West Houston Quilter's Guild

West Houston Quilter's Guild


Guild Quilt Challenge

The 2021 Quilt Show Committee is issuing a challenge to members of the West Houston Quilter’s Guild to create a quilt or wall hanging highlighting stars to be entered or shown in the 2021 Quilt Show.

We are challenging members to create a Modernized Dresden Plate design.  

Challenge Deadline: Quilts must be completed by February 17, 2021

The quilts MUST be shown at the February 2021 guild meeting where Guild members will vote on their favorite. 

The winning quilts will receive a special “Guild Choice” ribbon to be displayed on the quilts at the quilt show. 

  1. All challenge quilts entered in the show, including the “Guild Choice” winners, are eligible for awards. 

Learn more about the 2021 Guild Challenge here.

Rules for the Challenge:

1. Your entry must have three layers including batting and be quilted, and have visible quilting by hand, by machine or both. No bags, jackets, etc.

2. You may use traditional patterns but quilts must be original in design (i.e., not from a kit).

3. The perimeter of the quilt cannot be more than 320” around or smaller than 100” around.

4. The Dresden plate(s) MUST be recognizable in the front of the quilt.

5. The quilt must have a hanging sleeve and a label on the back.

6. Quilt must have been completed between March 2, 2019 and January 20, 2021.

7. Include a brief description of your inspiration and how/why you used the techniques you did in your quilt on the entry form.