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2021 Show Challenge: Secret in the Stitches

Sponsored by Smokey Point Sew & Vac


First, second and third place quilts will win cash prizes!

Your quilt will have something hidden or secret, this might be a message stitched in or something camouflaged. This challenge is carried over from the 2020 show and so procrastinators have an extra year to complete their entry! We know some of you were creating and finished some amazing quilts and we want you to have your chance to show them. If you haven't started yet, get to it!


  • This challenge is open to the public and is $10 per quilt. Limit two entries per person. First 50 quilts will be accepted.

  • The format is a three layer quilt to include a top, batting and backing.

  • Quilting stitches are to go through all three layers.

  • The finished quilt must measure no larger than 36” x 36” (144” perimeter) with a variance of up to 1” allowed.

  • Quilt must have a 4” hanging sleeve attached to the back. No pins of any kind.

  • While your quilt may have embellishments as desired, no three dimensional entries such as handbags or those with unusual display requirements are allowed.

  • Entries will be accepted through the online entry form located here.

  • Entry form submission is open between March 1 and March 31, 2021.

  • Entry will include one digital photograph of your quilt. Incomplete quilts may be entered, but if not complete by quilt turn in, please contact Grace Hawley.

  • Quilts for this challenge will be voted on by show guests in a viewer’s choice style vote.

  • Ribbons will awarded will be First, Second & Third places. 

  • Does not count towards your total number of quilts entered in the main show.

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