The Annual Challenge

The annual challenge inspires creativity and offers winning opportunities. The challenge period runs for a year from October through September.

VFHQ Challenge 2018/2019:
Fancy That!

This is your chance to create a quilted item using an embellishing technique that you have always wanted to try. Design a quilt or any quilted item you desire. Fancy it up with an embellishing technique you have not had the time to try.

Basic Rules

  1. Create an item such as a wearable, bag, utility item, or a quilt no larger than 50" on any side.
  2. Use any construction technique and any fabric you wish.
  3. Your creation may be pieced, mostly pieced, or appliqued.
  4. Embellish your piece using any technique you have always wanted to try: embroidery,beading, painting, yoyos, ruching, 3D, couching, crazy quilting, thread painting, zippers, fringe, sequins, or any other embellishment.
  5. On a 3 by 5 inch card, identify the techniques you tried.
  6. Your creation should be made between October 2018 and September 2019.
  7. One entry per person will be accepted.
  8. Completed challenge quilts will be displayed and voted on at the September 2019 meeting.
  9. All questions regarding this challenge should be directed to Nancy Hannum.

Valley Forge Homestead Quilt Guild