Sunday, May 29, 2016

2016 Quilt Exhibit - Entry Information

The text below was posted on the Guild Facebook page and included in the Guild Newsletters:

All blanks must be filled in! Item # _____ of _______
Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild Exhibit 2016 Entry Form
Entry deadline: July 31, 2016
A separate entry form must be completed for each piece entered. Make copies of this form. Send entry forms to Peggi Yacovissi - MLQG, 13 Queen St., Wellsboro, PA 16901
Name: _________________________________________ Phone: _________________________
E-mail: _______________________________________________
Title of Entry: ______________________________________________ Insurance Value: $__________
Width in inches ___________ Length in inches _____________ Date Completed _____________
Is this quilt for sale? Yes / No If yes... asking price? $_________
Is this your first choice for hanging in the Gmeiner? Circle: Yes / No
Viewers’ Choice prizes will be awarded in the following categories. Check the one category that best applies to this entry:
___1. Large quilt: more than 270” around, intended for a bed, Machine quilted
___2. Large quilt: more than 270” around, intended for a bed, Hand quilted
___3. Small quilt: less than 270” around, includes throws, lap and baby quilts
___4. Wall Hanging: any size, intended for wall display
___5. Miniature: must be small quilts, the blocks are small versions of large quilt blocks
___6. Miscellaneous: table runners, clothing, bags and they must be quilted.
___7. Art quilts
___8. Guild Challenge: "Please Use Your Napkin" Use a paper/cloth napkin of any size, color or print as inspiration for your challenge quilt. Submit the napkin with the quilt. Quilts shall be less than 36" on every side.

The exhibit committee reserves the right to re-categorize any entry and to combine or split categories as necessary.

Check and fill in all appropriate descriptions of this quilt:
_____machine pieced _____paper pieced _____hand appliqué
_____hand pieced _____machine appliqué Other _________________________
Hand quilted by _________________________
Machine quilted by _____________________________

Your entry information should include a paragraph about the quilt. This will be printed on a display card, so target about 70 words. Write about what inspired it, for whom it was made, what you like best about it, or what challenged you. DO NOT include the details listed above. MLQG reserves the right to edit for clarity and brevity. Email this quilt blurb to Peggi Yacovissi if at all possible.

By entering the above described work, I agree to abide by the rules and decisions of the MLQG Exhibit Committee. Items displayed in the Gmeiner will be insured by the gallery. I understand that MLQG will take reasonable precautions to protect my work, but cannot be responsible for acts of nature beyond its control. I hereby grant the Guild permission to photograph this work.

Signature of entrant: __________________________________
Date: _________________

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