Each year, there are two challenges – the President’s and the Guild – set forth at the beginning of the year. The contests are for finished quilts and usually are due at our last meeting of the year. Cash prizes are given to the winners of each challenge. You cannot submit the same quilt for both challenges.
Challenges must be completed (quilted and bound) by the last meeting of this guild year, June 3, 2019. First, second, and third place winners will be awarded a cash prize.
President’s challenge – “Home Sweet Home”
The President’s Challenge is “Home Sweet Home.” You can interpret what this means to you. Our President, LInda Gebhart, picked this theme “. . .because we are building a new home and all four of my kids all are at the setting-up-a-new-home stage!” Any size up to 60′ X 60′.
Guild challenge – “Something New from Something Old”
Wasn’t it great seeing those quilts from the Library at the September meeting? We are embracing the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library challenge as our guild challenge this year. Make a quilt that is no larger than 30″ x 30″ using one of the historic quilts in the Library’s collection as your inspiration.
You could reimagine the quilt with a new interpretation, modern fabric, new color scheme, use a block in a new setting, abstract the design – the sky’s the limit.
We’d love to be able to hang the quilt in the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library for the month of August 2019 along with a picture of the original quilt and a short statement from you on how the original quilt inspired you. A selection of the quilts will be on the guild website for reference.