two Person - sponsored by the Craft Cotton Company
For quilts made by two makers using any technique, to include quilting (hand, machine, long-arm or a combination). Participants must declare whether their quilt is the result of pure collaboration or was professionally long armed. The services of the same professional quilter may be used by more than one entrant in this category.
J028 - Who Will Tell the Bees
Mary Palmer and Anne Kiely
This quilt also won the Best in Show award.
Quilts with both a strong visual impact and a high quality of execution designed to be displayed as artwork and communicating an idea, emotion or concept through the medium of textile and stitch
D059 - Vertex
For quilts using a traditional design or pattern. Quilts may be wholecloth, pieced and quilted, applique and quilted, or a combination of piecing, applique and quilting. Quilting may be hand, machine or a combination.
F035 - Pennsylvania
Gwenfai Rees Griffiths
Quilts depicting a scene or subject eg people, animals, flowers etc as the main body of the quilt. A figurative or represntational piece.
K060 - De Oriente a occidente la mas
Juana Castaneda Romera
A single quilt made by more than two makers.
G002 - Over the hills and far away
For quilts that are minimalist with clean, modern design and using a strong visual impact. They often use asymmetry, improvisational piecing, a reinterpretation of traditional blocks or the lack of a visible block structure. A feeling of space is often achieved by the use of negative space. They are machine or hand quilted in a way that is sympathetic to the design.
H049 - Fractured Circles
Maximum size of 30cms on the longest size. Use any technique or combination of techniques. In a photograph of the finished piece (with no indication of scale) the miniature should look like a full size quilt or wall hanging.
M030 - Embrace this day
All entries in this category must qualify as clothing, wearable art or three-dimentional pieces. 3D items (this does not include double sided quilts) must have length, breadth and depth. This can be made by an individual or a group.
N008 - Chest
Entrants to this category should have been quilting for fewer than 3 years. Pieces entered into this category should have been completed within the last 2 years and must not have been previously exhibited as part of any event, exhibition or gallery. Entrants for this new category should not hold a formal qualification in a textiles otr related subject.
C021 - Pieces of memories 1
Quilts that draw on the traditions of quilt making through piecing, applique, or wholecloth, but have an original approach. Makers may use non-traditional fabrics, fabric printing and dyeing, embellishment and unusual construction methods. Quilts should have an original design and demonstrate sure use of colour. They may be sewn by hand, machine or any combination.
E106 - Fractal
This category is open to all members of the Quilters' Guild of the British Isles and all European Guilds which are part of the European Quilt Association. The theme can be interpreted literally, metaphorically, poetically - as widely as the maker wishes. Quilts should reflect the theme for 2019 - "Four Decades - One Moment"
B003 - Forty Shades of Green
Theme for 2019 - "Memories"
Quilts of any size, using any technique, made by young quilters/embroiderers, in the following age ranges:
c) 14-18 years
Q007 - Rainbow Fairy Memories
R011 - Hermanas porel mundo
Naroa y Nahia Sevilla
S007 - My Memory Timeline
Theme for 2019 - "Memories"
Quilts of any size, using any technique, made by school children or groups of children, in the following categories:
a) Primary School/ Young Quilter Groups (ages 5-11)
b) Secondary School/ Young Quilter Groups (ages 12-16)
Y001 - Memories, the Mind is a Puzzle
Stanley Brook End School
Z005 - Years over the sunset
Atelier de Couture Magique